Tag Archives: evil

God’s Government; July 25, 2022


2 Chronicles 23:21 And all the people of the land rejoiced. And the city was quiet, because Athaliah had been slain with the sword. This whole story reads like a movie script, as dramatic as anyone could ask for. The … Continue reading

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Living Like Jesus; May 27, 2022


Romans 12:21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. The 13 verses from 9-21 are an extremely concentrated, extremely down-to-earth guide to living as a Christian, and this verse essentially sums it all up. You could … Continue reading

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Various Hopes; April 4, 2022


Proverbs 11:7 When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes; all he expected from his power comes to nothing. Not all hopes are the same. We have countless examples of people whose evil plans, both big and small, were dashed … Continue reading

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Hiding from God; December 23, 2021


John 3:19 This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but men loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil. John 3:16 is rightly the most famous verse in the Bible, but people really need to … Continue reading

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Resisting Evil; November 10, 2020


Romans 16:18 For such people are not serving our Lord Christ, but their own appetites. By smooth talk and flattery they deceive the minds of naive people. Sadly, this is a phenomenon we see all too often today. It is … Continue reading

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Focus; June 5, 2020


Psalm 73:1-3 Surely God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. But as for me, my feet had almost slipped; I had nearly lost my foothold. For I envied the arrogant when I saw the prosperity … Continue reading

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Evil; May 8, 2020


1 John 5:19 We know that we are children of God, and that the whole world is under the control of the evil one. The second half of this verse seems very negative, and almost seems to violate the sovereignty … Continue reading

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Spirits; February 10, 2020


1 Corinthians 2:12 We have not received the spirit of the world but the Spirit who is from God, that we may understand what God has freely given us. I recently had a disturbing lesson in the reality that there … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord; October 19, 2019


Proverbs 16:6 Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for; through the fear of the Lord a man avoids evil. This fallen world is certainly steeped in sin of all sorts. However, God has an answer for that. Of course … Continue reading

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Exposing Evil; May 8, 2019


Ephesians 5:11 Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them. I have underlined almost all of Ephesians, so I consciously thought of what God might be saying to me through what was not underlined, … Continue reading

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