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“Doubting Thomas”?

“Therefore Thomas, who is called Didymus, said to his fellow disciples, ‘Let us also go, so that we may die with Him.’” (John 11:16) The disciple Thomas is almost universally known for one thing: not believing, without having seen, that … Continue reading

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“Thy Will”: Not A “Bad” Prayer

“My Father, if this cannot pass away unless I drink it, Your will be done.” (Matthew 26:42) We all face difficult time in our lives, and when we come to them, we should bring our situation to our Heavenly Father … Continue reading

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No Difference In “The Wheat & The Tares”?

“But when the wheat sprouted and bore grain, then the tares became evident also.” (Matthew 13:26) The parable of “The Wheat & The Tares” has become one of the most well-known parables in American Christianity, primarily through popular contemporary preaching … Continue reading

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Do You Make Him Marvel?

“Now when Jesus heard this, He marveled …” (Matthew 8:10) What an amazing statement that is: “when Jesus heard this, He marveled.” ┬áThe centurion had just come to Jesus, telling Him of his paralyzed servant, and Jesus indicated that He … Continue reading

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Sunday Afternoon Gleanings (7-26-15)

Samuel Rutherford was a 17th-century Scottish Puritan pastor who was exiled for his faith. He spent much time writing others at home or in prison who struggled with their faith due to their circumstances. Below are some gleanings from this … Continue reading

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Fluctuations in Faith

In I Samuel 16:2, Samuel’s response to God’s command to go and anoint another king of Israel to replace Saul was less than faith-filled: “But Samuel said, ‘How can I go? When Saul hears of it, he will kill me.’” … Continue reading

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With Us At Our Worst

In Psalm 73 Asaph shares a very frank testimony. He had envied the prosperity of the wicked (:3), and had considered that he had kept his life pure in vain (:13). He admitted that “my heart was embittered” and he … Continue reading

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