A Disciplined Army

March 17, 2020

A Disciplined Army

Joel 2:8 (KJB) Neither shall one thrust another; they shall walk every one in his path: and when they fall upon the sword, they shall not be wounded.

The ancient context of this verse is speaking of a time when enemies were invading the ancient land of Israel.  Not only that, but this message parallels one of a coming invasion with the fifth trumpet judgment, as was recorded for our consideration in the book of Revelation.

We can compare this marching band of ...

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Political Platforms 3 – National

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

Political Platforms 3 – National

Read 2Pet. 3:10-11

   I really wanted to end the political side of this with the last lesson, but I just cannot. New Agers are SO politically powerful and involved that I believe we fail to see how much they have influenced our government, how much a part of it they are, including the policies and laws that are made. They want to shape the future. I also want you to ...

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God Decreed Light to Shine in Darkness

March 16, 2020

God Decreed Light to Shine in Darkness

2 Corinthians 4:6 (KJB) For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ.

This verse of scripture is a beautiful picture of God’s grace and truth.  This portrait of eternal light is available for whosoever places faith is placed in the finished work of Jesus Christ.  Not only is this promise true, but the eternal ...

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The Absence of Light Creates Darkness

March 15, 2020

The Absence of Light Creates Darkness

Isaiah 45:7 (KJB) I form the light, and create darkness: I make peace, and create evil: I the LORD do all these things.

God takes credit for both light and darkness.  Does this true statement confuse your thinking?  The presence of evil is a natural void of the presence of God.  You cannot have light without the presence of darkness or peace without hate working in this world.

I hope you understand that there is nothing cloudy about this statement ...

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David Laments About His Sin

March 14, 2020

David Laments About His Sin

Psalm 6:6-7 (KJB) I am weary with my groaning; all the night make I my bed to swim; I water my couch with my tears. 7 Mine eye is consumed because of grief; it waxeth old because of all mine enemies.

David is led to share in this Psalm about a personal time of great remorse.  His sadness and grief about his sin and is sad indeed.

I am sure you have had a time or two when you cry ...

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True Wisdom Does Not Require A Degree

March 13, 2020

True Wisdom Does Not Require A Degree

James 3:15-17 (KJB) This wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish. 16 For where envying and strife is, there is confusion and every evil work. 17 But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, and easy to be intreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.

In the verses just before these above, James was referring to the characteristics of earthly wisdom.  He continues by describing the character of ...

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I Will Do It

March 12, 2020

I Will Do It

John 14:13 (KJB) And whatsoever ye shall ask in my name, that will I do, that the Father may be glorified in the Son.

Whatsoever you ask, I will do.  What a promise from God!  Knowing this and understanding how it works in God’s terms should make prayer a priority for every child of God.  Prayer conveys the power of God.  It is the vehicle of God’s power source from God to humanity.

It is essential to understand that no ...

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His Ways are Beyond Imagination

March 11, 2020

His Ways are Beyond Imagination

Romans 11:33 (KJB) O the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! how unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways past finding out!

No man can fathom the greatness and glory of God.  God’s power and presence will never be altered by a person, time, or circumstance.  His potential is far-reaching and not limited by anything at work in this world. 

God has been present since the beginning and has no end or limit to ...

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God is Great

March 10, 2020

God is Great

Psalm 8:9 (KJB) O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth!

This scripture verse, among many others in the entire canon of scripture, tells us about the unique and excellent nature of God.  In reading the whole eighth Psalm, a person can discover the perfect and unlimited potential of the nature of God.

Society tells us who we are, what to think, builds our self-esteem, but fails miserably in telling us about God.  Humanity naturally wants to be ...

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All About God

March 09, 2020

All About God

Proverbs 16:4 (KJB) The LORD hath made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil.

God has a purpose and a reason for everything.  Life is never about a person’s rights, desires, or reasoning as such popular mantra calls out for us to believe in today.  God often lies at the opposite end of the spectrum of what is socially acceptable today.  Everything on this earth and in Heaven is about Him and does not ever have ...

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