Discerning the Prophets

Then the prophet Jeremiah said unto the prophet Hananiah in the presence of the priests, and in the presence of all the people that stood in the house of the LORD, even the prophet Jeremiah said, 'Amen: the LORD do so: the LORD perform thy words which thou hast prophesied, to bring again the vessels of …

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His-Story of the Rich Man and Lazarus

"There was a certain rich man, which was clothed in purple and fine linen, and fared sumptuously every day: and there was a certain beggar named Lazarus, which was laid at his gate, full of sores, and desiring to be fed with the crumbs which fell from the rich man's table: moreover the dogs came …

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Jesus, the Greatest Prophet

"The LORD thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy brethren, like unto me; unto Him ye shall hearken; according to all that thou desiredst of the LORD thy God in Horeb in the day of the assembly, saying, 'Let me not hear again the voice of …

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Persuading Them Concerning Jesus – Acts 28:17-31

"And it came to pass, that after three days Paul called the chief of the Jews together: and when they were come together, he said unto them, 'Men and brethren, though I have committed nothing against the people, or customs of our fathers, yet was I delivered prisoner from Jerusalem into the hands of the …

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Testimony Shared With a King – Acts 26:12-23

"Whereupon as I went to Damascus with authority and commission from the chief priests, at midday, O king, I saw in the way a light from heaven, above the brightness of the sun, shining round about me and them which journeyed with me. And when we were all fallen to the earth, I heard a voice speaking …

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No Respecter of Persons – Acts 10:34-44

"Then Peter opened his mouth, and said, 'Of a truth I perceive that God is no respecter of persons: but in every nation he that feareth Him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with Him. The word which God sent unto the children of Israel, preaching peace by Jesus Christ: (He is Lord of all:) that word, I say, …

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Luke 10:21-24

"In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, 'I thank Thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that Thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in Thy sight. All things are delivered to Me of My Father: …

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The Law, the Prophets, and Jesus

"Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, 'Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled'. Whosoever therefore shall break one of …

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Living According to the Word of the LORD

I was reading from Zechariah 4 - 9 this morning and these verses were for my eyes and ears.  How many more need to hear these words? "For thus saith the LORD of hosts; As I thought to punish you, when your fathers provoked Me to wrath, saith the LORD of hosts, and I repented …

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A Spiritual Awakening

Reading Daniel 7 - 9 today I once again noticed the prayer of Daniel.  A prayer of repentance; a prayer of recognition of the holiness and righteousness of God.  Though the prayer is for the sins of Judah, Israel, and Jerusalem it seems very powerful even for the Christian of 2018. I share Daniel's prayer …

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All the People Heard

The prophet Jeremiah was faithful in preaching, in delivering the word the LORD had given to him.  It was not a popular word.  The destruction of the city of Jerusalem and the temple, the captivity of the people, and it lasting for 70 years was not what they wanted to hear.  They had hired prophets, …

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What We Ought to do When God is Silent

"We see not our signs: there is no more any prophet: neither is there among us any that knoweth how long. O God, how long shall the adversary reproach? Shall the enemy blaspheme Thy name for ever? Why withdrawest Thou Thy hand, even Thy right hand? Pluck it out of Thy bosom. For God is my King of …

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