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Spiritual Growth; October 27, 2020


Acts 18:25 He had been instructed in the way of the Lord, and he spoke with great fervor and taught about Jesus accurately, though he knew only the baptism of John. This one verse should quiet those Pentecostals who put … Continue reading

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God’s Sovereignty; October 10, 2020


Jeremiah 33:1-3 While Jeremiah was still confined in the courtyard of the guard, the word of the Lord came to him a second time: “This is what the Lord says, he who made the earth, the Lord who formed it … 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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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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Relating to God’s Word; September 19, 2019


Psalm 119:99-100 I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes. I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey your precepts. This sounds a bit like boasting, but it expresses some important truth: … Continue reading

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Overcoming Evil; September 16, 2018


Romans 12:21 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. After having told his readers to present their bodies as living sacrifices to God in verse 1, Paul discussed the gifts we’ve been given to do that … Continue reading

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Motives; July 22, 2018


John 12:6 He did not say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief; as keeper of the money bag, he used to help himself to what was put into it. A couple of things … Continue reading

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Following God; February 11, 2018


Jeremiah 5:30-31 “A horrible and shocking thing has happened in the land: The prophets prophesy lies, the priests rule by their own authority, and my people love it this way. But what will you do in the end?” This passage … Continue reading

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Justice; January 23, 2018


Isaiah 42:3-4 “A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out. In faithfulness he will bring forth justice; he will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice on earth. In his … Continue reading

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God’s Control; December 24, 2017


Luke 2:1 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. In reading this account we recognize that Luke wanted to peg these events in historical context, but we perhaps … Continue reading

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