• Beloved, I Pray That You May Prosper In All Things - Prayer Bible Verses Blog Post Banner Image

    Beloved, I Pray That You May Prosper in all things – Prayer Bible Verses

    Beloved, I Pray That You May Prosper In All Things – Prayer Bible Verses. Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; 7 and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you, Matthew 5:44 Give heed to the voice of my cry, My King and my God, For to You I will pray. Psalms 5:2…

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    The Commandments And The Law | God’s Handwriting – Spiritual Reading

    The Commandments And The Law | God’s Handwriting – Spiritual Reading. Let me call your attention to the fact that God wrote on the tables of stone at Sinai as well as one the wall of Belshazzar’s palace. These are the only messages to men that God has written with His own hand. He wrote the commandments out twice, and spoke them aloud in the hearing of Israel. If it were known that God Himself was going to speak once again to man, what eagerness and excitement there would be. For nearly nineteen hundred years He has been silent. No inspired message has been added to the Bible for nearly…

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    What Are The Incidental Proofs That Jesus Christ Is God And Divine – Spiritual Reading

    What Are The Incidental Proofs That Jesus Christ Is God And Divine – Spiritual Reading Incidental proofs of the deity of Jesus Christ: The six lines of proof of the Deity of Jesus Christ which I have given you leave no possibility of doubting that Jesus Christ is God, that Jesus of Nazareth is God manifest in a human person, that He is a being to be worshipped, even as God the Father is worshipped; but there are also incidental proofs of His absolute Deity which, if possible, are in some ways even more convincing than the direct assertions of His Deity. 1. Our Lord Jesus says in Matt. 11:28, “Come unto me,…

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    How Is Forgiveness And Repentance For Sins Given – Spiritual Reading

    How Is Forgiveness And Repentance For Sins Given – Spiritual Reading. To return to the grand text: “Him hath God exalted with his right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, for to give repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.” Our Lord Jesus Christ has gone up that grace may come down. His glory is employed to give greater currency to His grace. The Lord has not taken a step upward except with the design of bearing believing sinners upward with Him. He is exalted to give repentance; and this we shall see if we remember a few great truths. The work which our Lord Jesus has done…

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    Choosing To Obey Jesus Even When It Is Difficult And Painful

    Choosing To Obey Jesus Even When It Is Difficult And Painful. What happens when God gives you a great blessing and then asks you to give it back to him? What do you do when Jesus asks you to do something difficult and painful? When God has been good to you and then it feels like he has suddenly stopped being good? When God has been listening to your prayers and then it seems like he has gone silent? God has blessed you with: A lovely house An awesome car A loving spouse A great job A nice piece of property Wonderful children etc Like the Apostle James tells us,…

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    Should We Worship Jesus Christ As God And Deity – Spiritual Reading

    Should We Worship Jesus Christ As God And Deity – Spiritual Reading. We are taught in so many words that Jesus Christ should be worshipped as God, both by angels and men. In numerous places in the gospels we see Jesus Christ accepting without hesitation a worship which good men and angels declined with fear, and which He Himself taught should be rendered only to God (Matt. 28:9; Luke 24:52; Mark 14:33; cf. Acts 10:25, 26; Rev. 22:8, 9, R. V.; Matt. 4:9, 10). A curious and very misleading comment is made in the margin of the American Standard Revision upon the meaning of the word translated “worship” in these passages, and that is that…

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    What Is The Importance Of Perseverance | Forbearance – Spiritual Reading

    What Is The Importance Of Perseverance | Forbearance – Spiritual Reading. The Hope which filled the heart of Paul concerning the Corinthian brethren we have already seen to be full of comfort to those who trembled as to their future. But why was it that he believed that the brethren would be confirmed unto the end? I want you to notice that he gives his reasons. Here they are: God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ (1 Cor. 1:9). The apostle does not say, “You are faithful.” Alas! the faithfulness of man is a very unreliable affair; it is mere vanity.…

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    Is The Bible And All Scripture Inspired By God – Spiritual Reading

    Is The Bible And All Scripture Inspired By God – Spiritual Reading. The seventh thing that the Bible makes plain regarding the work of the Holy Spirit in the various writers of Scripture, is that all Scripture, that is everything contained in all the books of the Old and New Testament, is inspired of God. We are distinctly taught this in 2 Tim. 3:16, 17. Here we read, “All Scripture (more exactly, every Scripture) is given by inspiration of God (more literally, God-breathed), and is profitable for doctrine, (or teaching), for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness (rather, instruction which is in righteousness), that the man of God may be perfect (rather, complete) thoroughly furnished(better, furnished completely) unto all good works (rather, every good…

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    Was Jesus Christ A Real Human Man – Spiritual Reading

    Was Jesus Christ A Real Human Man – Spiritual Reading. “And the word became flesh, and dwelt among us (and we beheld his glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father), full of grace and truth.”—John 1:14. “Who, existing in the form of God, counted not the being on an equality with God a thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, taking the form of a servant, being made in the likeness of man; and being found in fashion as man, he emptied himself, becoming obedient even unto death, yea the death of the cross.”—Phil. 2:6-8. “There is one God, one mediator also between God and men, himself man,…

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    My People Will Dwell In A Peaceful Habitation – Peace Bible Verses

    My People Will Dwell In A Peaceful Habitation – Peace Bible Verses. The Lord make His face shine upon you, And be gracious to you;26 The Lord lift up His countenance upon you, And give you peace.” ’ Numbers 6:25-26 My people will dwell in a peaceful habitation, In secure dwellings, and in quiet resting places, Isaiah 32:18 And the priest said to them, “Go in peace. The presence of the Lord be with you on your way.” Judges 18:6 Mark the blameless man, and observe the upright; For the future of that man is peace. Psalms 37:37 An altar of earth you shall make for Me, and you shall…

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    Who Were Jesus Christ’s Earthly Parents – Spiritual Reading

    Who Were Jesus Christ’s Earthly Parents – Spiritual Reading. First of all, the Bible teaches us that Jesus Christ had a human parentage. We read in Luke 2:7, “And she (i.e., Mary) brought forth her first born Son; and she wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.”  Here we are told that our Lord Jesus Christ, though supernaturally conceived, was Mary’s Son. Mary was as truly His mother as God was His Father. He had a human parentage as truly as He had a divine parentage. In the first chapter of this same Gospel of Luke, in the 35th verse, we read, “And the…

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    You Ought Rather To Forgive And Comfort Him – Forgiveness Bible Verses

    You Ought Rather To Forgive And Comfort Him – Forgiveness Bible Verses. For You, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive,And abundant in mercy to all those who call upon You. Psalms 86:5 Then hear in heaven, and forgive the sin of Your people Israel, and bring them back to the land which You gave to their fathers. 1 Kings 8:33-34 And when He had said this, He breathed on them, and said to them, “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 And so it was, when they had…

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    Who Gives Prophets And Apostles The Words To Speak – Spiritual Reading

    Who Gives Prophets And Apostles The Words To Speak – Spiritual Reading. The 6thing that the Bible makes clear as to the inspiration of the apostle and prophets is that, the Holy Spirit in the Prophets and Apostles gave not only the thought but also gave the words in which the thought was to be expressed. We find this very clearly stated in 1 Cor. 2:13: “Which things also we speak, not in words which man’s wisdom teacheth, but which the Holy Spirit teacheth; combining spiritual things with spiritual words.”  One of the most popular of the false theories of Inspiration in our day is that the Holy Spirit was the author of the thought,…

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    Power Over Elements And Nature – Miracles, Signs And Wonders Done By Jesus

    Power Over Elements And Nature – Miracles, Signs And Wonders Done By Jesus. Jesus helps to calm the windstorm and tempest while in the boat with his disciples. On the same day, when evening had come, He said to them, “Let us cross over to the other side.” 36 Now when they had left the multitude, they took Him along in the boat as He was. And other little boats were also with Him. 37 And a great windstorm arose, and the waves beat into the boat, so that it was already filling. 38 But He was in the stern, asleep on a pillow. And they awoke Him and said…

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    The Beautiful Relationship Between Faith, Grace And Righteousness – Spiritual Reading

    The Beautiful Relationship Between Faith, Grace And Righteousness – Spiritual Reading. “By grace are ye saved, through faith” (Ephesians 2:8). I think it well to turn a little to one side that I may ask my reader to observe adoringly the fountain-head of our salvation, which is the grace of God. “By grace are ye saved.” Because God is gracious, therefore sinful men are forgiven, converted, purified, and saved. It is not because of anything in them, or that ever can be in them, that they are saved; but because of the boundless love, goodness, pity, compassion, mercy, and grace of God. Tarry a moment, then, at the well-head. Behold…

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    Simple Phrases To Help You Honor And Glorify Jesus – Praise And Worship

    Simple Phrases To Help You Honor And Glorify Jesus – Praise And Worship. Jesus Is Faithful Therefore, in all things He had to be made like His brethren, that He might be a merciful and faithful High Priest in things pertaining to God, to make propitiation for the sins of the people. Hebrews 2:17 Jesus Is Perfect And having been perfected, He became the author of eternal salvation to all who obey Him, 10 called by God as High Priest “according to the order of Melchizedek,” Hebrews 5:9-10 Jesus Is Obedient And being found in appearance as a man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death,…

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    Those Blessings Are Sweetest That Are Won With Prayer And Worn With Thanks – Prayer Quotes

    Those Blessings Are Sweetest That Are Won With Prayer And Worn With Thanks – Prayer Quotes. “Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?”  Corrie Ten Boom “I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had no where else to go. My own wisdom and that of all about me seemed insufficient for that day.”  Abraham Lincoln “Every time, before you intercede, worship God in His glory, and be quiet first. Think of what joys to hear the prayers of His people, and can perform. Think of privilege and your place and expect good things!”  Andrew Murray “Prayer isn’t learned in a…

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    You Can Live A Life Of Prosperity And Freedom Because Jesus Already Paid The Price

    You Can Live A Life Of Prosperity And Freedom Because Jesus Already Paid The Price. Jesus was tempted and he overcame sin so that you can overcome and triumph over temptation.  For we do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin. 16 Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need. Hebrews 4:15-16 Jesus was oppressed and afflicted so that you can experience freedom and liberty. He was oppressed and He was afflicted,Yet He opened not His mouth;He was…

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    How Can You Obtain Hope That Never Fails – Hope In Jesus Christ

    How Can You Obtain Hope That Never Fails – Hope In Jesus Christ. Hope doesn’t always come easy. Especially when life backs you in a corner and you find yourself between a rock and a hard place. Sometimes it can be tempting to think that it’s just easier to throw in the towel and give up hope in Jesus because as we watch our situations they seem impossible and the odds are stack against us. Unlike the world, that seeks for fleeting hope in passing fancies, as believers, the Bible tells us one of the ways we can develop and have hope. And this is how it goes. When we…

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    How Are Men Justified – Works Or Atonement – Spiritual Reading

