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What Constitutes A God-Approved Marriage (Part 2)

In this writing, let us consider a couple of things which do not, in and of themselves, constitute a God-approved marriage.  Let us notice… (1) Sexual union does not constitute marriage.  (a) The sexual union of Dinah and Shechem did … Continue reading

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Peace Series: Righteousness and Peace Have Kissed

“Mercy and truth have met together; righteousness and peace have kissed” (Psalm 85:10). If God demanded righteous according to truth without mercy there could be no peace.  This is true because “all have sinned and fall short of the glory … Continue reading

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Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage (Jesus: Tested, Part 1)

“Jesus… came to the region of Judea beyond the Jordan.  And great multitudes followed Him… The Pharisees also came to Him, testing Him, and saying to Him, ‘Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife for just any … Continue reading

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Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage (John v. Herod)

Herod Antipas, the Tetrarch, who ruled over Galilee and Perea, stayed with his half-brother Philip, on a visit to Rome.  While there, he coveted his brother’s wife, Herodias, who was also the brothers’ niece. She also coveted him.  She agreed to … Continue reading

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The Christian Life (from John 3)

John 3 contains three points which sum up Christianity. Let’s notice: 1.  The Cross of Christ “And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of Man be lifted up that whoever believes in … Continue reading

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The Five Rs Of Repentance

God demands that sinful man repent. John preached repentance (Luke 3:7-ff). Jesus preached repentance (Matthew 4:17; Luke 13:3). The apostles preached repentance under The Limited Commission (Mark 6:12). Jesus told the apostles that repentance was to be preached to all nation under … Continue reading

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Observations Aloft Mt. Carmel

As we consider Elijah and his courageous stand atop Mt. Carmel (1 Kings 18), I believe there to be several observations which needs to be made by modern man.  After all, these things of old were recorded for our learning … Continue reading

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