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Worship; February 22, 2021


Amos 9:11 “In that day I will restore David’s fallen tent. I will repair its broken places, restore its ruins, and build it as it used to be.” Several Bible interpreters have taken this verse to indicate the restoration of … Continue reading

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Missions; February 14, 2021


Isaiah 66:19 “I will set a sign among them, and I will send some of those who survive to the nations–to Tarshish, to the Libyans and Lydians (famous as archers), to Tubal and Greece, and to the distant islands that … Continue reading

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Denial of God; January 13, 2020


Genesis 8:22 “As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.” Primitive peoples had very little understanding of the physical universe. Their cosmology certainly didn’t have the earth … Continue reading

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Sincerity; July 6, 2020


Hosea 6:6 “For I desire mercy, not sacrifice, and acknowledgment of God rather than burnt offerings.” Verses 1-3 of this chapter actually sound very good, and verse three has been set to music in Japanese in a worship chorus that … Continue reading

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A Supernatural God; May 25, 2020


1 Samuel 6:1-2 When the ark of the Lord had been in Philistine territory seven months, the Philistines called for the priests and the diviners and said, “What shall we do with the ark of the Lord? Tell us how … Continue reading

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God’s Salvation; August 30, 2019


Psalm 98:2-3 The Lord has made his salvation known and revealed his righteousness to the nations. He has remembered his love and his faithfulness to the house of Israel; This was obviously written about the nation of Israel, perhaps after … Continue reading

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Eternal Life; June 18, 2019


1 John 5:12 He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life. It is interesting to me that John, the “Apostle of Love,” is the one who wrote some … Continue reading

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Genuine Worship; April 2, 2019


Romans 12:1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship. Romans 12 is a very familiar, dearly loved chapter for … Continue reading

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Listening to God; February 12, 2019


John 6:45 “It is written in the Prophets: ‘They will all be taught by God.’ Everyone who listens to the Father and learns from him comes to me.” Reading this I am reminded of stories I have read of earnest … Continue reading

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Response to the Gospel; September 1, 2018


Acts 24:25 As Paul discoursed on righteousness, self-control and the judgment to come, Felix was afraid and said, “That’s enough for now! You may leave. When I find it convenient, I will send for you.” It says in verse 22 … Continue reading

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