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The Difficulties of Consistent & Inconsistent Preaching

Acts 20:27 I have not shunned to declare unto you all the counsel of God. JONATHAN EDWARDS (1703-1758): Is the doctrine I preach truly evangelical? Let me not take this matter for granted; but examine whether it quadrates with the … Continue reading

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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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Islam & the Prophecy Concerning Hagar & Abraham’s Son Ishmael

Genesis 16:1,2,4,10-12,16 Now Sarai Abram’s wife bare him no children: and she had an handmaid, an Egyptian, whose name was Hagar. And Sarai said unto Abram, Behold now, the LORD hath restrained me from bearing: I pray thee, go in … Continue reading

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The Plain Truth about Lies, & Truth, for a “Post-truth” Era

I John 2:21; Ephesians 4:25 No lie is of the truth. Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour. GEORGE SEATON BOWES (circa 1820’s-1880’s): When the question, “What is truth?” was proposed at a Deaf and Dumb … Continue reading

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The God of the Bible is a God of Mercy, Judgment & Justice

Psalm 101:1; Numbers 14:18; Psalm 89:14 I will sing of mercy and judgment. The LORD is longsuffering, and of great mercy, forgiving iniquity and transgression, and by no means clearing the guilty… Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy … 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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A Vital Question for the 21st Century

John 18:36-38 My kingdom is not of this world… Pilate therefore said unto him, Art thou a king then? Jesus answered, Thou sayest that I am a king. To this end was I born, and for this cause came I … Continue reading

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The Political Princes of Modern Times

Psalm 146:3; Psalm 118:9; Psalm 40:4 Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help. It is better to trust in the LORD than to put confidence in princes. Blessed is … Continue reading

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Staggering in Unbelief at the Promises of God

2 Timothy 2:13 If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself. JOHN GILL (1697-1771): “If we believe not.” This may be understood, either of such who are altogether destitute of faith, who do not believe in … Continue reading

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Serving Our Generation

Acts 13:36 David, after he had served his own generation by the will of God, fell on sleep, and was laid unto his fathers. WILLIAM GURNALL (1617-1679): It is an honourable epitaph which Paul sets on the memory of David … Continue reading

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