Heavenly Minded, Adorned and Furnished

“Wives be subject to your own husbands …” This instruction begins the third chapter of 1 Peter. Reading this sentence in our modern culture may strike some as a commandment condoning male hierarchy as a sort of setting for the family table of organization. Interpretations of Scriptures can be twisted...

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The Power of the Blood

What can make me whole again? Nothing but the Blood of Jesus. What can wash me white as snow? Nothing but the Blood of Jesus.   This is the primary point presented throughout the letter to the Hebrews. The writer set up his argument for this truth by establishing the reality...

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Our Anchor of Assurance

“For it is impossible, in the case of those who have once been enlightened, who have tasted the heavenly gift, and have shared in the Holy Spirit, and have tasted the goodness of the Word of God and the powers of the age to come, and then have fallen away, to restore them again to repentance, since they...

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“Come Up Here!”

“After this I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven! And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet, said, ‘Come up here!’ …” (Revelation 4:1). John the Apostle wrote of this encounter. This aging Apostle got a remarkable, angel-guided tour of Heaven that he detailed...

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One with the One who is One

“… Walk in manner worthy of the calling to which to you been called …” (Ephesians 4:1). One is the only-iest number according to the Word of God, especially in Chapter 4 of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians. Sorry for the ancient Three Dog Night pop culture reference there at...

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Made for Eternity

Eternity – it’s what we are made for.  Ecclesiastes 3:11 tells us this. Our hearts have something about them that craves mystery and understanding. God did make us to live in time. Actually, this same verse in Ecclesiastes tells that He makes all things beautiful in their time. Our days...

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Done and Won

Darkness and Light. At war as never before. Evil meets good. Face to face. The world of lies against the Man of Grace and Truth. This is what comes to us in John 19. We have arrived at the climax of the Gospel records. The accounts related in the pages...

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His Yoke, Our Rest

"For he who has once entered God's rest also has ceased from the weariness and pain of human labors, just as God rested from those labors peculiarly His own." (Heb.4:10) Imagine: at the moment of our salvation we enter into the very same rest that God did after He created...

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