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Who are these people, because I see them everywhere in scripture?
He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit and in fire. Matthew 311-13.
One of the frequent discussions I hear centers on this phrase, “as it was in the days of Noah.”
Things that puzzle and provoke me. Matthew 3:9-12.
All the region were going out to him, and they were baptized, confessing their sins. Matthew 3:4-12.
Tag Archives: James
The prayer of faith. James 5:13-20.
We ended our last look at James with James 5:11. “We count those blessed who endured. You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord’s dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion … Continue reading
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Do not complain, brethren, against one another. James 5:9-12.
When we ended our last study on James, we covered James 1-8. Let’s look at verses 7 and 8 quickly before we move on. Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord. The farmer waits for the precious … Continue reading
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I was asked the question, does the Lord give us trials that we cannot handle?
Shortly after the question had been put forth, George Floy was murdered; a new, riotous, political, protest group was formed and began to rampage across the nation; and not just protests, but rioting, and looting broke out. I don’t care … Continue reading
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A warning against worldliness. James 4:1-13.
We ended James chapter three with an admonition to walk in wisdom instead of letting our tongues destroy us, and those around us. This wisdom, as James states, is from above and looks like this when it shows up: it … Continue reading
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If any of you lack faith. James 1:5-14.
When we last talked about James, we ended on this note. For you know that when your faith is tested, your endurance has a chance to grow. So let it grow, for when your endurance is fully developed, you will … Continue reading
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What is balance in a Christian life?
This originated as a response to a blog I read, but don’t get me wrong, I agreed with the brother. Balance; the Christian life is one that should be lived in balance. I suspect that most think balance means living … Continue reading
This will help me understand? (Said with an accent)
I had asked a Jehovah Witness friend from work some questions about end times, because I wanted to get his take on it. He threw out his answer and then said, you should read this. It happened to be this … Continue reading
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