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Why God Had To Become A Man

Why God Had To Become A Man

During our recent trip to Israel, we noticed a big billboard-like sign in the city of Nazreth that read as follows: “O people of the Scripture (Christians)! Do not exceed the limits in your religion. Say nothing but the truth about Allah (The One True God). The Christ Jesus, Son of Mary was only a […]

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The Good that is Not Good Enough

The rich young man that asked Jesus – “Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?” – was, by our standards, a good man. Since his childhood he had kept all the commandments of which Jesus spoke. “Then Jesus beholding him loved him, and said unto him, One thing thou lackest: […]

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Thanksgiving!

There is a prophetic description of our day given in the first part of II Timothy 3. As we look down through this list of the shortcomings of this era, we might think that being “unthankful” is one of the lesser evils of our day. It is, in fact, one of the most evil!   […]

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Maintaining a Clean House

Jesus said, “When the unclean spirit is gone out of a man, he walketh through dry places, seeking rest; and finding none, he saith, I will return unto my house whence I came out. And when he cometh, he findeth it swept and garnished. Then goeth he, and taketh to him seven other spirits more […]

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When Good Becomes Evil

Why are Christians and the truth so severely attacked in our society today? On the devil’s part, the answer can be found in II Corinthians 4:3-4. “But if our gospel be hid, it is hid to them that are lost: In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe […]

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Many are Called but Few are Chosen

Being called of God is a great honor – whether that calling is to be a faithful saint of God (Romans 1:7) or a preacher of the gospel. In 1 Timothy 1:12-13, Paul expressed his heartfelt gratitude for having been called, saying, “I thank Christ Jesus our Lord (for) putting me into the ministry; Who […]

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The Obedience of Faith

The last few verses of the book of Romans speak of a mystery that was kept secret since the world began. This text continues by telling us that this mystery has now been made manifest to all nations by the scriptures. Finally we are told the reason why the mystery has now been made known. […]

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A Door of Utterance

Ever since the fall of man people have been prone to sin. There have always been thieves and murderers and liars. Fornicators and adulterers and sinners of all types have always been around. And people are still sinning today. Yet there is one difference now. In times past most people acknowledged their sin. They did […]

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The Way, the Truth, the Life

Jesus said, “I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me.” (John 14:6). Despite the prevalence and acceptance of interfaithism and ecumenism in our world today, the fact remains that the only way anyone can find God is through Jesus Christ. There is but one mediator […]

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Knowing the Time

I Chronicles 12:32 speaks of the children of Issachar as being “men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do…” Like those men of old, we who are living in the last days of the church age need an understanding of our times and what we ought to be doing. […]

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