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I Saw – John the Baptist

“And I saw, and bare record that this is the Son of God” (John 1:34). Think of all John saw and all that he called upon men to see. John saw a Man standing by the banks of Jordan who did not need to confess failure and flaws. Multitudes had come out to the Jordan […]

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Deliverer, Delivered, to Deliver

Jesus the Deliverer – In type and prophecy  I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians and to bring them up out of that land to a good and broad land, a land flowing with milk and honey – Exodus 3.8 Say therefore to the people of Israel, ‘I am the LORD, and I will bring you out from […]

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God and Monopoly

Refocusing and Reframing – Part 4 When you hear “monopoly” you probably think of a board game (people actually played these before video games were invented). If you have taken business courses in University, you think about large businesses, those big bad companies who tried to lower quality and raise prices out of greed. In […]

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Costly Worship

John 12:1-8 How much does it cost to worship the Savior? I am not talking about a monetary cost, but a cost in time or energy. Worship, true worship, is the desire of every believer. To lift up the Savior in word and deed – to speak well of Him in our daily conversation – is our […]

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Pleasing God

“Without faith, it is impossible to please Him” Hebrews 11:6 “How ye ought to walk and to please God” 1 Thess 4:1 “With such sacrifices God is well pleased” Hebrews 13:16 There are numerous places where we are told what pleases God. In his exhortation to the Thessalonians, Paul reminded them that holiness brings pleasure […]

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Thy Will Be Done

A meditation on the Lord’s prayer in Gethsemane “My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as you will.” (Matthew 26.39) Why did our Lord Jesus pray thus in Gethsemane? He knew His Father’s will and was always determined to fulfill it, continually and unwaveringly. […]

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He Was a Man of Sorrows

His sorrows arose for many reasons. He was a perfectly holy Man in a sinful world. Everywhere He looked He saw the fruit of sin. He alone could measure the full tragedy as He could look past the forced smiles and steeled faces of men and see the sorrows overwhelming hearts. He alone never become […]