Category Archives: Church

Is The Church Dying Or Am I?

Is The Church Dying Or Am I? It is hard to believe the church of the Lord has been in existence for more than two thousand years. Pentecost was where the Lord added to the church daily those who were … 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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We Have The Same Father

Y de una sangre ha hecho todo el linaje de los hombres, para que habiten sobre toda la faz de la tierra; y les ha prefijado el orden de los tiempos, y los límites de su habitación; para que busquen … Continue reading

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Time Is Running Out

And do this, knowing the time, that now it is high time to awake out of sleep; for now our salvation is nearer than when we first believed. The night is far spent, the day is at hand. Therefore let … Continue reading

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The Sadness Of Error

Therefore, beloved, looking forward to these things, be diligent to be found by Him in peace, without spot and blameless; and consider that the longsuffering of our Lord is salvation–as also our beloved brother Paul, according to the wisdom given … Continue reading

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The Shoulders Of Giants

The Shoulders of Giants (Paul R. Blake) “We are like dwarfs sitting on the shoulders of giants. We see more, and things that are more distant, than they did, not because our sight is superior or because we are taller … 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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If There Is One Jesus There Is One Church

And what is the exceeding greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His mighty power which He worked in Christ when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand … Continue reading

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Confession Establishes A Covenant

But what does it say? “The word is near you, in your mouth and in your heart” (that is, the word of faith which we preach): that if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your … Continue reading

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A Four Part Defense Of The Gospel

Then Agrippa said to Paul, “You are permitted to speak for yourself.” So Paul stretched out his hand and answered for himself: “I think myself happy, King Agrippa, because today I shall answer for myself before you concerning all the … 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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Instrumental Music: Is It Legalism?

Instrumental Music: Is It Legalism? The Council of Trent (1543-1563) settled the question of the use of instrumental music in worship by affirming it was approved by God. This was much the insistence of Emperor Ferdinand and had it not … Continue reading

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Thursday Morning Thankfulness – An Angel Of Light

Thursday Morning Thankfulness – Epistles of Paul For such are false apostles, deceitful workers, transforming themselves into apostles of Christ. And no wonder! For Satan himself transforms himself into an angel of light. Therefore it is no great thing if … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Starters – Sacrificial Worship

Sunday Morning Starters – Worship And Abraham said to his young men, “Stay here with the donkey; the lad and I will go yonder and worship, and we will come back to you.” (Genesis 22:5) Sacrificial Worship Three days before, … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Promises – The Slave That Came Home

Saturday Morning Promises – Great Stories Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother, to Philemon our beloved friend and fellow laborer, to the beloved Apphia, Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the church in your house: Grace … Continue reading

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Friday Morning Reflections – An Insect Lesson

Friday Morning Reflections – Wisdom Literature Go to the ant, you sluggard! Consider her ways and be wise, which, having no captain, overseer or ruler, provides her supplies in the summer, and gathers her food in the harvest. (Proverbs 6:6-8) … Continue reading

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Thursday Morning Thankfulness – Christian’s Are The Israel Of God

Thursday Morning Thankfulness – Epistles of Paul And as many as walk according to this rule, peace and mercy be upon them, and upon the Israel of God. (Galatians 6:16) Christian’s Are The Israel Of God What do you think … Continue reading

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The Agony Of Defeat

The Agony Of Defeat Peter could not have imagined how he was going to feel in a few hours. He had immersed himself in the words of the Lord as they celebrated Passover together. Walking with Jesus to the garden … Continue reading

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Wednesday Morning Meditation – I Am Like A Green Olive Tree

Wednesday Morning Meditation – Psalms To the Chief Musician. A contemplation of David when Doeg the Edomite went and told Saul, and said to him, “David has gone to the house of Ahimelech.” Why do you boast in evil, O … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Promises – The Victim’s Story

Saturday Morning Promises – Great Stories Then Jesus answered and said: “A certain man went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, who stripped him of his clothing, wounded him, and departed, leaving him half dead. (Luke 10:30) … Continue reading

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Tuesday Morning Early Start – The Meaning Of Grace

Tuesday Morning Early Start – Important Doctrines But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord. (Genesis 6:8) The Meaning of Grace It is easy to define the word grace but it is not always as easy to understand … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Coffee Break – Jesus Wept

Monday Morning Coffee Break – Life With Jesus Now as He drew near, He saw the city and wept over it. (Luke 19:41) Jesus Wept John 11:35 is remembered as the shortest verse in the Bible. But the impact of … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Starters – Praise To His Name

Sunday Morning Starters – Worship Nor is there salvation in any other, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved. (Acts 4:12) Praise To His Name The joy of the first … Continue reading

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Please Take A Survey

Please Take A Survey It seems we cannot get away from surveys. With each purchase a survey is included to see how the company has performed, the quality of the merchandise, the speed of service, cleanliness of facility, demeanor of … Continue reading

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A Conversation With Nicodemus

Jesus had come to Jerusalem for the Passover when Nicodemus came to visit Him at night. Many people had believed on Jesus because of the signs which He had done in their midst but the Lord had not committed Himself … Continue reading

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Imparting Grace To Others

The wise man declared, “A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver” (Proverbs 25:11). There is so much value in “a word fitly spoken.” The Hebrew for “fitly spoken” here means “set on wheels.” All … Continue reading

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