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Not Guilty!

“Not guilty!” Upon hearing that declaration, what would an exonerated person be thinking? Thanks? Joy? Things-to-do? Freedom? All-the-above?! For the believer, there’s also such a declaration: “There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus…” – … Continue reading

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Who’s Blueprints?

Life often doesn’t make sense. People, circumstances, and timing can lead to wondering about the details of God’s plan. In the early part of the 1st century, the Jews were hoping for the Messiah’s coming, but generations had come and gone … Continue reading

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Temperature

Are you a thermometer or thermostat? Every time the thermostat in your home starts the heat or air-conditioning, it’s because the temperature needs adjustment; and based on its thermometer, action is called for. When a follower of Christ engages others, … Continue reading

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Wrath

What would God’s wrath look like totally unleashed? The Bible describes judgment falling on the world during the Flood, His righteous anger burning against Sodom, and destruction of idolatrous groups like the Assyrians; but what would the full, unbridled wrath of … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Day 8-19-18

“I will praise the LORD according to His righteousness, and will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.” – Psalm 7:17 NKJV Our singing, meditation, and worship should be focused on His righteousness; not the process or … Continue reading

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Perspective

Don’t confuse knowledge with wisdom. Saul the Pharisee was a guy who knew the scriptures. As a matter of fact; with his many years of zealous study and verbatim memorization, he probably mumbled the entire book of Deuteronomy in his … Continue reading

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Doubt

John the Baptist was rugged, bold and popular. He was a “man’s man” who wore camel hair clothes and lived outside. He fearlessly addressed self-centered leaders with words like “brood of vipers!”, so he wasn’t exactly the timid type. He even declared Jesus the … Continue reading

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