The Only Priest We Need

For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in His sight: …

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The Ones Jesus Calls to Repentance

But when Jesus heard, He said unto them, 'They that be whole need not a physician, but they that are sick. But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.' "  Matthew 9:12-13  (KJB) REFERENCES: Matthew 9; …

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…So That They Made No War…

Also in the third year of his reign he sent to his princes, even to Benhail, and to Obadiah, and to Zechariah, and to Nethaneel, and to Michaiah, to teach in the cities of Judah. And with them he sent Levites; Shemaiah, and Nethaniah, and Zebadiah, and Asahel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehonathan, and Adonijah, and Tobijah, …

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Day Fifty Seven – Judgment By Our Sin

I find it very sad that so many have tried to change the definition of Biblical sin.  According to God’s Word – the Bible – sin is a transgression of God’s law.  Sin is failure to measure up to God’s glory; His requirements of the law.  Nowadays, we hear things like, “Sin is whatever keeps …

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Day Fifty Two – The LORD Is Salvation

Our reading today is Song of Solomon 7 through Isaiah 11.  The reading of Isaiah is interesting, full of Messianic prophecies, and hope for the rest of the world.  The language toward Judah and Israel is quite strong and warns them of their need to return to right worship of YHWH [the LORD]. The prophet …

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Day Twenty Nine – Revival

The Scripture reading for today is 2 Chronicles 5 - 17. One of the things you will notice about the Chronicles is that they maintain a fairly positive approach to the lineage of David, yet do mention their failures, and their turning from the LORD. This morning I took note of king Asa, and the …

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…They Turned From Their Evil Way…

"And the word of the LORD came unto Jonah the second time, saying, ‘Arise, go unto Nineveh, that great city, and preach unto it the preaching that I bid thee.’ So Jonah arose, and went unto Nineveh, according to the word of the LORD. Now Nineveh was an exceeding great city of three days' journey. …

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My Hope In The Evil Day

"Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is. For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the …

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I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel of Christ

"For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.  For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, ‘The just shall live by faith.’ …

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Preaching the Prophetic Word

"But Peter, standing up with the eleven, lifted up his voice, and said unto them, 'Ye men of Judaea, and all ye that dwell at Jerusalem, be this known unto you, and hearken to my words: for these are not drunken, as ye suppose, seeing it is the third hour of the day.  But this …

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Like the Abominations of Evil

"Manasseh was twelve years old when he began to reign, and he reigned fifty and five years in Jerusalem: but did evil in the sight of the LORD, like unto the abominations of the heathen, whom the LORD had cast out before the children of Israel. For he built again the high places which Hezekiah …

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Righteousness and Evil

"And the king sent, and they gathered unto him all the elders of Judah and of Jerusalem.  And the king went up into the house of the LORD, and all the men of Judah and all the inhabitants of Jerusalem with him, and the priests, and the prophets, and all the people, both small and …

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