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“The Man Who Almost Gave Up His Faith” (Psalm 73 sermon)

One of the best known memoirs of the Holocaust is Night by Elie Wiesel. Wiesel was a devout Jew before his experience in the Nazi death camps, but his time there destroyed his faith. He wrote, “Why, but why should I … Continue reading

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The God They Didn’t Warn You About!

“O LORD, rebuke me not in Your wrath, and chasten me not in Your burning anger. For Your arrows have sunk deep into me, and Your hand has pressed down upon me.” (Psalm 38:1-2) “Rebuke … wrath … burning anger … Continue reading

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The Wicked Will Be Punished

“Evil shall slay the wicked, and those who hate the righteous will be condemned.” (Psalm 34:21) God makes clear in this verse what the end of the wicked will be. Their punishment is inescapable: “Those who hate the righteous will … Continue reading

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Your Heart’s Inclination

“Have you murdered and also taken possession?” This is the question Elijah asked King Ahab in I Kings 21:19, after Ahab had killed Naboth and stolen his vineyard. The prophet also foretold the disaster that was come upon Ahab because … Continue reading

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The Coming Wrath of God

Colossians 3:6 says, “For it is because of these things that the wrath of God will come upon the sons of disobedience.” “These things” refers to the sins which :5 mentioned immediately preceding: “immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and greed.” … Continue reading

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