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Death in Adam, Life in Christ. Romans 5:12-21


The NIV entitles this section – Death in Adam, Life in Christ Here is a standard version of Romans 5:12. Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to … Continue reading

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Since we have been made right. Romans 5:1-4.


The NASB opens chapter five with this headline. Peace with God through faith. Spend any amount of time, in church and someone will tell you that you are just a sinner, saved by grace. Often, they take it a step … Continue reading

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Romans chapter four. What of Abraham?


In looking at Romans chapter four, it initiates with a question. What then shall we say that Abraham, our forefather, according to the flesh, has found? (Romans 4:1 NASB) The NASB does not improve my understanding, for the language is … Continue reading

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The Apostleship of Paul. Romans 1:1-6.


Do you ever wonder what our purpose and goals are? I am not talking about standing at the door of a grocery store and passing out Jesus loves you tracks; I am talking about our hope and destiny. Well, I … Continue reading

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As they used to say on Monty Python, and now for something completely different.


Yes, I have been continuing to weave my way through the book of Micah, but something happened that I want to share with you. Last Monday the wife and I went to a local Botanical Garden. I have been going … Continue reading

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Micah 4:6-7. I will assemble the lame and gather those who were dispersed.


My initial thoughts and feeling on these next few verses trouble me. Micah 4:6-7 CJB  “When that day comes,” says Adonai, “I will assemble the lame and gather those who were dispersed, along with those I afflicted.  (7)  I will … Continue reading

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And be joined to his wife? Genesis 2:24


This is another subject that came up among my friends one recent morning. In the world of sin, I have done more than my fair share. What do I mean? Considering that “sinning” is merely missing the mark, then yes, … Continue reading

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In Ezekiel 39 what has taken place so far?


I do nothing quickly, but I am going to try; let’s begin with a short recap. In Ezekiel 39 what has taken place so far? Though it is not spelled out, as some might wish, Gog and his armies have … Continue reading

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Gather from every side to my sacrifice. Ezekiel 39:17-20


One of the last things I ever wanted to do was to overwhelm my readers. I truly wanted you to be inspired enough to dig into God’s word and find these things for yourselves. Besides that, having sat under far … Continue reading

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It is odd how someone else’s words suddenly validate an idea.


I previously posted a blog entitled, There are some odd passages in Ezekiel 39, where I spoke of the fire as potentially a nuclear war. In that blog, I pointed out some problems with that idea. However, since I posted … Continue reading

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