Posts Tagged 'consequences of sin'

The Prophecy Promptly Came to Pass

July 25th, 2018

The Prophecy Promptly Came to Pass

Daniel 4:33 (KJB) The same hour was the thing fulfilled upon Nebuchadnezzar: and he was driven from men, and did eat grass as oxen, and his body was wet with the dew of heaven, till his hairs were grown like eagles’ feathers, and his nails like birds’ claws.

King Nebuchadnezzar was an evil ruler.  His heart was naturally dark, being filled with the presence of evil and sin.  Through his uncouth experiences, we can ...

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Singing About the Lord in Captivity

June 8th, 2018

Singing About the Lord in Captivity

Psalm 137:3-4 (KJB) For there they that carried us away captive required of us a song; and they that wasted us required of us mirth, saying, Sing us one of the songs of Zion. 4 How shall we sing the LORD’S song in a strange land?

These scripture verses are speaking of a time when the Israelite’s, God’s chosen people, were taken captive for seventy years.  This captivity was a result of their repeated ...

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A Living and breathing Sign

Are you living with your spiritual eyes and ears wide open?

And he said, Hear ye now, O house of David; Is it a small thing for you to weary men, but will ye weary my God also? Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. (Isaiah 7:13-14 KJV)

The virgin birth of the Lord was prophesied or announced many places in the Bible ...

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Sin Quickly Stifles and Burdens

October 13th, 2016

Sin Quickly Stifles and Burdens

Woe unto them that draw iniquity with cords of vanity, and sin as it were with a cart rope: (Isaiah 5:18 KJV)

Many people are dragging around excess baggage while trying hard to live the Christian life.  This often leads man to live a weak and ineffective spiritual life at best.  It can also cause some to wrongly proclaim they personally know God but in reality, have only been intellectually introduced to Him and never ...

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Sin Is Serious and Often Has Lingering Consequences

January 18th 2016

Sin Is Serious and Often Has Lingering Consequences

And the thing was very grievous in Abraham’s sight because of his son. (Genesis 21:11 KJV)

The Bible is very clear throughout the cannon of scripture that man reaps exactly what he sows in life.  Abraham’s life was greatly affected because of his liaison with Hagar, who by the way his wife’s handmaiden.  Not only was Abraham’s life affected, but so were the lives of his wife Sarah, Hagar, and Ishmael.

Rather than ...

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Bathsheba A Beautiful Woman

A Naked Bathing Beauty Who was Chosen to Bear a Future King

 

Bathsheba was on her rooftop uncovered and bathing to purify herself from her uncleanness in the cool of the evening.  It is not clearly known if she understood she could be seen, and that she was being eyed by David from upon a terrace above.  However, Bathsheba was a married woman whose husband was gone at the moment serving among troops on the battlefield and at ...

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From Sarai to Sara

Sarai was born in Babylon; home of the proliferation of all false religion.  It is not clear what beliefs and practices both Sarai and Abram had been taught growing up.  Abram, Sarai, and extended family members of Abram left Babylon heading to Canaan to dwell after the marriage of Abram and Sarai.  This journey forth was in a time of severe famine and great difficulty as they made their way to the land of Canaan.

Because of the severe famine Abraham changed ...

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Take Up Your Cross February 7th 2015

What we do in life upon this earth comes back around like a boomerang in the eternal realm.

Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. (Galatians 6:7 KJV)

What goes around this earth comes back around like a boomerang and some will stand in line to receive a smack in the face in the eternal realm.  If a person is sowing wickedness and evil it will hit hard when it ...

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The Flesh of Ishmael The Promise of Isaac

Abraham was elderly, in his eighties and still yearning for a son, for an heir to carry on His namesake.  Sara was still barren these many years and Abraham had not yet received the son God had promised to provide.  The only child to have grown up in their household was Eliezer, who was born to a servant, not of Abraham’s loins.

Both he and Sara became impatient, living by sight, losing all faith in this promise of God ...

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