• What Are The Results Of The Atoning Death Of Jesus Christ - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    What Are The Results Of The Atoning Death Of Jesus Christ – Spiritual Reading

    What Are The Results Of The Atoning Death Of Jesus Christ – Spiritual Reading. 1. The first result of the atoning death of Jesus Christ is that a propitiation is provided for the whole world. We read in 1 John 2:2, “He is the propitiation for our sins; and not for ours only, but also for the whole world.” This plainly means that by the death of Jesus Christ a basis is provided upon which God can deal in mercy and does deal in mercy with the whole world. All of God’s dealings in mercy with any man are on the ground of Christ’s death. Only on the ground of Christ’s death could God…

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    What Is The Existence, Nature, Character, Work And Destiny Of The Devil – Spiritual Reading

    What Is The Existence, Nature, Character, Work And Destiny Of The Devil – Spiritual Reading. 1 John 3:8: “The Devil Sinneth.” The Bible doctrine concerning the Devil, his Existence, Nature, Character, Work and Destiny is a fundamental doctrine of the Christian faith, and is of vital importance. The teaching of the Bible on this subject is not a mere matter of theory or dogma. It is a matter of most practical every day importance. Experience shows that if men are in error in regard to this subject, they are pretty sure to be in error on other questions that are fundamental. When men and women begin to question the existence of a…

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    What Is Sanctification And Being Set Apart – Spiritual Reading

    What Is Sanctification And Being Set Apart – Spiritual Reading. In the first place let me make it clear that, Sanctification is not the “Baptism with the Holy Spirit.” The two are constantly confused. There is an intimate relation between the two, but they are not at all one and the same thing; and only confusion and misconception can arise from confounding two experiences which God keeps separate. That Sanctification is not the baptism with the Holy Spirit and that the baptism with the Holy Spirit is not Sanctification, will become clear as we proceed and find out from a study of the Bible just what Sanctification is. In the second place,…

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    How Can You Be Sanctified And Set Apart – Spiritual Reading

    How Can You Be Sanctified And Set Apart – Spiritual Reading. 1. The first part of the answer is found in our text of this chapter:  I Thess. 5:23, “And the God of Peace himself sanctify you wholly and may your Spirit and soul and body be preserved entire, without blame at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.” It appears from this verse that God sanctifies men, and Sanctification is God’s work. Both the separation of men from sin and their separation unto God, is God’s work. As it was God who in the old dispensation set apart the first-born of Israel unto Himself, so it is God who in the new dispensation…

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    How To Be Victorious And Triumph Over The Devil – Spiritual Reading

    How To Be Victorious And Triumph Over The Devil – Spiritual Reading. Now just for a few moments let me show you from the Word of God, how, in practical every day life, to get the victory over the Devil. There are four things to be borne in mind. 1. Read first: James 4:7, “Be subject therefore unto God: but resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” This teaches us that, we are first of all to surrender to God and then to resist the Devil and that, if we do resist him, for all his cunning and power, he will flee from us. Although the Devil is strong, it is ours…

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    But Yet A Tenth Will Be In It, And Will Return And Be For Consuming – Tithe Bible Verses

    But Yet A Tenth Will Be In It, And Will Return And Be For Consuming – Tithe Bible Verses. And all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the tree, is the Lord’s. It is holy to the Lord. Leviticus 27:30 Bring all the tithes into the storehouse,That there may be food in My house,And try Me now in this,”Says the Lord of hosts,“If I will not open for you the windows of heavenAnd pour out for you such blessingThat there will not be room enough to receive it. Malachi 3:10 And indeed those who are of the sons of…

  • Living The Abundant Life - Hope In Jesus Christ

    Living The Abundant Life – Hope In Jesus Christ

    Living The Abundant Life – Hope In Jesus Christ. Jesus Christ of Nazareth, Yeshua the Messiah came that mankind would have life, but not just any kind of life but an abundant life. As believers, Jesus has given us the power to live a better life, an abundant life. We can live life abundantly and with Power in Jesus. We can have joy in abundance. We can have love in abundance. We can have faith in abundance. We can have hope in abundance. We can have relationships in abundance. We can have families in abundance. We can have marriages in abundance. We can have friends in abundance. We can have careers…

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    How Does God Justify The Ungodly And The Unrighteousness – Spiritual Reading

    How Does God Justify The Ungodly And The Unrighteousness – Spiritual Reading. You will find the text in the Epistle to the Romans, in the fourth chapter and the fifth verse:To him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness. I call your attention to those words, “Him that justifieth the ungodly.” They seem to me to be very wonderful words. Are you not surprised that there should be such an expression as that in the Bible, “That justifieth the ungodly?” I have heard that men that hate the doctrines of the cross bring it as a charge against God, that…

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    Can The Righteous Be Justified By Faith – Spiritual Reading

    Can The Righteous Be Justified By Faith – Spiritual Reading. We have seen the ungodly justified, and have considered the great truth, that only God can justify any man; we now come a step further and make the inquiry-How can a just God justify guilty men? Here we are met with a full answer in the words of Paul, in Romans 3:21-26. We will read six verses from the chapter so as to get the run of the passage: “But now the righteousness of God without the law is manifested, being witnessed by the law and the prophets; even the righteousness of God which is by faith of Jesus Christ…

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    What Can One Do To Get Born Again And Get Saved – Spiritual Reading

    What Can One Do To Get Born Again And Get Saved – Spiritual Reading. The question, therefore, confronts each one of you, Have you been born again? There is no more important question that you could possibly face. Face it in these pages and don’t dodge it. And that brings us to the immediately practical question, How are men born again, or what must any one here to-day, who is not born again, do in order to be born again right here this morning? This question also is plainly answered in the Word of [God; and I can give you the answer in a very few minutes and give it so…

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    What Happens When You Become Born Again And Regenerated – Spiritual Reading

    What Happens When You Become Born Again And Regenerated – Spiritual Reading. “Regeneration and the Holy Spirit. Ye must be born again.” This word of our Lord Jesus has appeared to flame in the way of many, like the drawn sword of the cherub at the gate of Paradise. They have despaired, because this change is beyond their utmost effort. The new birth is from above, and therefore it is not in the creature’s power. Now, it is far from my mind to deny, or ever to conceal, a truth in order to create a false comfort. I freely admit that the new birth is supernatural, and that it cannot…

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    My Redeemer, King And Savior Lives | Jesus Christ – Spiritual Reading

    My Redeemer, King And Savior Lives | Jesus Christ – Spiritual Reading. Continually have I spoken to the reader concerning Christ crucified, who is the great hope of the guilty; but it is our wisdom to remember that our Lord has risen from the dead and lives eternally. You are not asked to trust in a dead Jesus, but in One who, though He died for our sins, has risen again for our justification. You may go to Jesus at once as to a living and present friend. He is not a mere memory, but a continually existent Person who will hear your prayers and answer them. He lives on…

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    What Is The Proof For The Personality Of The Holy Spirit – Spiritual Reading

    What Is The Proof For The Personality Of The Holy Spirit – Spiritual Reading. There are four separate and distinct lines of proof of the Personality of the Holy Spirit. 1. The first line of proof of the Personality of the Holy Spirit is that all the distinctive marks or characteristics of personality are ascribed to the Holy Spirit in the Bible. What are the distinctive characteristics of personality? Knowledge, feeling and will. Any being who knows and feels and wills is a person. Oftentimes when you say that the Holy Spirit is a person, people understand you to mean that the Holy Spirit has hands and feet and fingers and…

  • Is The Work Of The Holy Spirit In Apostles And Prophets Different From His Work In Other People - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    Is The Work Of The Holy Spirit In Apostles And Prophets Different From His Work In Other People – Spiritual Reading

    Is The Work Of The Holy Spirit In Apostles And Prophets Different From His Work In Other People – Spiritual Reading. The first thing that the Bible teaches on this point and claims for itself is, that the work of the Holy Spirit in apostles and prophets, in the various [human authors of the different books of the Bible, differs from His work in other men, even in other believers in Christ. It teaches that the Holy Spirit imparts to apostles and prophets an especial gift for an especial purpose. We find this clearly taught in 1 Cor. 12:4, 8-11, 28, 29, where we read, “Now there are diversities of gifts, but the same…

  • The God Of The Bible As Distinguished From The God Of Christian Science And The God Of Modern Philosophy – Spiritual Reading

    The God Of The Bible As Distinguished From The God Of Christian Science And The God Of Modern Philosophy – Spiritual Reading. I have three texts: John 4:24: “God is Spirit.” 1 John 1:5: “God is Light.” 1 John 4:8, 16: “God is Love.” These three texts give three of the most remarkable statements that were ever uttered and set before us in the clearest possible way the Christian conception of God as distinguished from every other conception of God. The Christian Scientists constantly quote one of our texts: “God is Love.” In fact they quote it more than almost any other passage in the Bible, but they do not mean at all by “God is Love” what 1 John…

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    What Is The Importance Of The Doctrine Of The Personality Of The Holy Spirit – Spiritual Reading

    What Is The Importance Of The Doctrine Of The Personality Of The Holy Spirit – Spiritual Reading. 1. The Doctrine of the Personality of the Holy Spirit is of the highest importance from the standpoint of worship.  If the Holy Spirit is a person and a Divine Person, and He is, and if we do not know Him as such, if we think of the Holy Spirit only as an impersonal influence or power, then we are robbing a Divine Person of the worship which is His due, and the love which is His due, and the confidence and surrender and obedience which are His due. And may I stop at…

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    Christian Songs And Music By Dolly Parton – Praise And Worship

    Christian Songs And Music By Dolly Parton – Praise And Worship. Album: I Believe Tracks Believe  Heaven’s Just a Prayer Away  Golden Streets of Glory  Wings of a Dove  How Great Thou Art  Yes I See God  The Master’s Hand  Lord Hold My Hand  I’ll Keep Climbing  Book of Life Album: The Gospel Collection Tracks God’s Coloring Book Sacred Memories Comin’ for to Carry Me Home How Great Thou Art Golden Streets of Glory I Believe Preacher Tom The Seeker Would You Know Him (If You Saw Him) Wings of a Dove The Master’s Hand Everything Is Beautiful (In Its Own Way) Daddy Was an Old Time Preacher Man – Porter Wagoner…

  • Is God A Person - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    Is God A Person – Spiritual Reading

    Is God A Person – Spiritual Reading. The next thing that the Bible teaches about God is that God is a person. That is to say He is a being who knows, feels, loves, hears prayer, speaks, acts, a being who acts intelligently upon us and upon whom we can act. While God is in all things, He is a personality distinct from the persons and things in which He is, which He has created. The Bible, both in the Old and New Testaments is full of this vital conception of “a living God” as distinguished from the mere cold abstraction of “The Absolute,” or “The Infinite,” or “The Supreme Being,” or “The…

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    Was Jesus Christ Subject To Human Limitations – Spiritual Reading

    Was Jesus Christ Subject To Human Limitations – Spiritual Reading. But the reality and completeness of our Lord’s human nature comes out not only in the fact that He had a human parentage and a human body: we are also clearly taught that, while as God he possessed all the attributes and exercised all the offices of Deity, as a man He was subject to human limitations. 1. He was subject to the physical limitations which are essential to humanity:  In John 4:6 we read that Jesus Christ was weary. The words are “Jesus, therefore, being wearied with his journey, sat thus on the well: and it was about the sixth hour.” But God…

  • You Don't Have To Be Afraid Of Finishing Your Journey Of Faith_Here Is Why - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    You Don’t Have To Be Afraid Of Finishing Your Journey Of Faith | Here Is Why – Spiritual Reading

    You Don’t Have To Be Afraid Of Finishing Your Journey Of Faith | Here Is Why – Spiritual Reading. A Dark fear haunts the minds of many who are coming to Christ; they are afraid that they shall not persevere to the end. I have heard the seeker say: “If I were to cast my soul upon Jesus, yet peradventure I should after all draw back into perdition. I have had good feelings before now, and they have died away. My goodness has been as the morning cloud, and as the early dew. It has come on a sudden, lasted for a season, promised much, and then vanished away.” I…

