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The Truly Wise

“Who is wise and understanding among you?  Let him show by good conduct that his works are done in the meekness of wisdom” (James 3:13). The truly wise demonstrate their wisdom in two ways.  (1) They demonstrate it by good … Continue reading

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Better Than Angels

The word “better” appears 13 times in the book of Hebrews (1:4; 6:9; 7:7; 7:9; 7:22; 8:6; 8:6; 9:23; 10:34; 11:16; 11:35; 11:40; 12:24).  The original word (Kreitton) is defined to mean “more prominent, higher in rank, preferable, better… more … Continue reading

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Faith, Hope, Love – Part 6

Paul did not define agape love as an abstract idea in philosophical terms.  He was much more practical.  He taught how agape love behaves. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 1.  “Love suffers long” (NKJV).  It is “patient” (NASB, ESV).  Christian love does … Continue reading

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