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We’ve Got a Mansion . . . .

From John's gospel we read,   "Let not your heart be troubled, believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father's house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you, for I go to prepare a place for you." (John 14:1-2 - NASB)   The time has come...

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Do You Really Love Him?

It is a most proper question, "Do you really love Jesus?" Note an oft quoted verse from the gospel of John,   "He who has My commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves Me; and he who loves Me shall be loved by My Father, and I will love him, and will disclose...

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Lord, Do This, Would You Please

As we look into the Psalms may our request this day be, "Lord, do this, would You please,"   "Teach me, O LORD, the way of Your statutes" "Give me understanding, and I shall keep Your law" "Make me walk in the path of Your commandments" (Psalm 119:33-35 - NKJV)   I...

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Understanding Stumbling Blocks

Not this passage from Matthew's gospel,   "Woe to the world because of its stumbling blocks! For it is inevitable that stumbling blocks come, but woe to that man through whom the stumbling block comes!" (Matthew 18:7 - NASB)   A stern message from Christ! He has just...

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Safer Than Safe-Lock!

From the Psalms we read,   "He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the LORD, 'My refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust!' For it is He who delivers you from the snare of the trapper" (Psalm 91:1-2...

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Secularists, Atheists, and You

Note our passage from the gospel of Matthew,   "You are the salt of the earth . . . You are the light of world . . . Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven." (Matthew 5:13-14, 16 -...

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The Serious Matter of False Teaching

Let's look at a subject that both Old and New Testaments deal with . . . "False Teachers."   The apostle Peter writes,   "But false prophets also arose among the people . . ." (II Peter 2:1 - NASB)   And they did, as noted by the prophet Jeremiah,   "Woe to the...

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He Causes The Rain To Come Down

He who is sovereign over His creation, brings rain to the earth. We tend to take His work for granted don't we? In Joel 2 the prophet says to "Zion,"    "For He has given you the former rain faithfully, and He will cause the rain to come down for you" (Joel 2:23 -...

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The Word Of The Cross

From God's holy Word we read,   "For the word of the cross is to those who are perishing foolishness, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God" (I Corinthians 1:18 - NASB)   The Corinthian church, oh the problems that existed! A church that obviously was...

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Be Of The Same Mind

From the book of First Corinthians,   "Now I exhort you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all agree, and there be no divisions among you, but you be made complete in the same mind and in the same judgment" (I Corinthians 1:10 - NASB)   As we...

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Just What Does “Woe” Mean?

If the morning begins with praise I believe it will bring about a right mind-set for the day. It gets one's perspective on things right and hopefully stimulates our hearts to desire to hear from God . . . and thus, to open up His Word and have Him speak to us. "Open...

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A Real Supernatural Event

From the book of Daniel we read,   "Suddenly the fingers of a man's hand emerged and began writing opposite the lampstand on the plaster of the wall of the king's palace, and the king saw the back of the hand that did the writing. Then the king's face grew pale and...

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Sin Defined

Oh blessed Father, You who has looked down upon us with favor, You who has given us the new day. May You be honored and glorified in our walk. May we say with the psalmist, "Your testimonies are wonderful, therefore my soul keeps them" (Psalm 119:129 - NKJV) . . . ....

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Do You Have Concern For God’s Name?

From the book of Ezekiel we read,   "when the house of Israel was living in their own land, they defiled it by their ways and their deeds; their way before Me was like the uncleanness of a woman in her impurity. Therefore, I poured out My wrath . . . I scattered them...

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Keeping It Straight!

Note what the apostle Paul wrote in his second letter to the church at Corinth,   "Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we received mercy, we do not lose heart, but we have renounced the things hidden because of shame, not walking in craftiness or adulterating...

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Is The Day Of The Lord Near?

It is a new day! And the Lord our God has chosen to give us the morning and possibly, the whole day. What do I mean by, "possibly?"    "Alas for the day! For the day of the LORD is near, and it will come as destruction from the Almighty" (Joel 1:15 - NASB)   The day...

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A Man Of Sorrows

From the book of Isaiah we read,   "He is despised and rejected by men, a Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. And we hid, as it were, our faces from Him; He was despised, and we did not esteem Him" (Isaiah 53:3 - NKJV)   From this writing of the prophet Isaiah,...

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Not Restrictive But Liberating

From John's first epistle we read,   "By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and observe (i.e., do) His commandments. For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments; and His commandments are not burdensome." (I John 5:2-3 -...

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The Age Of Show Business

From the gospel of Matthew we read,   "And it came about that when Jesus had finished giving instructions to His twelve disciples, He departed from there to teach and preach in their cities." (Matthew 11:1 - NASB)   And note from the book of Acts,   "And every day, in...

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Mocked And Condemned For Me

Consider this passage from Matthew,   "In the same way the chief priests also, along with the scribes and elders, were mocking Him, and saying, 'He saved others; He cannot save Himself. He is the King of Israel, let Him now come down from the cross, and we shall...

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His Good Counsel For The Day

Have you been to Psalm 37 and noted the counsel God gives? It is counsel that is for the believer, and it serves to give us a good sense of direction, a calm, a sense of well-being as we read it, several of the verses starting with words that can greatly impact our...

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Holy, With Emphasis

Holy . . . it is something we are commanded to strive to be (I Peter 1:16; Hebrews 13:14; Leviticus 11:44) . . . it is something God is!   "In the year of King Uzziah's death, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, lofty and exalted, with the train of His robe filling...

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Suppressing The Truth

Intriguing verses are those from Romans 1, intriguing indeed . . . . . .    "For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who suppress the truth in unrighteousness" (Romans 1:18 - NASB)   As I look around me and...

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Do You Have Ears To Hear?

From the Revelation of Jesus Christ we read,   "He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches" (Revelation 2:11 - NASB)   In speaking to seven churches in The Revelation, chapters 2 through 3, Jesus says, seven times, "He who has an ear, let him...

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Building Materials & Rewards

In his letter to the Corinthian church the apostle Paul wrote,   "Now if any man builds upon the foundation with gold, silver, precious stones, wood, hay, straw, each man's work will become evident, for the day will show it, because it is to be revealed with fire; and...

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Running Away From Sin

From Genesis we read,   "And it cam about after these events that his master's wife looked with desire at Joseph, and she said, 'Lie with me.' But he refused, and said to his master's wife . . . . 'How then could I do this great evil, and sin against God.'" (Genesis...

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The Thread Of Heresy

There are certain threads of teaching that are woven through the Old Testament and into the New. One of them is a Thread of Heresy, and we who are in the Word and of the Word should not fail to miss it. It is heresy that comes from within,    "And now, this...

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Friends With The World?

From the book of James we read:   "You adulteresses, do you not know that friendship with world is hostility toward God? Therefore, whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God." (James 4:4 - NASB)   There is a core within so-called...

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Elioenai – What A Name!

Have you ever read the chapters in the Bible that contain all the names? Have you ever considered some of those names? For instance,   "And the sons of Neariah were Eloenai, Hizkiah, and Azrikam, three." (I Chronicles 3:23 - NASB)   "Eloenai's" name is in a very long...

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Your Body . . . A Weapon?

Have you ever stopped to consider that your body is a weapon? How about, that it is a tool? Note this passage from Paul's letter to the believers in Rome,   "Therefore, do not let sin reign in your mortal body that you should obey its lusts, and do not go on...

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