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Nine Devotionals On The Identity of Jesus

These devotionals explore the identity of Jesus Christ: The Angel of the LORD, the Word of God, The Brightness of God's Glory, the Son of God, and He Who Lives Forevermore. The devotionals are intended to be used for personal devotions or for group Bible studies.

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A Hymn: There is Lifting Up

“When men are cast down, then thou shalt say, there is lifting up; and he shall save the humble person.” (Job 22:29)

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Joy of the Christian's Salvation Turns to Sorrow

The Christian faith is established on divine purity. This purity is the love of God. The love of God seeks no merit and no works can appease it. Satan has marred our society and his influence has caused the joy of Christian’s salvation turns to sorrow.

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Bible Journaling: A Journey Through the Book of Psalms 1 (KJV)

With all occurring these days, this article is to share with others the benefit of reading Psalms. It is the best way to be consistent during trouble times. A creative journeying way to grow closer to God, and as you read, you will learn how God available for the helpless person who calls on Him.

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A Hymn: He Had an Understanding with Them

“For the kingdom of heaven is like unto a man that is an householder, which went out early in the morning to hire labourers into his vineyard.” (Mat 20:1)

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Three Manifestations of the Word of God.

The Word of God manifests itself in three ways. They are 1. The Spoken word of God. 2. The written word of God. 3. The Incarnate Word of God. In this work, the three will be exposed and we will try to establish that this is the same word manifesting in different ways yet one.

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The Ghost of Samuel

A Baptist pastor discusses how to interpret 1 Samuel 28.

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Lessons for Today From the Old Testament; the Truth of the Bible

The Bible has often been attacked on the basis that it is not true. The Old Testament and archeology has done a lot to disprove this view.

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A Hymn: The King's Heart Is in the Hand of the Lord

“The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will.” (Pro 21:1)

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The Words of Jesus in Four Categories

The very words of Jesus Christ are contained in the four Gospels. They are not references about Jesus by authors but the words Jesus himself used during his teaching. It is my view that these words can be categorized under four basic classes.

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A Hymn: Answer Me Speedily

“Hide not thy face from me in the day when I am in trouble; incline thine ear unto me: in the day when I call answer me speedily?” (Psa 102:2)

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What Is the Church?

Baptist pastor answers the question "Is the biblical church Israel or something else?"

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Focusing on What Is Important- II Timothy 2:1-13

In II Timothy 2 Paul, who is in jail and about to be killed for the preaching of the gospel is using this last letter to write to his son in the faith, Timothy, encouraging him to remain faithful to his job of preaching the gospel. He wants him to remain committed and not swayed by the world.

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Song: What You Don’t Know #2

Exo 15:25 “And he cried unto the LORD; and the LORD shewed him a tree, which when he had cast into the waters, the waters were made sweet: there he made for them a statute and an ordinance, and there he proved them.”

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Jezebel: An Evil Queen in the Bible

Many people know Jezebel was an evil queen in the Bible. However, they might not know how evil she was and what evil things she did. Read to learn why Jezebel has gone done in biblical history for being so evil.

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Response to The Timeline Documentary "Who Was The Real Jesus Christ?"

A pastor responds to "The Real Jesus Christ" documentary by Timeline, which theorizes that the Christianity of Paul and the Christianity of James are not the same.

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Five Devotionals on The Character of God

Five devotionals explore qualities of God: righteousness, holiness, justice, mercy, and love. The devotionals include questions for reflection and prayer prompts. The devotionals can be used for your personal devotions or for group Bible studies.

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Six Devotions on The Attributes of God

Each of the six devotionals focuses on some of the most basic attributes of God: that He is eternal, immutabe, all-powerful, a spirit, sovereign, and complex. The devotionals include questions for reflection and prayer prompts. You can use them for your own personal devotions, or for a group Bible.

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Song: Secret Things Belong to God

Deu 29:29 “The secret things belong unto the LORD our God: but those things which are revealed belong unto us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.”

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Song: What You Don’t Know #1

Joh 5:7 “The impotent man answered him, Sir, I have no man, when the water is troubled, to put me into the pool: but while I am coming, another steppeth down before me.”

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A Hymn: Thy Word is My Comfort

“This is my comfort in my affliction: for thy word hath quickened me.” (Psa 119:50)

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Blessed With Garbage

We are blessed with garbage while so many around the world have nothing. Our garbage is a sign of our blessings.

