Month: May 2012

Godly Living.

“When you reap the harvest of your land, you are not to reap the very edge of your field or gather the gleanings of your harvest. You must not strip your vineyard bare or gather its fallen grapes. Leave them for the poor and the foreign resident; I am the Lord your God.” Leviticus 19:9-10.…

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Memorial Day.

Today in the United States, we celebrate Memorial Day. For many, Memorial Day marks the beginning of the summer, which involves vacationing, cooking-out, and other outdoor festivities. However, Memorial Day is a much more serious holiday than simply marking the start of summer. On Memorial Day, we reflect on the sacrifices of many brave men…

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Before Abraham Was.

“The Pharisees replied, “You aren’t even 50 years old, and You’ve seen Abraham?” Jesus said to them, “I assure you: Before Abraham was, I am.” At that, they picked up stones to throw at Him, but Jesus walked right by them and left the temple.“ John 8:57-59. A constant theme throughout the New Testament is…

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Get Out of the Boat.

“And climbing out of the boat, Peter started walking on the water and came toward Jesus. But when he saw the strength of the wind and waves, he was afraid. And beginning to sink he cried out, “Lord, save me!” Immediately, Jesus reached out his hand, caught hold of him, and said, “You of little…

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Atonement.

“For while we were still helpless, at the appointed moment, Christ died for the ungodly. Rarely will someone die for a just person–though for a good person perhaps someone might even dare to die. But God proves His own love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us!” Romans 5:6-8.…

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The Greatest of These

“Love is patient, love is kind. Love does not envy; is not boastful; is not conceited; does not act improperly; is not selfish; is not provoked; does not keep a record of wrongs; finds no joy in unrighteousness, but rejoices in the truth; love bears all things, love believes all things, love hopes all things,…

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Narrow Way.

“Enter through the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the road is broad that leads to destruction, and there are many who go through it. How narrow is the gate and difficult the road that leads to life, and few find it.” Matthew 7:13-14. Contrary to what many modern-day Christians think and believe,…

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