    How Are Men Justified – Works Or Atonement – Spiritual Reading. In general there are two opposing views of justification: one that men are justified by their own works, i.e., on the ground of something which they do themselves. This view may be variously expressed. The good works that men speak of as a ground of their justification may be their good moral conduct, or their keeping the Golden Rule, or something of that sort. Or they may be works of religion, such as doing penance, saying prayers, joining the church, going to church, being baptised, or partaking of the Lord’s Supper, or the performance of some other religious duties.…

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    For I Will Forgive Their Iniquity – Forgiveness Bible Verses

    For I Will Forgive Their Iniquity – Forgiveness Bible Verses. No more shall every man teach his neighbor, and every man his brother, saying, ‘Know the Lord,’ for they all shall know Me, from the least of them to the greatest of them, says the Lord. For I will forgive their iniquity, and their sin I will remember no more.” Jeremiah 31:34 Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.” And they divided His garments and cast lots. 34 Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.” Luke 23:34  But Joshua said to the people, “You cannot serve…

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    What Is Justification By Faith – Spiritual Reading

    What Is Justification By Faith – Spiritual Reading. The first thing for us to understand clearly is what justification is. It is at this point that many go astray in their study of this great truth. There are two fundamentally different definitions of the meaning of the words “justify” and “justification.” The one definition of Justify is, to make righteous, and of Justification, the being made righteous. The other definition of “justify” is, to reckon, declare, or show to be righteous, and of “justification,” the being declared or reckoned righteous. On these two different definitions two different schools of thought depart from one another. Which is the true definition? The way to settle the…

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    What Is The Extent Of Justification In Jesus Christ – Spiritual Reading

    What Is The Extent Of Justification In Jesus Christ – Spiritual Reading. To what extent is a man who believes in the Lord Jesus justified? This question is very plainly answered and wonderfully answered, and gloriously answered in Acts 13:38, 39, “Be it known unto you therefore, brethren, that through this man is proclaimed unto you remission of sins: and by him every one that believeth is justified from all things, from which he could not be justified by the law of Moses.”  These words very plainly declare to us that every believer in Jesus Christ is justified “from all things.” In other words, the old account against the believer is all…

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    What Is Your Confirmation Of Faith – Spiritual Reading

    What Is Your Confirmation Of Faith – Spiritual Reading. I want you to notice the security which Paul confidently expected for all the saints. He says–“Who shall confirm you unto the end, that ye may be blameless in the day of our Lord Jesus Christ.” This is the kind of confirmation which is above all things to be desired. You see it supposes that the persons are right, and it proposes to confirm them in the right. It would be an awful thing to confirm a man in ways of sin and error. Think of a confirmed drunkard, or a confirmed thief, or a confirmed liar. It would be a…

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    What Is The New Birth | Regeneration | Being Born Again – Spiritual Reading

    What Is The New Birth | Regeneration | Being Born Again – Spiritual Reading. Many speak of the New Birth or of Regeneration without any definite conception of just what the New Birth is, and so are never sure whether they themselves have been born again or not. As plain and clear a definition of the New Birth as we can find in the Word of God is given in 2 Pet. 1:4, “Whereby he hath granted unto us his precious and exceeding great promises; that through these ye may become partakers of the divine nature, having escaped from the corruption that is in the world by lust.”  From these words of Peter it…

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    What Are The Results Of The New Birth And What Follow’s When One Is Born Again – Spiritual Reading

    What Are The Results Of The New Birth And What Follow’s When One Is Born Again – Spiritual Reading. 1. The first of these results is found in:  1 Cor. 6:19, where we read: “Know ye not that your body is a temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have from God?” These words were spoken to believers, to regenerated men, and they plainly tell us that when one is born again, the Holy Spirit comes to take up His permanent dwelling in the man and that the man who is born again thus becomes a temple of the Holy Spirit. It is true that we may not always be…

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    What Is The Importance Of The New Birth | Regeneration | Being Born Again – Spiritual Reading

    What Is The Importance Of The New Birth | Regeneration | Being Born Again – Spiritual Reading. For just a few moments let us look at the necessity of the New Birth. This is set forth in one of our texts and in the verses following, 1 John 3:5, 6: “Verily, Verily, I say unto you, except a man be born of water and the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is Spirit.”  We see here that the New Birth is a universal necessity, and we see why it is a…

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    Is God A Spiritual Entity Or A Physical Entity – Spiritual Reading

    Is God A Spiritual Entity Or A Physical Entity – Spiritual Reading. First of all “God is Spirit.” This we read in our first text: John 4:24, “God is Spirit.” You will note that in your Bible, both the Authorised and Revised Versions, you read, “God is a Spirit.” But there is no indefinite article in the Greek language, and wherever it is necessary in the English translation to fit the English idiom, it has to be supplied, and it is supplied, in this case. But there is really no reason for supplying it here any more than there is for supplying it in 1 John 4:8 and translating, “God is a Love,” or in 1 John 1:5…

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    At What Time Is A Believer And Christian Justified – Spiritual Reading

    At What Time Is A Believer And Christian Justified – Spiritual Reading. The Time Of Justification: When is a believer justified? This question is answered plainly in one of our texts, Acts 13:39, “And by him every one that believeth is justified from all things, from which he could not be justified by the law of Moses.” What I wish you to notice particularly now in this verse is the word Is, “Everyone that believeth is justified from all things.” This answers plainly the question as to when a believer is justified. In Christ Jesus every [believer in Him is justified from all things the moment he believes. The moment a man believes in Jesus Christ that…

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    What Is The Lake Of Fire In Hell Like – Spiritual Reading

    What Is The Lake Of Fire In Hell Like – Spiritual Reading. Is the lake of fire a place of conscious torment, or is it a place of annihilation, i.e A place of non-existence or is it a place of non conscious existence? There is one other question that remains to be answered, and that is, is the lake of fire a place of conscious torment, or is it a place of annihilation, i.e., a place of non-existence, or is it a place of non-conscious existence? There are those who believe in a literal hell, but they do not believe that those who are consigned to it will consciously suffer there…

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    What Is The Importance Of Setting Standards And Balances – Spiritual Reading

    What Is The Importance Of Setting Standards And Balances – Spiritual Reading. In the fifth chapter of Daniel we read the history of King Belshazzar. One chapter tells us all we know about him. One short sight of his career is all we have. He burst in upon the scene and then disappears. THE EASTERN FEAST. We are told that he made a great feast to a thousand of his lords, and drank wine before them. In those days a feast would sometimes last for six months in Eastern countries. How long this feast had been going on we are not told, but in the midst of it, he “commanded…

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    Can A Loving God Send You To A Real And Literal Hell – Spiritual Reading

    Can A Loving God Send You To A Real And Literal Hell – Spiritual Reading. “In danger of the hell of fire.”—Matt. 5:22. But I say to you that whoever is angry with his brother without a cause shall be in danger of the judgment. And whoever says to his brother, Raca!’ shall be in danger of the council. But whoever says, ‘You fool!’ shall be in danger of hell fire.  Matthew 5:22  I wish that the things that I am going to preach to you were not true. God wishes so, too, “The Lord is longsuffering to us ward, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should come to…

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    Are Hell And Hades The Same Place – Spiritual Reading

    Are Hell And Hades The Same Place – Spiritual Reading. Hell and Hades are not the same. First of all, in order to clear the way for the study of what Jesus says on this subject, let me call your attention to the fact that Hell and Hades are not the same. There are numerous places in the Authorised Version where we find the word “Hell” but where that word does not occur in the Revised Version, and where the word “Hades” is substituted for the word “Hell.” The Revised Version is right at that point, as every Greek scholar knows. Hades is not Hell. “Hades” is the Greek equivalent of…

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    What Is The Relationship Between God And The World And The Men He Created – Spiritual Reading

    What Is The Relationship Between God And The World And The Men He Created – Spiritual Reading. We turn now to a consideration of the present relation of this Personal God presented to us in the Bible, to the world He has created and to the men whom He has created. 1. In the first place we find that God sustains, governs and cares for the world He has created. He shapes the whole present history of the world. This comes out again and again. A few illustrations must suffice. We read in Ps. 104:27-30: “These wait all for thee, that thou mayest give them their food in due season. (28) Thou givest unto them,…

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    What Do You Think Of The Christ | The Deity Of Jesus Christ – Spiritual Reading

    What Do You Think Of The Christ | The Deity Of Jesus Christ – Spiritual Reading. “Now while the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them a question, saying, What think ye of the Christ? Whose son is He?”—Matt. 22:41, 42. The question that our Lord Jesus here puts to the Pharisees is the most fundamental question concerning Christian thought and faith that can be put to anybody in any age. Jesus Christ Himself is the centre of Christianity, so the most fundamental questions of faith are those that concern the person of Christ. If a man really holds right views concerning the person of Jesus Christ he will sooner or…

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    Is Jesus Perfect And Infinite In All Power, His Intellectual And Moral Attributes – Spiritual Reading

    Is Jesus Perfect And Infinite In All Power, His Intellectual And Moral Attributes – Spiritual Reading. The next thing to be noted about the Christian conception of God is, that God is perfect and infinite in all His intellectual and moral attributes and in power. 1. First of all, fix your attention upon our first text: “God is Light”  (1 John 1:5). These three words form a marvellously beautiful and overwhelmingly impressive statement of the truth. They set forth the Absolute Holiness and Perfect Wisdom of God. The words need rather to be meditated upon than to be expounded. “In Him is no darkness at all.” That is to say, in Him is no…

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    Whoever Shows Kindness To The Poor Will Be Happy – Kindness Bible Verses

    Whoever Shows Kindness To The Poor Will Be Happy – Kindness Bible Verses. “He gives his king great victories; he shows unfailing kindness to his anointed, to David and his descendants forever.” 2 Samuel 22:51 I led them with cords of human kindness,with ties of love.To them I was like one who liftsa little child to the cheek,and I bent down to feed them. Hosea 11:4 And you shall not only show me the kindness of the Lord while I still live, that I may not die; 15 but you shall not cut off your kindness from my house forever, no, not when the Lord has cut off every one…

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    Is There One God Or More | The Trinity – Spiritual Reading

    Is There One God Or More | The Trinity – Spiritual Reading. One more fact about the Christian conception of God remains to be mentioned and that is: There is but one God. The Unity of God comes out again and again in both the Old Testament and the New. For example, we read in Deut. 4:35: “Jehovah he is God. There is none else beside him.”  And in Deut. 6:4 we read: “Hear O Israel: Jehovah our God is one Jehovah.” Turning to the New Testament in 1 Tim. 2:5 we read: “There is one God, one mediator also between God and man, himself man, Christ Jesus.” And in Mark 12:29 our Lord Jesus Himself says: “Hear O Israel, the…

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    Go And Marry A Promiscuous Wife – Marriage Bible Verses

