Category Archives: Character Study

A Little Bird Told Me

Woe to you, O land, when your king is a child, and your princes feast in the morning! Blessed are you, O land, when your king is the son of nobles, and your princes feast at the proper time — … Continue reading

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The Difference Between The Righteous And The Wicked

Then those who feared the Lord spoke to one another, and the Lord listened and heard them; so a book of remembrance was written before Him for those who fear the Lord and who meditate on His name. “They shall … Continue reading

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Hidden For Three Months

By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful child; and they were not afraid of the king’s command. By faith Moses, when he became of age, refused … Continue reading

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Like A Tree

  As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, rooted and built up in Him and established in the faith, as you have been taught, abounding in it with thanksgiving. (Colossians 2:6-7) Like A Tree … Continue reading

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The Wisdom Of Silence

Whoever restrains his words has knowledge, and he who has a cool spirit is a man of understanding. Even a fool who keeps silent is considered wise; when he closes his lips, he is deemed intelligent. (Proverbs 17:27-28) The Wisdom … Continue reading

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A Book Burning

This became known both to all Jews and Greeks dwelling in Ephesus; and fear fell on them all, and the name of the Lord Jesus was magnified. And many who had believed came confessing and telling their deeds. Also, many … Continue reading

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Jesus Calls Me

  After these things He went out and saw a tax collector named Levi, sitting at the tax office. And He said to him, “Follow Me.” So he left all, rose up, and followed Him. (Luke 5:27-28) Jesus Calls Me … Continue reading

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They Spit In His Face

Then they spat in His face and beat Him; and others struck Him with the palms of their hands, saying, “Prophesy to us, Christ! Who is the one who struck You?” … Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus … Continue reading

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God Is My Shepherd

The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. He restores my soul; He leads me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s … Continue reading

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Weeping Over A City

Now as He drew near, He saw the city and wept over it, saying, “If you had known, even you, especially in this your day, the things that make for your peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes. … Continue reading

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The Joy Of Being Like-Minded

Therefore if there is any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and mercy, fulfill my joy by being like-minded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one … Continue reading

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The Aborted Life

There is an evil that I have seen under the sun, and it lies heavy on mankind: a man to whom God gives wealth, possessions, and honor, so that he lacks nothing of all that he desires, yet God does … Continue reading

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How To Come Back To The Lord

“Now, therefore,” says the Lord, “turn to Me with all your heart, with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning. So rend your heart, and not your garments; return to the Lord your God, for He is gracious and merciful, slow … Continue reading

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Jude’s Five Point Plan

But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life. And on some have compassion, … Continue reading

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Take Time To Listen

He who answers a matter before he hears it, it is folly and shame to him. (Proverbs 18:13) Take Time To Listen The best quality of a wise man is the ability to listen. It is easy to be impatient … Continue reading

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The Problem Of Uzzah

Again David gathered all the choice men of Israel, thirty thousand. And David arose and went with all the people who were with him from Baale Judah to bring up from there the ark of God, whose name is called … Continue reading

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Getting Excited About Jesus

When they had crossed over, they came to the land of Gennesaret and anchored there. And when they came out of the boat, immediately the people recognized Him, ran through that whole surrounding region, and began to carry about on … Continue reading

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His Name Was Onesiphorus

The Lord grant mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, for he often refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain; but when he arrived in Rome, he sought me out very zealously and found me. The Lord grant to … Continue reading

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For His Mercy Endures Forever

Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever. Oh, give thanks to the God of gods! For His mercy endures forever. Oh, give thanks to the Lord of lords! For His mercy endures … Continue reading

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Tough Love

But I say to you who hear: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, and pray for those who spitefully use you. To him who strikes you on the one cheek, offer … Continue reading

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From Groaning To Glory

For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us. For the earnest expectation of the creation eagerly waits for the revealing of the sons … Continue reading

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When Life Is Unjust

Moreover I saw under the sun: in the place of judgment, wickedness was there; and in the place of righteousness, iniquity was there. I said in my heart, “God shall judge the righteous and the wicked, for there is a … Continue reading

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Spend Time With Jesus Now

Then, six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus was who had been dead, whom He had raised from the dead. There they made Him a supper; and Martha served, but Lazarus was one of those who … Continue reading

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The Story Of Who

HE WHO loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me. And HE WHO loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me. And HE WHO does not take his cross and follow after … Continue reading

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OMG is SIN

You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain, for the Lord will not hold him guiltless who takes His name in vain. (Exodus 20:7) OMG is SIN The name of God is holy and reverend. … Continue reading

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The Murder Of A Preacher

The Murder Of A Preacher It is against the law to assemble. There can be no religious services including funerals or weddings. Communion held in a private home is banned. Preachers were forbidden to preach or teach. This law was … Continue reading

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Ice Cream And Brussels Sprout

Ice Cream And Brussels Sprout Obedience is often defined by what I am willing to do rather than what I am asked to do. Allen Dvorak explained this well in an article “Our Perfected High Priest” (Biblical Insights : December … Continue reading

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