Day Fifty One – The Preacher and Love

Life is complex. Our reading for today is Ecclesiastes 5 through the Song of Solomon 6. If you have read Ecclesiastes, and think you have the problem of life solved, then let me say this as kindly as possible –  That is the thought of a fool. Solomon, the wisest of men who ever walked …

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Walking In The Spirit

"This I say then, ‘Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh.’  For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would. But if ye be led of …

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Love Is As Strong As Death

"O that thou wert as my brother, that sucked the breasts of my mother! I should find thee without, I would kiss thee; yea, I should not be despised. I would lead thee, and bring thee into my mother's house, who would instruct me: I would cause thee to drink of spiced wine of the juice …

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The World Against GOD

"Why do the heathen rage, and the people imagine a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD, and against His anointed, 'Let us break Their bands asunder, and cast away Their cords from us.' He that sits in the heavens shall laugh: the Lord …

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Honour all Men. Love the Brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the King – 1 Peter 2:13-25

"Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme; or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by Him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well. For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye …

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Walk in the Spirit – Galations 5:16-26

"This I say then, Walk in the Spirit, and ye shall not fulfil the lust of the flesh. For the flesh lusteth against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh: and these are contrary the one to the other: so that ye cannot do the things that ye would. But if ye be led of the …

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The Power of Godly Love – 1 Corinthians 13:1-8

"Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, …

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Luke 6:27-36

"But I say unto you which hear, Love your enemies, do good to them which hate you, bless them that curse you, and pray for them which despitefully use you. And unto him that smiteth thee on the cheek offer also the other; and him that taketh away thy cloke forbid not coat also. Give to every man …

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Pray Anyway

We have been told, and it has been feared by many that we cannot pray in certain places: public schools, government offices, even some restaurants; maybe some other places too. Daniel the prophet was told he could not pray, and he prayed anyway, just as he had done before the "law" was changed.  Hear the …

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