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Three Reminders from Elijah’s Road Trip

Elijah was a mighty Prophet of God. He witnessed spectacular, dramatic and powerful displays of God’s power. However, Elijah was “a man with a nature just like ours” (James 5:17). Even though we’re not calling fire from heaven, there are … Continue reading

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On Fearing Failure

Have you ever been afraid to speak about the Bible for fear of getting it wrong? For example, you know someone who could use Bible-based encouragement or loving admonishment, but you’re worried you’ll not have the “right words” or worse, … Continue reading

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Wisdom 1.20

A person of wisdom may seem like someone who’s discovered the “secrets” of life, but in truth, they’re the ones who’ve noticed obvious things around themselves. Here’s how Solomon describes the visibility of wisdom: “Wisdom calls aloud outside; she raises … Continue reading

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If

What if you found an old letter describing a location in your yard where money was buried? Would you attempt to find it? Of course, most people would, but finding cash among your roses isn’t likely. However, the Bible’s promise of treasure is more certain. Consider Solomon’s instructions: “My … 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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The Lord’s Day 8-12-18

“Oh Lord, our Lord, how excellent is Your name in all the earth, Who have set Your glory above the heavens!” – Psalm 8:1 NKJV True excellence is defined by the character of God; pure, bright, holy, righteous, and loving. … 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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