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The Soldier, The Athlete, and The Farmer

Paul used three earthly professions to illustrate the way a Christian should live.  Let’s notice – 1.  The Good Soldier “You therefore must endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ” (2 Timothy 2:3). Christians are frequently described in … Continue reading

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Covering Sin With Love

Proverbs 10:12 reads, “Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all sins.”  James 5:20, with a similar sound, says, “Let him know, that he who turns a sinner from the error of his way will save a soul from death, and cover a multitude … Continue reading

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The Testing of One’s Faith

Make no mistake about it.  One’s faith will be tested, and tested again, in this life.  James writes of “the testing of your faith” (James 1:3).  These tests are common to man (1 Corinthians 10:13).  We should not be surprised … Continue reading

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Pray/Sing/Call

“Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray” (James 5:13a).  The term suffer could literally be rendered “to suffer evil.” “It is . . . sufficiently comprehensive to embrace every type of affliction, whether of outward bodily character or of … Continue reading

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Pray, Sing, Call

“Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray” (James 5:13a). The term suffer could literally be rendered “to suffer evil.” “It is . . . sufficiently comprehensive to embrace every type of affliction, whether of outward bodily character or of … Continue reading

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