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    What Was The Human Relationship Of Jesus Christ To God – Spiritual Reading

    What Was The Human Relationship Of Jesus Christ To God – Spiritual Reading. The completeness of the humanity of Jesus Christ comes out in still another matter, and that is, the relation that He bore to God as a man was the relation of a man, so that God was His God. He himself says to Mary in John 20:17, “Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended unto the father: but go unto my brethren, and say to them, I ascend unto my Father and your Father, and my God and your God.”  The evident meaning of this is that Jesus Christ’s relation to God, the Father, was the relation…

  • Prayer _ Where Does Your Righteousness Come From _ Building Faith, Hope, Love _ A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 - 23 - 39 Blog Post Banner Image

    Prayer | Where Does Your Righteousness Come From | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39

    Prayer | Where Does Your Righteousness Come From | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39. Prayer: Jehovah Tsidkenu, thank you for covering me in your pure and clean robes of righteousness. Thank you for holding onto me in all situations. Jesus protect and keep me safe from the wiles of the devil.  When I’m tempted to believe in my own righteousness, abilities, works, talents, and accomplishments, please remind me that it is not about me but it is about you. It will always be about you Jesus. Thank you for a pure righteousness that shines bright…

  • Reflections _ Where Does Your Righteousness Come From _ Building Faith, Hope, Love _ A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 - 23 - 39 Blog Post Banner Image

    Reflections | Where Does Your Righteousness Come From | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39

    Reflections | Where Does Your Righteousness Come From | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39. Bible Verse Reading: “But my righteous one will live by faith. And I take no pleasure in the one who shrinks back.” 39. But we do not belong to those who shrink back and are destroyed, but to those who have faith and are saved.”  Hebrews 10: 38 – 39. Building Faith, Hope, Love – A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39 Get The Kindle Book Get The Paperback Book Reflections And Lessons:…

  • Prayer _ God Always Rewards Good Works, Your Labor Is Not In Vain _ Building Faith, Hope, Love _ A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 - 23 - 39 Blog Post Banner Image

    Prayer | God Always Rewards Good Works, Your Labor Is Not In Vain | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39

    Prayer | God Always Rewards Good Works, Your Labor Is Not In Vain | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39. Prayer: Jesus for the times I’m tempted to give up,  please give me strength and endurance to keep going. Help me to persevere lord. Keep holding onto me. When I’m tempted to forget, remind me that you are a rewarded of good works and that your promises never fail. Thank you Jesus because you are bigger than me and my weaknesses. Thank you because you are a great master and my labors for you and your…

  • Reflections _ God Always Rewards Good Works, Your Labor Is Not In Vain _ Building Faith, Hope, Love _ A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 - 23 - 39 Blog Post Banner Image

    Reflections | God Always Rewards Good Works, Your Labor Is Not In Vain | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39

    Reflections | God Always Rewards Good Works, Your Labor Is Not In Vain | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39. Bible Verse Reading: “So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded. 36. You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.” Hebrews 10: 35 – 36. Building Faith, Hope, Love – A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39 Get The Kindle Book Get The Paperback Book Reflections And Lessons: In the current…

  • Prayer _ Why You Should Leave Revenge To God _ Building Faith, Hope, Love _ A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 - 23 - 39 Blog Post Banner Image

    Prayer | Why You Should Leave Revenge To God | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39

    Prayer | Why You Should Leave Revenge To God | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39. Prayer: Lord Jesus, for the times I’m hurt and I want to take revenge, please remind me not to soil my hands with unrighteousness. Please give me strength to trust you above myself. Please help me give you my cares, wounds, pains, losses and hurts, trusting and believing that you Lord know best. Amen. Building Faith, Hope, Love – A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39 Get The Kindle Book Get The…

  • Reflections _ Why You Should Leave Revenge To God _ Building Faith, Hope, Love _ A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 - 23 - 39 Blog Post Banner Image

    Reflections | Why You Should Leave Revenge To God | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39

    Reflections | Why You Should Leave Revenge To God | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39. Bible Verse Reading: “For we know him who said, “It is mine to avenge; I will repay,” and again, “The Lord will judge his people.” Hebrews 10: 30. Building Faith, Hope, Love – A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39 Get The Kindle Book Get The Paperback Book Reflections And Lessons: When people hurt us or take advantage of us, it is an easy trap to feel the urge to pay them…

  • Prayer _ The Truth That Saves Us From Judgement And God’s Wrath _ Building Faith, Hope, Love _ A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 - 23 - 39 Blog Post Banner Image

    Prayer | The Truth That Saves Us From Judgement And God’s Wrath | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39

    Prayer | The Truth That Saves Us From Judgement And God’s Wrath | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39. Prayer: Lord Jesus, sometimes the pleasures of sin beckon me to leave the throne room. Sometimes the worries and cares of this world make me lose my way. Sometimes trials and persecutions make me ask questions about my faith. Please Lord, in whatever situation that I find myself in, help me fix my eyes on you and your promises. Help me stay steadfast. Help me trust you. Help me not to take you for granted. Help me…

  • Reflections _ The Truth That Saves Us From Judgement And God’s Wrath _ Building Faith, Hope, Love _ A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 - 23 - 39 Blog Post Banner Image

    Reflections | The Truth That Saves Us From Judgement And God’s Wrath | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39

    Reflections | The Truth That Saves Us From Judgement And God’s Wrath | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39. Bible Verse Reading: “If we deliberately keep on sinning after we have received the knowledge of the truth, no sacrifice for sins is left, 27. but only a fearful expectation of judgment and of raging fire that will consume the enemies of God.” Hebrews 10: 26 -27 Building Faith, Hope, Love – A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39 Get The Kindle Book Get The Paperback Book Reflections And…

  • Prayer _ Finding A Place And Time For Fellowship _ Building Faith, Hope, Love _ A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 - 23 - 39 Blog Post Banner Image

    Prayer | Finding A Place And Time For Fellowship | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39

    Prayer | Finding A Place And Time For Fellowship | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39. Prayer: Jesus thank you for the various avenues you have availed to help me keep in fellowship and communion with other believers and brethren. Please keep opening more doors and giving me opportunities to keep in fellowship. Help me not tire serving other’s in love, faith and hope. I love and adore you Jesus. Amen. Building Faith, Hope, Love – A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39 Get The Kindle Book Get…

  • Reflections _ Finding A Place And Time For Fellowship _ Building Faith, Hope, Love _ A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 - 23 - 39 Blog Post Banner Image

    Reflections | Finding A Place And Time For Fellowship | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39

    Reflections | Finding A Place And Time For Fellowship | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39. Bible Verse Reading: “Not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the day approaching.” Hebrews 10: 25 Building Faith, Hope, Love – A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39 Get The Kindle Book Get The Paperback Book Reflections And Lessons: Let’s admit it. Sometimes life gets really busy. If you have a job and a family with…

  • Prayer _ Finding Ways To Love Difficult People _ Building Faith, Hope, Love _ A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 - 23 - 39 Blog Post Banner Image

    Prayer | Finding Ways To Love Difficult People | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39

    Prayer | Finding Ways To Love  Difficult People | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39. Prayer: Jesus please teach me to love and do good deeds. Lord, even when it is difficult and seems futile please give me strength to forge ahead and to never grow slack. Help me to be a giver, lover and worker of good deeds. Amen. Building Faith, Hope, Love – A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39 Get The Kindle Book Get The Paperback Book Bible Verse Reading: “And let us consider how…

  • Reflections _ Finding Ways To Love Difficult People _ Building Faith, Hope, Love _ A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 - 23 - 39 Blog Post Banner Image

    Reflections | Finding Ways To Love Difficult People | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39

    Reflections | Finding Ways To Love  Difficult People | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39. Bible Verse Reading: “And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds.” Hebrews 10: 24 Building Faith, Hope, Love – A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39 Get The Kindle Book Get The Paperback Book Reflections And Lessons: It’s often easy to love those who love us. It’s easy to reciprocate requited love. But what about loving those who are difficult to love?  How can we…

  • Prayer _ Holding Onto Hope _ Building Faith, Hope, Love _ A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 - 23 - 39 Blog Post Banner Image

    Prayer | Holding Onto Hope | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39

    Prayer | Holding Onto Hope | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39. Prayer: Lord Jesus even when life gets hard and despair knocks at my doors, please help me hold onto hope. Never giving up on your word and your promises. Remind me Jesus that your promises are yes and amen and that you never fail. Thank you Jesus. Amen. Building Faith, Hope, Love – A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39 Get The Kindle Book Get The Paperback Book Bible Verse Reading: “Let us hold unswervingly to…

  • Reflections _ Holding Onto Hope _ Building Faith, Hope, Love _ A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 - 23 - 39 Blog Post Banner Image

    Reflections | Holding Onto Hope | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39

    Reflections | Holding Onto Hope | Building Faith, Hope, Love | A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39. Bible Verse Reading: “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.” Hebrews 10: 23 Building Faith, Hope, Love – A Simple 7 Day Bible Reading Devotional Based On Hebrews 10 – 23 – 39 Get The Kindle Book Get The Paperback Book Reflections And Lessons: Sometimes life’s storms hit. In this life it is inevitable. And you can never really know when the waves will hit.  Yet we can trust Jesus and his word. We can put…

  • Who Is The Real Speaker In Prophetic Utterances _ The Holy Spirit Or The Prophet - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    Who Is The Real Speaker In Prophetic Utterances | The Holy Spirit Or The Prophet – Spiritual Reading

    Who Is The Real Speaker In Prophetic Utterances | The Holy Spirit Or The Prophet – Spiritual Reading. The thing that the Bible teaches regarding the Inspiration of the Prophets and the Apostles and their utterances, is that the Holy Spirit was the real speaker in the prophetic utterances, that what was said or written was the Holy Spirit’s Word that was upon the Apostle’s tongue, and not the word of the Prophet or Apostle. This is said in the Bible in so many words, over and over again. For example, in Heb. 3:7 we read: “Wherefore, even as the Holy Spirit saith, To-day if ye shall hear His voice, harden not your hearts,…

  • Do Prophets Speak Words From God Or They Utter Their Own Thoughts - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    Do Prophets Speak Words From God Or They Utter Their Own Thoughts – Spiritual Reading

    Do Prophets Speak Words From God Or They Utter Their Own Thoughts – Spiritual Reading. The thing that the Bible makes perfectly clear is, that not one single prophetic utterance was of the prophet’s own will (i.e., it was not in any sense merely what he wished to say), but in every instance the Prophet spoke from God, and the Prophet was carried along in the prophetic utterance by the Holy Spirit, regardless of his own will or thought. We find this stated practically in so many words in 2 Pet. 1:21 where we read: “For no prophecy (literally, not a prophecy) ever came (literally, was brought) by the will of man; but men spake from God being moved (literally,…

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    What Was The Human And Physical Nature Of Jesus Christ – Spiritual Reading

    What Was The Human And Physical Nature Of Jesus Christ – Spiritual Reading. But not only did Jesus Christ have a human parentage, He had a human physical nature, a human body. This comes out in the first of our texts, “The Word Became Flesh,” and in Hebrews 2:14 we are taught “Since then the children are sharers in flesh and blood, he also (i.e., our Lord Jesus also) himself in like manner partook of the same; that through death he might bring to naught him that had the power of death, that is, the devil.”  Words could not make it plainer that our Lord Jesus had a real human body, a real human physical nature. Indeed,…

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    A Patient Person Shows Great Understanding – Patience Bible Verses

    A Patient Person Shows Great Understanding – Patience Bible Verses. We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers, 3 remembering without ceasing your work of faith, labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the sight of our God and Father, 4 knowing, beloved brethren, your election by God. 1 Thessalonians 1:2-4 But in all things we commend ourselves as ministers of God: in much patience, in tribulations, in needs, in distresses, 5 in stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in sleeplessness, in fastings; 6 by purity, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by kindness, by the Holy…

  • Why Did Jesus Christ Shed His Blood And Die - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    Why Did Jesus Christ Shed His Blood And Die – Spiritual Reading

