Disenchantment and Downfall

What made the devil do it? How did a being so wonderfully made come to despise his station and standing in the design of God? Why did he turn away from the work given to him? The Bible provides detail about the being first known as Lucifer, now called Satan....

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The Heart That Sees Above and Beyond

Paul records something of a prayer in Ephesians 3. He longs for the followers of Christ to understand the greatness of God and to take this reality to heart. For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Of whom the whole family in...

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Have Not? Look Up and Give Thanks

Psalm 2 opens with a pertinent question, especially for our age: “Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing?” Something’s missing and everyone senses it. We rage, we imagine. What’s imagined, however, fails to satisfy. The music tells us as much… “I can’t get no satisfaction....

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See the Greatness of God and Praise Him

Throughout the Word of God, we read hundreds of praises and thanksgivings directed to God. They come from kings and prophets and apostles and others. Among the others are Mary and Zacharias. We read about these two in Luke 1, where we meet Mary, the young woman who birthed Jesus,...

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