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Thoughts From The Prophets: Deceived by Pride

“The pride of your heart has deceived you, you who dwell in the clefts of the rock, whose habitation is high” (Obadiah 3). These words were for Edom (Obadiah 1).  They were prideful.  The Hebrew word which is translated “pride” … Continue reading

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Why Was God Displeased at Babel?

The events at Babel (Genesis 11:1-9) occurred not long after the Flood.  If the division of the earth in the days of Peleg (Genesis 10:25) refers to the events at Babel (and I think that it does), then the events at … Continue reading

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Grace Series: Humility Needed

“God resists the proud, but give grace to the humble.  Therefore submit to God.  Resist the devil and he will flee from you.  Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.  Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and … Continue reading

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The Seven Signs: Sight to the Blind (John 9)

Miraculous signs confirmed the New Testament message.   Jesus worked miracles.  Jimmy Jividen lists 35 specific miracles performed by Jesus, not counting the miracles connected with the cross, resurrection, and ascension (Jimmy Jividen, Miracles from God or Man, p. 17-18).  These could … Continue reading

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Why?

An elderly couple returning from visiting family are killed in a car crash. A young family is killed when a tornado rips through their house. A young mother is swept away by a tsunami. A young father is killed in … Continue reading

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Faith, Hope, Love – Part 9

They stand as three beautiful high peaks.  Yet, one rises even higher than the other two.  It is love. The three words sum up what living the Christian life “under the sun” or “under the heaven” is all about.  However, … Continue reading

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