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The Final Words of a Great Apostle: An Introduction to II Timothy

Paul, the Apostle, is in prison putting his affairs in order before he is executed by the Roman government. While in prison he writes to his son in the faith, Timothy, and gives him instructions on how he should live and minister after the apostle is gone. These are the final words Paul writes.

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7 Signs You Are Where You Should Be Spiritually

Do you ever wonder if you are where you are supposed to be spiritually? Here are seven signs that will help you answer that question.

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Understanding Peace and How You Can Have Peace

Peace is more than the absence of conflict, chaos, and disharmony. READ to find out about having peace in your life.

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A Hymn: The Harvest Truly Is Plenteous, but the Labourers Are Few.

“Then saith he unto his disciples, the harvest truly is plenteous, but the labourers are few.” (Mat 9:37)

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A Hymn: I Will Be With Thy Mouth

“Now therefore go, and I will be with thy m(“Now therefore go, and I will be with thy mouth, and teach thee what thou shalt say.” (Exo 4:12))outh, and teach thee what thou shalt say.” (Exo 4:12

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A Hymn: He will Bring Solution to Your Case

“And the officers of the children of Israel did see that they were in evil case, after it was said, Ye shall not minish ought from your bricks of your daily task.” (Exo 5:19)

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Finding Encouragement When You Are Discouraged

A pastor's spiritual advice for Christians who are feeling discouraged.

A Hymn: The Lord Be Magnified

“Let all those that seek thee rejoice and be glad in thee: let such as love thy salvation say continually, The LORD be magnified.” (Psa 40:16)

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I Desire Thy Blessing

Gen 27:13 “And his mother said unto him, upon me be thy curse, my son: only obey my voice, and go fetch me them”.

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God's Remedy for Rejection

Almost everyone has experienced rejection to some extent during his lifetime. The rejections might have ranged from not being picked to be on a team in school to something more serious. God knows about rejection, and He has a remedy for it.

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Joel 2:25 Is the Promise of Restoration

If you read the Bible and believe what it says, Joel 2:25 is very good news for you. That particular scripture assures us that God will restore those things we have lost either by others or by our wrong choices.

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Humility, Grace, and Silent Gratitude

Through humility, grace and silent gratitude, we recognize our true value and importance, and understand our ability to increase the beauty and love in this world

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Story of Christian Faith part 1

Christianity has a robust and rich history that continues beyond the end of the Book of Revelations. There is so much history which has shaped and molded what we believe today, and is worth exploring. Unfortunately Christian history has been often removed from the church and into the classroom.

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A Hymn: Prove All Things

(“Prove all things; hold fast that which is good.” (1Th 5:21)

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A Hymn: It Is Better to Trust in the Lord

“It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in man.” (Psa 118:8)

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A Hymn: He Has Shown Thee

“He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?” (Mic 6:8)

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Lessons for Today from the Old Testament: Listening to God

The Old Testament illustrates perfectly the need to not only hear God's voice but also to do what he says. After all he knows best!

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Scriptures for Sweet Sleep

If you have problems with insomnia, night terrors, or sleep paralysis these Bible verses should bring comfort and rest.

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A Hymn: My Hope is in Thee

“And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.” (Psa 39:7)

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How to Calm a Bitter Heart!

Christ adjures us to forgive those who have sinned against us, and not only to forgive, but to forget the transgression as well. Forgiving is not truly forgiving when one purposely refuses to forget. This kind of forgiveness leads to bitterness and a strained relationship with God and others.

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A Hymn: Show Me Thy Ways

“Shew me thy ways, O LORD; teach me thy paths.” (Psa 25:4)

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How To Have Hope in Hopeless Times

Many people say we are living in hopeless times. Some people on social media are cursing year 2020 and are wishing that it will soon be over. They are blaming the calendar for what's going on in the world. That shouldn't be!

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A Hymn: My Family and I Are for Wonders on Earth

“Behold, I and the children whom the LORD hath given me are for signs and for wonders in Israel from the LORD of hosts, which dwelleth in mount Zion.” (Isa 8:18)

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A Hymn: I Am With You

“When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.” (Isa. 43:2)

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The Meaning of the Lord's Prayer (Our Father)

The Meaning of the Lord's Prayer (Our Father). When you pray, try to think about every word of the Lord's prayer!

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Guardian Angels and Their Warnings Through Constantly Repeating Numbers

Guardian Angels and Their Warnings Through Constantly Repeating Numbers.

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A Song: Joy Comes in the Morning

For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.” (Psa 30:5)