The Lord Sent the Word

Psalm 18:30, “… the word of the LORD is tried: …” The questions are: Who has tried the Word of the Lord? Under what circumstances? What were the results? In Creation We see God the Father trying His Word in creation. He tried it on the darkness and the darkness became light. He tried it on…

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A Little Can Make a Big Difference

Small things can make a big difference, this is true in the negative as well as the positive. Examples of the negative are the little foxes that spoil the vines (Song of Solomon 2:15) and the dead flies in the ointment (Ecclesiastes 10:1). However, I want to approach this from the positive. What is smaller…

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don't lose the essentials

Judges 1:7, “…Threescore and ten kings, having their thumbs and their great toes cut off, ….” Understanding the Culture This is one of those Bible stories that is only understood if the culture of the day is factored into its interpretation. In Bible times, a king would cut off the thumbs and great toes of…

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Why the cup in benjamin's sack?

“And he commanded the steward of his house, saying, Fill the men’s sacks with food, as much as they can carry, and put every man’s money in his sack’s mouth. And put my cup, the silver cup, in the sack’s mouth of the youngest, and his corn money. And he did according to the word that…

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O What a Saviour

In my title, I pluralized the word Saviour because He saved us from things other than hell.  He is not just a fire escape that shows up at our death and snatches us from the burning. He is our Saviour from Society The Biblical word for society is world.  In Galatians 1:4 Paul says, “Who…

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The Father Worketh

Jesus had just healed the man who had an infirmity 38 years (John 5:5-9).  The Pharisees challenged the authenticity of the miracle because it was done on the sabbath day, which meant to them that God could not have been behind the miracle, for it was His day off (i.e. His day of rest) as…

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Inaudible and Invisible God

What do you consider to be a Christian’s greatest challenge and God’s greatest effort toward fallen men? It may be to make an inaudible and invisible God known in a world that relates only through the five physical senses: sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste. Did you ever wonder why our God chose to remain invisible and inaudible in His effort…

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