    Go And Marry A Promiscuous Wife – Marriage Bible Verses. 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 So He said to them, “Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her. 12 And if a woman divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.” Mark 10:11-12 They ate, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered…

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    Why Are Christians And Believers Saved By Faith – Spiritual Reading

    Why Are Christians And Believers Saved By Faith – Spiritual Reading. Why is faith selected as the channel of salvation? No doubt this inquiry is often made. “By grace are ye saved through faith,” is assuredly the doctrine of Holy Scripture, and the ordinance of God; but why is it so? Why is faith selected rather than hope, or love, or patience? It becomes us to be modest in answering such a question, for God’s ways are not always to be understood; nor are we allowed presumptuously to question them. Humbly we would reply that, as far as we can tell, faith has been selected as the channel of grace,…

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    How Can You Illustrate Faith – Spiritual Reading

    How Can You Illustrate Faith – Spiritual Reading. To make the matter of faith clearer still, I will give you a few illustrations. Though the Holy Spirit alone can make my reader see, it is my duty and my joy to furnish all the light I can, and to pray the divine Lord to open blind eyes. Oh that my reader would pray the same prayer for himself! The faith which saves has its analogies in the human frame. It is the eye which looks. By the eye we bring into the mind that which is far away; we can bring the sun and the far-off stars into the mind…

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    What Is Being Saved By Grace Through Faith – Spiritual Reading

    What Is Being Saved By Grace Through Faith – Spiritual Reading. What Is this faith concerning which it is said, “By grace are ye saved, through faith?” There are many descriptions of faith; but almost all the definitions I have met with have made me understand it less than I did before I saw them. The Negro said, when he read the chapter, that he would confound it; and it is very likely that he did so, though he meant to expound it. We may explain faith till nobody understands it. I hope I shall not be guilty of that fault. Faith is the simplest of all things, and perhaps…

  • What Is The Fact Of The Resurrection Of The Body Of Christ And Our Bodies - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    What Is The Fact Of The Resurrection Of The Body Of Christ And Our Bodies – Spiritual Reading

    What Is The Fact Of The Resurrection Of The Body Of Christ And Our Bodies – Spiritual Reading. Turn first, please, to II Tim. 2:8, “Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David, was raised from the dead, according to my gospel.” Here Paul explicitly declares that Jesus Christ was raised from the dead according to the gospel which he preached. Now what was raised? Certainly not His soul. That did not die. Turning to Acts 2:27-31, we find that the soul of the Lord Jesus went into Hades, the abode of the dead. These are Peter’s words, spoken on the day of Pentecost, there recorded, “Because thou wilt not leave my soul unto…

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    What Will Be The Character Of Our Resurrection Bodies – Spiritual Reading

    What Will Be The Character Of Our Resurrection Bodies – Spiritual Reading. 1. First of all, we know that the body which is raised will not be exactly the same body that it was when it was laid in the grave. This appears from I Cor. 15:35-38: “But some will say, how are the dead raised? And with what manner of body do they come? Thou foolish one, that which thou thyself sowest is not quickened, except it die: and that which thou sowest, thou sowest not in the body that shall be, but a bare grain, it may chance of wheat, or of some other kind; but God giveth it a body even…

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    Being Born Again, Salvation And The Gospel Quotes – Charles Haddon Spurgeon

    Being Born Again, Salvation And The Gospel Quotes – Charles Haddon Spurgeon. “When we preach Christ crucified, we have no reason to stammer, or stutter, or hesitate, or apologize; there is nothing in the gospel of which we have any cause to be ashamed.” Charles Haddon Spurgeon “Never lose heart in the power of the gospel. Do not believe that there exists any man, much less any race of men, for whom the gospel is not fitted.” Charles Haddon Spurgeon “The law never came to save men. It came on purpose to make the evidence complete that salvation by works is impossible, and thus to drive the elect of God…

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    Is The Lake Of Fire In Hell, Real And Literal Fire – Spiritual Reading

    Is The Lake Of Fire In Hell, Real And Literal Fire – Spiritual Reading. This is not so vital a question as the question, is there a literal hell, but nevertheless it is an important question, and I believe the question is plainly answered in the Bible, and plainly answered by Jesus Christ Himself.  To turn again to the passage already referred to, Matt. 5:22, we read: “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…

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    When Will The Resurrection Of The Body Take Place – Spiritual Reading

    When Will The Resurrection Of The Body Take Place – Spiritual Reading. There remains but one question to be considered and we can deal with that very briefly. That question is, when will the resurrection of the body take place? This question is plainly answered time and again in the Bible. For example, it is answered in Phil. 3:20, 21: “For our citizenship is in heaven; from whence also we wait for a Saviour, the Lord Jesus Christ: Who shall fashion anew the body of our humiliation, that it may be conformed to the body of his glory, according to the working whereby he is able even to subject all things unto himself.” …

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    When Does Sanctification And Being Set Apart Take Place – Spiritual Reading

    When Does Sanctification And Being Set Apart Take Place – Spiritual Reading. We now come to the question about which there has been the most discussion, the most differences of opinion, the most controversy. When does sanctification take place? If we will go to our Bibles to get the answer to the question there need be no difference of opinion. There are three parts to the answer. 1. The first part of the answer is found in:  I Cor. 1:2, “Unto the Church of God, which is at Corinth, even them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that call upon the name of our Lord Jesus…

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    Is The Devil Real And Does He Exist – Spiritual Reading

    Is The Devil Real And Does He Exist – Spiritual Reading. The first point to make clear is that there is a Devil. This is plain from our first text, John 8:44: “The Devil. . . .is.” The whole verse reads: “Ye are of your father, the devil, and the lusts of your father it is your will to do: He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own: for he is a liar, and the father thereof.”  These are the words of Jesus Christ. With any one who has any right to call himself a Christian,…

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    What Is Character And Nature Of The Devil – Spiritual Reading

    What Is Character And Nature Of The Devil – Spiritual Reading. 1. First of all, the Bible teaches us that the [Devil is a person. This comes out in our second text, 1 John 3:8: “The devil sinneth.” Only a person can sin. When we say that the Devil is a person we do not mean that necessarily he has a body, certainly not such a body as he is pictured as having in various paintings and engravings that are supposed to represent the Devil. A person is any being who knows and feels and wills. When we say that the Devil is a person we mean that he is a being who…

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    Questions And Answers About Belief – A Quality Of Faith

    Questions And Answers About Belief – A Quality Of Faith. What does it mean to have a belief? The True Definition of Belief. … It is the power of belief that causes things to happen in our lives. Most people define beliefs as inward convictions, a feeling of certainty about what something means. They are what you hold dear and are rooted deeply within. A belief is both mental and emotional. Tybennett  What is an example of belief? The definition of a belief is an opinion or something that a person holds to be true. Faith in God is an example of a belief. Your dictionary  What is a belief in God? Various theistic positions can involve belief in a God or “gods”. … Henotheism, beliefin the supremacy…

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    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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    Peace Be With You, Do Not Be Afraid – Peace Bible Verses

    Peace Be With You, Do Not Be Afraid – Peace Bible Verses. The Lord will fight for you, and you shall hold your peace.” Exodus 14:14 So he made them a feast, and they ate and drank. 31 Then they arose early in the morning and swore an oath with one another; and Isaac sent them away, and they departed from him in peace. Genesis 26:30-31 He has redeemed my soul in peace from the battle that was against me,For there were many against me. Psalms 55:18 Then all the children of Israel, that is, all the people, went up and came to the house of God and wept. They…

  • But Yet A Tenth Will Be In It, And Will Return And Be For Consuming - Tithe Bible Verses Blog Post Banner Image

    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…

  • How Does God Justify The Ungodly And The Unrighteousness - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    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…

  • How To Calm The Anxious Heart, Mind And Soul In Order To Keep The Faith - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    How To Calm The Anxious Heart, Mind And Soul In Order To Keep The Faith – Spiritual Reading

    How To Calm The Anxious Heart, Mind And Soul In Order To Keep The Faith – Spiritual Reading. After the anxious heart has accepted the doctrine of atonement, and learned the great truth that salvation is by faith in the Lord Jesus, it is often sore troubled with a sense of inability toward that which is good. Many are groaning, “I can do nothing.” They are not making this into an excuse, but they feel it as a daily burden. They would if they could. They can each one honestly say, “To will is present with me, but how to perform that which I would I find not.” This feeling…

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    Watch And Pray, Lest You Enter Into Temptation – Prayer Bible Verses

    Watch And Pray, Lest You Enter Into Temptation – Prayer Bible Verses. 1 Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may run swiftly and be glorified, just as it is with you, 2 and that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men; for not all have faith. 2 Thessalonians 3:1-2 So we fasted and entreated our God for this, and He answered our prayer. Ezra 8:23 Give ear to my prayer, O God, And do not hide Yourself from my supplication. 2 Attend to me, and hear me; Psalms 55:1-2 For You, O Lord of hosts, God of Israel, have revealed this to Your…

  • What Can One Do To Get Born Again And Get Saved - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    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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    How Do You Cope With The Stress And The Pressures Of Life

    How Do You Cope With The Stress And The Pressures Of Life? We all go through stressful situations once in awhile. Different people deal with stress and pressure in different ways depending on their world views, culture, environment, upbringing, life experiences etc. I personally deal with stress by praying, praising and worshipping Jesus, sleeping and reading my Bible. The twitter users below were gracious and kind to share with the world, the various ways in which they cope and manage stress. Can you identify with any of the examples shared? “Jesus Christ is Your Answer” #godfrienddme 🤗😍🤗 #HowICopeIn5Words pic.twitter.com/LVMc5ip2hd — +GodfrienddMe (@godfrienddme) March 18, 2019 #HowICopeIn5Words Escapism; it’s a real…

  • What Is The Importance Of The Doctrine Of The Personality Of The Holy Spirit - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    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…

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    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…

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    Should Forgiveness Of Sins Go With Repentance – Spiritual Reading

    Should Forgiveness Of Sins Go With Repentance – Spiritual Reading. It is Clear from the text which we have lately quoted that repentance is bound up with the forgiveness of sins. In Acts 5:31 we read that Jesus is “exalted to give repentance and forgiveness of sins.” These two blessings come from that sacred hand which once was nailed to the tree, but is now raised to glory. Repentance and forgiveness are riveted together by the eternal purpose of God. What God hath joined together let no man put asunder. Repentance must go with remission, and you will see that it is so if you think a little upon the…

  • 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. Reflections And Lessons: Jehovah Tsidkenu – The Lord Our Righteousness. We don’t have any righteousness of our own as believers. Our righteousness comes through faith by believing in the finished work…

  • The Importance Of Humility In Life | The Power In Being Humble

    The Importance Of Humility In Life | The Power In Being Humble

    The Importance Of Humility In Life | The Power In Being Humble. In a world that brags, it takes strength to be humble. Most people think humility is weakness but that is not true. Humility is powerful because it requires one to push against their flesh and ego. Battling the ego is not an easy feat and it is a war we have to wage everyday. Humility is a very important attribute because it helps to keep us in check so that we don’t go overboard and fall. There is a common adage that pride goes before a fall. Well, humility helps to make sure, we don’t fall. Humility helps…

