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The Truth Hurts

15 What is crooked cannot be straightened and what is lacking cannot be counted. Ecclesiastes 1:15 (NAS) Particularly sobering is the truth that what is crooked cannot be straightened, and what is lacking cannot be counted. Most people don’t know … Continue reading

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The Word is Out

This is now, beloved, the second letter I am writing to you in which I am stirring up your sincere mind by way of reminder, that you should remember the words spoken beforehand by the holy prophets and the commandment … Continue reading

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On False Prophets and Teachers

But false prophets also arose among the people, just as there will also be false teachers among you, who will secretly introduce destructive heresies, even denying the Master who bought them, bringing swift destruction upon themselves. 2 Peter 2:1 False … Continue reading

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All Talk–Psalm 12

Help, Lord, for the godly man ceases to be, for the faithful disappear from among the sons of men. They speak falsehood to one another; with flattering lips and with a double heart they speak. Psalm 12:1-2 In evil times, … Continue reading

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Curses, Foiled Again!

Some would call the detractors of Jesus gluttons for punishment. They kept coming at him with contrived questions designed to entrap him. But each time he makes them look silly, and simultaneously teaches major truths. Mark 12:13-27 Perhaps more importantly, … Continue reading

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So Close Yet So Far

But the worries of the world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it becomes unfruitful. Mark 4:19 (NAS) The worries of the world, the pursuit of riches, and … Continue reading

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Fake News

“Take care what you listen to,” says Jesus (Mark 4:24). We don’t often realize this but information is now controlled and tailored to effect the nefarious interests of the world, i.e. Satan. This is not a conspiracy theory but the … 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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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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Above My Pay Grade–Ephesians 1:1-14

In the business world the saying goes, “What have you done for me lately?” Here in Ephesians 1, Paul lists what Christ has done for us previously, what he’s doing for us presently, and what he intends to do for … Continue reading

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