Archive for August, 2017

Abraham Staggered Not

August 23rd, 2017

Abraham Staggered Not

Romans 4:20-22 (KJB)   He staggered not at the promise of God through unbelief; but was strong in faith, giving glory to God;  21 And being fully persuaded that, what he had promised, he was able also to perform.  22 And therefore it was imputed to him for righteousness.

Abraham believed God through faith, having no doubt that God’s promises would come to fruition just as He promised.  Abraham did not have any lingering doubts that God would ...

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You Are of Great Value To God

August 22nd, 2017

You Are of Great Value To God

Luke 12:6-7 (KJB)   Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings, and not one of them is forgotten before God?  7 But even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore: ye are of more value than many sparrows.

Every person and creature have value with God.  Mankind is even more valuable than creatures because man can have fellowship with God in His Spirit.  Creatures do not have any ...

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Every Man Faces Temptation

August 21st, 2017

Every Man Faces Temptation

James 1:14-15 (KJB)   But every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed.  15 Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.

A person cannot be alive in this world and not be faced with temptation.

Even Jesus Christ faced temptation when He was alive on this earth.

Having the potential for choosing to sin does not mean a person allows himself ...

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Don’t Follow Your Heart

August 20, 2017

Don’t Follow Your Heart

Jeremiah 17:9 (KJB)   The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

The world says “follow your heart,” let it lead you in a good direction, but the prophet Jeremiah was inspired of God to caution you against following your heart.

Some insist that your heart can rightly determine where you will go, what you will do, and who you hang around with.  It’s been said often that following your heart is ...

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The Innocence of A Child

August 19, 2017

The Innocence of A Child

Matthew 18:2-3 (KJB)   And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them,  3 And said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.

What exactly does “become as little children…” mean in this scripture verse?

A little child often has uninhibited trust.  He or she is not bogged down by doubts, fears, and questions.  ...

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My Sheep Heed and Follow

August 18, 2017

My Sheep Heed and Follow

John 10:27 (KJB)   My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.

There really is no room for doubt or lagging in the mind and heart of those who are God’s sheep.  This short verse succinctly says it all: “My sheep hear my voice…” and “they follow me…”

Living a godly life is just that simple, yet so spiritually complex!

God inspired this short verse to define His sheep.  They are obvious because ...

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True Love Breeds Action

August 17, 2017

True Love Breeds Action

1 John 3:18 (KJB)   My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.

Sincere love will certainly demonstrate itself in action.  Words are flowery but cheap and easily discounted.

Tell me you love me and perhaps it is true, but certainly words can be cheap!.

Show me you love me and your action cements this truth in deeds.

Those who have the love of God at work in their softened ...

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A Mark of Protection

August 16, 2017

A Mark of Protection

Genesis 4:15 (KJB)   And the LORD said unto him, Therefore whosoever slayeth Cain, vengeance shall be taken on him sevenfold. And the LORD set a mark upon Cain, lest any finding him should kill him.

Cain was the first murderer as was divinely inspired to be recorded in God’s Word.

Did the fact that he killed his brother cause God to disown Cain marking him as offensive, sinful, and for cautioning others to stay away from him?  ...

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Strangers and Aliens were To Assimilate

August 15, 2017

Strangers and Aliens were To Assimilate

Leviticus 19:33-35 (KJB)   And if a stranger sojourn with thee in your land, ye shall not vex him.  34 But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.  35 Ye shall do no unrighteousness in judgment, in meteyard, in weight, or in measure.

Yes, God ...

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Bad News Was Made Spiritually Profitable

August 14, 2017

Bad News Was Made Spiritually Profitable

John 16:7-8 (KJB)   Nevertheless I tell you the truth; It is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you.  8 And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of righteousness, and of judgment.

Jesus Christ is speaking to His disciples about the near future.  He is giving ...

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