  • 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. Reflections And Lessons: In the current age in which we live, people often expect quick fixes and quick answers. Most people are impatient. And thanks to technological advancement, life has become faster and we…

  • 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. 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…

  • 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. Reflections And Lessons: When people hurt us or take advantage of us, it is an easy trap to feel the urge to pay them back for their sins.  For example: 1. A spouse cheats and the other spouse cheats back to show the first spouse just how painful their betrayal felt. 2.…

  • 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…

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    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 Reflections And Lessons: The gospel of punishment for sin, judgement and hell is not a popular one. It is a gospel many people don’t want to hear because it makes…

  • 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. 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…

  • 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 Reflections And Lessons: Let’s admit it. Sometimes life gets really busy. If you have a job and a family with children for example, the work and bills can pile up.  Recent statistics show that fewer and fewer people are going to church.  Cathedrals and traditional churches are becoming…

  • 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. Bible Verse Reading: “And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds.” Hebrews 10: 24 Ruth Onyx You Might Also Like: Who Is The Real Speaker In Prophetic Utterances…

  • 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 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 spur each other to love people who are just difficult to love?  Those who are prickly and tend to spun our love when we give it to them?…

  • 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. Bible Verse Reading: “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.” Hebrews 10: 23 Ruth Onyx You Might Also Like: Who Is The Real Speaker In Prophetic Utterances |…

  • 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 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 our hope and faith in Jesus who never fails and is faithful. The next time you feel like giving up, the next time you feel your hope waning,…

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    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,…

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    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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    He Departed To The Mountain To Pray – Prayer Bible Verses

    He Departed To The Mountain To Pray – Prayer Bible Verses. “I pray for them. I do not pray for the world but for those whom You have given Me, for they are Yours. 10 And all Mine are Yours, and Yours are Mine, and I am glorified in them. John 17:9-10 Likewise the Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. Romans 8:26 However, this kind does not go out except by prayer and fasting.” Matthew 17:21 Is anyone among you suffering? Let him…

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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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    He Is Faithful And Just To Forgive Us Our Sins – Forgiveness Bible Verses

    He Is Faithful And Just To Forgive Us Our Sins – Forgiveness Bible Verses. And forgive us our debts, As we forgive our debtors.13 And do not lead us into temptation, But deliver us from the evil one.For Yours is the kingdom and the power and the glory forever. Amen. Matthew 6:12-13 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. 9 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:8-9 Then hear in heaven, and forgive the sin of Your servants, Your people Israel,…

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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…

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    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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    What Mysteries And Hidden Truths Are Revealed To Apostles And Prophets – Spiritual Reading

    What Mysteries And Hidden Truths Are Revealed To Apostles And Prophets – Spiritual Reading. The thing taught in the Bible regarding the inspiration of the Apostles and Prophets, the inspiration of the various authors of the books of the Bible, is that truth hidden from men for ages, and which they had not discovered, and could not discover, by the unaided processes of human reasoning, even human reasoning at its very best and highest, has been revealed to Apostles and Prophets in the Holy Spirit. We find this very clearly taught in Eph. 3:2-5: “If so be that ye have heard of the dispensation of that grace of God which was given me to…

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    Jesus, Faith, Christianity, Religion And Spirituality Quotes – Aiden Wilson Tozer

    Jesus, Faith, Christianity, Religion And Spirituality Quotes – Aiden Wilson Tozer. “I believe that entertainment and amusements are the work of the Enemy to keep dying men from knowing they’re dying; and to keep enemies of God from remembering that they’re enemies.” Aiden Wilson Tozer “He had everything, but he possessed nothing. There is the spiritual secret.” Aiden Wilson Tozer “To be effective the preacher’s message must be alive; it must alarm, arouse, challenge; it must be God’s present voice to a particular people.” Aiden Wilson Tozer “Teach us to know that we cannot know, for the things of God knoweth no man, but the Spirit of God. Let faith…

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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…

  • Were The Revelations Made To The Prophets By The Holy Spirit Independent Of Their Thinking - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    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…

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    Without The Shedding Of Blood There Is No Forgiveness – Forgiveness Bible Verses

    Without The Shedding Of Blood There Is No Forgiveness – Forgiveness Bible Verses. “For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. 15 But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses. Matthew 6:14-15 Therefore let it be known to you, brethren, that through this Man is preached to you the forgiveness of sins; 39 and by Him everyone who believes is justified from all things from which you could not be justified by the law of Moses. Acts 13:38-39 In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His…

  • 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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    Is It True That The Bible Is The Word Of God – Spiritual Reading

    Is It True That The Bible Is The Word Of God – Spiritual Reading. The thing that the Bible teaches concerning the extent of the inspiration of its writings is that because of this inspiration of Prophets and Apostles, the writers of the Bible, the whole Bible as originally given becomes the absolutely inerrant Word of God. In the O. T. David says of his own writings, in 2 Sam. 23:2, a passage already referred to, “The Spirit of Jehovah spake by me, and His Word was upon my tongue.” In Mark 7:13 Our Lord Jesus Himself calls the law of Moses “the Word of God.” He says “making void the Word of God by your tradition, which…

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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…

  • What Is The Distinction Between God The Father, God The Son And God The Holy Spirit - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    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…

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    The Son Of Man Has Power On Earth To Forgive Sins – Forgiveness Bible Verses

    The Son Of Man Has Power On Earth To Forgive Sins – Forgiveness Bible Verses. But that you may know that the Son of Man has power on earth to forgive sins”—then He said to the paralytic, “Arise, take up your bed, and go to your house.” 7 And he arose and departed to his house. Matthew 9:6-7 You have forgiven the iniquity of Your people;You have covered all their sin.3 You have taken away all Your wrath;You have turned from the fierceness of Your anger. Psalms 85:2-3  To open their eyes, in order to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan to God, that…

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    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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    Keep The Unity Of The Spirit In The Bond Of Peace – Peace Bible Verses

    Keep The Unity Of The Spirit In The Bond Of Peace – Peace Bible Verses. Blessed are the peacemakers, For they shall be called sons of God. Matthew 5:9 And the God of peace will crush Satan under your feet shortly. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you. Amen. Romans 16:20 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 1:3 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness, self-control. Against such there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the…

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    Kindness To The Poor Is A Loan To The Lord – Kindness Bible Verses

    Kindness To The Poor Is A Loan To The Lord – Kindness Bible Verses. The Lord appeared to us in the past, saying:“I have loved you with an everlasting love;I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.4 I will build you up again,and you, Virgin Israel, will be rebuilt.Again you will take up your timbrelsand go out to dance with the joyful. Jeremiah 31:3-4 Though we are slaves, our God has not forsaken us in our bondage. He has shown us kindness in the sight of the kings of Persia: He has granted us new life to rebuild the house of our God and repair its ruins, and he has given…

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    Compassion And Forgiveness Belong To The Lord Our God – Forgiveness Bible Verses

    Compassion And Forgiveness Belong To The Lord Our God – Forgiveness Bible Verses. “And whenever you stand praying, if you have anything against anyone, forgive him, that your Father in heaven may also forgive you your trespasses. 26 But if you do not forgive, neither will your Father in heaven forgive your trespasses.” Mark 11:25-26 Therefore I say to you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven, for she loved much. But to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little.”48 Then He said to her, “Your sins are forgiven.” Luke 7:47-48 The Lord will not be willing to forgive him. Instead, His anger and jealousy will burn against that…

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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…

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    Peace To You All Who Are In Christ Jesus – Peace Bible Verses

    Peace To You All Who Are In Christ Jesus – Peace Bible Verses. These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world.” John 16:33 For God is not the author of confusion but of peace, as in all the churches of the saints. 1 Corinthians 14:33 “For you shall go out with joy, And be led out with peace; The mountains and the hillsShall break forth into singing before you, And all the trees of the field shall clap their hands. Isaiah 55:12 And He shall stand and…

  • 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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    O Lord God, Remember Me, I Pray – Prayer Bible Verses

    O Lord God, Remember Me, I Pray – Prayer Bible Verses. We give thanks to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you, Colossians 1:3 1 And Hannah prayed and said: “My heart rejoices in the Lord; My horn is exalted in the Lord. I smile at my enemies, Because I rejoice in Your salvation. 2 “No one is holy like the Lord, For there is none besides You,Nor is there any rock like our God. 1 Samuel 2:1  Save now, I pray, O Lord; O Lord, I pray, send now prosperity. Psalms 118:25 Then Samson called to the Lord, saying, “O Lord God, remember…

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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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    I Will Pray The Father, And He Will Give You Another Helper – Prayer Bible Verses

    I Will Pray The Father, And He Will Give You Another Helper – Prayer Bible Verses. He who calls you is faithful, who also will do it.25 Brethren, pray for us.26 Greet all the brethren with a holy kiss. 1 Thessalonians 5:24-26 Then hear from heaven their prayer and their supplication, and maintain their cause. 2 Chronicles 6:35 And I will pray the Father, and He will give you another Helper, that He may abide with you forever— 17 the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees Him nor knows Him; but you know Him, for He dwells with you and will be in you.…

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    Love Suffers Long And Is Kind – Kindness Bible Verses

    Love Suffers Long And Is Kind – Kindness Bible Verses But love your enemies, do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is kind to the unthankful and evil. Luke 6:35 With a little wrath I hid My face from you for a moment;But with everlasting kindness I will have mercy on you,”Says the Lord, your Redeemer. Isaiah54:8 Now God made Daniel to find kindness and compassion in the sight of the prince of the eunuchs. Daniel 1:9 Then he said, “Blessed are you of the Lord, my daughter! For you have…

  • Marriage Is Honorable Among All - Marriage Bible Verses Blog Post Banner Image

    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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    Hold Your Peace, And I Will Teach You Wisdom – Peace Bible Verses

    Hold Your Peace, And I Will Teach You Wisdom – Peace Bible Verses. But the meek shall inherit the earth, And shall delight themselves in the abundance of peace. Psalms 37:11 Therefore say, Behold, I give to him My covenant of peace; 13 and it shall be to him and his descendants after him a covenant of an everlasting priesthood, because he was zealous for his God, and made atonement for the children of Israel.’ ” Numbers 25:12-13 And all the people returned to the camp, to Joshua at Makkedah, in peace. No one moved his tongue against any of the children of Israel. Joshua 10:21 Also the right thigh…

  • Interesting Facts You Need To Know About Love, Flirtation, Marriage, Monogamy And Affection - The Vintage Woman Blog Post Banner Image

    Interesting Facts You Need To Know About Love, Flirtation, Marriage, Monogamy And Affection – The Vintage Woman