    Why Did Jesus Christ Shed His Blood And Die – Spiritual Reading. 1. First of all, the Bible distinctly and repeatedly tells us by direct statement, and by countless typical reference in the Old Testament, that He died as a vicarious offering for sin; that is, that He, an absolutely perfect, righteous one, who [deserved to live, died in the place of unjust men who deserved to die. For example, we read in Isa. 53:5, “But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement of our peace was upon Him; and with His stripes we are healed.” And in the eighth verse we read, “By oppression and judgment He was taken…

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    Why Was Jesus Christ’s Death Necessary And Important – Spiritual Reading

    Why Was Jesus Christ’s Death Necessary And Important – Spiritual Reading. The first thing that the Bible plainly teaches on this question is the absolute necessity and fundamental importance of the death of Jesus Christ, the absolute necessity and fundamental importance of the shedding of His blood. The tendency of our day in Unitarian circles, and in orthodox circles that have been leavened by the corrupting leaven of Unitarianism, is to minimise the importance of the death of our Lord Jesus Christ. The tendency is to make His life and character, His teaching and leadership, the main thing. Christian Science even goes so far as to deny the fact of His…

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    Were The Revelations Made To The Prophets By The Holy Spirit Independent Of Their Thinking – Spiritual Reading

    Were The Revelations Made To The Prophets By The Holy Spirit Independent Of Their Thinking – Spiritual Reading. The third thing that the Bible makes perfectly clear as to the inspiration of the Prophets and Apostles is, that the revelation made by God through His Holy Spirit to the Prophets was independent of the Prophets’ own thinking, that it was made to them by the Spirit of Christ which was in them, and that they themselves oftentimes did not thoroughly understand the full meaning of what the Spirit was saying through them, and that what they said was a subject of diligent search and inquiry to their own mind as to…

  • God's Doctrine Of Atonement Vs Unitarian And Christian Science Doctrines Of The Atonement - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    God’s Doctrine Of Atonement Vs Unitarian And Christian Science Doctrines Of The Atonement – Spiritual Reading

    God’s Doctrine Of Atonement Vs Unitarian And Christian Science Doctrines Of The Atonement – Spiritual Reading. And according to the law almost all things are purified with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no remission. Hebrews 9:22 One of the most fundamental, central and vital doctrines of the Christian faith is the Christian doctrine of the Atonement. Without the Bible Doctrine of the Atonement you have no Christianity, but the Devil’s substitute for Christianity. Without the Bible Doctrine of the Atonement you have no real gospel, but an utterly false and soul-destroying philosophy. In speaking on the doctrine of the Deity of Christ I said: “If a man…

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    Disguises And Choosing Humility Over Pride – Lessons From Abraham’s Lie

    Disguises And Choosing Humility Over Pride – Lessons From Abraham’s Lie Abraham lied about Sarah being his wife and he called her his sister to the Egyptians.  Now there was a famine in the land, and Abram went down to Egypt to live there for a while because the famine was severe. 11. As he was about to enter Egypt, he said to his wife Sarai, “I know what a beautiful woman you are. 12. When the Egyptians see you, they will say, ‘This is his wife.’ Then they will kill me but will let you live. 13. Say you are my sister, so that I will be treated well…

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    What Is The Distinction Between God The Father, God The Son And God The Holy Spirit – Spiritual Reading

    What Is The Distinction Between God The Father, God The Son And God The Holy Spirit – Spiritual Reading. But now we come to the question, Is the Holy Spirit a distinct personality from the Father and from the Son? He might be a person, as we have clearly seen that He is, and He might be a divine person, as we have just seen that He is, and at the same time He might be only the same person who manifested Himself at times as the Father and at other times as the Son, and in that case there would not be three divine Persons in the Godhead, but…

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    It Is The Passover Sacrifice Of The Lord – Passover Bible Verses

    It Is The Passover Sacrifice Of The Lord – Passover Bible Verses. And thus you shall eat it: with a belt on your waist, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand. So you shall eat it in haste. It is the Lord’s Passover. Exodus 12:11 And it shall be, when your children say to you, ‘What do you mean by this service?’ 27 that you shall say, It is the Passover sacrifice of the Lord, who passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt when He struck the Egyptians and delivered our households.’ ” So the people bowed their heads and worshiped. 28…

  • What Is The Proof That The Holy Spirit Is God And Divine - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    What Is The Proof That The Holy Spirit Is God And Divine – Spiritual Reading

    What Is The Proof That The Holy Spirit Is God And Divine – Spiritual Reading. The deity of the Holy Spirit: We take up first the question of the Deity of the Holy Spirit. The fact that the Holy Spirit is a person does not prove that He is divine. There are spirits who are persons but who are not God. There are five distinct lines of proof of the Deity of the Holy Spirit, that the Holy Spirit is God. 1. The first line of proof of the Deity of the Holy Spirit is that each of the four distinctively Divine attributes are ascribed to the Holy Spirit in the Bible.…

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    What Divine Offices Predict The Divinity And Deity Of Jesus Christ – Spiritual Reading

    What Divine Offices Predict The Divinity And Deity Of Jesus Christ – Spiritual Reading. There are seven distinctively divine offices. That is to say, there are seven things that God alone can do, and each one of these seven distinctively Divine offices are ascribed to Jesus Christ. The seven distinctively Divine offices are: Creation, Preservation, Forgiveness of Sin, the Raising of the Dead, the Transformation of Bodies, Judgment, and the Bestowal of Eternal Life, and each of these is ascribed to Jesus Christ. Creation is ascribed to Him. In Heb. 1:10 these words are spoken to our Lord: “And thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth; and the…

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    Love Is Patient, Love Is Kind – Patience Bible Verses

    Love Is Patient, Love Is Kind – Patience Bible Verses. For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope. Romans 15:4 But the ones that fell on the good ground are those who, having heard the word with a noble and good heart, keep it and bear fruit with patience. Luke 8:15  So that we ourselves boast of you among the churches of God for your patience and faith in all your persecutions and tribulations that you endure, 5 which is manifest evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be counted worthy…

  • For As A Young Man Marries A Virgin, So Shall Your Sons Marry You - Marriage Bible Verses Blog Post Banner Image

    For As A Young Man Marries A Virgin, So Shall Your Sons Marry You – Marriage Bible Verses

    For As A Young Man Marries A Virgin, So Shall Your Sons Marry You – Marriage Bible Verses. For as a young man marries a virgin, So shall your sons marry you;And as the bridegroom rejoices over the bride, So shall your God rejoice over you. Isaiah 62:5 Therefore, my brethren, you also have become dead to the law through the body of Christ, that you may be married to another—to Him who was raised from the dead, that we should bear fruit to God. Romans 7:4 But I say to you that whoever divorces his wife for any reason except sexual immorality causes her to commit adultery; and whoever…

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    Questions And Answers About The Passover

    Questions And Answers About The Passover. What Passover is all about? Passover is one of the most important religious festivals in the Jewish calendar. Jews celebrate the Feast of Passover (Pesach in Hebrew) to commemorate the liberation of the Children of Israel who were led out of Egypt by Moses. BBC  What is the significance of Passover? Passover is one of the most important religious festivals in the Jewish calendar. Jews celebrate the Feast of Passover (Pesach in Hebrew) to commemorate the liberation of the Children of Israel who were led out of Egypt by Moses. BBC  When did we start celebrating Passover? Passover starts on the 15th day of Nisan in the Hebrew calendar and lasts for 7…

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    Marriage Is Honorable Among All – Marriage Bible Verses

    Marriage Is Honorable Among All – Marriage Bible Verses. “Furthermore it has been said, Whoever divorces his wife, let him give her a certificate of divorce.’ 32 But I say to you that whoever divorces his wife for any reason except sexual immorality causes her to commit adultery; and whoever marries a woman who is divorced commits adultery. Matthew 5:31-32 Now to the married I command, yet not I but the Lord: A wife is not to depart from her husband. 11 But even if she does depart, let her remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband. And a husband is not to divorce his wife. 1 Corinthians 7:10-11…

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    Be Patient In Affliction – Patience Bible Verses

    Be Patient In Affliction – Patience Bible Verses. Now may the God of patience and comfort grant you to be like-minded toward one another, according to Christ Jesus, 6 that you may with one mind and one mouth glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. Romans 15:5-6 But you, O man of God, flee these things and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, gentleness. 12 Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, to which you were also called and have confessed the good confession in the presence of many witnesses. 1 Timothy 6:11-12 And you will be hated by all for My name’s…

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    Rape Culture| Don’t Cause A Brother To Stumble | Feminism And Misogyny

    The Rape Culture| Don’t Cause A Brother To stumble | Feminism And Misogyny. Some women will tempt and seduce a man. Through their dressing, actions and words. Not because they love him but simply as a way of gaining control so that they can extort and blackmail him. After such women lure men into their bedchambers, when the men are aroused and sin, these very same women will turn around and cry victim. They will wail and cry about rape. Rape culture is a sociological concept for a setting in which rape is pervasive and normalized due to societal attitudes about gender and sexuality. Wikipedia Rape has become so normalized with…

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    Seed Of The Woman | Managing The Serpent Spirit | Feminism And Misogyny

    Seed Of The Woman | Managing The Serpent Spirit | Feminism And Misogyny. One of the spirit’s the feminists and misogynists are exhibiting is the serpent/snake spirit. Just like a snake goes belly up, belly down when it’s running away when it senses it’s about to be crushed. The snake will not move in a straight path. They will keep swinging in all directions. That is what is going on with feminists and misogynists. That is why most of their arguments can’t hold. For example: In one sentence a feminist will talk about respect, in the very next sentence, they will be insulting someone.  In one post, they will be…

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    For Indeed Christ, Our Passover, Was Sacrificed For Us – Passover Bible Verses

    For Indeed Christ, Our Passover, Was Sacrificed For Us – Passover Bible Verses. Therefore purge out the old leaven, that you may be a new lump, since you truly are unleavened. For indeed Christ, our Passover, was sacrificed for us. 8 Therefore let us keep the feast, not with old leaven, nor with the leaven of malice and wickedness, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth. 1 Corinthians 5:7-8 By faith he forsook Egypt, not fearing the wrath of the king; for he endured as seeing Him who is invisible. 28 By faith he kept the Passover and the sprinkling of blood, lest he who destroyed the firstborn…

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    I Want Younger Women To Marry – Marriage Bible Verses

    I Want Younger Women To Marry – Marriage Bible Verses. “Return, O backsliding children,” says the Lord; “for I am married to you. I will take you, one from a city and two from a family, and I will bring you to Zion. Jeremiah 3:14 But if any man thinks he is behaving improperly toward his virgin, if she is past the flower of youth, and thus it must be, let him do what he wishes. He does not sin; let them marry. 1 Corinthians 7:36 For in the resurrection they neither marry nor are given in marriage, but are like angels of God in heaven. Matthew 22:30 Marriage Prayer…

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    What Are The Similarities Between Jesus Christ And Jehovah God – Spiritual Reading

    What Are The Similarities Between Jesus Christ And Jehovah God – Spiritual Reading. Statements which in the Old Testament are made distinctly of Jehovah, God, are taken in the New Testament to refer to Jesus Christ. We have not time to illustrate this at length, but will give but one illustration where many might be given. In Jer. 11:20 the prophet says, “But, O Lord of hosts, that judgest righteously, that triest the reins and the heart, let me see thy vengeance on them: for unto thee have I revealed my cause.”  Here the prophet distinctly says that it is Jehovah of Hosts who judgest and triest the reins and the heart. And in the 17th chapter and…

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    What Names And Titles Prove That Jesus Christ Is God And Divine – Spiritual Reading

    What Names And Titles Prove That Jesus Christ Is God And Divine – Spiritual Reading. There are many names and titles clearly implying deity are used of Jesus Christ in the Bible, some of them over and over again, the total number of passages reaching far into the hundreds. Of course, I can give you only a few illustrations. Turn with me first of all to Rev. 1:17, “And when I saw him, I fell at his feet as one dead. And he laid his right hand upon me saying, Fear not; I am the first and the last.”  The context shows clearly that our Lord Jesus was the speaker, and here our Lord…

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    Inspiringly Powerful Ancient Queens Of The World From Various Kingdoms, Cultures And Civilizations

