Category Archives: Old Testament

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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The Burden Of Nineveh

  The burden against Nineveh. The book of the vision of Nahum the Elkoshite. God is jealous, and the Lord avenges; the Lord avenges and is furious. The Lord will take vengeance on His adversaries, and He reserves wrath for … Continue reading

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Deeper Than Mount Everest

Who is a God like You, pardoning iniquity and passing over the transgression of the remnant of His heritage? He does not retain His anger forever, because He delights in mercy. He will again have compassion on us, and will … Continue reading

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Trust The Cloud

Now on the day that the tabernacle was raised up, the cloud covered the tabernacle, the tent of the Testimony; from evening until morning it was above the tabernacle like the appearance of fire. So it was always: the cloud … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Plum Line

Thus He showed me: Behold, the Lord stood on a wall made with a plumb line, with a plumb line in His hand. And the Lord said to me, “Amos, what do you see?” And I said, “A plumb line.” … 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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The Sweet Psalmist Of Israel

Now these are the last words of David. Thus says David the son of Jesse; thus says the man raised up on high, the anointed of the God of Jacob, and the sweet psalmist of Israel. (2 Samuel 23:1) The … Continue reading

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I Am The Lord

Then the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, “Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them: ‘I am the Lord your God. According to the doings of the land of Egypt, where you dwelt, you shall not do; and … 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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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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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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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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How To Encourage Children

The sign reads, “Touch the future – teach children.” There can be no greater joy than having the opportunity to form lives at the headwater of life as molding the hearts of children. As a blank canvas awaiting the deep … Continue reading

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How To Discourage Children

“The righteous man walks in his integrity; his children are blessed after him” (Proverbs 20:7). There are many things we leave our children when we die. It may be wealth or possessions yet all of these things fade into dust. … Continue reading

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The Roman Catholic Church Must Embrace Same-Sex Marriages

The Roman Catholic Church has made news again with its difficulty in deciding how to best address the question of homosexuality. A recent Vatican report suggest the RCC should “welcome and appreciate gays” and quoting John Thavis, a former Rome … Continue reading

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