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Tag Archives: David
Calvinism is a doctrine which has influenced many denominations. It is summed up in five points, known as the TULIP. T = Total Hereditary Depravity. U = Unconditional Election. L = Limited Atonement. I = Irresistible Grace. P = Perseverance of … Continue reading
“At that time Jesus went through the grain fields on the Sabbath. And His disciples were hungry, and began to pluck the heads of grain and to eat. And when the Pharisees saw it, they said to Him, ‘Look, Your … Continue reading
Emotions have a place in the lives of the godly. Let’s consider some things which should bring us joy. 1. David worshipped with joy. He wrote, “I will praise You, O LORD with my whole heart; I will tell of … Continue reading
While there are occasions when godly men and women wept in the Bible, there are also some occasions when they did not. Let’s notice… 1. Aaron and his sons Eleazar and Ithamar, were not to mourn the deaths of Nadab … Continue reading
We would do well to each acknowledge the sins of our youth before God. The passage of time, and our aging and maturing alone does not remedy our sinful past. Matthew Henry comments, “Here is an implicit confession of sin; … Continue reading
“Now to him who works, the wages are not counted as grace but as debt. But to him who does not work but believes on Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is accounted for righteousness” (Romans 4:4-5). The term … Continue reading
I’ve heard people say things like, “I’m just an ordinary person. What can I do?” They reason that since they lack formal or specialized training and eloquence of speech they are useless in the service of God… The truth is, … Continue reading
The context: Death was near. Jesus knew it. He, with concern for His disciples, prayed. Let us observe for whom and what He prayed. 1. Himself (John 17:1-5) “Father, the hour has come” (John 17:1a). The reference is to the … Continue reading
David now had peace. The long civil war with Ishbosheth had ended. All of Israel now recognized David as king over Israel. Jerusalem had been taken from the Jebusites, and the capital was relocated from Hebron to Jerusalem. Philistine aggression … Continue reading