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Thoughts From The Prophets: Justice, Mercy and Humility

“He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the LORD require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8). The prophet Micah was trying to promote … Continue reading

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The Beatitudes: The Poor in Spirit

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 5:3). The Beatitudes (Matthew 5:3-12) form the first part of the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5-7).  “Beatitude” is derived from the Latin “beatus” meaning “blessed.” … Continue reading

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Recipe for Revival

“If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land” (2 … Continue reading

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A Living Sacrifice

Some view life as a meaningless existence. Steven Lloyd paraphrased Ecclesiastes 1:4-7 with these words, “We go to bed late, we get up early, we go to work, we drive home, eat and go to bed, to get up early, … Continue reading

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Washing Feet

“Pugh! I am not touching his feet.”  Such may be the reaction one would get today to the idea of washing another’s feet. However, the washing of feet is commended in the Bible (Luke 7:36-46; John 13:3-14; 1 Timothy 5:9-10). … Continue reading

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He Emptied Himself

“Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 2:5). These words closely connect in thought with the previous verse: “Let each of you look out not only for his own interests, but also the interests … Continue reading

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Keeping Unity

The church is composed of those of different geographical origins, cultures, ethnicities, educational achievements, occupations, and even hobbies.  How can true lasting unity be maintained? I would suggest that it is possible for true Biblical unity to be maintained, if … Continue reading

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