    Inspiringly Powerful Ancient Queens Of The World From Various Kingdoms, Cultures And Civilizations. Queen Makeda Of Sheba. “The Queen of Sheba is the monarch mentioned in the Bible and then in later works who travels to Jerusalem to experience the wisdom of King Solomon (c. 965-931 BCE) of Israel first-hand. The queen is first mentioned in I Kings 10:1-13 and in II Chronicles 9:1-12 in the Bible, then in the later Aramaic Targum Sheni, then the Quran, and finally the Ethiopian work known as the Kebra Negast; later writings featuring the queen, all religious in nature, come basically from the story as first told in the Bible. There is no archaeological evidence, inscription, or statuary supporting her existence outside of these texts.…

  • Is Jesus Christ Omnipotent _ Omniscient _ Omnipresent _ Eternal And Immutable - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    Is Jesus Christ Omnipotent | Omniscient | Omnipresent | Eternal And Immutable – Spiritual Reading

    Is Jesus Christ Omnipotent, Omniscient, Omnipresent, Eternal, And Immutable – Spiritual Reading. All the five distinctively Divine attributes are ascribed to Jesus Christ, and “all the fulness of the Godhead” is said to dwell in Him. There are five distinctively Divine attributes, that is five attributes that God alone possesses. These are Omnipotence, Omniscience, Omnipresence, Eternity, and Immutability. Each one of these distinctively Divine attributes are ascribed to Jesus Christ. First of all, omnipotence is ascribed to Jesus Christ. Not only are we taught that Jesus had power over disease and death and winds and sea and demons, that they were all subject to His word, and that He is…

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    Therefore I Desire That The Younger Widows Marry – Marriage Bible Verses

    Therefore I Desire That The Younger Widows Marry – Marriage Bible Verses. But even if you do marry, you have not sinned; and if a virgin marries, she has not sinned. Nevertheless such will have trouble in the flesh, but I would spare you. 1 Corinthians 7:28 A wife is bound by law as long as her husband lives; but if her husband dies, she is at liberty to be married to whom she wishes, only in the Lord. 40 But she is happier if she remains as she is, according to my judgment—and I think I also have the Spirit of God. 1 Corinthians 7:39-40 Yet you ask, “For…

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    How Long Is Future Suffering And Punishment In Hell – Spiritual Reading

    How Long Is Future Suffering And Punishment In Hell – Spiritual Reading. What the bible teaches regarding the endlessness of future punishment. To find out exactly what the Bible teaches as to the endlessness of future punishment let us turn first of all to the words of our Lord Jesus Himself in Matt.25:46 (R. V.), “And these shall go away into eternal punishment: but the righteous into eternal life.”  The first question that confronts us in studying this passage is what the word aionios (aionion) which is here translated “eternal” means. The best Greek-English dictionary of the New Testament is Thayer’s. In this dictionary Thayer after a careful study of the word, its derivation and…

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    Casting Out Demons And Unclean Spirits – Miracles, Signs And Wonders Done By Jesus

    Casting Out Demons And Unclean Spirits – Miracles, Signs And Wonders Done By Jesus. Jesus casts the demons out of a mute man and sets him free. While they were going out, a man who was demon-possessed and could not talk was brought to Jesus. 33 And when the demon was driven out, the man who had been mute spoke. The crowd was amazed and said, “Nothing like this has ever been seen in Israel.” Matthew 9:32-33 Jesus casts the unclean spirits out of a demon possessed, blind, mute man and sets him free. Then they brought him a demon-possessed man who was blind and mute, and Jesus healed him,…

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    For A Happy And Successful Marriage That Will Last And Survive The Storms Of Life You Need This – The Vintage Woman

    For A Happy And Successful Marriage That Will Last And Survive The Storms Of Life You Need This – The Vintage Woman. You can have a fulfilling and happy marriage even in today’s world. You can have a healthy and successful marriage in today’s atmosphere’s filled with divorce and separation. You simply need to base your marriage on the architect of marriage. The person who doesn’t think it is right for man or for woman to be alone. The one who believes that human being’s need support systems, family, relationships and marriage. And the Lord God said, “It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him…

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    Will All Men Be Saved And Brought To Repentance – Spiritual Reading

    Will All Men Be Saved And Brought To Repentance – Spiritual Reading. There are several passages of Scripture which those who believe that all men will ultimately repent and be brought to accept Christ and thus saved, urge against what seems to be the plain teaching of the passages we have been studying. The first of these is: 1 Peter 3:18-20: “Because Christ also suffered for sins once, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring us to God; being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit; in which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison, that aforetime were disobedient, when the longsuffering…

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    Where Is Your Hope For Life Found – Hope In Jesus Christ

    Where Is Your Hope For Life Found – Hope In Jesus Christ. Where is your Hope for life found?  Is it in your family, finances, friends, job, career, children, business, investments, beauty, money, intelligence, education, networks etc? Sadly, putting your hope in the things mentioned above can put you to shame. In fact many people in the world have been put to shame by hoping in passing fancies. The only hope that never disappoints, that doesn’t fail and that doesn’t shame us is a hope in Jesus. For the Scripture says, “Whoever believes on Him will not be put to shame.” 12 For there is no distinction between Jew and…

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    Is Suffering And Punishment In Hell Eternal – Spiritual Reading

    Is Suffering And Punishment In Hell Eternal – Spiritual Reading. Is future punishment everlasting? Jesus Christ plainly taught that there was to be a literal hell and that this hell would be a place of conscious suffering, suffering far beyond that experienced by any one here in this present life, but we are faced by another question of great importance, Is this future, conscious suffering of the impenitent to be endless? All You Want to Know About Hell: Three Christian Views of God?s Final Solution to the Problem of SinKindle Edition By Steve Gregg. There are many who believe in future punishment of a very severe and awful character, and who indeed…

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    Questions And Answers About The Sabbath | Shabbat | 7th Day Of The Week

    Questions And Answers About The Sabbath | Shabbat | 7th Day Of The Week. What does the word Sabbath literally mean? The word “sanctified” in verse 3 comes from the root qadash, which literally means“to set apart as holy.” The first place the word “Sabbath” (from the Hebrew verb shabbat, meaning “to rest from labor”; the day of rest) is used for the seventh day, is in Exodus 16:23. Wikibooks  “Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. 9 Six days you shall labor and do all your work, 10 but the seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord your God. In it you shall do no work: you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your…

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    Why Democrats And Liberals Should Stop Insulting, Abusing And Calling Donald Trump Derogatory Names

    Why Democrats And Liberals Should Stop Insulting, Abusing And Calling Donald Trump Derogatory Names. For several months now, every time I log onto the internet and social media, I’m greeted with very disturbing comments, posts, articles, status updates, posts, meme’s, GIFs, Images, videos etc showing people who are insulting Donald Trump (The President Of the United States), Melania Trump (His beautiful wife) and the rest of his family. While many people assume that it is okay for them to insult and abuse Donald Trump because he is a Public figure and the President of the United States Of America, I think these people should re-think their ideology, politics, philosophy, stand…

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    Songs That Got Me Through The Year | 2018 – Praise And Worship

    Songs That Got Me Through The Year | 2018 – Praise And Worship. Yeshua has seen me through another year. 2018 was the year where praise and worship morphed into the prophetic. So many gospel musicians released really prophetic sounds this year. And I saw Jesus move mighty in many areas of my life. Every year, Jesus lets me know that there is more to him, his glory and his kingdom. He keeps revealing himself to me in the most glorious and ingenious ways. This year was no different. In 2017, Jesus showed me the power of praise and worship to open new doors and I shared that list of…

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    Your Land Shall Be Married – Marriage Bible Verses

    Your Land Shall Be Married – Marriage Bible Verses. You shall no longer be termed Forsaken,Nor shall your land any more be termed Desolate;But you shall be called Hephzibah, and your land Beulah;For the Lord delights in you,And your land shall be married. Isaiah 62:4 For I am jealous over you with a godly jealousy, because I have promised you in marriage to one husband — to present a pure virgin to Christ. 2 Corinthians 11:2 “The kingdom of heaven is like a certain king who arranged a marriage for his son, 3 and sent out his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding; and they were…

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    But You Will Receive Power When The Holy Spirit Has Come On You – Holy Spirit Bible Verses

    But You Will Receive Power When The Holy Spirit Has Come On You – Holy Spirit Bible Verses. But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come on you, and you will be My witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” Acts 1:8  I speak the truth in Christ — I am not lying; my conscience is testifying to me with the Holy Spirit Romans 9:1 It was revealed to them that they were not serving themselves but you. These things have now been announced to you through those who preached the gospel to you by the Holy Spirit sent…

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    What Makes Marriage Sweetest – The Healing Power Of Love

    What Makes Marriage Sweetest – The Healing Power Of Love. Books and manuals have been written about what makes marriage sweet. We are taught about the attributes of a great marriage in church sermons, television shows, magazines, conferences, podcasts, radio, movies etc.The commonest guiding principles for a sweet marriage are often listed as. Great Communication Compatibility Shared values Respect and honor Great Sex Forgiveness Love Patience While all these ingredients make a marriage sweet, what makes a marriage sweetest is the HOLY SPIRIT. The Holy Spirit Makes Marriage Last. The Holy Spirit Makes Marriage Easy. The Holy Spirit Makes Marriage Work. The Holy Spirit Makes Marriage Work. The Holy Spirit…

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    Is There A Real And Literal Hell – Spiritual Reading

    Is There A Real And Literal Hell – Spiritual Reading. There is to be a literal Hell. The Bible says so, Jesus says in Matt. 5:22, “But I say unto you, that every one who is angry with his brother, shall be in danger of the judgment; and whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca, shall be in danger [of the council; and whosoever shall say, Thou fool, shall be in danger of the hell of fire.”  In the 29th verse of the same chapter the Lord Jesus says: “And if thy right eye causeth thee to stumble pluck it out, and cast it from thee; for it is profitable for thee that one of thy members…

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    Questions And Answers About Tithing And Tithes

    Questions And Answers About Tithing And Tithes. What is the meaning of tithe in the Bible? Tithing, or giving a tithe, goes back to ancient times, even before the days of Moses. The definition of tithe from the Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church explains the term as “the tenth part of all fruits and profits due to God and thus to the church for the maintenance of its ministry.” Thought Co Bring all the tithes into the storehouse, That there may be food in My house, And try Me now in this,” Says the Lord of hosts, “If I will not open for you the windows of heaven And pour out for you such…

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    Please Forgive My Sin – Forgiveness Bible Verses

    Please Forgive My Sin – Forgiveness Bible Verses. “Judge not, and you shall not be judged. Condemn not, and you shall not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven.” Luke 6:37  And the prayer of faith will save the sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. 16 Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much. James 5:15-16  Now where there is forgiveness of these, there is no longer an offering for sin. Hebrews 10:18  And may You hear the supplications…

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    What Is The Devil’s Destiny – Spiritual Reading

    What Is The Devil’s Destiny? – Spiritual Reading. The Devil’s Destiny: Turn in the first place to Rev. 20:1-3: “And I saw an angel coming down out of heaven, having the keys of the abyss and a great chain in his hand. And he laid hold of the dragon, the old serpent, which is the devil and Satan, and bound him for a thousand years, and cast him into the abyss, and shut it, and sealed it over him, that he should deceive the nations no more, until the thousand years should be finished: After this he must be loosed for a little time.”  We are here taught that at the Second Coming of…

  • Hell Is Too Awful, Don't Let The Fleeting Pleasures Of Life Lead You There - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    Hell Is Too Awful, Don’t Let The Fleeting Pleasures Of Life Lead You There – Spiritual Reading

    Hell Is Too Awful, Don’t Let The Fleeting Pleasures Of Life Lead You There – Spiritual Reading. “The future state of those who reject in the life that now is the redemption offered to them in Christ Jesus is plainly declared in the Word of God to be a state of conscious, unutterable, endless torment and anguish. This conception is an appalling one, but it is the Scriptural conception. It is the unmistakable, inescapable teaching of God’s own word. I wish that all men would repent and accept Christ. If any one could show me one single passage in the Bible that clearly taught that all men would ultimately repent,…

