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Four Suicidal Chariots: Cowardice & Despair, Rebellion & Unbelief

1 Samuel 31:3-5 And the battle went sore against Saul, and the archers hit him; and he was sore wounded of the archers. Then said Saul unto his armourbearer, Draw thy sword, and thrust me through therewith; lest these uncircumcised … Continue reading

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Parades of Pride, Glorying in Their Shame

Isaiah 3:9; Romans 1:26-28; Philippians 3:19 They declare their sin as Sodom, they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! for they have rewarded evil unto themselves. For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their … Continue reading

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Three Hours of Darkness

Mark 15:25, 29-34 It was the third hour, and they crucified him. And they that passed by railed on him, wagging their heads, and saying, Ah, thou that destroyest the temple, and buildest it in three days, save thyself, and … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Truth: The Groaning of the Earth in Pain

Hebrews 1:10-12; Romans 8:22 And, Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast laid the foundation of the earth; and the heavens are the works of thine hands: they shall perish; but thou remainest; and they all shall wax old as doth … Continue reading

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The Malignant Cancer of Envy & Its Cure

Proverbs 14:30 A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones. THOMAS MANTON (1620-1677): There are two sins which were Christ’s sorest enemies, covetousness and envy. Covetousness sold Christ and envy delivered Him—Envy … Continue reading

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King Solomon’s Tweets of Wisdom & Warning

Proverbs 10:19; Proverbs 29:20; Proverbs 14:29; Ecclesiastes 5:3 In the multitude of words there wanteth not sin: but he that refraineth his lips is wise. Seest thou a man that is hasty in his words? there is more hope of … Continue reading

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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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The Greatest Peril of Perilous Times

2 Timothy 3:1-6; Matthew 24:10-13 This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, without natural affection, trucebreakers, false … Continue reading

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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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Prayer & Fasting for the Christian Church, the Spiritual Israel of God

Nehemiah 1:4,5; Daniel 9:3-5 The wall of Jerusalem is broken down, and the gates thereof are burned with fire. And it came to pass, when I [Nehemiah] heard these words, that I sat down and wept, and mourned certain days, … Continue reading

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