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The Solemn Fast

Ecclesiastes 3:1,4; Joel 2:12,15 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven―a time to weep…a time to mourn. Therefore also now, saith the LORD, turn ye even to me with all your heart, … Continue reading

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Samson’s Riddle Unriddled

Judges 14:5,6,8,9 Samson…came to the vineyards of Timnath: and, behold, a young lion roared against him. And the Spirit of the LORD came mightily upon him, and he rent him as he would have rent a kid, and he had … Continue reading

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God’s Rod of Correction

Proverbs 22:15; Proverbs 3:11, 12 Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him. My son, despise not thou the chastening of the Lord; neither be weary of His … Continue reading

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Is Every Affliction a Judgment of God Upon Sin?

John 9:1-3        And as Jesus passed by, he saw a man which was blind from his birth. And his disciples asked him, saying, Master, who did sin, this man, or his parents, that he was born blind? Jesus answered, … Continue reading

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Seasons of Grace in the Garden of God

Daniel 2:21; Song of Solomon 4:16         He changeth the times and the seasons.        Awake, O north wind; and come, thou south; blow upon my garden, that the spices thereof may flow out. C. H. SPURGEON (1834-1892): The Lord … Continue reading

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Considering God in the Midst of Our Adversities

Job 2:10; Ecclesiastes 7:14        What? shall we receive good at the hand of God, and shall we not receive evil?        In the day of prosperity be joyful, but in the day of adversity consider: God also hath set … Continue reading

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The Certainty of Temptations & Trials, Troubles & Tribulations

John 16:33; Acts 14:22        In the world ye shall have tribulation.        We must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God. BROWNLOW NORTH (1810-1875): Every Christian may settle it as a truth in his own mind, that … Continue reading

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