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Life vs. Death; October 11, 2019


Proverbs 8:35-36 “For whoever finds me finds life and receives favor from the Lord. But whoever fails to find me harms himself; all who hate me love death.” The section from verse 22 through 31 has a lot of parallels … Continue reading

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Evangelism; September 7, 2019


Psalm 107:1-3 Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures for ever. Let the redeemed of the Lord say this— those he redeemed from the hand of the foe, those he gathered from the lands, from … Continue reading

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Cross-Cultural Evangelism; August 24, 2019


Psalm 89:24 My faithful love will be with him, and through my name his horn will be exalted. As we saw yesterday, Ethan the Ezrahite is recounting the things that God had done and said in the past in order … Continue reading

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Revival; August 21, 1019


Psalm 85:13 Righteousness goes before him and prepares the way for his steps. We are saved by grace through faith, and not by works, (Ephesians 2:8-9) but there are certainly things we can and should do to get in line … Continue reading

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Sin and Salvation; August 10, 2019


Psalm 57:6 They spread a net for my feet— I was bowed down in distress. They dug a pit in my path— but they have fallen into it themselves. I can imagine David’s delight at being able to write this. … Continue reading

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Monotheism; June 28, 2019


Deuteronomy 4:39 Acknowledge and take to heart this day that the Lord is God in heaven above and on the earth below. There is no other. Monotheism was a major stretch for the Israelites, after generations of living in Egypt. … Continue reading

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The Character of the Spirit; June 5, 2019


2 Timothy 1:7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline. Even Jesus’ disciples sometimes misunderstood the character of the Holy Spirit. (Luke 9:56, in some manuscripts) Perhaps … Continue reading

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