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Broken and Crushed

John the Baptist was prophesied to be a forerunner of Jesus Christ. Though John’s life was anointed of God, while in prison, fears and doubts began to gnaw at his mind. John might have wondered if he wasted his time preaching about the wrong man. Maybe he thought Jesus was not doing all a Messiah […]

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Faith and Trust

Faith untested is faith unknown, and it is during such tests that the level of a believer’s trust becomes so important. Jesus has all power in Heaven and in earth, so He also has power over every trouble, trial, and sickness. Consequently, just because a man or woman can’t see Him moving, that doesn’t mean […]

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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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Does God Still Do Miracles?

Does God still do miracles? I would emphatically answer that with a “Yes, He does”! I know this for certain because of personal encounters I’ve had with Him. Here are just a few of these: At age seven I was dying from a lung problem. The doctors were not sure what I had, but they […]

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Jesus Can Do So Much With So Little

A boy gave up his fish and bread lunch. Jesus used that to feed thousands of hungry souls. An assembly of 120 disciples gave up their fear of persecution. Jesus used that to spread the gospel to the descendants of Israel in every nation. A woman of ill repute at a well ignored her shame. […]

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Building on the Ruins of Religion – Part 2 of 5

RELATIONSHIP AND NOT RELIGION I’ve heard it said religion is man’s approach to God, and relationship is God’s approach to man. I must agree. The Encarta Dictionary’s defines “religion as: (PLEASE NOTE: any Bolds, UPPERCASES, Underlines, or [bracketed area comments] are added by me.) “(1) people’s beliefs and opinions concerning the existence, nature, and worship of a deity or deities, and divine involvement in the […]

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What Happens to Jonah if the Whale Dies?

Jonah 1:1-4, Jonah 1:14-17; Jonah 2:1-10; Jonah 3:4-5, 10 What would happen to the account of Jonah if his whale had died? Here are some possible answers to this question: Nothing since the Old Testament says it was a “GREAT FISH.” Jonah becomes wealthy from the sale of whale oil and retires. While blubbering in […]

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