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Contributed on Sep 13, 2021
We all need to be more fervent and less complacent in our pursuit of our relationship with God. Here we can learn how David overcame complacency and ritualistic religion.
PSALM 63 DESIRE FOR GOD'S PRESENCE, PROVISION & PROTECTION [1 Samuel 24, 2 Samuel 15-18] The freedom to be transparent before God, to express to Him exactly how you feel, is an important part of prayer and relationship. David's life exhibited those qualities. David lived with an ...read more
Contributed on Jun 28, 2021
The man who wanted to deliver Israel by his own strength is turned into a man of God and he will answer the call to deliver Israel by God's strength.
EXODUS 3:1-6 A BUSH ON FIRE WITH GOD [Isaiah 33:12-16] Moses had been a prince in Egypt. While Moses’ is living in Pharaoh’s house, he attempts to become Israel's deliverer after the manner of the flesh. He kills an Egyptian who was beating a Hebrew slave. Moses is then forced to run to ...read more
Contributed on May 17, 2021
Though knowing all that is occurring, Jesus uses His last Thursday to assure that He would celebrate the Passover and institute the Lord’s Supper or the Eucharist with His disciples
LUKE 22: 1-13 [JESUS’ LAST WEEK SERIES] THE CONSPIRACY AGAINST JESUS [John 6:67-71] Luke’s passion narrative begins ominously with a description of Judas’s plot which was designed and orchestrated by Satan himself (1 Cor 2:8). The Jewish leaders had decided to do away with Jesus (see 23:2 for ...read more
Contributed on May 10, 2021
Who is Jesus? Who is the Messiah? This question is one of the basic questions for every living person. This passage deals with that question as Jesus asks His opponents to listen to the words of Holy Scriptures.
LUKE 20: 41-21:4 [JESUS’ LAST WEEK SERIES] NOTE-WORTHY OBSERVATIONS [Romans 1:3–4] The scribes, Sadducee and Pharisees did not dare question Jesus anymore. Why? The wisdom of His words silenced their cynicism and pride. With His opponents silenced, this controversy section concludes with Jesus ...read more
Contributed on May 3, 2021
The resurrection is real and Jesus, the Son of the Living God, will prove its reality in less than a week. God is the God of the Living not the dead.
LUKE 20: 27-39 [JESUS’ LAST WEEK SERIES] SONS OF THE RESURRECTION Here is the final attempt in Luke to confound Jesus by arguments. It is only here that Luke’s gospel mentions the Sadducees. In order to question the Resurrection, a belief held both by Jesus (14:14) and the Pharisees (Acts ...read more
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Contributed on Jul 8, 2012
STOOP AS YOU GO THROUGH THE WORLD BENJAMIN FRANKLIN once described a visit he made as a young man to see the Puritan preacher Cotton Mather. Franklin recalled: "He was showing me out of the house, and there was a very low beam near the doorway. I was still talking when Mather began shouting, ...read more
Contributed on Jan 23, 2012
ECKERD: ON THE HOOK WITH GOD JACK ECKERD founded the chain of drug stores that bear his name. Eckerd gave his employees Eckerd's shares from his personal stock. By taking advantage of the stock option program offered by Eckerd, his employees benefitted financially in the success of the new ...read more
Contributed on Dec 8, 2011
SPIRITUAL "GLORY HOLE" On a wall in our home hangs a picture of the GHOST-TOWN of Bodie, Nevada. While out west visiting family my wife stopped by and became intrigued with the place. It became an abandoned town after the gold rush gave out. In its hey-day, it was all anyone could have ...read more
Contributed on Aug 11, 2011
MORE ACCUSTOMED TO ACTION THAN TALK All great enterprises begin at a critical moment--a moment when a decision is made and someone launches himself into a never-to-be-forgotten enterprise. PIZARRO, the noted Spanish explorer, faced such a moment. He languished with his men on a small island ...read more
Contributed on Jul 10, 2011
WHEN MULLER PRAYED During GEORGE MULLER'S life, he received more than 1,000,000 pounds from the Lord, without advertising - every penny came as an answered prayer. The following story is told by the captain of a ship on which he was traveling. "We had George Muller of Bristol, England on ...read more