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And There Was War In Heaven

Who among you, who publicly confesses faith in Christ, has not been challenged by the plaintiff question, “If your God is so loving, why would he let this happen?” (“This” being the latest, or perhaps historic earthbound suffering.) It seems … Continue reading

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Three Stones Make a Wall

Nehemiah prays for the people: Neh. 1:5-11 “I pray, Lord God of heaven, O great and awesome God, You who keep Your covenant and mercy with those who love You and observe Your commandments, please let Your ear be attentive … Continue reading

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A Distressing Spirit

1Sam. 16:14, 17, 23 Saul’s Distressing Spirit: “But the Spirit of the Lord departed from Saul, and a distressing spirit from the Lord troubled him… So Saul said to his servants, “Provide me now a man who can play well, … Continue reading

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One Spirit, One Mind

Phi. 1:27-30 “Only let your conduct be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind … Continue reading

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Faith’s Appetite For Grace

Gal. 6:7-8 “Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap. For he who sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption, but he who sows to the Spirit … Continue reading

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Lord, Lord, Did We Not

Mat. 7:22-23 “Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in your name drive out demons and in your name perform many miracles?’ Then I will tell them plainly, ‘I … Continue reading

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By The Hand of God

(A word before beginning: I would never say the things I’m going to write today directly to a person who is grieving. It is not my purpose to cause further pain. So, if you have suffered a recent loss it … Continue reading

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Forgive Them Father

1 Peter 2:20-25 “But when you do good and suffer, if you take it patiently, this is commendable before God. For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow … Continue reading

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The Simplest Truth

As a student of the Bible I have learned at least one thing and that is, that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is simple, and for a very good reason; so that no one can misunderstand it. It can be … Continue reading

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The Power of God’s Grace

God’s grace goes well beyond just the forgiveness of sin. It is a continuing power that brings strength and courage, wisdom and understanding, guidance and comfort into our lives. It is the power we require to resist the desires of … Continue reading

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