Are You Really Stubborn?

I Samuel 15:23 “For rebellion is as the sin of witchcraft, and stubbornness is as iniquity and idolatry.”  How many times have you heard a person say “Well I’m just stubborn”? I have many times (it has even been ascribed to this author a few times). I used to accept the label of “stubborn” as…

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When A 21st Century “Demas” Introduces Himself!

2 Timothy 4:10a. “For Demas hath forsaken me, having loved this present world,” As the Apostle Paul is giving us his “swan song” in 2 Timothy chapter 4 he mentions a casualty because of carnality, who’s name was, “Demas”. From that day to this minute, every faithful man of God knows the sting, sorrow, and…

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Minding My Members

Proverbs 4:22 “For they are life unto those that find them, and health to all their flesh.” I LOVE the book of Proverbs! It is God’s College of Wisdom for the Course of Life. I really encourage you to read through it regularly, intently, prayerfully, and purposefully. What you may not know is that there…

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Stumbling Blocks

Mark 9:38-50 In the latter part of Mark 9, we read one of the more obscure sections of Mark’s Gospel account. It is does, however, reveal something of what was happening in the mind of Jesus’ disciples. Verse 38 informs us that they had encountered an individual who was casting out devils in the name…

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Friends Who Are Enemies

Most people desire to have a friend, to have many friends, and to have a best friend. All of these desires are natural and even can be healthy. However, having the wrong friends can be extremely dangerous and even up being your undoing. The Bible has a lot to say about friendships and the right…

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A Wise Son Maketh A Glad Father

Being a Father is a big job. Having a wise child makes the job easier and more joyful. Learn how to be a wise child and make your parents glad with this advice from the Bible. Proverbs 10:1 “The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son maketh a glad father: But a foolish son is the heaviness…

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Why Good Things Happen

Luke 17:14 “And it came to pass, that, as they went, they were cleansed.” Jesus heals 10 lepers in Luke 17:11-19. They cried for mercy in verse 13, Jesus answered them in verse 14, and it says after Jesus answered in verse 14, “And it came to pass, that, as they went, they were cleansed.”…

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The I.F.B. That Will Keep You IFB!

II Timothy 3:14 “But continue thou in the things which thou hast learned and hast been assured of, knowing of whom thou hast learned them;”  As we read the exhortation by Paul to young Timothy we find the command to continue. In verse 13 we see that “evil men and seducers shall wax worse and worse, deceiving, and…

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5 Years From Now

James 4:14 “Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.” Where will you be five years from now? To answer the question is impossible because only the Lord knows the future. Not knowing where…

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When God Drops the Mic

Deuteronomy 12:28 “Observe and hear all these words which I command thee, that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee for ever, when thou doest that which is good and right in the sight of the LORD thy God.” You’ve seen it, maybe a few times: the speaker speaks and…

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