    Interesting Facts You Need To Know About Love, Flirtation, Marriage, Monogamy And Affection – The Vintage Woman. Love The attraction of the sexes for each other, though based upon the dual principle of generation which pervades the living world and which has its analogies in the attractive forces of matter, yet pervades the whole being. Love is not merely the instinctive desire of physical union, which has for its object the continuation of the species—it belongs to the mind as well as to the body. It warms, invigorates, and elevates every sentiment, every feeling; and in its highest, purest, most diffusive form unites us to God and all creatures in…

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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 “If a…

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    Sex Makes Marriage Better | Spicing Up Marital Intimacy And Sexual Intercourse – The Vintage Woman

    Sex Makes Marriage Better | Spicing Up Marital Intimacy And Sexual Intercourse – The Vintage Woman. Sexual Intercourse, its laws and conditions, it’s use and abuse. There is an increasing and alarming prevalence of nervous ailments and complicated disorders that could be traced to have their sole origin from this source. Hypochondria, in its various phases, results from the premature and unnatural waste of the seminal fluid. Then speedily ensues a lack of natural heat, a deficiency of vital power, and consequently indigestion, melancholy, languor, and dejection ensue; the victim becomes enervated and spiritless, loses the very attributes of man, and premature old age soon follows. It is a prevalent…

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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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    What Makes A Happy And Healthy Marriage – The Vintage Woman

    What Makes A Happy And Healthy Marriage – The Vintage Woman. The basis of a happy marriage. The state of conjugal union should be the happiest in the whole of the existence of either man or woman, and is such in a congenial marriage. Yet in the history of very many marriages contentment or happiness is palpably absent and an almost insufferable misery is the heritage of both parties. It is therefore important that previous to the marital union the parties should take everything into consideration that fore-shadows happiness after marriage, as well as everything calculated to despoil conjugal felicity. The first requisite of congenial marriage is love. Without being…

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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.…

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    Questions And Answers About Improving Your Marriage And Relationship With Your Husband

    Questions And Answers About Improving Your Marriage And Relationship With Your Husband. How can I improve communication with my husband? – Be intentional about spending time together talking. …– Use more “I” statements and less “You” statements. …– Be specific. …– Avoid mind reading. …– Express Negative Feelings Constructively. …– Listen without being defensive. …– Freely express positive feelings. First Things  How do I talk to my husband about feelings? – Pick the Right Time.– Edit it Down.– Pause and Ask for Feedback.– Don’t Catastrophize.– Don’t Attack.– Tell Your Partner if You Want to Solve Problems or If You Want to Share Feelings.– Listening Is Not Agreeing.– Respect Advice. Huffington…

  • Common Wedding And Marriage Traditions And Customs From Various Cultures In History - The Vintage Woman Blog Post Banner Image

    Common Wedding And Marriage Traditions And Customs From Various Cultures In History – The Vintage Woman

    Common Wedding And Marriage Traditions And Customs From Various Cultures In History – The Vintage Woman. It would probably be interesting to many to describe the marriage ceremonies observed by different nations, but to enter into a descriptive detail would occupy too much space. It is sufficient to say that while some wives are wooed and won, others are bought and sold; while in some countries the husband brings the wife to his home, in others, as in Formosa, the daughter brings her husband to her father’s house, and he is considered one of the family, while the sons, upon marriage, leave the family forever. In civilized countries, the ceremonies…

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    This Also We Pray, That You May Be Made Complete – Prayer Bible Verses

    This Also We Pray, That You May Be Made Complete – Prayer Bible Verses. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NKJV) 16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. Deuteronomy 3:25 (NKJV) 25 I pray, let me cross over and see the good land beyond the Jordan, those pleasant mountains, and Lebanon.’ John 17:15-16 (NKJV) 15 I do not pray that You should take them out of the world, but that You should keep them from the evil one. 16 They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world. Matthew 9:38 (NKJV)…

  • What You Need To Know About Cohabitation And Marriage From Various Cultures And Times In History - The Vintage Woman Blog Post Banner Image

    What You Need To Know About Cohabitation And Marriage From Various Cultures And Times In History – The Vintage Woman

    What You Need To Know About Cohabitation And Marriage From Various Cultures And Times In History – The Vintage Woman. Marriage is in law the conjugal union of man with woman, and is the only state in which cohabitation is considered proper and irreprehensible. The marriage relation exists in all Christian communities, and is considered the most solemn of contracts, and, excepting in Protestant countries, it is regarded as a sacrament. In some countries its celebration falls under the cognizance of ecclesiastical courts only, but in the United States it is regarded as merely a civil contract, magistrates having, equally with clergymen, the right to solemnize it, though it is…

  • 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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    He Makes Peace In Your Borders – Peace Bible Verses

    He Makes Peace In Your Borders – Peace Bible Verses. Or let him take hold of My strength, That he may make peace with Me;And he shall make peace with Me.” Isaiah 27:5  And thus you shall say to him who lives in prosperity: Peace be to you, peace to your house, and peace to all that you have! 1 Samuel 25:6  For they do not speak peace, But they devise deceitful mattersAgainst the quiet ones in the land. Psalms 35:20  “Speak to the children of Israel, saying: He who offers the sacrifice of his peace offering to the Lord shall bring his offering to the Lord from the sacrifice…

  • During Dating And Courtship, Single Women Should Do The Following To Avoid Losing Their Partners And Honor - The Vintage Woman Blog Post Banner Image

    During Dating And Courtship, Single Women Should Do The Following To Avoid Losing Their Partners And Honor – The Vintage Woman

    During Dating And Courtship, Single Women Should Do The Following To Avoid Losing Their Partners And Honor – The Vintage Woman. Young men are fond of your company and of paying you every polite attention, and you, as a right-minded woman, are well pleased to be so treated. It is due to you as a woman. Now, each of them is, or ought to be, looking out for a wife, and it is well that you should know this. It is, too, more important than you perhaps are aware, that you should be carefully making your own observations, so that when the time arrives for one of them to ask you…

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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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    Blessing In Place Of Curse – Poem

    Blessing In Place Of Curse – Poem. In the name of Jesus,  In place of loss, I speak gain. In place of hate, I speak love. In place of death, I speak life. In place of bad, I speak good. In place of war, I speak peace. In place of hell, I speak heaven. In place of evil, I speak holiness. In place of grief, I speak healing. In place of fear, I speak courage. In place of suffering, I speak joy. In place of despair, I speak hope. In place of division, I speak unity. In place of pain, I speak pleasure. In place of disbelief, I speak faith.…

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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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    Principles For Choosing The Right Marriage Partner | How To Know You’re Marrying The Right Person – The Vintage Woman

    Principles For Choosing The Right Marriage Partner | How To Know You’re Marrying The Right Person – The Vintage Woman. When to marry. The proper age to marry is a somewhat vexed question, but needlessly so, because that age varies much, according to temperament and other circumstances relating to the individual. Although after puberty the sexual organs are capable of reproduction, yet it by no means follows that they should be used for that purpose. Their early activity is intended for the perfection of the body and mind, and not for the continuation of the species. Very early marriage therefore, should be avoided, because the nervous force expended in amative indulgence…

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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…

  • Deliverance From Spiritual Captivity, Sin And Bondage - Spiritual Reading Blog Post Banner Image

    Deliverance From Spiritual Captivity, Sin And Bondage – Spiritual Reading

    Deliverance From Spiritual Captivity, Sin And Bondage – Spiritual Reading. In this place I would say a plain word or two to those who understand the method of justification by faith which is in Christ Jesus, but whose trouble is that they cannot cease from sin. We can never be happy, restful, or spiritually healthy till we become holy. We must be rid of sin; but how is the riddance to be wrought? This is the life-or-death question of many. The old nature is very strong, and they have tried to curb and tame it; but it will not be subdued, and they find themselves, though anxious to be better,…

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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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    For His Merciful Kindness Is Great Toward Us – Kindness Bible Verses

    For His Merciful Kindness Is Great Toward Us – Kindness Bible Verses. That in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus. Ephesians 2:7 What is desired in a man is kindness, And a poor man is better than a liar. Proverbs 19:22 So rend your heart, and not your garments; Return to the Lord your God,For He is gracious and merciful, Slow to anger, and of great kindness; And He relents from doing harm. Joel 2:13 Blessed be the Lord, For He has shown me His marvelous kindness in a strong city! Psalms 31:21 By purity,…

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    Peace, Be Still – Peace Bible Verses

    Peace, Be Still – Peace Bible Verses. Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid. John 14:27 Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 “I will make a covenant of peace with them, and cause wild beasts to cease from the land; and they will dwell safely in the wilderness and sleep in the woods. Ezekiel 34:25 Now may the God of peace…

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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…

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    I Will Both Lie Down In Peace, And Sleep – Peace Bible Verses

    I Will Both Lie Down In Peace, And Sleep – Peace Bible Verses. Then the Spirit came upon Amasai, chief of the captains, and he said:“We are yours, O David; We are on your side, O son of Jesse! Peace, peace to you, And peace to your helpers! For your God helps you.”So David received them, and made them captains of the troop. 1 Chronicles 12:18  Her ways are ways of pleasantness, And all her paths are peace.18 She is a tree of life to those who take hold of her, And happy are all who retain her. Proverbs 3:17-18  I will both lie down in peace, and sleep; For…

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    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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    Jesus, Faith, Christianity, Religion And Spirituality Quotes – Dwight Lyman Moody

    Jesus, Faith, Christianity, Religion And Spirituality Quotes – Dwight Lyman Moody. “When God gave Christ to this world, He gave the best He had, and He wants us to do the same.” Dwight L. Moody “There is no better evangelist in the world than the Holy Spirit.” Dwight L. Moody “God will honor our faith.” Dwight L. Moody “No man ever sought Christ with a heart to find Him who did not find Him.” Dwight L. Moody “In Proverbs we read: ‘He that winneth souls is wise.’ If any man, women, or child by a godly life and example can win one soul to God, his life will not have…

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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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    Questions And Answers About Patience – A Quality Of Love

    Questions And Answers About Patience – A Quality Of Love. What does having patience mean? The ability to wait, or to continue doing something despite difficulties, or to suffer without complaining or becoming annoyed: You have to have such a lot of patiencewhen you’re dealing with kids. Cambridge Why is patience important? Anger and stress are two things that are enough to ruin a person’s health. And patience is the antidote to both these illnesses. … Patience is an important tool in overcoming frustration. Patience allows us to suspend judgment long enough to make informed decisions, thus paving the path to a happy and peaceful life. Wisdom Times Is patience a fruit of the Spirit? The Fruit of the Holy Spirit is a biblical term that sums up nine…

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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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    The Superiority And Distinction Of Biblical Scripture – Spiritual Reading

    The Superiority And Distinction Of Biblical Scripture – Spiritual Reading. “Some, we are aware, would gladly persuade us that things are so totally changed since the Bible was penned, that we need other guidance than what its precious pages supply. They tell us that society is not what it was; that the human race has made progress; that there has been such a development in the powers of nature, science, and philosophy, that to maintain the sufficiency and supremacy of the Bible, at such a point in the world’s history, can only be regarded as childishness, ignorance, or imbecility.” “Now, the men that tell us these things may be very…

