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A Fearful Focus

December 05, 2021

A Fearful Focus

Exodus 20:18-21 (KJV) And all the people saw the thunderings, and the lightnings, and the noise of the trumpet, and the mountain smoking: and when the people saw it, they removed, and stood afar off. And they said unto Moses, Speak thou with us, and we will hear: but let not God speak with us, lest we die. And Moses said unto the people, Fear not: for God is come to prove you, and that his ...

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Great Joy

December 04, 2021

Great Joy

Luke 2:10-11 (KJV) And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord.

Mary was about to give birth to her son, baby Jesus Christ.  In modern terms, giving birth is both natural and routine.  It brings great joy to a couple, only possible when ...

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Joseph, Fear Not

December 03, 2021

Joseph, Fear Not

Matthew 1:18-20 (KJV) Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy Ghost. Then Joseph her husband, being a just man, and not willing to make her a publick example, was minded to put her away privily. But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in ...

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Always Want More

December 02, 2021

Always Want More

Ecclesiastes 5:10-11 (KJV) He that loveth silver shall not be satisfied with silver; nor he that loveth abundance with increase: this is also vanity. When goods increase, they are increased that eat them: and what good is there to the owners thereof, saving the beholding of them with their eyes?

Silver never satisfies.  Neither does the abundance of goods.  King Solomon led by God, presents the truth about humanity’s natural appetite for more and more in these ...

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A Faithful Season

December 01, 2021

A Faithful Season

Isaiah 41:10 (KJV) Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

Today is the first day of December.  This means the holiday season is fast approaching.  It is time set aside since the first century for remembering the virgin birth of Christ.  It is a time of faith ...

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Jesus Silences the Hypocrites

November 30, 2021

Jesus Silences the Hypocrites

John 8:7 (KJV) So when they continued asking him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first cast a stone at her.

These verses come from one of my favorite accounts God inspired for John to record in His Word.  The context of this verse is that a group of people came to Jesus to report dodgy behavior concerning a promiscuous woman. Regrettably, this woman was ...

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A House of Prayer

November 29, 2021

A House of Prayer

Matthew 21:12-13 (KJV) And Jesus went into the temple of God, and cast out all them that sold and bought in the temple, and overthrew the tables of the moneychangers, and the seats of them that sold doves, And said unto them, It is written, My house shall be called the house of prayer; but ye have made it a den of thieves.

There is some controversy among biblical scholars as to the reason Jesus overturned ...

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What About The After-Life?

November 28, 2021

What About The After-Life?

Hebrews 9:27 (KJV) And as it is appointed unto men once to die, but after this the judgment.

It seems nothing is more intriguing to curious earthly souls than the thought of the afterlife.  Undoubtedly, Hollywood helps to stir the imagination in a big way with their many series and movies portraying what writers and producers think life after death will entail.  You see everything from the walking dead to an almost fairy tale kind of ...

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The Devil Pressures Us Away From God’s Green Pasture

November 27, 2021

The Devil Pressures Us Away From God’s Green Pasture

Psalm 23:2 (KJV) He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.

I think about the tremendous pressure that a deep diver goes through to descend into the depths, and as he rises to the surface, the pressures change again.  Such incredible force met in the wrong timing can lead any diver to face the bends.  This condition is a severe health complication that ...

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A Mark of Ownership

November 26, 2021

A Mark of Ownership

Revelation 13:16-17 (KJV) And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads: And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name.

Perhaps nothing has been more speculated than about this mark.  Some say it will be a physical mark like cattle branding ...

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