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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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You must be Faithful to Truly Worship

John 4:23-24  But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.  24  God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth. In the Body of Christ, all men […]

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Whose God is Their Belly?

Philippians 3:19 Whose end is destruction, whose God is their belly, and whose glory is in their shame, who mind earthly things.) In this verse, Paul is referring to those who are self-serving and have made their lusts their god. The belly was seen as the seat of person’s desires. Paul refers to this same […]

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Are the Godless Made in God’s Image?

Question: How can a man or woman be godless? Aren’t all men made in the image of God? Answer: This is a good question. “godless” means one who is “stained” or is a “hypocrite.” “Stained” is the condition caused by a person being “stained by sin.” “Hypocrite” literally means “actor.” This condition occurs when a person only […]

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Celebrate Thanksgiving with Thanksliving

Only fear the LORD and serve him faithfully with all your heart. For consider what great things he has done for you.  (1Sa 12:24 ESV) The first recorded celebration of Thanksgiving in North America was in Newfoundland in 1578. An English minister named Wolfall presided. There are records of another held in Maine in 1607. […]

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The Long and Short of the Nazirite Oath

The meaning of the Nazirite (Nazarite) oath has created varying opinions and theories. The stipulations of this vow are found in Numbers 6. There it’s explained that both Men and Women could be a Nazirite so long as they separated themselves from wine, dead bodies, haircuts, and products from the vine. At the end of […]

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A Gift to Keep

My Mom and Dad got married for a reason that was quite unique—a puppy. My mom bought my dad a Boxer puppy for a gift when they were dating each other. Dad instantly fell in love—not with Mom—but with the dog. He took his pup to get her ears and tail clipped. Following the vet […]

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Love to be Like Jesus

Romans 12:3-5, 9-10, 16 (3)  For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith. (4)  For as we have many […]

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Be Angry and Not Sin?

Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath: Neither give place to the devil. (Eph 4:26-27) Anger, like all other issues of the flesh, can be defeated through the power of Jesus Christ. Anger that leads to sin is part of mankind’s beastlike nature. It, like all other issues […]

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