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    For Zion’s Sake I Will Not Hold My Peace – Peace Bible Verses

    For Zion’s Sake I Will Not Hold My Peace – Peace Bible Verses. The Lord will give strength to His people; The Lord will bless His people with peace. Psalms 29:11  Then the Lord said to him, “Peace be with you; do not fear, you shall not die.” 24 So Gideon built an altar there to the Lord, and called it The-Lord-Is-Peace. To this day it is still in Ophrah of the Abiezrites. Judges 6:23-24 Now as for you, you shall go to your fathers in peace; you shall be buried at a good old age. Genesis 15:15 And seek the peace of the city where I have caused you…

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    How Should Christians And Believers Interpret Bible Scriptures – Spiritual Reading

    How Should Christians And Believers Interpret Bible Scriptures – Spiritual Reading. Biblical interpretation has become a major point of contention among many believers and christians. Different sects interpret Bible scripture differently and sometimes amidst all the religious, theological and philosophical debates and arguments, the truth can fall away. The Jewish Rabbi will have a different take with many emphazising context ,history, language, culture and tradition. The Catholic Priests will have their stand, advocating intense meditation, research, praying the rosary and asking mother Mary for guidance etc. Ordinary believers will suggest believing whatever the clergy and Church leaders feed them during worship and fellowship services. Despite all the chaos and confusion…

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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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    I Will Pray To The Lord For You – Prayer Bible Verses

    I Will Pray To The Lord For You – Prayer Bible Verses. Matthew 21:13 And He said to them, “It is written, My house shall be called a house of prayer,’ but you have made it a den of thieves.’ ” Daniel 9:20-21 Now while I was speaking, praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my supplication before the Lord my God for the holy mountain of my God, 21 yes, while I was speaking in prayer, the man Gabriel, whom I had seen in the vision at the beginning, being caused to fly swiftly, reached me about the time of the evening…

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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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    How To Avoid Religion And Start Succeeding – Faith Versus Religion

    How To Avoid Religion And Start Succeeding – Faith Versus Religion. ​I will stand with my assertion that men/women of faith have failed Jesus. They are the ones who have witnessed his miracles and refused to share about those signs and wonders when it mattered most. They are like Peter who denied Jesus three times before his death. Simon Peter said to Him, “Lord, where are You going?” Jesus answered him, “Where I am going you cannot follow Me now, but you shall follow Me afterward.” 37 Peter said to Him, “Lord, why can I not follow You now? I will lay down my life for Your sake.” 38 Jesus…

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    Accept, I Pray, The Freewill Offerings Of My Mouth – Prayer Bible Verses

    Accept, I Pray, The Freewill Offerings Of My Mouth – Prayer Bible Verses. Therefore we also pray always for you that our God would count you worthy of this calling, and fulfill all the good pleasure of His goodness and the work of faith with power, 12 that the name of our Lord Jesus Christ may be glorified in you, and you in Him, according to the grace of our God and the Lord Jesus Christ. 2 Thessalonians 1:11-12 Hear my prayer, O God; Give ear to the words of my mouth. Psalms 54:2 But you, beloved, building yourselves up on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit,…

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    Jesus, Faith, Christianity, Religion And Spirituality Quotes – John Bunyan

    Jesus, Faith, Christianity, Religion And Spirituality Quotes – John Bunyan. “If my life is fruitless, it doesn’t matter who praises me, and if my life is fruitful, it doesn’t matter who criticizes me.” John Bunyan “And, indeed, this is one of the greatest mysteries in the world; namely, that a righteousness that resides in heaven should justify me, a sinner on earth!” John Bunyan “Christ is the desire of nations, the joy of angels, the delight of the Father. What solace then must that soul be filled with, that has the possession of Him to all eternity!” John Bunyan “Nothing can hurt you except sin; nothing can grieve me except…

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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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    Jesus, Faith, Christianity, Religion And Spirituality Quotes – John Wesley

    Jesus, Faith, Christianity, Religion And Spirituality Quotes – John Wesley. “God does not love men that are inconstant, nor good works that are intermitted. Nothing is pleasing to him, but what has a resemblance of his own immutability.” John Wesley “Faith is the divine evidence whereby the spiritual man discerneth God, and the things of God.” John Wesley “We should be continually laboring to cut off all the useless things that surround us; and God usually retrenches the superfluities of our souls in the same proportion as we do those of our bodies.” John Wesley “He who governed the world before I was born shall take care of it likewise…

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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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    Questions And Answers About Hermeneutics – Text Interpretation

    Questions And Answers About Hermeneutics – Text Interpretation. What does biblical hermeneutics mean? Hermeneutics is the theory and methodology of text interpretation, especially the interpretation of biblical texts, wisdom literature, and philosophical texts.Hermeneutics was initially applied to the interpretation, or exegesis, of scripture. … It sometimes refers to the theories of Paul Ricour. Youtube  What is the purpose of hermeneutics? The Purpose of Hermeneutics. By ‘hermeneutics’ we mean the theory of interpretation. The word contains a reference to Hermes, the messenger of the Gods in Greek mythology. Hermes’ task was to explain to humans the decisions and plans of their Gods. Research Gate  Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who…

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    I Pray, According To The Greatness Of Your Mercy – Prayer Bible Verses

    I Pray, According To The Greatness Of Your Mercy – Prayer Bible Verses. Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: “May they prosper who love you.7 Peace be within your walls, Prosperity within your palaces.” Psalms 122:6-7 Pray for us; for we are confident that we have a good conscience, in all things desiring to live honorably. 19 But I especially urge you to do this, that I may be restored to you the sooner. Hebrews 13:18-19 And when He had sent the multitudes away, He went up on the mountain by Himself to pray. Now when evening came, He was alone there. Matthew 14:23 And seek the peace of the…

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    Seek Peace And Pursue It – Peace Bible Verses

    Seek Peace And Pursue It – Peace Bible Verses. Mercy and truth have met together; Righteousness and peace have kissed. Psalms 85:10  For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11  “My covenant was with him, one of life and peace, And I gave them to him that he might fear Me; So he feared MeAnd was reverent before My name. Malachi 2:5  Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it. Psalms 34:14 Then Jacob made a vow, saying, “If God will be with me, and…

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    Questions And Answers About Sadducees, Pharisees, Essenes And Sanhedrin

    Questions And Answers About Sadducees, Pharisees, Essenes And Sanhedrin. What does Sadducees mean in the Bible? A member of a Palestinian sect, consisting mainly of priests and aristocrats, that flourished from the 1st century b.c. to the 1st century a.d. and differed from the Pharisees chiefly in its literal interpretation of the Bible, rejection of oral laws and traditions, and denial of an afterlife and the coming of the Dictionary  What does Pharisees mean in the Bible? The Pharisees in the Bible were members of a religious group or party who frequently clashed with Jesus Christ over his interpretation of the Law. The name “Pharisee” means “separated one.” … The Pharisees probably got their start…

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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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    Finding Your Life’s Purpose, Vision And Mission

    Finding Your Life’s Purpose, Vision And Mission. Often times I find many people searching for their purpose in life. Some even take whole sabbaticals just to figure things out. But I think there a few things we should consider when we consider purpose. When Paul was still a Pharisee, his purpose was to kill the followers of Jesus Christ but the day he had a Damascus moment, his purpose changed. When Moses was a runaway, his purpose was to hide from the Egyptians but the day he had a “burning bush moment”, his purpose changed. When David was a shepherd, his purpose was to take care of sheep but the…

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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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    Questions And Answers About Angels And Archangels

    Questions And Answers About Angels And Archangels. Who are guardian angels? A guardian angel is an angel that is assigned to protect and guide a particular person, group, kingdom, or country. … Belief in both the East and the West is that guardian angels serve to protect whichever person God assigns them to, and present prayer to God on that person’s behalf. Wikipedia  What is man that You are mindful of him,And the son of man that You visit him?5 For You have made him a little lower than the angels,And You have crowned him with glory and honor. Psalms 8:4-5 For He shall give His angels charge over you,To keep you in…

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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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    Questions And Answers About The Beatitudes – Sermon On The Mount

    Questions And Answers About The Beatitudes. What are the Beatitudes in the Bible? Beatitude inherited its blessedness from the Latin word beatus, meaning both “happy” and “blessed.” In the Bible, the Beatitudes are a series of eight blessings, such as “Blessed are those poor in spirit; theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Vocabulary  3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit,for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.4 Blessed are those who mourn,for they will be comforted.5 Blessed are the meek,for they will inherit the earth.6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,for they will be filled.7 Blessed are the merciful,for they will be shown mercy.8 Blessed are the pure in heart,for they will…

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    Questions And Answers About Jealousy – A Quality Of Jesus Christ

    Questions And Answers About Jealousy – A Quality Of Jesus Christ. Why do people get jealous? We feel jealous in such moments because of our sense that a cherished connection we have with another person is threatened, and our fear that a loved one may find someone else to replace us. … For such extremely jealous individuals, their jealousyalmost always leads to the end of relationships. Psychology Today Is jealousy a part of love? Yes, jealousy is part of love. However there are two types of jealousy. Normal jealousy and abnormal jealousy. Normal jealousy is part of love while abnormal jealousy is part of hate. Can jealousy be godly and righteous? Yes, jealousy can be godly and…

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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…

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    Slaying Giants – Achieving Peace And Victory By Facing Your Troubles

    Slaying Giants – Achieving Peace And Victory By Facing Your Troubles. For one reason or another, though I love peace there are just some people I rub the wrong way. Truth is the number of people I irk exceeds those I don’t. Most people can’t stand me. Sometimes I can give off the craziest vibes ever. Not everyone will understand you. It’s not their duty to. A few times, I will ask some people to give me peace. Some do and some don’t. Some people have unfriended me and closed me out of their lives. I have done the same. It’s life. No one is perfect. We are mortals. We…

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    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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    Questions And Answers About Niddah, Mikveh – Menstrual Purification

    Questions And Answers About Niddah, Mikveh – Menstrual Purification. What does Niddah mean?“Niddah (or nidah; Hebrew: נִדָּה‬), in Judaism, describes a woman during menstruation, or a woman who has menstruated and not yet completed the associated requirement of immersion in a mikveh (ritual bath). In the Book of Leviticus, the Torah prohibits sexual intercourse with a niddah.” Wikipedia  What is a mikvah used for? “Mikveh or mikvah (Hebrew: מִקְוֶה / מקווה‬, Modern mikve, Tiberian miqweh, pl. mikva’ot, mikvoth, mikvot, or (Yiddish) mikves, lit. “a collection”) is a bath used forthe purpose of ritual immersion in Judaism to achieve ritual purity.” Wikipedia  What is a menstrual purification? Ritual purification is the purification ritual prescribed by a religion by which a…

