Monthly Archives: November 2013

Learning to Hate Evil

Psalm 119:104 says: “From Your precepts I get understanding, therefore I hate every evil way.” Psalm 97:10 admonishes us: “Hate evil, you who love the Lord.” One of the salient problems of God’s people in every age is that we … Continue reading

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A Word of Thanksgiving

Psalm 111:1 says: “Praise the Lord! I will give thanks to the Lord with all my heart, in the company of the upright and in the assembly.” Here we find several truths about thanksgiving: — “I will give thanks …” … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: “The Freewill Offerings of My Mouth”

In Psalm 119:108 the Psalmist prays: “O accept the freewill offerings of my mouth, O LORD, and teach me Your ordinances.” In Old Testament times, the people of Israel were commanded to offer a number of different offerings: the lamb … Continue reading

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The Testimony of God’s Servants

Psalm 119:65 is a verse which all of God’s saints can bear witness to; there is not one who cannot: “You have dealt well with Your servant, O LORD, according to Your word.” — Those who currently feel satisfied with … Continue reading

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“The Little Condo on the Prairie” (11-26-13)

The holidays are upon us, and so Thanksgiving, Christmas shopping — and of course football! — are the focus of “The Little Condo” this week. Cheryl & I began our Christmas shopping one day last week, and we made a … Continue reading

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If God Is Against You …

In I Samuel 28:16 “Samuel said, ‘Why then do you ask me, since the LORD has departed from you and has become your adversary?’” The background to that unusual verse is that Saul had sought God in :6 of this … Continue reading

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You Yourself Have Taught Me

In :102 of Psalm 119, the writer recalls: “I have not turned aside from Your ordinances, for You Yourself have taught me.” We observe in this verse the intimate connection between God and His word. To the Psalmist, “Your ordinances” … Continue reading

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