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    Prayer Continues In The Desire Of The Heart – Prayer And Devotional Quotes – John Wesley

    Prayer Continues In The Desire Of The Heart – Prayer And Devotional Quotes – John Wesley. “God does nothing but in answer to prayer.”  – John Wesley “Proceed with much prayer, and your way will be made plain.”  – John Wesley “Prayer continues in the desire of the heart, though the understanding be employed on outward things.”  – John Wesley “The neglect of prayer is a grand hindrance to holiness.”  – John Wesley “Whether we think of; or speak to, God, whether we act or suffer for him, all is prayer, when we have no other object than his love, and the desire of pleasing him.”  – John Wesley “God’s command to “pray without…

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    What Is The Character Of The Devil/Satan – Spiritual Reading

    What Is The Character Of The Devil/Satan – Spiritual Reading. The Character Of The Devil. As to the character of the Devil, the Bible teaches us that he is a being absolutely wicked. In Matt. 13:19 he is called, “The Wicked One.” That is to say, he is one who is the personal embodiment of absolute wickedness. In I John 5:19 R. V. also he is called “The Wicked One.” God is “The Holy One,” that is to say the One who is the personal embodiment of perfect holiness. The Devil is just His opposite, the personal embodiment of consummate wickedness. The Devil is to evil what God is to good. In I John 3:8, we read: “He that doeth…

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    What The Devil Does – How He Work’s And Manifest’s – Spiritual Reading

    What The Devil Does – How He Work’s And Manifest’s – Spiritual Reading.  The Work of the Devil. In the first place we are taught that the Devil tempts men to sin. We have a most striking illustration of this in his temptation of our Lord. We have in the Bible three accounts of this temptation. We will look at Matthew’s account. Matt. 4:1-9: “Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil. (2) And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he afterward hungered. (3) And the tempter came and said unto him, If thou art the son of God, command that these…

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    Where Are The Issues Of Eternity Settled – Before Or After Death – Spiritual Reading

    Where Are The Issues Of Eternity Settled – Before Or After Death – Spiritual Reading. There remains one other important question; and that is, where are the issues of eternity settled. There are those who believe that the punishment of the persistently impenitent is everlasting, that it has no end, but they also believe that the issues of eternity are not settled in the life that now is, but that with many they are settled after death and that when men die impenitent they will have another chance. Believing in endless punishment does not necessarily involve believing that there is no chance after death. There are many who believe that…

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    Feeding And Drinking – Miracles, Signs And Wonders Done By Jesus

    Feeding And Drinking – Miracles, Signs And Wonders Done By Jesus. Jesus helps the disciples to catch a great number of fish When He had stopped speaking, He said to Simon, “Launch out into the deep and let down your nets for a catch.”5 But Simon answered and said to Him, “Master, we have toiled all night and caught nothing; nevertheless at Your word I will let down the net.” 6 And when they had done this, they caught a great number of fish, and their net was breaking. 7 So they signaled to their partners in the other boat to come and help them. And they came and filled…

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    Who Jesus Is To Me – Faith In Jesus Christ

    Who Jesus Is To Me – Faith In Jesus Christ. Jesus is my everything. I can’t do this life or the next one without him. I need him more desperately than the air I breathe. I don’t think there are words enough to describe what he means to me or who he is to me. However, I managed to find a few bible verses that paint a rough picture of who Jesus is to me. Jesus is my maker and husband. For your Maker is your husband,The Lord of hosts is His name;And your Redeemer is the Holy One of Israel;He is called the God of the whole earth.6 For…

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    Resurrection And Raising People From The Dead – Miracles, Signs And Wonders Done By Jesus

    Resurrection And Raising People From The Dead – Miracles, Signs And Wonders Done By Jesus. Jesus raises and resurrects Lazarus from the dead Then Jesus, again groaning in Himself, came to the tomb. It was a cave, and a stone lay against it. 39 Jesus said, “Take away the stone.”Martha, the sister of him who was dead, said to Him, “Lord, by this time there is a stench, for he has been dead four days.” 40 Jesus said to her, “Did I not say to you that if you would believe you would see the glory of God?” 41 Then they took away the stone from the place where the…

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    For The Holy Spirit Will Teach You – Holy Spirit Bible Verses

    For The Holy Spirit Will Teach You – Holy Spirit Bible Verses. In that same hour He rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, “I praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because You have hidden these things from the wise and the learned and have revealed them to infants. Yes, Father, because this was Your good pleasure. Luke 10:21  After saying this, He breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit. 23 If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained.” John 20:22-23  While He was together with them, He commanded them not to leave…

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    Boldly And Gladly Boasting In The Hope Of Glory – Hope In Jesus Christ

    Boldly And Gladly Boasting In The Hope Of Glory – Hope In Jesus Christ. As believers we can boldly stand and boast; Not in ourselves. Not in our achievements or our accolades or what we have been able to do. Such boast is useless and leads to sin. But boasting in the Hope of the glory of the Lord Jesus gives us peace, faith and perseverance. It helps us to push on. The same way the disciples and believers before us pushed on, we too can. The apostles and disciples had hope that their Messiah Jesus Christ would be glorified through them and so they pushed ahead. When life got…

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    Careful For Nothing, Prayerful For Everything – Prayer And Devotional Quotes – Dwight Lyman Moody

    Careful For Nothing, Prayerful For Everything – Prayer And Devotional Quotes – Dwight Lyman Moody. “My friends, if we are going to do a great work for God, we must spend much time in prayer; we have got to be closeted with God.”  – Dwight Lyman Moody “A man who prays much in private will make short prayers in public.”  – Dwight Lyman Moody “A man can counterfeit love, he can counterfeit faith, he can counterfeit hope and all the other graces, but it is very difficult to counterfeit humility.”  – Dwight Lyman Moody “Let us pray, and as we pray, let us make room for Jesus in our hearts.”  – Dwight Lyman Moody…

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    Love Is Kind – The Healing Power Of Love

    Love Is Kind – The Healing Power Of Love. That year, my boyfriend had forgotten my birthday. I didn’t take it as a big deal since I wasn’t exactly the party, celebration kind of girl. Plus, I rarely celebrated the day myself unless someone else decided to do it on my behalf. Most years, it just went by like any other day unless someone surprised me like happened that particular year. I was therefore shocked when I got a call from a friend telling me, “When you are in town, please give me a call, I have something that has your name on it and belongs to you.” When I…

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    Questions And Answers About Winter – Cold Season

    Questions And Answers About Winter – Cold Season. What is the winter season? By the meteorological calendar, winter always starts on 1 December. The seasonsare defined as spring (March, April, May), summer (June, July, August), autumn (September, October, November) and winter (December, January, February). MetOffice  What is the official start of winter solstice? The winter solstice is the day with the fewest hours of sunlight in the whole year. In the Northern Hemisphere, it always occurs around December 21 or 22. (In the Southern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs around June 20 or 21.) Almanac Why is the winter solstice important? High summer for the Southern Hemisphere. For the Northern Hemisphere, the return of more sunlight! Earth has seasons…

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    Finding Comfort While Mourning And Experiencing Grief And Loss In These Perilous Times

    Finding Comfort While Mourning And Experiencing Grief And Loss In These Perilous Times. One particularly chilly Autumn morning I woke up to the sad news of the untimely death of my cousin. It was around the season there was a mass shooting first in a Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  and later in Thousand Oaks, California. This was soon followed by widespread fires across California that destroyed many homes and left thousands of people homeless and many dead. As I lay in bed while reading the chilling messages that flowed in from various relatives detailing my cousin brother’s death, I felt numb and had just one thought running through my mind.…

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    Spiritual Benefits And Positive Effects Of A Good Fire That Is Holy And Righteous

    Spiritual Benefits And Positive Effects Of A Good Fire That Is Holy And Righteous. For a long time we have been taught that fire is mostly a bad thing because it burns and causes destruction. If one of your body parts gets burnt, you will feel the pain. And in extreme cases you will need a plastic surgeon to fix you up. Going by the California fires that have been doing the rounds for years, burning homes and rendering people homeless, there is no argument that fire can leave behind devastating effects in it’s wake. And yet, Hebrews 12:29 tells us that;“For our God is a consuming fire.” God is…

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    Prayer Is A Shield To The Soul – Prayer And Devotional Quotes – John Bunyan

    Prayer Is A Shield To The Soul – Prayer And Devotional Quotes – John Bunyan. “The reason why the Christians in this day are at such a loss as to some things is that they are contented with what comes from man’s mouth, without searching and kneeling before God to know of Him the truth of things.” – John Bunyan “If you are not a praying person, you are not a Christian.” – John Bunyan “In all your prayers forget not to thank the Lord for his mercies.” – John Bunyan “It is the opener of the heart of God, and a means by which the soul, though empty, is…

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    You Will Receive The Gift Of The Holy Spirit – Holy Spirit Bible Verses

    You Will Receive The Gift Of The Holy Spirit – Holy Spirit Bible Verses. The angel replied to her: “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore, the holy One to be born will be called the Son of God. Luke 1:35 I have baptized you with water, but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.” Mark 1:8 Being sent out by the Holy Spirit, they came down to Seleucia, and from there they sailed to Cyprus. 5 Arriving in Salamis, they proclaimed God’s message in the Jewish synagogues. They also had John as their assistant. Acts 13:4-5 “I…

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    My Prayer, My Aim, Is Higher Ground – Prayer And Devotional Quotes – Aiden Wilson Tozer

    My Prayer, My Aim, Is Higher Ground – Prayer And Devotional Quotes – Aiden Wilson Tozer. “Sometimes I go to God and say, “God, if Thou dost never answer another prayer while I live on this earth, I will still worship Thee as long as I live and in the ages to come for what Thou hast done already. God’s already put me so far in debt that if I were to live one million millenniums I couldn’t pay Him for what He’s done for me.”  Aiden Wilson Tozer “My heart has no desire to stay where doubts arise and fears dismay; Though some may dwell where these abound, My…

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    The Depth, Height, Weight, Breadth Of Love – Rethinking Love In Today’s World

    The Depth, Height, Weight, Breadth Of Love – Rethinking Love In Today’s World. A few weeks back, I got onto twitter and started tweeting about LOVE. That particular morning a few weeks back I had just re-read Paul’s letter in 1 Corinthians 13 with new eyes. See, at that particular point in time, the notion of love really confounded me (In all fairness, I’m still confounded and learning). I had movie definitions, dictionary definitions and novel definitions etc. Anyhow, in my confusion, I read that chapter a few times and yet I still couldn’t get it. How could Paul say love never fails and yet I (mistakenly and supposedly) saw…

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    A Tender Heart Is A Wakeful, Watchful Heart – Love, Family, And Relationship Quotes – John Bunyan

    A Tender Heart Is A Wakeful, Watchful Heart – Love, Family, And Relationship Quotes – John Bunyan. “You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.”  – John Bunyan “His love is what makes us live, love, sing, and praise forever.”  – John Bunyan “In times of affliction we commonly meet with the sweetest experiences of the love of God.”  – John Bunyan “Love is the beauty and the strength of all societies and the great pleasure of our lives on earth.”  – John Bunyan “The heart, when broken, is like sweet gums and spices when beaten; for as such cast their fragrant scent into…

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    Everyone Matters – Let’s Not Allow Feminism To Tell Us Otherwise

    Everyone Matters – Let’s Not Allow Feminism To Tell Us Otherwise. In the past, when I read an article or post about a woman who had achieved so much in the face of all the sexism going on I would get excited. Often following these posts, were comments, mostly written by other women cheering. Lauding tremendous success. Explaining how brave she was for standing up against men and rising above the odds. I would get excited that a woman was able to beat the men who had oppressed us for so long. As a woman it often made me feel validated. In fact at some point (a very short time)…

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    How You Can Experience A Deeper Spiritual Experience With Jesus Christ

