Archive for August, 2016

Is Death as a Closed Book or A New Chapter?

August 9th, 2016

Is Death as a Closed Book or A New Chapter?

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. (Philippians 1:21 KJV)

The message of death held fast to in this world routinely revolves around is exactly the opposite of the message intended in scripture.

Many would say that to “live it up” in this world is far better than to die.  In fact, many waste precious time worrying about the advent of their own death because it ...

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Gay Clothing Means Richly Dressed

August 8th, 2016

Gay Clothing Means Richly Dressed

For if there come unto your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment; And ye have respect to him that weareth the gay clothing, and say unto him, Sit thou here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool: Are ye not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges ...

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Is Your Nature “Alive and Kicking”?

August 7th, 2016

Is Your Nature “Alive and Kicking”?

The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God: And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together. (Romans 8:16-17 KJV)

“The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit…” Who is The Spirit spoken of in this verse?  None other than God.  God is a Spirit who bears witness with ...

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Consider Your Sin

August 6th, 2016

Consider Your Sin

Now therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways. (Haggai 1:5 KJV)

This verse and short and succinct!

This verse does not say consider your neighbor’s way.  Or consider your spouse’s way.

The Lord says to consider YOUR way.

The Lord was trying to get the people to look at their selves rather than observing sin of others.  The troubling situations they found themselves in were their fault individually and not collectively because of somebody else’s sin.  If ...

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Are You Familiar with These Words?

August 5th, 2016

Are You Familiar with These Words?

And Samuel said, Hath the LORD as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to hearken than the fat of rams. For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry. Because thou hast rejected the word of the LORD, he hath also rejected thee from being king. (1 Samuel 15:22-23 KJV)

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Biblical Bubble of Truth

August 4th, 2016

Biblical Bubble of Truth

Thou believest that there is one God; thou doest well: the devils also believe, and tremble. But wilt thou know, O vain man, that faith without works is dead? (James 2:19-20 KJV)

There are varying principles and truths accepted among professing Christians about salvation.  Not all who profess a relationship with God believe in their heart biblically based doctrine of salvation.  Some believe in vain, having never attained salvation of God in their heart, producing only ...

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God Sees The Whole Picture

August 3rd, 2016

God Sees The Whole Picture

Man’s goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way? (Proverbs 20:24 KJV)

Mankind often likes to think he is in charge of his own destiny.  Those who have a personal relationship with God through His Son Jesus Christ know that maintaining control over his life is a fairy tale.  While man can make decisions, God ultimately controls the outcome or sum of his decisions and choices.

God knows everything about ...

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Marijuana? What does the Bible say?

Marijuana? What does the Bible say?

Is Smoking Weed a Sin? | Is Pot Sinful?

In our troubled society today I see this question come up which leads to the question about recreational or medical marijuana use.  Some states have legalized marijuana use, some for recreational use, some for medical purposes, which some consider to be an indicator that it is legal and morally right to use.  This leads into the reason for this article, What does the Bible say about Marijuana use?  There are many other questions ...

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The War Of Semantics


James 2:12 (KJB)   So speak ye, and so do, as they that shall be judged by the law of liberty.

Certainly, God desires and deserves to be honored and glorified in all avenues of communication. The Bible contains many verses about the expected manner of speech for the man and woman of God.  It is the anticipated judgment of God upon all mankind that should bring a man to his knees in all lowliness, understanding that ...

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Outward Rituals But No Heart Change

August 2nd, 2016

Outward Rituals But No Heart Change

For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. (Romans 10:2 KJV)

Paul is specifically speaking about the beliefs of Jewish people in this verse.  They were eager about God but were flawed in doctrine.  They certainly believed in God but did not possess knowledge of Him in their heart.

The book of James tells us that devils also believe in God but do not possess a ...

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