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The Sin of the Angels that Sinned

Isaiah 14:12; 2 Peter 2:4 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer, son of the morning! God spared not the angels that sinned, but cast them down to hell, and delivered them into chains of darkness, to be reserved … Continue reading

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The Unmistakable Signs of Spiritual Pride

I Corinthians 8:1; John 9:34        Knowledge puffeth up.        Thou wast altogether born in sins, and does thou teach us? MARTYN LLOYD-JONES (1899-1981): The Apostle uses the term “puffed up”—Knowledge puffeth up. What an expression! What does he mean? … Continue reading

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Pride: The Source of Error, Envy & Every Evil Work

Proverbs 13:10; James 4:1; James 3:14, 16        Only by pride cometh contention.        From whence come wars and fightings among you? Come they not hence, even of your lusts that war in your members.        If ye have bitter … Continue reading

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Nationalistic Pride & War

Jeremiah 48:29; Zechariah 9:6; 10:11; 11:3; Jeremiah 13:9        We have heard of the pride of Moab, (he is exceeding proud) his loftiness, and his arrogancy, and his pride, and the haughtiness of his heart.        The pride of the … Continue reading

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Pride: The Popular Preacher’s Peril

I Corinthians 4:7; I Corinthians 5:6        Who maketh thee to differ from another? And what hast thou that thou didst not receive? Now if thou didst receive it, why dost thou glory, as if thou hadst not received it? … Continue reading

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The Roots of Error & Heresy

Matthew 22:29; 2 Peter 3:16         Ye do err not knowing the scriptures.        In which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror, upon the Wall, Who shall be the Greatest of us All?

Jeremiah 45:5; Mark 10:35-37, 41-45        Seekest thou great things for thyself? seek them not.        And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, come unto him, saying, Master, we would that thou shouldest do for us whatsoever we desire. … Continue reading

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Ignorance is Certainly Not Bliss, Nor the “Mother of Devotion”

Ephesians 4:17,18        Walk not as other Gentiles walk, in the vanity of their mind, having the understanding darkened, being alienated from the life of God through the ignorance that is in them, because of the blindness of their heart. … Continue reading

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A Censorious Spirit

Matthew 7:1-5        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. And why beholdest thou the mote that … Continue reading

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When Vanity Meets Ultimate Reality

Ezekiel 18:30; Jeremiah 13:15; Job 18:14        I will judge you, O house of Israel, everyone according to his ways, saith the LORD GOD. Repent, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your ruin.        … Continue reading

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