    How You Can Experience A Deeper Spiritual Experience With Jesus Christ. “A man decides to be a lawyer and spends years studying law and finally puts out his shingle. He soon finds something in his temperament that makes it impossible for him to make good as a lawyer. He is a complete failure. He is 50 years old, was admitted to the bar when he was 30, and 20 years later, he has not been able to make a living as a lawyer. As a lawyer, he is a failure.” “A businessman buys a business and tries to operate it. He does everything that he knows how to do but…

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    Christ Is Head Of The Church – Church Family Bible Verses

    Christ Is Head Of The Church – Church Family Bible Verses. Romans 12:3-5 For I say, through the grace given to me, to everyone who is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think, but to think soberly, as God has dealt to each one a measure of faith. 4 For as we have many members in one body, but all the members do not have the same function, 5 so we, being many, are one body in Christ, and individually members of one another. 1 Corinthians 10:17 For we, though many, are one bread and one body; for we all partake of that…

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    The Power Of Your Words To Create Good Or Bad

    The Power Of Your Words To Create Good Or Bad Words have power immeasurably. They have the ability to change situations and destinies. Words can create or destroy. Words can give life or they can kill. King Solomon perfectly illustrates it with the phrases below: Death and life are in the power of the tongue,And those who love it will eat its fruit.  Proverbs 18:21 He who guards his mouth preserves his life,But he who opens wide his lips shall have destruction.Why else did God give us the senses which many people keep abusing continually? Why do folks think God also provided us the Bible?Words have power.  Proverbs 13:3 A…

  • When Christ Died On The Cross, Our Hopes Began - Hope, Assurance And Comfort Quotes - Charles Haddon Spurgeon Blog Post Banner Image

    When Christ Died On The Cross, Our Hopes Began – Hope, Assurance And Comfort Quotes – Charles Haddon Spurgeon

    When Christ Died On The Cross, Our Hopes Began – Hope, Assurance And Comfort Quotes – Charles Haddon Spurgeon. “The iron bolt which so mysteriously fastens the door of hope and holds our spirits in gloomy prison, needs a heavenly hand to push it back.” Charles Haddon Spurgeon “Hope itself is like a star- not to be seen in the sunshine of prosperity and only to be discovered in the night of adversity.” Charles Haddon Spurgeon “Of all the things in the world to be dreaded, despair is the chief. When a man is in the depths of despair, he is ready for all sorts of sins. When fear discourages…

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    Temperance Is Love In Training – Love, Family, And Relationship Quotes – Dwight Lyman Moody

    Temperance Is Love In Training – Love, Family, And Relationship Quotes – Dwight Lyman Moody. “My heart goes out to you, and I long to see you all coming constantly to God for a fresh supply of love.” Dwight Lyman Moody “Joy is love exalted; peace is love in response; long-suffering is love enduring; gentleness is love in society; goodness is love in action; faith is love on the battlefield; meekness is love in tough situations; and temperance is love in training.” Dwight Lyman Moody “Temperance is love in training.” Dwight Lyman Moody “There has never been a time in my life when I felt that I could take a…

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    Questions And Answers About The Last Supper

    Questions And Answers About The Last Supper. What does the Last Supper mean? The Last Supper is the final meal that, in the Gospel accounts, Jesus shared with his Apostles in Jerusalem before his crucifixion. The Last Supper is commemorated by Christians especially on Maundy Thursday. Wikipedia And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to the disciples and said, “Take, eat; this is My body.”27 Then He took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. 28 For this is My blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many for the remission of sins. 29…

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    A Loving Personality Dominates The Bible – Love, Family, And Relationship Quotes – Aiden Wilson Tozer

    A Loving Personality Dominates The Bible – Love, Family, And Relationship Quotes – Aiden Wilson Tozer. “Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will.” Aiden Wilson Tozer “When we try to focus our thought upon One who is pure uncreated being we may see nothing at all, for He dwelleth in light that no man can approach unto. Only by faith and love are we able to glimpse Him as He passes by our shelter in the cleft of the rock.” Aiden Wilson Tozer “If we cooperate with Him in loving obedience, God will manifest Himself to us, and that manifestation will be the difference…

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    Jesus Heal My Wounds – Prayer

    Jesus Heal My Wounds – Prayer. Lord I really do have wounds that need healing.I have heartaches. I have pains.In places no one can see. Sometimes I get really angry. I don’t justify my actions. Lord, sin is sin. Lord anger is anger. And I struggle with this sometimes. I have been disappointed by life. I have been let down by everything. I have been mistreated by people. Life has been tough.And yes Lord.I do realize this makes blaming others easier.It makes it easy to convict and pass judgement.It makes it easy to call people good or bad. It’s tough Lord. It’s tough for us all. But your grace is…

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    Love Is An Exotic – Love, Family, And Relationship Quotes – Charles Haddon Spurgeon

    Love Is An Exotic – Love, Family, And Relationship Quotes – Charles Haddon Spurgeon. “There must be knowledge of God before there can be love to God: there must be a knowledge of divine things, as they are revealed, before there can be an enjoyment of them.” Charles Haddon Spurgeon “Love is an exotic; it is not a plant which will flourish naturally in human soil, it must be watered from above. Love to Jesus is a flower of a delicate nature, and if it received no nourishment but that which could be drawn from the rock of our hearts it would soon wither.” Charles Haddon Spurgeon “In the Salem…

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    Questions And Answers About The Trinity – One God In Three And Three In One

    Questions And Answers About The Trinity – One God In Three And Three In One. What is the meaning of trinity in the Bible? The Christian doctrine of the Trinity (Latin: Trinitas, lit. ‘triad’, from Greek τριάς and τριάδα, from Latin: trinus “threefold”) holds that God is one God, but three coeternal consubstantial persons or hypostases—the Father, the Son (Jesus Christ), and the Holy Spirit—as “one God in three Divine Persons”. Wikipedia Why is the Trinity important? A fundamental doctrine. The doctrine of the Trinity is one of the most difficult ideas in Christianity, but it’s fundamental to Christians because it: states what Christians believe God is like and who he is. BBC What is the Trinity symbol? A…

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    It Is The Season Of The Blessed Hope – Hope, Assurance And Comfort Quotes – Aiden Wilson Tozer

    It Is The Season Of The Blessed Hope – Hope, Assurance And Comfort Quotes – Aiden Wilson Tozer. “The vague and tenuous hope that God is too kind to punish the ungodly has become a deadly opiate for the consciences of millions.” Aiden Wilson Tozer “Abounding sin is the terror of the world, but abounding grace is the hope of mankind.” Aiden Wilson Tozer “When God created the heavens and the earth, darkness was upon the face of the deep. When the Eternal Son became flesh, He was carried for a time in the darkness of the sweet virgin’s womb. When He died for the life of the world, it…

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    Let Your Words Be The Genuine Picture Of Your Heart – Love, Family, And Relationship Quotes – John Wesley

    Let Your Words Be The Genuine Picture Of Your Heart – Love, Family, And Relationship Quotes – John Wesley. “Humility and patience are the surest proofs of the increase of love.” John Wesley “Beware you are not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge.” John Wesley “In souls filled with love, the desire to please God is continual prayer.” John Wesley “Get all you can, save all you can and give all you can.” John Wesley “Even in the greatest afflictions, we ought to testify to God, that, in receiving them from his hand, we feel pleasure in the midst of the pain,…

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    Family, Kindred, Friends, Relatives, Connections And Relationship Quotes

    Family, Kindred, Friends, Relatives, Connections And Relationship Quotes. The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege. Charles Kuralt Families survive, one way or another. You have a tie, a connection that exists long after death, through many lifetimes. Jessica Lange “A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” George Bernard Shaw What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family. Mother Teresa The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other. Mario Puzo “In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer…

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    The Lord Will Grant You Abundant Prosperity – Blessings Bible Verses

    The Lord Will Grant You Abundant Prosperity – Blessings Bible Verses. It doesn’t matter the challenges we face.It doesn’t matter the pain we go through.It doesn’t matter the suffering we endure.It doesn’t matter what situations life throws at us.It doesn’t matter the disappointments we experience.One thing remains constant and sure.The Lord God Almighty, Jesus Christ of Nazareth is good.God is good all the time and all the time God is good.  The Lord will grant that the enemies who rise up against you will be defeated before you. They will come at you from one direction but flee from you in seven. Deuteronomy 28:7 Your wife will be like a…

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    Questions And Answers About Miracles, Signs And Wonders – A Quality Of Jesus Christ

    Questions And Answers About Miracles, Signs And Wonders – A Quality Of Jesus Christ. What is a miracle? A miracle is an event not explicable by natural or scientific laws. Such an event may be attributed to a supernatural being (especially a deity), magic, a miracle worker, a saint, or a religious leader. … Some coincidences may be seen as miracles. Wikipedia  What is a healing miracle? A type of faith healing in which cures appear to be miraculous. Examples of the healing power of Jesus are often described as miracles. The Free Dictionary  What was Jesus’s first miracle? The transformation of water into wine at the Marriage at Cana or Wedding at Cana is the first miracle attributed to Jesus in the Gospel of John. In…

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    How We Change Our World And Society For Better – Faith In Jesus Christ

    How We Change Our World And Society For Better – Faith In Jesus Christ. Is it possible for us to change the world and make society better for everyone?  Yes, it is possible. If we can get people to accept Jesus Christ and invite him to come into their lives to be Lord and Savior, then we can certainly change the world and make it a better place. –By lifting Jesus Christ! –By obeying Jesus Christ! –By exalting Jesus Christ! –By living for Jesus Christ! –By following Jesus Christ! –By glorifying Jesus Christ!–By speaking about Jesus Christ! –By sharing Jesus Christ with others! –By worshipping and praising Jesus Christ! Jesus…

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    Questions And Answers About Righteousness – A Quality Of Jesus Christ

    Questions And Answers About Righteousness – A Quality Of Jesus Christ.  What is the meaning of righteousness? Definition of righteous. 1 : acting in accord with divine or moral law : free from guilt or sin. 2 a : morally right or justifiable.  Merriam-Webster What is a righteous person? A person who claims he or she knows the Lord should have works ofrighteousness. The Bible says “by their fruits ye shall know them.” You can’t claim a child of God when you are committing adultery, living in fornication, stealing, cheating, etc.    CCTV Cambridge What is righteousness according to the Bible? Righteousness is one of the chief attributes of God as portrayed in the HebrewBible. Its…

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    Questions And Answers About Salvation And Getting Born Again – A Quality Of Jesus Christ

    Questions And Answers About Salvation And Getting Born Again – A Quality Of Jesus Christ. What does the word salvation? Salvation. noun. the act of preserving or the state of being preserved from harm. a person or thing that is the means of preserving from harm. Christianity deliverance by redemption from the power of sin and from the penalties ensuing from it. Dictionary What is the biblical definition of salvation? But let us who are of the day be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and as a helmet the hope of salvation. 9 For God did not appoint us to wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord…

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    Questions And Answers About The Holy Spirit Of God

    Questions And Answers About The Holy Spirit Of God. Who is Holy Spirit? The theology of spirits is called pneumatology. The Holy Spirit is referred to as the Lord and Giver of Life in the Nicene creed. He is The Creator Spirit, present before the creation of the universe and through his power everything was made in Jesus Christ, by God the Father. “And anyone who speaks a word against the Son of Man, it will be forgiven him; but to him who blasphemes against the Holy Spirit, it will not be forgiven.11 “Now when they bring you to the synagogues and magistrates and authorities, do not worry about how or what you…

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    Questions And Answers About Hope

    Questions And Answers About Hope. What does hope mean in the Bible? “Hope” is commonly used to mean a wish : its strength is the strength of the person’s desire. But in the Bible hope is the confident expectation of what God has promised and its strength is in His faithfulness.  Online Library  “Thus God, determining to show more abundantly to the heirs of promise the immutability of His counsel, confirmed it by an oath, 18 that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we might have strong consolation, who have fled for refuge to lay hold of the hope set before us.19 This hope we have as an anchor…

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    Questions And Answers About Thanksgiving

