If We Confess Our Sins – The Joy of Forgiveness / 1 John 1:9

    If We Confess Our Sins - The Joy of Forgiveness - 1 John 1:9

    Do you want to have joy? True joy comes from having a loving relationship with the God who created us. But sin hinders fellowship with our Holy God. So, forgiveness of sins is essential for maintaining fellowship with God. The apostle John showed us the way 1 John 1. “If we confess our sins, He […]

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    Is Money the Root of All Evil?

      The Love of Money is a Root of All Evils

      You may have heard, “Money is the root of all evil” But is that true? What does the Bible say? “Money is the root of all evil” is a misquote of 1 Timothy 6:10, taken out of context. A literal, word for word translation from the Greek would be: “Root for of all evils is […]

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      Meaning of the Wedding Feast Parable

        The Wedding Feast Parable - Matthew 22

        Jesus often taught spiritual truth in parables. Jesus did not explain the meaning of the parable of the Wedding Feast found in Matthew 22:1-14. Read it here

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        THE FALL – Introducing the Story

          THE FALL - How Paradise was Lost

          Introducing: THE FALL How Paradise was Lost by William D Ogden Have you ever wondered what it would be like to suddenly come to life in a fully formed adult body like Adam and Eve, with all normal adult abilities including speech and physical coordination, but with no memories?  If God were to welcome you […]

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          What do you Delight In?

            Delight in Doing God's Will

            Does what you delight in Please God? Dreaming of Death and Delight I recently had a dream where I was surrounded by water. Suddenly a tidal wave crashed over me, plunging me deep into a watery abyss, cut off from the breath of life.  In my dream, I knew I was about to drown, so […]

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            Two Advent Stories in Isaiah

              For unto us a Son is given - Isaiah 9:6

              At Christmas time, Christians celebrate the coming of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, into the world as a man through the virgin birth.  We remember the two advent stories in Luke 2:1-20 and Matthew 1:18–2:12.  We reflect on the humble birth of our Savior by the virgin Mary, His being laid in a manger because there was […]

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              Is Unforgiveness an Unforgivable Sin?

                The Importance of forgiveness This Bible study will examine the importance of forgiveness and what God’s Word says about unforgiveness. We will evaluate whether unforgiveness is “the unforgiveable sin.” We will see that receiving forgiveness from God is dependent on our forgiving others. You have probably heard that unforgiveness is extremely unhealthy. In addition to […]

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                The Healing Faith of Blind Bartimaeus – Mark 10:46-52

                  Healing Faith of Blind Bartimaeus

                  Mark 10:46-52 tells us about the healing faith of a blind man, named Bartimaeus.  My last post demonstrated the need to be specific when you pray, based on a parallel passage in Matthew 20:30-34.  Matthew spoke of two blind men who cried out for mercy, and Jesus asking them what they wanted before He healed […]

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                  Be Specific When You Pray

                    Pray Specifically

                    We must be specific in prayer – 2 blind men asked Jesus for mercy. He healed their sight only after they were specific in their request to open their eyes. Matthew 20:30-34

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                    Are you “Fat and Flourishing?” – Psalm 92:12-15

                      Are you Fat and Flourishing? Psalm 92:14

                      Is your spiritual life “fat and flourishing,” and bearing abundant fruit for God?

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