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The Burning Bush Believer
May 19, 2020
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“And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush” (Exodus 3:2). The business of on-the-spot, spur-of-the-moment testifying / witnessing / soulwinning is never to be forsaken.  God has commanded each of us to turn aside and seek the…
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Strong Faith – Weak Faith
March 25, 2020
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“And being not weak in faith…he staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith” (Romans 4:19, 20 excerpted). Abraham, known as the “father of faith,” experienced interludes and intervals of weak faith during his one-hundred-seventy-five-year sojourn on this earth.  However, as he progressed in…
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Continual Coming
December 27, 2019
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“...that men ought always to pray, and not to faint..lest by her continual coming...” Luke 18:1, 5 First Thessalonians ends with a short series of short sentences, one of which is “Pray without ceasing.” What that does not mean is just as obvious as what that does mean. The Holy…
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Consider Jesus Christ
September 17, 2019
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“...consider the Apostle and High Priest of our profession, Christ Jesus” “Now consider how great this man was...” “For consider him that endured such contradiction of sinners against himself...” Hebrews 3:1; 7:4; 12:3 The cited word consider means “to observe fully, to contemplate, to draw analogy or conclusion, to participate…
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The Leaven of Society
June 28, 2019
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“...bring forth him that...cursed out of the camp, and stone him with stones." (Lev. 24:23) If one conducted a poll and asked what one blight upon culture has contributed most to the downfall of society, answers would vary. One would claim the worst problem to be abortion on demand while…
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I Have Seen Thy Tears
January 17, 2019
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“...I have heard thy prayer, I have seen thy tears...” (II Kings 20:5) Brief study of II Kings 20 will demonstrate that this chapter falls during the reign of Sargon, the Assyrian who was king after Shalmaneser and before Sennacherib. Among the evidences of this order of events is that,…
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Four Hundred Fifty To One
November 10, 2018
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“…I, even I only, remain a prophet of the LORD; but Baal’s prophets are four hundred and fifty men” (I Kings 18:22) Odds and chances are concepts common to our current culture of gambling. Polling data and probability statistics are equally common to our present politics. Words such as likelihood…
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Hannah: Commendable & Unusual
October 8, 2018
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“…the name of the one was Hannah…” (I Samuel 1:2) Hannah stands spiritually above her contemporaries and counterparts even as Saul stood physically head and shoulders above the people of his day. Her quality of spirituality is both commendable and unusual. She demonstrated in her everyday life better Christian character…
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Jesus is Coming Again
July 21, 2018
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“…this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven” (Act 1:11). A beloved southern gospel song starts with the words “Jesus is coming soon…” While no one knows how soon, all who read and…
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Priestly Praying
July 2, 2018
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“Ye also, as lively stones, are built up a spiritual house, an holy priesthood…a royal priesthood…” “…and hath made us…priests unto God…“ I Peter 2:5, 9 (selected) Revelation 1:6 Levitical priesthood law, according to Hebrews 7:11-19, has changed. “There was made of necessity a change” because the priests who were Aaron’s…
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