I Can Do, Not?

September 09, 2020

I Can Do, Not?

Philippians 4:13 (KJB) I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.

So many people use this verse out of context to imply that they can accomplish anything. 

A person can indeed achieve anything when God is involved, often people leave the working and will of God out of the equation, thereby attempting to crawl out to the end of the branch all on their merit.

Then, if the branch weakens or breaks, this person cries out ...

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The Goodness of The Lord

September 08, 2020

The Goodness of The Lord

Lamentations 3:25-26 (KJB) The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him. 26 It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD.

I ran across these passages taken out of context recently on a friend’s social media post.  Friends, please be careful concerning the spiritual meals you take in to your mind and digest into your heart.  Not all ...

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Tell me where thou feedest, thou Whom I Love

Preserved Words Bible Studies a Part of First Love Ministries Guest Post Series

Song of Solomon

Tell me where thou feedest, thou Whom I Love

Song 1:7 Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest thy flock to rest at noon: for why should I be as one that turneth aside

by the flocks of thy companions?

   In this verse, she is not asking where Solomon eats meals. She is asking, to know, where he “feeds.” Remember, Solomon ...

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Do Those Things

September 07, 2020

Do Those Things

Philippians 4:9 (KJB) Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.

The Apostle Paul urges the Philippian believers to take those things they heard, received, and learned and to do them.  You see, the Apostle Paul encouraged the believers to get busy about God, applying the life lessons He revealed to them and through them.  More specifically, they were to ...

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Doctrine of Satan – Part 2

The Source of Satan

In the Doctrine of Satan Part 1, we looked at the fact that Satan is a real person. Even though the world would like to deny that Satan exists, and many churches like to deny him according to our Final Authority, the word of God, Satan is real. Hollywood depicts our adversary as a mythical two horned, fork-tailed image in red flannel underwear, pitching coal into the furnace of hell. Satan is down-played by the ...

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Many Err Today

September 06, 2020

Many Err Today

Matthew 22:29 (KJB) Jesus answered and said unto them, Ye do err, not knowing the scriptures, nor the power of God.

This scripture verse reveals the answer Jesus Christ gives to a group of Sadducees who did not believe in the resurrection.  These Jewish men were questioning the validity of the resurrection, along with the potential of angels and miracles.  Though we can review their questions and concerns starting in verse twenty-three, the most critical focus must ...

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It Is Natural

September 05, 2020

It Is Natural

Romans 8:4-5 (KJB) That the righteousness of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit. 5 For they that are after the flesh do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the Spirit the things of the Spirit.

Did you know that each person is born with a natural propensity to walk at a distance from God?  It is true; each person is born ...

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Doctrine of Satan – Part 1

Introduction

We do not see much regarding Satan taught today so I think it is important that we lay down the truth of what scripture has to say about Satan. The title satan means adversary. Websters 1828 says this about Satan:

SA’TAN, n. Heb. an adversary. The grand adversary of man; the devil or prince of darkness; the chief of the fallen angels.

Websters 1828 Dictionary

AD’VERSARY, n. See Adverse.

1. An enemy or foe; one who has ...

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Practical Application For Us

September 04, 2020

Practical Application For Us

Galatians 5:24 (KJB) And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affections and lusts.

The book of Galatians, authored by Paul, gives us many applications concerning the difference between works and in attempting to follow the Law of God.  One method relies upon selfish ambitions while the other rests on the finished work of God on Calvary and God’s will.

Crucifying the flesh to do God’s will is only possible through permitting Him to ...

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No Self Aspiration

September 03, 2020

No Self Aspiration

Galatians 2:20 (KJB) I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave himself for me.

This verse, inspired by God and recorded in the book of Galatians gives us a biblical perspective in living the Christian life.  This verse contains a spiritual lesson that numerous ...

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