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GROW Part 1 – Lesson 4 of 5

  GROW Part 1 / Lesson 4 – BORN AGAIN BY FAITH   Colossians 3:17 17  And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him. The commandments of God fall into three categories. Mishpatim: These are literally translated judgments which […]

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Happy New-Birth-day to Me

April 7, 1985, I asked God to “prove” He is real. My life was in shambles at the time and I saw little reason to carry on. God answered my challenge that next Friday when I was invited to an Apostolic church service for the very first time. That night the preacher spoke a message […]

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The New Birth from Genesis

Genesis 1:1-5  In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.  [2]  And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.  [3]  And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.  [4]  And God saw the light, that it […]

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A Question of Suicide

Since a person committing suicide can’t repent after the fact, can they end their life and still be saved? I am not insensitive to the fact that this question could be hurtful to those who lost someone to suicide. I also realize that the survivors of those who have taken their own life often have […]

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Saved from East to West

Psalms 103:12  As far as the east is from the west, so far hath he removed our transgressions from us. This ‘east to west’ reference is more than a map coordinate, for within this statement is a glorious promise that Jesus was to fulfill for you and for me. Why “east to west”? To guard against […]

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Seventy Times Seven?

Matthew 18:21-22 Then came Peter to him, and said, Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? till seven times? (22) Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee, Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven. Why “seventy times seven”? Are we to believe we should forgive every […]

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Tongues and Gifts Will Never Vanish Away

Luke 7:15-18  And he that was dead sat up, and began to speak. And he delivered him to his mother. And there came a fear on all: and they glorified God, saying, That a great prophet is risen up among us; and, That God hath VISITED HIS PEOPLE.  And this rumour of him went forth throughout […]

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Abraham: A Father Of Many Nations

And Abram fell on his face: and God talked with him, saying, As for me, behold, my covenant is with thee, and thou shalt be a father of many nations. (Genesis 17:3-4) God promised Abraham that he would be the father of “many nations.” “Nations” is the Hebrew word “Goy.” Strong’s Concordance defines “Goy” as a “foreign […]

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A Thousand Years As One Day

The Bible does not say Peter’s “thousand years” statement is about a timetable foretelling the years found in a dispensation of time. In context his statement is clearly speaking of the limited time span of a man’s life, and reminding them that though they may think they have an eternity, because they are finite, they […]

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