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The Truly Wise

“Who is wise and understanding among you?  Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in the meekness of wisdom” (James 3:13). The truly wise demonstrate their wisdom in two ways.  (1) They demonstrate it by good … Continue reading

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7 Spiritual Tests

The book of 1 John was written for four stated purposes: (1) “that your joy may be full” (1:4); (2) “so that you may not sin” (2:1); (3) “concerning those who try to deceive you” (2:26); (4) “that you may … Continue reading

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Without

There are things that man must have for physical survival.  He cannot survive very long without them.  “How long can we survive without the basics?  Every person and situation is different, though the ‘rule of threes’ gets at the desperate … Continue reading

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Practical Atheism

Let’s define what is meant.  Practical atheism is “holding an intellectual belief in God but thinking, feeling, and behaving as if there were no God” (Rubel Shelly, Atheists on the Church Rolls, quoted by Dick Sztanyo in Practical Atheism and … Continue reading

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What Does the Lord Require?

God has given many commandments. It is said that the Old Covenant contained 613 commandments Israelites were to follow. It is said that the New Covenant contains 1,050 commandments Christians are to follow. Whatever the numbers, God has given many … Continue reading

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“…The Temple of the Lord, The Temple of the Lord, The Temple of the Lord…”

Jeremiah 7:4 says, “Do not trust in these lying words, saying, ‘The temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD, the temple of the LORD are these.’”  What is meant my these words?  What is the warning? Observe the … Continue reading

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