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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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    The Two Sides Of The Coin – Poem

    The Two Sides Of The Coin – Poem. There are two sides to the coin.There are: Two Races Two TribesTwo NamesTwo NationsTwo LeadersTwo CountriesTwo KingdomsTwo Ethnicities this world.There is no sitting on the fence in this age.  The Age of Glory and The Age of ScornThe Clan of Victory and The Clan of DefeatThe Name of Jesus and The Name of LuciferThe Empire of Pride and The Empire of HumilityThe Location of Heaven and The Location of HellThe Country of light and The Country of DarknessThe Language of Blessings and The Language of CursesThe Tribe of Divinity and The Tribe of DamnationThe Ethnicity of Christ and The Ethnicity of BelialThe…

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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 The Bible – The Word Of Jesus

    Questions And Answers About The Bible – The Word Of Jesus. Listed below you will find frequently asked questions on the Bible which is the word of God and quick answers to these queries. Why is the Bible important? Christian scripture. Scripture is perhaps the most important type of revelation for Christians. This section deals with the Bible and the way Christians think about it. For Christians, the Bible is different from any other book because it contains God’s words. BBC  What is in a study Bible? A study Bible is an edition of the Bible prepared for use by a serious student of theBible. It provides scholarly information designed to help the reader gain a better understanding of and…

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    Questions And Answers About Faith – Faith In Jesus Christ

    Questions And Answers About Faith – Faith In Jesus Christ. What does it mean to have faith? A big factor of having faith means recognizing that you have no control, that what will be, will be and that there is a greater power, whether it be a God, the universe, whatever. The Odyssey Online  What is faith biblically? “Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen” Hebrews 11: 1. Faith is the connecting power into the spiritual realm, which links us with God and makes Him become a tangible reality to the sense perceptions of a person. Wikibooks  1 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of…

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    Is It True God Love’s Sinners It’s Only Their Sin He Hates – Exploring Love In The New Age

    Is It True God Love’s Sinners It’s Only Their Sin He Hates – Exploring Love In The New Age. New age has really preached and spread this idea. The notion that, “God loves sinners and it’s only their sin that he hates.” We hear it all the time. Even some priests, pastors, reverends throw it around during their services. In fact a man I knew once used to tell me this every time I asked him to stop a particularly wicked habit. He would go like, “Who are you to tell me to stop my evil vice when God loves me as a sinner? It’s my sin he doesn’t like…

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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 Prayer And Praying

    Questions And Answers About Prayer And Praying. What are the traditional types of prayer? –Adoration –Communion –Contrition –Supplication –Petition –Intercession –Thanksgiving –Spiritual Warfare How can I speak to God through prayer? Start thinking about what you want to pray about.Just start talking to God about the issue that vexes you most.Be sincere because God himself is sincere and cares deeply about you.Be thankful for the things you do have and the times that God may have stepped in and miraculously saved you.  WikiHow  How do you say a prayer to God? Start off with praising him, for he is God, then tell him what you’re thankful for. …Name your sins…

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    Here Is Where Broken Hearts Go – Hearts That Don’t Break – Exploring Love In The New Age

    Here Is Where Broken Hearts Go – Hearts That Don’t Break – Exploring Love In The New Age. Whitney Houston (God bless her soul) sang a famous song titled, “Where Do Broken Hearts Go?” Many of us have experienced heart ache in one way or another and had our hearts broken. Is it possible to have an unbreakable heart? Imagine if they sold such hearts, wouldn’t most of us love to purchase one so we wouldn’t feel the stings and arrows that life and people throw our way? For a long time, people often accused me of feeling too much. Of wearing my heart on my sleeve. Of having a…

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    Things You Should Never Assume

    Things You Should Never Assume. It’s easy to fall into the trap of making assumptions. After all, we are human. As we grow up and go through various experiences, we get programmed to take certain things for guaranteed and to make unfounded assumptions. Making assumptions can lead to complications in relationships, communication and life in general. I pray, that before you make an assumption, Jesus will give you the wisdom and foresight to know right from wrong. Below, various people share experiences on things they believe we should never assume. #ThingsYouShouldNeverAssume that people have had the same experiences as you and therefore the same frame of reference. — MrsBundrige (@bigsisternes)…

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    Home Is Not Where The Heart Is Found – Home Is Not A Place, Home Is Not A Soul, Home Is A Spirit

    Home Is Not Where The Heart Is Found – Home Is Not A Place, Home Is Not A Soul, Home Is A Spirit. For a long time we have been told and taught that, “Home is where the heart is found is.” Another variation to this idea was the notion that home was a place or a location.  Some place to put our heads when exhausted and tired. Some spot to put our legs at the end of a long day. A refugee away from the cares of life. An area to find peace and to relax. For a long time we have been told and taught that, “Home is where the…

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    Is Lying To Those We Cherish Part Of Love – Exploring Love In The New Age

    Is Lying To Those We Cherish Part Of Love – Exploring Love In The New Age. Jim Ed Brown and Helen Cornelius say a song titled, “Lying In Love With You.” One of the lines in the song goes like, “Won’t hurt to tell a white lie or two . When I’m lying in love with you.” “The idea that lying occurs in all intimate relationships may be hard to accept. What may be even harder to acknowledge is that some of those lies may actually be necessary for love to thrive.” writes Dr. Randi Gunther a clinical psychologist and marriage counselor in an article where she seems to be…

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    Building Successful And Sustainable Structures And Nations

    Building Successful And Sustainable Structures And Nations. It doesn’t matter whether it was during the time Moses led. It doesn’t matter whether it was during the time Joshua led. It doesn’t matter whether it was during the time Judges led. It doesn’t matter whether it was during the time Prophets led. It doesn’t matter whether it was during the time Kings led. It still applies in our modern world today. The spiritual faith and beliefs of a leader matter in building successful and sustainable structures and nations. I know the Liberals will try to come at me with pitchforks for bringing in the gay agenda, planned parenthood, legal weed, legal…

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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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    Your Love Should Be Zealous And Passionate – Exploring Love In The New Age

    Your Love Should Be Zealous And Passionate – Exploring Love In The New Age. In the new age that we live in, love has grown cold and numb. Often times, most people just go through the motions of loving others. People who love passionately are often shunned and called denigrating names like radicals, fanatics, weirdos etc. But love should be passionate, hot and zealous for it to be effective and long lasting. In fact God’s love is passionate and zealous. And the bible verse below which is found in the book of Isaiah, show’s us what things hot, zealous and passionate love can accomplish. For unto us a child is born,…

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    Intelligent And Witty Thoughts And Quotes Explaining The Meaning Of Life

    Intelligent And Witty Thoughts And Quotes Explaining The Meaning Of Life. If someone asked me, “Tikva what is the meaning of life?” I would respond and say: Life is living for Jesus and his Kingdom.  Life is obeying Jesus all my days. Life is a journey of faith, hope and love. Various people shared some really awesomely intelligent thoughts and quotes on what the meaning of life is. Enjoy their insights and wisdom. “Your Choices Create Meaning” ?#TheMeaningOfLifeIn4Words #WednesdayWisdom pic.twitter.com/8FbYgFC1gg — RockysPride? (@RockysPride) August 29, 2018 Be excellent to each other #TheMeaningOfLifeIn4Words pic.twitter.com/de23HfBLaX — OverreactiveSportsFan (@OverreactiveF) August 29, 2018 #TheMeaningOfLifeIn4WordsMake every day count. — ?gimmejams? (@80sjams) August 29, 2018 Being…

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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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    Should You Take Revenge Into Your Own Hands

    Should You Take Revenge Into Your Own Hands? It can be very tempting to take revenge on others especially when they have hurt you or betrayed you. Take a look at the quotes below for example: “They say the best revenge is living well. I say it’s acid in the face—who will love them now?” Mindy Kaling “To exact revenge for yourself or your friends is not only a right, it’s an absolute duty.” Stieg Larsson “We should forgive our enemies, but not before they are hanged.” Heinrich Heine The quotes above may sound like the right thing to do especially in a fit of anger and hurt but in reality taking…

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    Questions And Answers About Marriage – Holy Matrimony – Wedlock

    Questions And Answers About Marriage – Holy Matrimony – Wedlock What is the current definition of being married? Our definition of marriage: A formal union, marriage is a social, and legal contract between two individuals that unites their lives legally, economically, and emotionally. … Being married also gives legitimacy to sexual relations within the marriage. The Spruce  What is the original definition of marriage? Etymology. The word “marriage” derives from Middle English mariage, which first appears in 1250–1300 CE. This in turn is derived from Old French, marier (tomarry), and ultimately Latin, marītāre, meaning to provide with a husband or wife and marītāri meaning to get married. Wikipedia  What are the basic functions of marriage? It is a social…

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    Questions And Answers About Love

    Questions And Answers About Love. What is the definition of God’s love? Love of God can mean either love for God or love by God. … The Greek term theophilia means the love or favour of God, and theophilos means friend of God, originally in the sense of being loved by God or loved by the gods; but is today sometimes understood in the sense of showing love for God. Wikipedia  What is love in the Bible? “Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; 5 does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; 6 does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; 7 bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures…

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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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    Jesus, Faith, Christianity, Religion And Spirituality Quotes – Charles Haddon Spurgeon

    Jesus, Faith, Christianity, Religion And Spirituality Quotes – Charles Haddon Spurgeon. “Care more for a grain of faith than a ton of excitement.”  ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon “We, the called and faithful and chosen, we will drive away our griefs, and set up our banners of confidence in the name of God.”  ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon “It is not great faith, but true faith, that saves; and the salvation lies not in the faith, but in the Christ in whom faith trusts…It is not the measure of faith, but the sincerity of faith, which is the point to be considered.”  ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon Click Below A Unique Collection of 365 Daily Readings…

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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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    Prayer Is The Best Study – Prayer And Devotional Quotes – Charles Haddon Spurgeon

    Prayer Is The Best Study – Prayer And Devotional Quotes – Charles Haddon Spurgeon. “Prayer is the safest method of replying to a word of hatred.” Charles Haddon Spurgeon. “Our Father in heaven” — I am a child away from home.“Your name be honored as holy”–I am a worshiper.“Your kingdom come”–I am a subject.“Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven”–I am a servant.“Give us today our daily bread”–I am a beggar.“And forgive us our debts as we also have forgiven our debtors”–I am a sinner.“And do not bring us into temptation, but deliver us from the evil one”–I am a sinner in danger of being a…

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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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    You Have Invisible Protection And Provisions Against Witches And The Wiles Of The Devil

    You Have Invisible Protection And Provisions Against Witches And The Wiles Of The Devil. Sometimes without many of us realizing it, God has surrounded us with an invisible army that constantly protects and seals us. We might not always see it, but we can be certain that behind the scenes, God is fighting on our behalf and doing great works we might never know about. There are many mysteries whose meanings we do not know at this time. There are battles in the spiritual that we might not be able to see with our physical eyes. Sometimes our spiritual eyes are closed and we are not able to have a glimpse…

