Category Archives: New Testament

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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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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Which Seed Are You?

Then Jesus sent the multitude away and went into the house. And His disciples came to Him, saying, “Explain to us the parable of the tares of the field.” He answered and said to them: “He who sows the good … 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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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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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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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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Changed Lives

  Afterward I went into the regions of Syria and Cilicia. And I was unknown by face to the churches of Judea which were in Christ. But they were hearing only, “He who formerly persecuted us now preaches the faith … Continue reading

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Jesus Does Not Fit The Mold

Therefore many from the crowd, when they heard this saying, said, “Truly this is the Prophet.” Others said, “This is the Christ.” But some said, “Will the Christ come out of Galilee? Has not the Scripture said that the Christ … 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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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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Sunday Morning Starters – I Was Glad

Sunday Morning Starters – Worship A Song of Ascents. Of David. I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go into the house of the LORD.” Our feet have been standing within your gates, O Jerusalem! Jerusalem is … 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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Friday Morning Reflections – Epitaph Of Character

Friday Morning Reflections – Wisdom Literature So Job died, old and full of days. (Job 42:17) Epitaph of Character Eight words. A name, an age and a legacy. His name was Job. A righteous man whose life was filled with … Continue reading

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Thursday Morning Thankfulness – Refreshing

Thursday Morning Thankfulness – Epistles of Paul I am glad about the coming of Stephanas, Fortunatus, and Achaicus, for what was lacking on your part they supplied. For they refreshed my spirit and yours. Therefore acknowledge such men. (1 Corinthians … Continue reading

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Wednesday Morning Meditation – The Dangerous Three Step

Wednesday Morning Meditation – Psalms Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor stands in the path of sinners, nor sits in the seat of the scornful; but his delight is in the law … 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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