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5 Great Things: (#4) The Great Name

“So they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for His name.  And daily in the temple and in every house, they did not cease teaching and preaching Jesus as the … Continue reading

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“And Rejoice in Hope” (Romans 5:2; 12:12)

What is hope?  Biblical hope is more than a mere wish or desire.  It is “favorable and confident expectation” (Vine’s).  Our hope is based on Jehovah God (Psalm 31:24; 39:7; 71:5; 1 Peter 1:21), God’s word (Psalm 119:49-50, 81-82, 114; … Continue reading

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Rejoicing

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

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Peace Series: Not Food and Drink

“The Kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit” (Romans 14:17). The context concerns the eating of clean and unclean food (Romans 14:14).  The church at Rome was composed of … Continue reading

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The Fruit of the Spirit

The vast majority of the book of Galatians has as its concern the false teachings of Judiazers.  However, it is almost as if Paul in the fifth chapter, pauses from this emphasis to say, “You know, you have other problems … Continue reading

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