Tag Archives: evil

Fake News; November 27, 2022


Matthew 28:15 So the soldiers took the money and did as they were instructed. And this story has been widely circulated among the Jews to this very day. This little section of five verses, sandwiched between Jesus’ resurrection and the … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord; November 6, 2022


Isaiah 65:12 “I called but you did not answer,I spoke but you did not listen.You did evil in my sight,and chose what displeases me.” This is a very solemn judgment. It’s an expansion of verse 11, that speaks of “forsaking … Continue reading

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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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