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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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For it is given over to the nations. The continuing migration toward Revelation 16. Part 6


Chapter ten of Revelation is an interlude that also introduces what is to come prior to the seventh trumpet being blown. Seven seals have been opened. Within the seventh seal are seven trumpeters. The earlier trumpet, the sixth in this … Continue reading

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Seals, trumpet, bowls, and now this. Part 1- Migrating our way into Revelation 16


Revelation 15 ended surprisingly quick, so now it is time to move on to Revelation 16. As I looked at verse one, I was immediately confronted with the confusion I encounter almost every time I try to progress through this … Continue reading

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How can we know when we are close to the end? Chapter one.


If I was trying to assess what I knew for sure about the seven week period we call the Tribulation. It only seems reasonable that I would try to find things in scripture that speak of this period. For example: … Continue reading

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What are some of the signs that tell us we are in the last days?


The Monday morning “bible” study initiated with the topic: “What are some of the signs that tell us we are in the last days?” I love introductions like this, because they can be filled with hope. However that was not … Continue reading

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A two year veteran of recovery, and battling depression


If you have followed me for any time then you know that two years ago I humbled myself and placed myself in Celebrate Recovery. I did this because I had allowed myself to become consistently enraged. Sadly, this was not … Continue reading

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