Monthly Archives: August 2013

Repentance From Dead Works

Hebrews 6:1 says: “Therefore leaving the elementary teaching about the Christ, let us press on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God …”. The writer of Hebrews is addressing the … Continue reading

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Press On To Maturity

Hebrews 6:1 instructs us: “Therefore leaving the elementary teaching about the Christ, let us press on to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead works and of faith toward God …”. There seems to be, unfortunately, a … Continue reading

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But As For Me …

Psalm 73:1-2a opens: “Surely God is good to Israel, to those who are pure in heart. But as for me …”. He (Asaph here) recognized God’s goodness to His people (“Israel”) in general, and to the “pure in heart” especially. … Continue reading

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Righteous Anger

I Samuel 11:6 says: “Then the Spirit of God came upon Saul mightily when he heard these words, and he became very angry.” It is of note here that when the Spirit of God came upon Saul, the result was … Continue reading

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God of Distress and Revival

In Psalm 71:20, David prayed: “You who have shown me many troubles and distresses will revive me again, and will bring me up from the depths of the earth.” Here near the end of Psalm 71, which was written during … Continue reading

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David’s 3 Commitments In Trials

In Psalm 71, David rehearsed in :10-13 all of the troubles he was facing: those who were watching for his life (:10) etc. Then he said in :14, “BUT AS FOR ME …” and he listed 3 actions he was … Continue reading

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You Are My Hope

In Psalm 71:5, David said to God: “For You are my hope; O Lord God; You are my confidence from my youth.” Notice he said: “For YOU are my hope.” David’s hope in the difficult situation he describes in Psalm … Continue reading

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