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Genuine Repentance; October 12. 2020


 Joel 2:12-13″‘Even now,’ declares the Lord, ‘return to me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning.’ Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to … Continue reading

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Lawlessness; December 28, 2019


Matthew 24:12-13 “Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.” Where the NIV uses “wickedness,” the Japanese uses “lawlessness.” Read that way, this sounds … Continue reading

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The State of America; September 4, 2018


Romans 1:28 Furthermore, since they did not think it worth while to retain the knowledge of God, he gave them over to a depraved mind, to do what ought not to be done. This whole section seems like such a … Continue reading

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October 2, 2016


Matthew 24:12-13 “Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, but he who stands firm to the end will be saved.” Of all the “signs” listed in this chapter, this is the one that rings … Continue reading

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May 9, 2015


Amos 5:14-15 Seek good, not evil, that you may live. Then the Lord God Almighty will be with you, just as you say he is. Hate evil, love good; maintain justice in the courts. Perhaps the Lord God Almighty will … Continue reading

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June 30, 2014


Isaiah 1:27-28 Zion will be redeemed with justice, her penitent ones with righteousness. But rebels and sinners will both be broken, and those who forsake the Lord will perish. Verse 18 of this chapter (“Though your sins are like scarlet…”) … Continue reading

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November 14, 2013


Amos 9:10 “All the sinners among my people will die by the sword, all those who say, `Disaster will not overtake or meet us.’” Saying you’re safe doesn’t make it so. Once again I get strong echoes of the current … Continue reading

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October 18, 2013


Isaiah 51:7-8 “Hear me, you who know what is right, you people who have my law in your hearts: Do not fear the reproach of men or be terrified by their insults. For the moth will eat them up like … Continue reading

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October 16, 2013


Isaiah 48:1 “Listen to this, O house of Jacob, you who are called by the name of Israel and come from the line of Judah, you who take oaths in the name of the LORD and invoke the God of … Continue reading

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September 6, 2013


Psalm 44:3 It was not by their sword that they won the land, nor did their arm bring them victory; it was your right hand, your arm, and the light of your face, for you loved them. In reading this … Continue reading

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