Tag Archives: opposition

Genuine Faith; March 12, 2021


Acts 14:23 Paul and Barnabas appointed elders for them in each church and, with prayer and fasting, committed them to the Lord, in whom they had put their trust. Over the years I have become more and more impressed with … Continue reading

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Love and Endurance; December 10, 2020


2 Thessalonians 3:5 May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. Paul has already expressed a very kind and and tender prayer of blessing in the last two verses of the previous chapter, and here he … Continue reading

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Opposition; December 2, 2020


Ephesians 6:19-20 Pray also for me, that whenever I open my mouth, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I … Continue reading

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Opposition; October 24, 2020


Acts 14:2-3 But the Jews who refused to believe stirred up the Gentiles and poisoned their minds against the brothers. So Paul and Barnabas spent considerable time there, speaking boldly for the Lord, who confirmed the message of his grace … Continue reading

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Speaking the Truth; October 21, 2020


Acts 6:10 They could not stand up against his wisdom or the Spirit by whom he spoke. No argument can stand against the wisdom and power of the Holy Spirit. Failing in that, those in opposition to Stephen turned to … Continue reading

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Opposition; August 15, 2020


Luke 13:17 When he said this, all his opponents were humiliated, but the people were delighted with all the wonderful things he was doing. It’s interesting how many parallels I see between the Bible and modern politics. Human nature hasn’t … Continue reading

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Opinions; August 10, 2020


Luke 6:22 “Blessed are you when men hate you, when they exclude you and insult you and reject your name as evil, because of the Son of Man.” My first thought on reading this was that Donald Trump is greatly … Continue reading

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Opposition; August 2, 2020


Mark 3:5-6 He looked around at them in anger and, deeply distressed at their stubborn hearts, said to the man, “Stretch out your hand.” He stretched it out, and his hand was completely restored. Then the Pharisees went out and … Continue reading

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Suffering; June 18, 2020


Isaiah 19:22 The Lord will strike Egypt with a plague; he will strike them and heal them. They will turn to the Lord, and he will respond to their pleas and heal them. This prophecy is very interesting in light … Continue reading

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Opposition; May 22, 2020


Numbers 12:1-2 Miriam and Aaron began to talk against Moses because of his Cushite wife, for he had married a Cushite. Has the Lord spoken only through Moses?” they asked. “Hasn’t he also spoken through us?” And the Lord heard … Continue reading

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