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Willing To Sacrifice
Acts 20:24 (KJV) But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
Persistence amid persecution is a part of a sincere, godly character. The Apostle Paul, penning this at the inspiration of God, ought to know this well. These traits are evident ...
August 13th, 2019
Mercy Not Sacrifice
Matthew 12:7 (KJB) But if ye had known what this meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice, ye would not have condemned the guiltless.
Jesus is speaking about the law. The purpose of God’s Law is not to be a burden but a blessing. The Law is not about following rules. It is about God extending unlimited mercy and grace in fulfilling His Law in regenerated hearts. God’s Law is not about our need to sacrifice ... Continue Reading →
March 2nd, 2018
Heartfelt Devotion to God is a Godly Man’s Priority
Luke 9:23 (KJB) And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.
Many people living in this world are devoted to a person, or a principle, or have a passion for a good and moral cause or have a desire to “do the right thing ” or to passionately plead for the “right to ... Continue Reading →
April 30, 2017
Putting the Spiritual Cart Before the Horse
Proverbs 21:3 (KJB) To do justice and judgment is more acceptable to the LORD than sacrifice.
Righteousness and judgement are vital and eternally entwined in the perfect character of God. He is both a righteous God as well as a God who must judge sin. Making godly decisions, having a direction based upon God’s commandments and precepts, and offer willing sacrifices are all important as the man and woman of God mature and ... Continue Reading →
Calvary – His Precious Shed Blood
Leviticus 17:11 (KJB) For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul.
There is no possibility of a man being physically alive without having the presence of life-giving blood flowing through his veins. Blood flow is vital, delivering oxygen and life-sustaining nutrients. It gives humanity and ... Continue Reading →
July 3rd, 2016
The Eternal Sacrifice Has Already Been Given
And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, When a bullock, or a sheep, or a goat, is brought forth, then it shall be seven days under the dam; and from the eighth day and thenceforth it shall be accepted for an offering made by fire unto the LORD. And whether it be cow or ewe, ye shall not kill it and her young both in one day. And when ye will offer ... Continue Reading →
Do you allow God to test your faith or are you a spiritual wimp?
By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son, Of whom it was said, That in Isaac shall thy seed be called: Accounting that God was able to raise him up, even from the dead; from whence also he received him in a figure. (Hebrews 11:17-19 KJV)
Abraham was tried and tested ... Continue Reading →
Are you offering sweet smelling worship unto God or derision and worthless adoration?
To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? saith the LORD: I am full of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and I delight not in the blood of bullocks, or of lambs, or of he goats. When ye come to appear before me, who hath required this at your hand, to tread my courts? (Isaiah 1:11-12 KJV)
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Many people are tied up in their earthly assets and obligations instead of contemplating upon eternal assets and the prevailing of an eternal reality for all; including themselves, friends, strangers and loved ones. All mankind is either busy about carrying their cross for the eternal honor and glory of God or they are living for self and following the god of this world not giving any thought to the existence of an eternal realm for all; both saved ... Continue Reading →
The “first family” of the Bible teaches mankind lessons for life.
And Adam knew Eve his wife; and she conceived, and bare Cain, and said, I have gotten a man from the LORD. And she again bare his brother Abel. And Abel was a keeper of sheep, but Cain was a tiller of the ground. And in process of time it came to pass, that Cain brought of the fruit of the ground an offering unto the LORD. And Abel, he ... Continue Reading →