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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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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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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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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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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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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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Real Men

What is a real man? Is he tall, dark, rugged and handsome with a washboard physique and penetrating blue eyes?  The Roman gladiators of our day are portrayed as specimens of man’s glory in appearance and dress challenging the view … Continue reading

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You Have A Terminal Illness (Mary Evelyn Heaton)

You Have A Terminal Illness (Mary Evelyn Heaton) You have a terminal disease – how dreadful that pronouncement. When we or one of our loved ones hear these words, we all react with shock and disbelief. If in the case … Continue reading

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He Gave Himself For My Sins

He Gave Himself For My Sins I struggle with sin. Since the days of knowledge when the awareness of sin entered my life the battle of good and evil has waged a vicious conflict on the fields of my heart, … Continue reading

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When Jesus Came To Town

When Jesus Came To Town Nestled on the northwest corner of the Sea of Galilee, Capernaum was a town of some significance in the days of Jesus. It became a place the Lord would call His own (Matthew 4:13; 9:1) … Continue reading

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Hope

Hope The frailty of the human spirit cannot survive without the expectation of something better. Since the beginning of time the desire for that which is beyond has brought man to the shores of a new world and touched the … Continue reading

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The True Man

The True Man The Jews had a hard time accepting the man from Nazareth as a person of worth and consideration. They never denied His miracles but constantly battled Jesus over His teachings. In John 7 they could not get … Continue reading

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She Stood At The Tomb Weeping

She Stood At The Tomb Weeping  It was the last day she would be able to enter the tomb to dress the body of Jesus. Joseph and Nicodemus had hurriedly prepared the body on Friday placing Jesus in the tomb … Continue reading

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Suffer The Little Children

Suffer The Little Children  The Lord had just finished a tense discourse with the Pharisees who were trying to trap Him in His teaching about divorce when little children were brought to Him “that He might put His hands on … Continue reading

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Jesus Died For Food, Fun & Frolicking

Jesus Died For Food, Fun & Frolicking As the covering of the garden surrounded the band of 12 men and darkness overshadowed their presence the chimes of eternal glory began to sound forth the coming event of man’s salvation. The … Continue reading

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Jesus Loves The Little Children (Gary Ogden)

Jesus Loves The Little Children (Gary Ogden) Jesus was a busy man. His days were filled with teaching, healing, and dealing with opponents. Large crowds pressed upon him and pressing concerns occupied his attention. He constantly had to correct misconceptions … Continue reading

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One Thing I Do: 2014

One Thing I Do: 2014 Every 365 days we renegotiate our resolutions we failed to live by the previous year and promise to try harder in the next 365 days to uphold the resolve so easily entrusted to our temporal … Continue reading

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The Simple New Testament Gospel (Gary Ogden)

The Simple New Testament Gospel (Gary Ogden) Nearly 2,000 years ago, a man of Galilee walked the earth, said many things and by his life and death changed the world forever. He claimed to be more than a mere man; he … Continue reading

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Too Much Emphasis On One Thing

Too Much Emphasis On One Thing The Bible is a book of words. According to the New Clarified Reference Edition Bible (Royal Publishers, Inc. 1966), there are about 592,439 words in the Old Testament and about 181,253 words in the … Continue reading

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Faith – Seeing What Cannot Be Seen

Faith – Seeing What Cannot Be Seen  Vance Havner said, “It is part of Satan’s program to make our faith and practice complicated and involved. Now and then we need a rediscovery of the simplicity that is both in and … Continue reading

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The Christmas Story And The Wise Men

The Christmas Story And The Wise Men (Kent Heaton) Twas the week before Christmas and all through the land Not a Bible was open in anyone’s hand. The story of Jesus is told again and again But the truth of … Continue reading

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Facts About The Birth Of Jesus

Facts About The Birth Of Jesus  It will come as a surprise to many people to learn the true facts about the birth of Jesus. The problem with the teaching of men is the changes that take place over time … Continue reading

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It Would Have Been A Better Thing

  It Would Have Been A Better Thing  The sermon of Jesus on the mountain is an indispensable source of foundational truths of what it means to be His disciple. In simple and clear terms the Lord outlines the character … Continue reading

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To Those Who Do Not Believe Baptism Saves

  To Those Who Do Not Believe Baptism Saves The answer to what a person must do to be saved should be a clear and concise conclusion to all who read the revealed word of God. John reminds us the … Continue reading

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