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 Day of Rest Many of the commandments of the Old Testament were simply to teach the people healthy ways of living.  That included their relational/emotional health as well as their physical, mental and spiritual health .In the New Testament Paul and the other authors wrote many practical directions for living healthy lives.  Our familiarity with […]

GOD’S SANCTUARY AND DOMINION Psalm 114 :1-8 1 When Israel went out of Egypt, The house of Jacob from a people of strange language, 2 Judah became His sanctuary, And Israel His dominion. 3 The sea saw it and fled; Jordan turned back. 4 The mountains skipped like rams, The little hills like lambs. 5 […]

TWO THINGS CAN CLEANSE OUR SOULS   1 Peter 1:22 Since you have purified your souls in obeying the truth . . .  John 6:29 Jesus answered and said to them, “This is the work of God, that you believe in Him whom He sent.”  Notice Peter says we purify our souls by obeying the […]

THE YOKE OF BONDAGE  Galatians 2:1-5 1 Then after fourteen years I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, and also took Titus with me. 2 And I went up by revelation, and communicated to them that gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to those who were of reputation, lest by any […]

WHISTLE WHILE YOU WORK Hebrews 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.  Focus in on the phrase, “without faith it is impossible to please Him.”  Some will connect this […]

Celebrating the Birth of Christ At this time of year we celebrate the birth of Christ as a babe in a manger as foretold by prophets, kings and psalmists centuries before the angels pronounced His birth in a choral surprise to shepherds on the hills of Bethlehem.  As the Spirit of God had placed the […]

CAN A LEOPARD CHANGE HIS SPOTS?  What happens when someone gets fed up with how she/he treats other people and makes a vow to change?  As admirable as that is, if the change is not natural to her/him, it will only last as long as her/his will power and favorable circumstances.  Can a leopard change […]

THE IMAGE YOU BEHOLD  2 Corinthians 3:18 But we all, with unveiled face, beholding as in a mirror the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from glory to glory, just as by the Spirit of the Lord.  When we look upon the glory of the Lord as in a mirror, […]

PEACE, GOOD WILL TOWARD MEN Luke 2:14 “Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, goodwill toward men!” The angels appeared in the night sky to sing God’s glory, not just because God is mighty and powerful, but because He had sent His Son to be the end of the death sentence upon […]

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU FAIL?  God is good.  He is not evil.  He does not kick you when you are down.  He offers you a hand back up.  And He offers to walk with you so you can learn from Him how to succeed in faith. Psalm 37:23-24 (NKJV) 23 The steps of a good man […]

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