    Questions And Answers About Thanksgiving. Why is it important to have Thanksgiving? It is important to be with family during Thanksgiving because of many reasons. … The third reason is that Thanksgiving is a historical holiday, and was started when the pilgrims came to the New World, present-day North America, and set up a feast to share with the Native Americans a peace treaty.   TheIDLandReview Why did Thanksgiving start? After 1890, representations of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag began to reflect a shift of interest to the 1621 harvest celebration. By the beginning of the 20th century, the Pilgrims and the Thanksgiving holiday were used to teach children about American freedom and how to be good citizens. …

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    Questions And Answers About Mercy – A Quality Of Jesus Christ

    Questions And Answers About Mercy – A Quality Of Jesus Christ. What is God’s mercy? So, to me, mercy is a “love that responds to human need in an unexpected or unmerited way.” At its core, mercy is forgiveness. The Bible speaks of God’s love for sinners – that is, for all of us. But the Bible also relates mercy to other qualities beyond love and forgiveness. The Conversation  But God, who is rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, 5 even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), 6 and raised us up together, and made us sit together in…

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    Questions And Answers About Kindness – A Quality Of Love

    Questions And Answers About Kindness – A Quality Of Love. What does it mean to have kindness? The noun kindness can be used for a kind act or to describe someone’s temperament. You might say of someone that her kindness is quite genuine, or on the other hand she fakes kindness to get what she wants. Vocabulary  What day is National Kindness Day? Kindness Day was born when a collection of humanitarian groups came together on November 13, 1997 and made a “Declaration of Kindness”. Likewise, on Kindness Day everyone is encouraged to make a similar declaration. Days Of The Year  Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not…

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    Questions And Answers About Unmerited, Undeserved Favor – Grace – A Quality Of Jesus Christ

    Questions And Answers About Unmerited, Undeserved Favor – Grace – A Quality Of Jesus Christ. What is Grace? The freely given, unmerited favor and love of God. the influence or spirit of God operating in humans to regenerate or strengthen them. a virtue or excellence of divine origin: the Christian graces. Also called state of grace.the condition of being in God’s favor or one of the elect. Dictionary  What is grace in Hebrew? The Grace of God[edit] The word ‘grace‘ literally means ‘favour’ In Hebrew it is CHEN from a root word CHANAN – to bend or stoop in kindness to another as a superior to an inferior (Strongs 2603) Wiki Books  What does the grace of…

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    Why We Need More Men Who Cry – Exploring Love In The New Age

    Why We Need More Men Who Cry – Exploring Love In The New Age. “Real Men don’t cry.” So new age and society have taught men and boys. Some of the popular adages that society has used to imprison people are beyond me. Teachings like this are how, men started bottling their pain so they could appear manly and stoic. Now, we find them running to hide their tears and pain in so called Man caves: Bars, T.V, Video games, Sports, Work, Alcohol, Club, Sex, Drugs etc. Why? Because society has wrongly taught that real men don’t feel pain and thus don’t cry. But then we discover that as they…

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    The Greatest Symbol Of Love I Ever Found Is An Empty Tomb

    The Greatest Symbol of love I ever found is an empty tomb. I have spent my life searching for love and where-ever I have looked, whether in my house, work place, family, friends, I have never found a more powerful symbol than Jesus’s empty tomb. Jesus’s empty tomb is the most profound, most powerful show of love I have ever found. Many people have written that the cross at calvary is the greatest symbol of love expressed by Jesus. While I believe, the cross of Jesus was an expression of love, I don’t believe it is the greatest show of love. To me, the  cross was just the semi-circle. The full…

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    Ahavah – Love That Never Fails

    Ahavah – Love That Never Fails.  Love in the Hebrew language is translated as Ahavah. And written as: אַהֲבָה . Many things in this world fail, but according to the Bible, Love is the one thing that never fails. When everything is going awry in life, you can be sure that love will stand. Love always wins. Love always conquers and triumphs whatever the odds stacked against it. Hebrew: Ahavah – אַהֲבָה When the storms of life hit, we can bank on love to carry us through. When Prophecy fails and sermons fail, we can be sure that love will carry the day. When we can’t get through to other…

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    Great And Helpful Resources For Passover

    Great And Helpful Resources For Passover. So, Passover is coming up soon. This year the Passover falls on the evening of Friday 30th March 2018 and ends at Nightfall on the Sabbath – 7th April 2018. Looking for resources on the Passover, I sourced a number of great and helpful resources that you can utilize for this special festival and time of year. Passover Process, Culture, Story, Rituals Passover A to Z Passover Most Beloved Jewish Holiday Explained 7 Passover Traditions Around The World Passover – Pesach: History & Overview Passover Traditions The Passover Story Top 5 Passover Traditions From Around The World Pesach: Passover Passover 101: What You Need…

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    Sandals Of Peace As Part Of The Full Armor Of God – Spiritual Warfare

    Sandals of peace as part of the full amor of God – Spiritual warfare. Spiritual Warfare. Sandals Of Peace. And your feet sandaled with readiness for the gospel of peace. Ephesians 6:15 Who in this world doesn’t want peace? We crave for it. Whether as believers or non believers. I remember the speech President Donald Trump’s gave when he officially recognized Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel and he spoke about the world wanting peace. View this post on Instagram ✝️ Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood,…

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    Shield Of Faith As Part Of The Full Armor Of God – Spiritual Warfare

    Shield Of Faith As Part Of The Full Armor Of God – Spiritual Warfare. Spiritual Warfare. Shield Of Faith. In every situation take the shield of faith, and with it you will be able to extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Ephesians 6:16. Faith, Jesus once said even the size of a mustard seed can move a mulberry tree and I strongly believe this. “If you have faith the size of a mustard seed,” the Lord said, “you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it will obey you. Luke 17:6 View this post on Instagram “Put on the full…

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    Money, Finances, Investment And Business Quotes – Billy Graham

    Money, Finances, Investment And Business Quotes – Billy Graham. “If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life.”  ~ Billy Graham “‎Sincerity is the biggest part of selling anything including the Christian plan of salvation.”  ~ Billy Graham “Even the securest financial plan and the finest health coverage aren’t enough to hold us steady when the challenges come. We need something more, something deeper and unshakeable, something that will see us through life’s hard times.”  ~ Billy Graham “Many invest wisely in business matters, but fail to invest time and interest in their most valued possessions: their spouses and children.”  ~ Billy…

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    Jesus You Satisfy – Poem

    Jesus You Satisfy – Poem. Jesus you satisfy me with JoyJesus you satisfy me with LoveJesus you satisfy me with LifeJesus you satisfy me with SaltJesus you satisfy me with FoodJesus you satisfy me with HopeJesus you satisfy me with FaithJesus you satisfy me with LightJesus you satisfy me with MercyJesus you satisfy me with MusicJesus you satisfy me with WaterJesus you satisfy me with FamilyJesus you satisfy me with HealthJesus you satisfy me with VictoryJesus you satisfy me with BeautyJesus you satisfy me with FriendsJesus you satisfy me with PurposeJesus you satisfy me with ProduceJesus you satisfy me with PatienceJesus you satisfy me with GratitudeJesus you satisfy me with…

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    To The Greatest Muse Of All Time – Poem

    To The Greatest Muse Of All Time – Poem. Who Coax’s Excellence From ExhaustionWho Coax’s Perfection From PurgatoryWho Coax’s Purity From PainTo The Lord Who Turn’s Our Crazy Into CreativityTo The Lord Who Turn’s Our Anguish Into ArtTo The Lord Who Turn’s Our Bad Into BrillianceWho Turns Carbon To DiamondsWho Turns Trash To TreasureWho Turns Lost To FoundTo The Maker Who Molds Pottery From ClayTo The Creator Who Makes Universes From NothingTo The Inventor Who Innovates Extraordinary From The OrdinaryWho Polishes Us Till We ShineWho Cleans Us Till We SparkleWho Chastises Us Till We Are RightTo The Perfect ShepherdTo The Loving FatherTo The Patient SaviorWho Brings Forth Songs From SadnessWho…

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    Breastplate Of Righteousness As Part Of The Full Armor Of God – Spiritual Warfare

    Breastplate of righteousness as part of the full armor of God – Spiritual warfare. Spiritual Warfare: The Breast Plate Of Righteousness What is the importance of the Breastplate of Righteousness as one of the components of the whole armor of God? The breastplate of righteousness is the part of the full armor of God that guards and protects your heart and soul from dangerous manipulations that the enemy tries to implant. I’m sure some of you have met situations and people who try to manipulate you by using your emotions to try and make you stumble in your spiritual walk. Righteousness gives you confidence when the enemy tries to carry…

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    Sword Of The Spirit – The Word Of God As Part Of The Full Armor Of God – Spiritual Warfare

    Sword Of The Spirit – The Word Of God As Part Of The Full Armor Of God – Spiritual Warfare. Spiritual Warfare: Sword Of The Spirit |The Word Of God. In our spiritual warfare against the powers of darkness, we have to come against the schemes of the devil and his agents using the word of God. It is therefore important that as a believer you read your Bible, memorize scripture so that you can able to speak the word of God when the enemy tries to tempt you or lead you astray. View this post on Instagram Don’t go to battle without your armor. You were made for more! #zoweh…

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    The Full Armor Of God For Battle Against Enemies Points To This One Man – Spiritual Warfare

    The Full Armor Of God For Battle Against Enemies Points To This One Man – Spiritual Warfare. Unfortunately many people don’t know that we are in a war every second of every day.  Many people are oblivious to the forces battling around them. This is no ordinary war. It’s a ferociously dangerous war for the souls, minds, hearts and spirits of men.  And it’s a war that has been raging from the dawn of mankind. Some believers erroneously believe they have no enemy. Some who know they have an enemy think the enemy they are fighting is weak. Well, the enemies we fight are not weak. They are powerful. But as believers in Jesus Christ we…

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    Men Who Died For Love In The Bible, History, Mythology, Literature And Folklore

    Men Who Died For Love In The Bible, History, Mythology, Literature And Folklore. It’s the love month, and one can already feel all the love vibes wafting through the air as couples enjoy the blessing of love. Love is a beautiful blessing. Without love the world would not be in existence. I strongly believe love holds the world together and without it, everything we know would come off the seams. I wrote an article about Women Who Died For Love In History, Literature And Folklore. These courageous and brave women through the ages gave up their lives for the sake of love. For some it was love for family, men,…

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    Signs In The Skies, Moon And Stars – Super Blue Blood Moon – Harbingers Of The End Times

    Signs In The Skies, Moon And Stars – Super Blue Blood Moon – Harbingers Of The End Times. I don’t believe in Astrology, reading palms and other practices of reading the stars and planets to determine destines, foretell the future etc but I do believe in the Bible and the word of God. I believe when the good book caution’s us to be alert and awake so that the Bridegroom finds us prepared and ready at his coming. Every week seems to come with it’s own signs of the end times with cosmological, astronomical, political, social and other signs. A few days back, I wrote on the Various Earthquakes and Volcanic…

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    Various Earthquakes And Volcanic Eruptions In A Space Of Days – Harbingers Of The End Times

    Various Earthquakes And Volcanic Eruptions In A Space Of Days – Harbingers Of The End Times. In a space of less than a week, various places in the world have experienced earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.  As the days go on, it feels like Cosmology keeps going through a sort of metarmophosis daily.  A few days back, I did write an article speaking on hurricanes, fires, winter storms, earth quakes, epidemics as being signs of the end times and various Bible verses to accompany the article. Well, the latest Earthquakes and Volcanoes are just more Harbingers signaling the times. As we watch these often disturbing events, I hope we can take comfort…

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    For The Lord Your God Will Bless You – Blessing Bible Verses

    For The Lord Your God Will Bless You – Blessing Bible Verses. Our words are powerful. They can make or break. They can create or destroy. They can hurt or heal. They can bless or curse. King Solomon powerfully put it this way, “The tongue has the power of life and death” ….. Proverbs 18:21. Today purpose to bless the people in your life. Friends, Family, Children, Parents, Co-Workers, Strangers. Be a conduit of love. Be a builder. Be a creator. Be a healer. Be a blessing. When you bless others, the blessings will flow back to you. Sow blessings and you will reap blessings. Memorize the Bible Verses below. Speak the…

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    Faith, Jesus, Christianity And Spirituality Quotes – Martin Luther King Jr.

