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Lessons From the Life of Lot Part 2: Lot’s Influential Achievements

Genesis 13:10-13; Genesis 19:1 And Lot lifted up his eyes, and beheld all the plain of Jordan, that it was well watered every where, before the LORD destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, even as the garden of the LORD, like the … 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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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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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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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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Our Thoughts: the Spawning Ground of Temptation

James 1:14,15; Proverbs 30:32        Every man is tempted, when he is drawn away of his own lust, and enticed. Then when lust hath conceived, it bringeth forth sin: and sin, when it is finished, bringeth forth death.        If … Continue reading

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Satan Takes Sleeping Saints By Surprise

Matthew 26:41; Job 7:1        Watch and pray, that ye enter not into temptation.        Is there not an appointed time for man upon earth? THOMAS MANTON (1620-1677): Our life is a continual warfare―“an appointed time.” The same [Hebrew] word … Continue reading

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