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Heroes In The Wrong Things

“Woe to those who are heroes in drinking wine and valiant men in mixing strong drink.”  (Isaiah 5:22) In Isaiah 5, the prophet details many of the sins of God’s people for which He is calling a foreign nation to … Continue reading

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Draw Near To Listen

“Guard your steps as you go to the house of God and draw near to listen rather than to offer the sacrifice of fools …” (Ecclesiastes 5:1)   Here is a good word for many of us: when we draw … Continue reading

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His Humiliation — And Our Response

“Thou didst leave Thy throne and Thy kingly crown when Thou camest to earth for me …” the Christmas hymn says. Psalm 22:18 continues the idea of the humility — and even humiliation — that Jesus underwent for us: “They … Continue reading

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Devoted To Prayer?

Acts 1:14 says that after the ascension of Jesus to heaven, the disciples “all with one mind were continually devoting themselves to prayer.” This was undoubtedly the key to their later filling with the Spirit, and success of their mission. … Continue reading

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Wholly Devoted?

In I Kings 8:61 Solomon challenged the people of Israel: “Let your heart therefore be wholly devoted to the Lord our God, to walk in His statutes and to keep His commandments, as this day.” Solomon’s admonition to them was … Continue reading

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