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Trials and Hardships are Love From God

How often do we look at trials and hardships as something we have to get through so we can get back to our normal lives? The Apostle Paul explained to the church in Rome why suffering is normal and we should look at it as an outpouring of God’s love upon us. Writing to the […]

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Romans 1:18-32 – God’s Wrath on Those Who Suppress Truth

Romans 1:18-32 – God’s Wrath on Those Who Suppress Truth For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, […]

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Romans 1:8-17 – The Gospel is the Power of God

Romans 1:8-17 – The Gospel is the Power of God First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you, because your faith is proclaimed in all the world. For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of His Son, that without ceasing I mention you always […]

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Romans 1:1-7 – The Apostle Paul’s Greeting to the Romans

Romans 1:1-7 – The Apostle Paul’s Greeting to the Romans Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God, which He promised beforehand through His prophets in the holy Scriptures, concerning His Son, who was descended from David according to the flesh and was declared to […]

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A Sidenote on the Crucifixion of Christ

In the nineteenth chapter of the Gospel of John, Pilate asked the Jews whether he should crucify their king. The Jewish leaders, who, in chapter eight (Joh 8:33), denied their enslavement to Rome, now proclaimed, “We have no king but Caesar!” [v15]. In the account of Matthew, Pilate washed his hands of this innocent man’s […]

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Examine Ourselves – Are We In the Faith

In the Gospel of John, Jesus described Himself as the true vine. “I am the true vine and my Father is the vinedresser.” [Joh 15:1 ESV]. Professing Christians are the branches in the vine. I say “professing Christian” because not all who profess Christ are saved and, in verse six, Jesus said some of these […]

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John 1:19-34 – The Faithful Witness of John the Baptist

John 1:19-34 – The Faithful Witness of John the Baptist And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?” He confessed, and did not deny, but confessed, “I am not the Christ.” And they asked him, “What then? Are you Elijah?” He […]

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John 1:9-18 – The Light Has Come Into the World

John 1:9-18 – The Light Has Come Into the World The true light, which gives light to everyone, was coming into the world. He was in the world, and the world was made through Him, yet the world did not know Him. He came to His own, and His own people did not receive Him. […]

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John 1:1-5 – Christ is the Word From the Beginning

John 1:1-5 – Christ is the Word from the Beginning In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him was not any thing made that was made. In Him was life, […]

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God is Not Willing any Should Perish

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Recently, a discussion came up among friends whether it is right to claim a deceased mutual friend is in heaven with Christ or not. Actually, I tried to bring up the discussion and my friends became upset or outraged with me. Our mutual friend recently passed away and maybe I brought the subject up too […]

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