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New Years day and this is what you preach, the institution of the Lord’s supper? Mark 14:22 – 42


Yeah, I know, burning your bridges gives you limited access back across the river, and that, unfortunately, is where some of the humans are, but I have done just that on several occasions. One of the problems this act creates … Continue reading

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Aren’t you just a bit curious about what John had to say? John 1:19-20


In a recent post, I talked about spending time in a psyche hospital and how they asked me how long my parents had been alcoholics. That generated some negative feedback, not from a reader, but from a relative. Sadly, I … Continue reading

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Why would John have to say that? John 1:18


The Apostle John had just finished saying, “John *testified about Him and cried out, saying, “This was He of whom I said, ‘He who comes after me has a higher rank than I, for He existed before me.’” For of … Continue reading

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Gifts from God, meant to benefit the body.


Tuesdays are the day our afternoon Bible study meets. I was to be taking it over, so to speak, about a month ago, but that did not happen. The man that had been leading and was supposed to take a … Continue reading

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Once again he’ll choose Israel. A short course in Isaiah. Chapter 14:1


This series of blogs is called, A Short Course in the Book of Isaiah, specifically because of these passages: Isaiah 14:12-14 NASB “How you have fallen from heaven, O star of the morning, son of the dawn! You have been … Continue reading

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Attempting to understand Matthew 25:31-46. Chapter three continues to look at the nations and the sheep.


It is evident to me that some of my greatest impacts have come from exposing my frailties and successes in recovery. We all have things that push our limits, and false teachers are one of mine. I subject myself to some … Continue reading

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Strongholds and the voices in my head.


As the morning Bible study opened this week it was evident that something was different; half the men were not there. There is another group I am involved in which had at least twenty people attending when I first joined … Continue reading

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A study on Matthew 25. Chapter two – A faulty argument about the nations.


“the nations will be gathered before Him;..” The morning bible study, at least for a few minutes, was focused on Matthew 25. This is the same section of scripture I have looked at for several weeks now. Out of this … Continue reading

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They refused to change their hearts. Revelation 16:8,9


As children, we watched a show on television called, The Twilight Zone. You were never quite sure if the person who was central to the story wasn’t living out part of a dream or their personal reality. In one particular … Continue reading

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Those who get locked out, are now subject to the wrath that is coming


Do a word search in the Revelation and you will find that the word wrath first appears in chapter 6. Why would that be important? Because of statements like this: Revelation 4:1 NASB After these things I looked, and behold, … Continue reading

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