The unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God

Know ye not that the unrighteous shall not inherit the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolaters, nor adulterers, nor effeminate, nor abusers of themselves with mankind, nor thieves, nor covetous, nor drunkards, nor revilers, nor extortioners, shall inherit the kingdom of God. And such were some of you: but ye are washed, but …

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The goodness of God

Therefore thou art inexcusable, O man, whosoever thou art that judgest: for wherein thou judgest another, thou condemnest thyself; for thou that judgest doest the same things. But we are sure that the judgment of God is according to truth against them which commit such things. And thinkest thou this, O man, that judgest them …

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Except it were given you

Then saith Pilate unto Him, 'Speakest Thou not unto me? Knowest thou not that I have power to crucify Thee, and have power to release Thee?' Jesus answered, 'Thou couldest have no power against Me, except it were given thee from above: therefore he that delivered Me unto thee hath the greater sin.' "  John …

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The Necessity of His Suffering

Then opened He their understanding, that they might understand the Scriptures, and said unto them, 'Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. And ye …

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Fear not, Little Flock

Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom. Sell that ye have, and give alms; provide yourselves bags which wax not old, a treasure in the heavens that faileth not, where no thief approacheth, neither moth corrupteth. For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also."  …

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The righteous and the sinner

And Jesus answering said unto them, 'They that are whole need not a physician; but they that are sick. I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.' "  Luke 5:31-32  (KJB) REFERENCES: Luke 5; Jeremiah 8:22; Matthew 9:12-13; Mark 2:17; Isaiah 57:15; Acts 2:38; 1 Corinthians 6:9-11; 1 Timothy 1:15-16; 2 Timothy 2:25-26; …

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Betrayed; Rising Again

And while they abode in Galilee, Jesus said unto them, 'The Son of Man shall be betrayed into the hands of men: and they shall kill Him, and the third day He shall be raised again.' And they were exceeding sorry."  Matthew 17:22-23  (KJB) REFERENCES: Matthew 16; 17; Acts 2:23-31; 7:50-53; Isaiah 53; Daniel 9:26; …

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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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Day Fifty Five – The Holy One of Israel

There is one phrase which keeps coming up in the prophecy of Isaiah.  It is more than a phrase, it is a statement of the character of God.  In Isaiah, as well as in other parts of Scripture we hear of “the Holy One of Israel”.  It is a good term, a great reference to …

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Day Forty Nine – The Heart of Man, Inheritance, and Sacrifice

There is much we can learn from reading the proverbs of the Bible.  I am not commenting about the verses I post today except to show them to you for your perusal, and pray you will go to the book itself, and read them.  There is much wisdom to gain by reading and applying them. …

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