    Faith, Jesus, Christianity And Spirituality Quotes – Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. was President of the Southern Christian Leadership conference, a Powerful champion for the Civil Rights Movement and Co-pastor of Ebenezer Baptist church, Atlanta, Georgia with his Father, Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. before becoming Pastor of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, Montgomery, Alabama. He led the Iconic, Walk for Freedom, in Montgomery, which resulted in bus desegregation. In 1963, he was Time magazine’s Man of the Year and received the Prestigious Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. Dr. Martin Luther King was also deeply Spiritual and a staunch Christian who believed in the teaching of…

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    Healing From Alcoholism – Hope – Powerful Stories

    Healing From Alcoholism – Hope – Powerful Stories. Addiction is a real bondage and struggle for many people in our world today. Alcohol, Cocaine, Heroin, Marijuana, Cigarettes, Sex, Porn, Violence, Dirty Language, Shopping and the List goes on and on. The amplification in the number of people suffering addiction might explain the increase in the number of Rehabilitation centers, services and health workers. Addiction not only causes challenges for the person who is bound but also for his/her family, friends and the community. With the strong pull and lack of self-control that many addicts experience, is there hope for freedom? With addicts fresh from Rehab, relapsing and ending right back in treatment,…

  • I Have Decided To Stick With Love, Hate Is Too Great A Burden To Bear And Other Quotes On Love – Martin Luther King Jr. Blog Post Banner Image

    I Have Decided To Stick With Love, Hate Is Too Great A Burden To Bear And Other Quotes On Love – Martin Luther King Jr.

    I Have Decided To Stick With Love, Hate Is Too Great A Burden To Bear And Other Quotes On Love – Martin Luther King Jr. Growing up amidst racial segregation in Atlanta Georgia, being arrested for his beliefs, having his home bombed, exposed to personal insults and finally being assassinated for his ideals, if he had chosen to, Martin Luther King Jr. would have had many reasons for hate. Yet despite all he went through and faced in his short life, he chose Love over Hate. His book Strength to Love engagingly illuminates some of his Philosophies and Ideologies on Love. As the world remembers his acts of courage, faith, kindness and love in…

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    We Shall Overcome And Other Quotes On Hope – Martin Luther King Jr.

    We Shall Overcome And Other Quotes On Hope – Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Pastor first of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta and later the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. Dr. Martin Luther King was also an Iconic Civil Rights Movement activist who believed in Love, civil disobedience and non-violence to bring change. Though he was assassinated in the Prime of his life at 39 years, his words written and spoken in speeches, sermons, letters etc live on giving Hope even for our world today. “Out of the mountain of despair, a stone of hope.”  Martin Luther King Jr. “We must accept finite disappointment, but never…

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    I Will Heal Them And Reveal To Them The Abundance Of Peace – Healing Bible Verses

    I Will Heal Them And Reveal To Them The Abundance Of Peace – Healing Bible Verses. Sickness can be a difficult time in life. And with an increase in incurable diseases there often comes a desperation and hopelessness when one is faced with illness. A common question that is often asked by non-believers is does Jesus still heal or are miracles things of the past. Well, the answer is simple. If we believe that Jesus is the same yesterday, today and forever, then we can also believe that he is able to do what he did yesterday, today and forever. So, in dealing with the issue of spiritual healing, I…

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    Spiritual Revival And Renewal Is Coming To California – Faith – Powerful Stories

    For a long time now, California, especially San Francisco and Los Angeles have been labelled a sort of play ground for the devil. I have never quite understood how a State with cities named Los Angeles, meaning, “The Angels” and San Fransisco named for Saint. Francis of Assisi could be so plunged with so much iniquity and demons instead. What not with all the going on’s in  Hollywood  and all the gay parades and havens San Francisco is famous for. Recently Mel Gibson on the Graham Norton Show had some rather shocking revelations to share concerning Hollywood Elites, going as far as alleging that, ” They thrive on breaking every God-given taboo known to…

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    Followers Of Jesus Being Persecuted On Social Media Like Facebook And Twitter – Harbingers Of The End Times

    Followers Of Jesus Being Persecuted On Social Media Like Facebook And Twitter – Harbingers Of The End Times. Can sharing your Christian Faith on Social Media Like Facebook and Twitter Get You Harassed and persecuted? The Answer is a resounding YES! And it’s even harder to imagine that this is happening in America and not some Middle East Muslim nation. Everyday our world grows darker and very interesting things keep happening. As many Christians wake up from slumber, the number of Non-believers and Atheists also grows in strength. The first time I watched God is Not Dead 1, I silently wondered whether the situation depicted in the Movie, with Education systems trying to shut Christians up…

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    Whoever Sows Bountifully Will Also Reap Bountifully – Reaping Bible Verses

    Whoever Sows Bountifully Will Also Reap Bountifully – Reaping Bible Verses. As Christian believers, sometimes it can feel like the work we are doing is futile. Sometimes it may feel like it is not worth it to keep obeying God. To stay in ministry. To keep living a righteous and godly life. To keep doing good. To keep forgiving despite the hurt. To keep praying even when God feels silent. To keep praising and worshipping God even when we are dry. When everything is against you, it maybe easy to fall in the trap of giving up. Forgetting the faithfulness of God. Forgetting his promises of faithfulness to us. Our…

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    May The Favor Of The Lord Our God Rest On Us – Blessings Bible Verses

    May The Favor Of The Lord Our God Rest On Us – Blessings Bible Verses. The Bible Psalms are a great resource that offer encouragement for difficult times, depression, anxiety and the various storms of life. In addition, they are full of many promises from the Lord on enriching our lives and blessing us so that we can live lives of prosperity and goodness. In the current world that we live in, that despises the profound and everlasting favor of the Lord in exchange for fleeting and short term prosperity offered by the world, my prayer is that people will come back to seeking heavenly blessings that don’t rust or…

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    There Is A Harmony In Autumn And A Luster In Its Sky And Other Quotes – Autumn

    There Is A Harmony In Autumn And A Luster In Its Sky And Other Quotes – Autumn. Autumn also known as Fall is here. It’s the third season of four known seasons that we experience though the year. It’s also that time of the year where trees start to shed off their leaves and leaves start changing color from green to shades of brown, red, yellow and other hues. The color transitions are spectacular. Autumn is not only a season for shedding, but it’s also one of gathering where various crops and fruits are harvested from fields and gardens. Pumpkins are a popular delicacy during this time and they are often…

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    People – Poem

    People – Poem. They comeThey goSome fillSome emptySome giveSome takeAt times they’ll give a handAt times they’ll give a legAt other times you will give the handAt other times you will give the legThrough laughter or tearsThey make us changeSome our styleSome our viewSome our characterSoon enough you findThat while you need themThey need you tooStrangersFriendsFamilyEnemiesIt matters notIn all shapes andhues they comeAngels, demonsSaints, sinnersAccepting themIs easier thanTrying to understand themEach will provide a lessonAnd never expect perfectionBecause soon you will realizeAll people errNo fault of theirsThey are only people  Bible Verse: A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity. Proverbs 17:17 Faithful are the…

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    Reconciling Faith, Hope, Love With War And Conflict – Memorial Day Bible Verses

    Reconciling Faith, Hope, Love With War And Conflict – Memorial Day Bible Verses. – How do we reconcile a Holy Faith with death and killing?– How do we reconcile Love with war, conflict, and suffering?– How do we reconcile Hope with apparently desperate, forlorn situations?– How do the these seemingly contrasting paradigms fit together? These are some of the questions believers are often privately faced with or externally asked when the controversial topic of war and conflict comes up. In a world riddled with increasing violence, fear, rage and sin, how does one keep their faith steadfast, their hope alive and their love strong? Memorial day is upon us, and it’s…

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    Pain – Poem

    Pain – Poem. No one escapes itIt shakes every soulYou catch glimpses of itIn soiled pillows,Rainy faces,Burrowed lines,Downcast eyes,Scowls in place of smiles,Heaving shoulders,Gasping breaths,Lost tempers,Whining lips,Complaining voices,But sometimesIt’s so hiddenYou will not catch itBecause it will be buriedIn places eyes can’t seeAnd there it willCrush the soulBlows so fatalInsides start toDie and decayLittle slices of lifeChopped off like pieces of woodIn such gruesome momentsWhen the pain is unbearableAnd your world seems lostIt’s easy to forgetThe purpose of painThe purpose to pushOut of comfort zonesThe purpose to teachDeeper truthsThe purpose to re-igniteBurning embersThe purpose to rebirthBuried pieces of you Bible Verse: If only my request would be grantedand God would…

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    Beauty In A Cross – Poem

    Beauty In A Cross – Poem. You want beauty.At least that’s what you say.That you are looking for beauty.You ask me what beauty is.I don’t tell youAbout delicate dandelionsOr exquisite daisiesOr feathery petalsThat used to be beautyBut not anymoreNow, beauty isA crossA wretched piece of woodOn a hill far,  far away.A hill called GolgothaA cross my saviour was nailed onThat’s beauty to meA piece of wood Bible Verse: For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing,but to us who are being saved it is the power of God.19 For it is written:“I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,And bring to nothing the understanding of…

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    The Nature Of God – Life Lessons From The Net – Parable

    The Nature Of God – Life Lessons From The Net – Parable. “For one to define and understand the nature of the universe, one must firstunderstand the nature of the force behind its existence.”― Reid A. Ashbaucher The Lord reveals himself to us in a myriad of ways:  Sometimes it’s through his Holy spirit, sometimes it’s through people, sometimes it’s through life experiences, but his word (in the Holy Bible)  is an ever present, infinite source that is living and inspirational. While Christ was still on earth, he used an unusual method of teaching many pearls of wisdom. One of these was through parables. Today, we delve into the word of God,…

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    To Give Them Beauty For Ashes – Hope In Jesus Christ

    To Give Them Beauty For Ashes – Hope In Jesus Christ. Sometime’s life burns us. Many of us walk through life burnt by our experiences. Pain. Failure. Divorce. Sickness and disease. Death of loved ones. Loss of jobs and careers. Romantic relationships gone sore. Disappointments from family members. Betrayal from friends and family. And as we go through life, many of carry our ashes in jars. We carry around our ashes in the form of pain and bitterness, not willing to let go. Despite all the pain, bitterness and ashes that we carry around, can we learn to find beauty in the ashes? Can our ashes carry blessings despite their…

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    To Get Rid Of An Enemy One Must Love Him And Other Love Quotes – Leo Tolstoy

    To Get Rid Of An Enemy One Must Love Him And Other Love Quotes – Leo Tolstoy. Leo Tolstoy also known as Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy was a Famous Russian Nobleman, Writer and Philosopher who became a Christian Anarchist after going through a Spiritual Awakening. He believed in Nonviolent Resistance in achieving political transformation. In addition to his more famous works like, “War and Peace”, he wrote a Spiritual book titled, “The Kingdom Of God is Within You” which I encourage you to read because of it’s depth into spiritual matters. Based on his writings, one is moved by how he believed in Love and it’s power. Below we found some amazing…

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    There Is Hope – Poem

    There Is Hope – Poem. A dove!Flying out of an old! Old Ark!Searching the lands filledWith water after great floodsFlying into an old! Old Ark!A branch in it’s beak!Telling us, the floods are over!Telling us of new life!A signal  of Hope!Yes!Hope for redemption.Hope for better.Hope for new.Hope for restoration.Hope for prosperity. Bible Verse: Then he sent out a dove to see if the water had receded from the surface of the ground.9 But the dove could find nowhere to perch because there was water over all the surface of the earth; so it returned to Noah in the ark. He reached out his hand and took the dove and brought…

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    Trust And Belief – Faith In Jesus Christ

    Trust And Belief – Faith In Jesus Christ. Countless times in my life, I have felt like the sinful woman Luke writes about in the Bible. And more times than I can remember and for various reasons, I have found myself at my Savior’s feet, weeping and telling him , ‘Lord, here is my Alabaster Jar. I don’t have much to give you my King and I know I’m not worthy but can you please accept the little I bring? Can you please take my alabaster jar and everything left in it. Now, sometimes in my everyday life I get haughty about various things (I’m a work in progress friends) but when…

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