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Audience of One

John the Baptist was specially chosen before birth to herald the arrival of the Christ to save the world. If he was to decrease and Jesus to increase from there on out (John 3:30), what was the purpose of his … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget Your Coat

But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh in regard to its lusts. Romans 13:14 Here are two approaches to battling fleshly lusts. The first is Paul’s. But I say, walk by the Spirit, … Continue reading

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Tell Tale Sign

Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such a word as is good for edification according to the need of the moment, so that it will give grace to those who hear. Ephesians 4:29 (NASB) There’s an … Continue reading

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Conformed or Transformed?

And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. Romans 12:2 Conformed or … Continue reading

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I’ve Got This

In the same way the Spirit also helps our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we should, but the Spirit Himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words; and He who searches the hearts knows … Continue reading

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Call the Exterminator

Therefore there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life in Christ Jesus has set you free from the law of sin and of death. Romans 8:1-2 Being no longer … Continue reading

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All Men are Liars!

“I said in my alarm, all men are liars,” lamented the Psalmist in Psalm 116:11. This is not a revelation to me or anyone who studies politics. Veracity is not a virtue. Possessing a cunning double-tongue is. The father of … Continue reading

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Let Your Conscience Be Your Guide?

It came about afterward that David’s conscience bothered him because he had cut off the edge of Saul’s robe. 1 Samuel 24:5 Following your conscience is only as good as what feeds it. It’s possible to be unfazed by an atrocious act … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Wise Guy!

Check out Romans 2:17-29. Paul launches here against the hypocrisy and arrogance of the Jews. Don’t get him going you might say, and he is here. While this tirade speaks to the Chosen People who did not choose the Messiah … Continue reading

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It’s Just That Simple

My professor used to say all the time after pronouncing some truth, “It’s just that simple.” Well, salvation and eternal life and the assurance thereof boils down to whether or not you have the Son. Now you may wonder if … Continue reading

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