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    What Interesting Things Have You Done Against Your Better Judgement

    What Interesting Things Have You Done Against Your Better Judgement Are there things you have done and then after further thought, figured that you probably shouldn’t have done them? Well, various people shared stories on various things they have done against their better judgement. Read below and see if you can relate to any of their experiences. #AgainstBetterJudgment, many are out searching this world for “things,people,something” to fill something inside them. They are running after temporary and sinful things! #DoNotBeOfThisWorld ! Only through Jesus Christ can you fill that constant void!And He is The Beginning&end! — Cassity Lyn♡ (@Mrs_Cole_15) August 27, 2018 #AgainstBetterJudgment I got married at 19 ? —…

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    Questions And Answers About Jesus Christ Of Nazareth – The Son Of God

    Questions And Answers About Jesus Christ Of Nazareth – The Son Of God. Why is Jesus the son of God? In the New Testament, Adam, and, most notably, Jesus Christ are called “son of God,” while followers of Jesus are called, “sons of God.” In the New Testament, “Son of God” is applied to Jesus on many occasions. Jesus is declared to be theSon of God on two separate occasions by a voice speaking from Heaven. Wikipedia  What is Jesus Christ’s real name? The name Jesus is derived from the Latin Iesus, a transliteration of the Greek Ἰησοῦς (Iesous). The Greek form is a rendering of the Hebrew ישוע‎ (Yeshua), a variant of the earlier name יהושע‎ (Yehoshua), or in English, “Joshua”. The nameYeshua…

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    Questions And Answers About Peace – Calm, Serenity And Tranquility

    Questions And Answers About Peace – Calm, Serenity And Tranquility. What is the peace? Peace is the concept of harmony and the absence of hostility. In a behavioral sense, peace is a lack of conflict and freedom from fear of violence between individuals and heterogeneous social groups. Wikipedia  What is biblical peace? Many are familiar with the Hebrew word shalom or “peace.” The common western definition of peace is — the absence of conflict or war — but in Hebrew it means so much more. … True biblical shalom refers to an inward sense of completeness or wholeness.  Firm “Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I…

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    Questions And Answers About Autumn – The Fall Season

    Questions And Answers About Autumn – The Fall Season. What is the autumn season? Autumn is the season after summer and before winter. In the United States thisseason is also called fall. In the Northern Hemisphere, it is often said to begin with the autumnal equinox in September and end with the winter solstice in December. … In many countries, autumn is the time a new school year starts. Wikipedia What months are classed as autumn? In meteorological terms, it’s fairly simple – each season is a three month period. So, Summer is June, July and August; Autumn is September, October and November. Metoffice What does the name autumn mean? Autumn is a feminine given name derived from the Latin word autumnus, meaning“fall” or “autumn“. The name has been in use in…

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    Helmet Of Salvation As Part Of The Full Armor Of God – Spiritual Warfare

    Helmet Of Salvation As Part Of The Full Armor Of God – Spiritual Warfare. Spiritual Warfare. Helmet Of Salvation. The helmet as part of the full armor of God covers the head. The head contains majority of the neurological system of the human body. It is where the brain along with various neurons are found. It is where the mind, conscious and subconscious reside. View this post on Instagram ✝️ Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of…

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    God’s Love Is A Holistic Covering Over Your Heart, Body, Soul, Spirit And Mind.

    God’s Love Is A Holistic Covering Over Your Heart, Body, Soul, Spirit And Mind. Below are awesome bible scriptures to remind you that God’s love is a great covering over our whole being. God doesn’t love just one part of you. He loves everything about you. You are precious and deeply cherished. So, anytime you are going through a difficult patch in life or you are feeling unloved, just remember God loves all of you, all the time and for ever. God’s love over your Heart: “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your…

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    Questions And Answers About Sukkot – The Feast Of Tabernacles

    Questions And Answers About Sukkot – The Feast Of Tabernacles. Listed below you will find frequently asked questions on Sukkot – The Jewish Festival of Tabernacles and quick answers to these queries. What is the Feast of the Tabernacles? “Sukkot (Hebrew: סוכות‎ or סֻכּוֹת, sukkōt, commonly translated as Feast of Tabernacles or Feast of the Ingathering, traditional Ashkenazi pronunciation Sukkos or Succos, literally Feast of Booths) is a biblical Jewish holiday celebrated on the 15th day of the seventh month, Tishrei (varies from late September to late October.” – Wikipedia How many days does Sukkot last for? “Some sources claim that Sukkot lasts for about seven days while others state that it is an…

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    Questions And Answers About Yom Kippur – The Day Of Atonement

    Questions And Answers About Yom Kippur – The Day Of Atonement. Listed below you will find frequently asked questions on Yom Kippur – The Jewish Day Of Atonement and quick answers to these queries. What is Yom Kippur and how is it observed? “Yom Kippur—”The Day of Atonement—is considered the most important holiday in the Jewish faith. Falling in the month of Tishrei (September or October in the Gregorian calendar), it marks the culmination of the 10 Days of Awe, a period of introspection and repentance that follows Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year.” – History.com Why is Yom Kippur the holiest day? “Yom Kippur is the holiest day of the Jewish year.…

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    Grace Is Poured Upon Your Lips – Therefore God Has Blessed You Forever – Grace Bible Verses

    Grace Is Poured Upon Your Lips – Therefore God Has Blessed You Forever – Grace Bible Verses. And now for a little while grace has been shown from the Lord our God, to leave us a remnant to escape, and to give us a peg in His holy place, that our God may enlighten our eyes and give us a measure of revival in our bondage. Ezra 9:8 For if by the one man’s offense death reigned through the one, much more those who receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness will reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.         Romans 5:17 And the…

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    The Heart – Beautifully And Wonderfully Made – Poem

    The Heart – Beautifully And Wonderfully Made – Poem. The heart feelsThe heart plansThe heart hearsThe heart thinksThe heart knowsThe heart tastesThe heart smilesThe heart cleansesThe heart pollutesThe heart collectsThe heart dreamsThe heart pushesThe heart dividesThe heart hidesThe heart givesThe heart takesThe heart runsThe heart restsThe heart beatsThe heart calmsThe heart createsThe heart designsThe heart sustainsThe heart providesThe heart transmitsThe heart remembersThe heart understandsThe heart storesThe heart restoresThe heart releasesThe heart destroysThe heart changesThe heart replenishesThe heart eatsThe heart seesThe heart fearsThe heart lovesThe heart hatesThe heart worksThe heart drinksThe heart shieldsThe heart vibratesThe heart protectsThe heart is a destinationThe heart is a roadThe heart is a sourceThe heart is…

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    Like King David, I’m A Woman Chasing And Pursing God’s Own Heart

    David …You can see his vulnerability, you can taste his passion,  you can feel his human-ness as he unashamedly bares his heart out and tells of his battles, wars and life.This is a man who is not afraid to be himself whatever situation life throws his way!And he is portrayed in all these varied hues and colors. As a humble, unknown, unremarkable shepherd boy As a strong, fearless, brave soldier and warrior As a loyal friend and companion As a transgressor who lost his way As a covetous murderer As a daring lustful adulterer As a patient, long suffering crown King with no Kingdom As a father and family man…

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    Redefining and Classifying Love – Types of Love – Exploring Love In The New Age

    Redefining and Classifying Love – Types of Love – Exploring Love In The New Age. Over the years, I have heard love classified a variety of ways. The most common psychology classification is the one in which love is grouped into seven categories. Eros Philia Storge Agape Ludus Pragma Philautia I didn’t really believe any of those classifications as they didn’t make sense to me but for a few weeks now, a particular Bible passage has been niggling at the back of my mind. “Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold.” Matthew 24:12 And it’s on the basis of that passage that I have…

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    Unique And Uncommon Gifts – 10 Dollars And Under – With Free Shipping

    Unique And Uncommon Gifts – 10 Dollars And Under – With Free Shipping. Are you looking for a unique and uncommon gift for a loved one or someone special? Well, look no further. The gifts below are unique and uncommon. Surprise that someone special in your life by getting them one of these rare gifts. To get a gift, just click on the title of the item you are interested in obtaining. Best of all, the gifts can be shipped for free.  Red Rose Tea – Chinese Tea – Herbal – Flower Tea. Blackhead Remover Kit – Curved Blackhead Tweezers Kit Pimple Comedone Extractor Tool Set. USB Infrared Hot Compress Steam…

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    Inspirational Quotes And Thoughts On Ways You Can Help Other People

    Inspirational Quotes And Thoughts On Ways You Can Help Other People. There are a number of ways we can help other people. Helping other people has a ripple of effect of adding light and love to our world.  Various people took to Twitter and shared quotes and their thoughts on how each of us can help other people so we can all make this world a much better and sunnier place. Jesus is way, truth, life. #HowYouCouldHelpIn5Words ?? — RISE Ministries (@RISE_Ministries) August 27, 2018 Pass kindness on, it’s contagious. #HowYouCouldHelpIn5Words — VisualArtsNY (@VisualArtsNY) August 27, 2018 Less rage and more peace. #HowYouCouldHelpIn5Words — Alex Berisic (@igotpaidfriday) August 27, 2018…

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    Interesting And Weird Things People Google – Unlearning And Relearning

    Interesting And Weird Things People Google – Unlearning And Relearning. Google, the powerful search engine that helps: Give us answers. Make new discoveries. Keep up to date with new trends. Provide vital information. Increase our knowledge banks. Indeed with so much information at our fingertips through social media, wikipedia, search engines etc it’s safe to call this the information and knowledge age. All this burgeoning knowledge and information nicely ties in with what was written in the Prophetic book of Daniel many ages ago. “But you, Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book until the time of the end; many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall…

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    Sometimes Not Sharing Is Caring And Wise – Life Lessons From The Ten Virgins – Parable

    Sometimes Not Sharing Is Caring And Wise – Life Lessons From The Ten Virgins – Parable. Most of us have heard the catch phrase, “Sharing is caring.” But is this always true? Well, the parable of the ten virgins as told by Matthew says otherwise. Sometimes not sharing is actually caring. Especially if your sharing causes another person pain or put’s them in harm’s way. We can take the simple example of Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). Would sharing a STD/STI with another person be caring? Of course not. What about sharing drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, porn and other wicked materials with other people. Is that caring? Certainly not. If sharing causes…

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    Your Faith Has Made You Well – Faith Bible Verses

    Your Faith Has Made You Well – Faith Bible Verses. Behold the proud,His soul is not upright in him;But the just shall live by his faith. Habakkuk 2:4 “Your faith has saved you. Go in peace.” Luke 7:50 For the promise that he would be the heir of the world was not to Abraham or to his seed through the law, but through the righteousness of faith. Romans 4:13 “If you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.” Matthew 17:20 “So the churches were strengthened in the faith, and…