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O Worship The King …

“To the intent that now the manifold wisdom of God might be made known by the church to the principalities and powers in the heavenly places, according to the eternal purpose which He accomplished in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Ephesians 3:10-11) The wonder of the church is not that we are a perfect people, but […]

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When Oft We Come Together …

“Walk prudently (guard your steps, ESV) when you go to the house of God; and draw near to hear rather than to give the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they do evil … but fear God.” (Ecclesiastes 5:1-7) King Solomon was the wisest of the wise. “Behold, I have done according […]

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“Who Am I, O Lord God … That You Have Brought Me This Far?”

“Then King David went in and sat before the Lord; and he said: “Who am I, O Lord God? And what is my house, that You have brought me this far?” (2 Samuel 7:18) It’s those moments in time … you know what I’m talking about.  Those rare moments to yourself … moments to just […]

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We Could Sure Use A Few Rainbows …

“And God said: “This is the sign of the covenant which I make between Me and you, and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations; I set My rainbow in the cloud, and it shall be for the sign of the covenant between Me and the earth.” (Genesis 9:12-13)  Taking care of […]

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How Could They Do That?

“But I fear, lest somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, so your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.” (2 Corinthians 11:3) As the curtain draws at the end of Genesis 2 … the universe was just as God had intended for it to be! Adam and Eve, […]

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“Cords of Kindness … Bands of Love”

“I drew them with gentle cords, with bands of love, And I was to them as those who take the yoke from their neck.  I stooped and fed them.” (Hosea 11:4) I used to think that as we grew older, we might be able to slow down. I have concluded that this line of thought […]

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If We Never Meet Again … This Side Of Heaven

“For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body that it may be conformed to His glorious body, according to the working by which He is able even to subdue all things to Himself.” (Philippians 3:20-21) Have you ever […]

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What A Bible Class …

“And they said to one another, ‘Did not our hearts burn within us while He talked with us on the road, and while He opened (“explained” “made plain”) the Scriptures to us?”  (Luke 24:32) There have been recorded in God’s Book, the Bible, so many distinct and mind-stopping events preserved for our benefit and learning.  […]

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A Filter For Our Thoughts

“Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy, meditate on these things.  The things which you learned and received and heard and saw in […]

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Special Times Call For Special Measures …

“I took my troubles to the Lord; I cried out to Him, and He answered my prayer.” (Psalm 120:1) I do not know about you, but I sure do know about me and there are times when I just need to be reminded of some things.  And when these reminders confront me … I am […]

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