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How We Treat the Bible; July 4, 2019


Deuteronomy 11:18-19 Fix these words of mine in your hearts and minds; tie them as symbols on your hands and bind them on your foreheads. Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when … Continue reading

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Doing God’s Word; June 19, 2018


Luke 8:21 He replied, “My mother and brothers are those who hear God’s word and put it into practice.” Considering how His family had received Him not long before this, this doesn’t seem too surprising a response. There is also … Continue reading

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Applying the Word; June 2, 2018


Mark 4:24-25 “Consider carefully what you hear,” he continued. “With the measure you use, it will be measured to you—and even more. Whoever has will be given more; whoever does not have, even what he has will be taken from … Continue reading

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God Speaks; September 27, 2017


Job 33:14 “For God does speak—now one way, now another— though man may not perceive it.” This is actually one of the most fundamental messages of the Bible. On the face of it, it would seem improbable that the Creator … Continue reading

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September 15, 2016


Daniel 9:22-23 He instructed me and said to me, “Daniel, I have now come to give you insight and understanding. As soon as you began to pray, an answer was given, which I have come to tell you, for you … Continue reading

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November 21, 2014


James 2:26 As the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without deeds is dead. Martin Luther, having rediscovered salvation by grace through faith, considered James to be “a book of straw,” but it has always been something of … Continue reading

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March 1, 2014


Genesis 7:1, 5 “I have found you righteous in this generation.” And Noah did all that the Lord commanded him. Here, in the first use of the word “righteousness” (in the English Bible, at least) we obviously have what could … Continue reading

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