The Reproofs of Hope

“Therefore, holy brothers, you who share in a heavenly calling, consider Jesus, the Apostle and High Priest of our confession” (Hebrews 3:1). Hebrews 3 begins with reproof. This word, when we hear it or read it, usually takes our mind to thoughts of correction or discipline. Reproof is not a word that is...

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God Said ‘Light’

It was a word from God. This started it all. “Light. “ This was the word, and it was said in a season when the earth was without form. It was a time when things were void, empty, and cloaked in darkness. The word chased away the shadows. God set...

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Walking in the Law

The word “law” is used in many different ways in the Scriptures so it is important to understand its meaning in the context it is used. In fact, identifying the context of a particular word, verse, or passage in the Bible is a primary principle that should govern one’s interpretation...

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The Place He Laid His Head

“…Foxes have holes, the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay His head.” Jesus spoke these words in answer to a certain scribe, a man of the Torah, a copyist who spent his hours with letters and words and pen and ink...

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Stepping Stone or Millstone

Will I sink or will I swim? In troubled times this can be our constant question. Self-preservation seems to dictate our options. When crossing a creek, a stepping stone shows us a way across. It holds our weight so that we can cross over. The weight is distributed so that...

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Devotion to Doctrine

The disciples listened to Jesus and heard His final instructions. They watched as He took off for Heaven. Then, they did what He told them to do. All of them gathered in a room in Jerusalem. They prayed as they waited for what the Savior had said was coming. Power...

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