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Faith & Hope in Troublous Times

1 Kings 19:4-9 [Elijah] went a day’s journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my … Continue reading

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How Can We Please God?

Hebrews 11:5,6 By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God. But without faith it is impossible … Continue reading

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God’s Answers to Prayer Come in God’s Own Perfect Time

Ecclesiastes 3:1; Habakkuk 2:3 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven. The vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, … Continue reading

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When God’s Providences Seem to Contradict God’s Promises

Genesis 13:14-16; Genesis 15:1-4 And the LORD said unto Abram…Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward: for all the land which thou seest, to thee will I … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ’s Parable of the Wedding Garment

Matthew 22:2, 3, 10-13 The kingdom of heaven is like unto a certain king, which made a marriage for his son, and sent forth his servants to call them that were bidden to the wedding… So those servants went out … Continue reading

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The Growth of Grace Part 4: Grace in the Ear, or the Young Believer

Ephesians 4:7; Mark 4:28 Unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ. First the blade, then the ear. JEREMIAH DYKE (1584-1639): It is a point that concerns us at all times … Continue reading

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The Growth of Grace Part 2: Grace in the Blade, or, the New Convert

John 1:16 And of his fullness have all we received, and grace for grace. JOHN TRAPP (1601-1699): Grace is both a grace, and a vessel to receive grace. JOHN NEWTON (1725-1807): The Lord leads all His people effectually and savingly … Continue reading

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Waiting on the Lord in Faith & Hope

Psalm 130:5-7 I wait for the LORD, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope. My soul waiteth for the Lord, more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for … 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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The Gift of God’s Saving Grace Through Faith in Jesus Christ

John 1:16,17; Ephesians 2:8 And of his fullness have all we received, and grace for grace. For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ. By grace are ye saved through faith; and that … Continue reading

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