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Sola Scriptura―The Essential Basis of the Protestant Reformation

Romans 4:3; John 5:39; John 10:35; Luke 11:28 What saith the Scriptures? Jesus said: Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me—The scripture cannot be broken—Blessed are they … Continue reading

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A Fool’s Claim: There! See? The Bible Does Contradict Itself!

Proverbs 26:4,5 Answer not a fool according to his folly, lest thou also be like unto him. Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit. MATTHEW HENRY (1662-1714): Wise men have need to … Continue reading

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The Growth of Grace Part 3: The New Convert Growing in Grace

I John 2:12,13; I Peter 2:2,3; Exodus 33:13 I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name’s sake…I write unto you little children, because ye have known the Father. As newborn babes, desire the … Continue reading

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Filling the Spiritual Storehouse with the Promises of God

2 Peter 1:2-4; Psalm 144:13 Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, according as his divine power hath given unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through … Continue reading

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Seeking God’s Guidance When Troubles & Confusions Multiply

2 Corinthians 4:8; Psalm 73:24 ;Psalm 31:3 We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair. Thou shalt guide me with thy counsel. For thy name’s sake lead me, and guide me. ADAM … Continue reading

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When in Doubt, What Should We Do? Consult our Privy Counsellors.

Psalm 119:24 Thy testimonies also are my delight and my counsellors. JOHN GILL (1697-1771): The commandments of God, or His law, and the precepts of it, were [David’s] privy counsellors, with whom on all occasions he consulted. THOMAS MANTON (1620-1677): … Continue reading

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A Bible Text Loved by Libertines & Ignored by Pharisees

Matthew 7:1,2 Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again. A. W. PINK (1886-1952): There are few verses … Continue reading

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The Eternal Pure Perfection of the Word of God

Proverbs 30:5; Psalm 12:6        Every word of God is pure.        The words of the LORD are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times. ISAAC WATTS (1674-1748): The Word of the Lord is … Continue reading

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Prayer, The Master Key to Profitable Bible Study, Part 2

Psalm 19:18        Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law. GEORGE MÜLLER (1805-1898): As God will be inquired of for blessings, it becomes him to seek God’s blessing previous to reading, and also, … Continue reading

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The Absolute Necessity of the Holy Spirit’s Divine Light

Psalm 119:105; Psalm 19:8; Psalm 119:130; Psalm 36:9        Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.        The commandment of the LORD is pure enlightening the eyes.        The entrance of thy word … Continue reading

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