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The End of the Age

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Matthew 24. Following Jesus' prediction of the destruction of the Temple, the disciples asked when this would happen and what the signs of his coming and the end of the age would be. A number of signs are given in this "Olivet Discourse" found in three …

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Seven Woes

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Matthew 23. Jesus pronounced seven woes on the hypocritical religious leadership of Jerusalem. He was deeply saddened by the unbelief of so many of the Jews.…

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Four Questions

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Matthew 22. Four questions are answered: taxes, marriage, the greatest commandment and the Sonship of the Messiah.…

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Triumphal Entry

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Matthew 21. The last week of Jesus' life began with the Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem (Palm Sunday). Jesus is the Sovereign of the Kingdom of God, although largely unrecognized at this point. Important parables are given.…

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Attitudes in Christian Service

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Matthew 20. The attitudes of a person in Christian service are spoken of, among other important topics. Once again Jesus predicts his approaching crucifixion.…

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Marriage and Affluence

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Matthew 19. Marriage and divorce are presented. The "exception rule" in divorce is given. The Christian and material wealth is discussed.…

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Forgiveness

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Matthew 18. What will make a person great in the Kingdom of God? Does Jesus care about his lost children? How many times do we need to forgive a brother or sister, who offends us? All these matters are answered by Jesus.…

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Mountain Top Experience

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Matthew 17. The Transfiguration - one of the greatest and least known events in the life of Jesus.…

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Discipleship

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Matthew 16. The great confession of Peter and the other disciples in the true identity of Jesus, the Messiah, is here given. Also, Jesus began to speak of his own suffering, death and resurrection.…

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Tradition and Faith

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Matthew 15. How important is tradition in the practice of Christian faith? Jesus spoke to that often troubling issue. He also fed (at least) 4,000 people at once.…

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Quest for Meaning

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Matthew 14. Jesus fed (at least) 5,000 people at once. He also walked on the water of the Lake of Galilee. His power over the material and over nature was demonstrated.…

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Kindgdom of God

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Matthew 13. Many of the parables of Jesus regarding the nature of the Kingdom of God are grouped together in this chapter.…

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Hostile Questions

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Matthew 12. The question of the Sabbath is raised and answered (legalism). The "unpardonable sin" is also explained.…

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Doubt and Unbelief

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Matthew 11. Unbelief in many of the cities of the Galilee region is noted along with the danger that awaits the unrepentant.…

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Pattern for Evangelism

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Matthew 10. Jesus instructs his 12 disciples on how to carry out an evangelistic outreach to the various communities in the region.…

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Our Response to Jesus

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Matthew 9. Jesus healed more people and even raised a young girl from the dead.…

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View of OthersSermon on the Mount III

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Matthew 7. Sermon on the Mount III: Relationships to God, others and ourselves are described. The proper foundation for life is given.…

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Practicing Your PietySermon on the Mount II

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Matthew 6. Sermon on the Mount II: The three pillars of Christian piety are indicated: Giving, Praying and Fasting. True treasure and the folly of worry are also discussed.…

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The BeatitudesSermon on the Mount I

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Matthew 5. Sermon on the Mount I: The Beatitudes (beautiful attitudes) are presented as the blessed features of Christian personality. The higher law of the Spirit is also expressed.…

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Temptation of Jesus

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Matthew 4. The Man, Jesus, went through temptations as we do, and yet he was without sin.…

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John, The Baptist

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Matthew 3. John, the Baptist, announced to the world the life and ministry of Jesus.…

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King Herod

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Matthew 2. King Herod tried unsuccessfully to kill the child, Jesus.…

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Birth of Jesus

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Matthew 1. The record of the birth of Jesus Christ.…

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The Lord's Prayer

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John 17. Jesus prays for himself, for his disciples and for all believers--including us.…

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Handle Temptation Successfully

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1st Peter 5:8-11. We all must face temptation. What is it and how do we deal with it successfully?…

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Motives and Attitudes in Service

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1st Peter 5:1-7. What are the characteristics of a Christian leader - a pastor or a lay leader? A church leader must mature in the faith and in people-skills.…

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Suffering

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1st Peter 4:12-13, 19. Why is there suffering in the world? Discover what God has done about it.…

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The Wonder of Easter

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Special Easter. Easter is the most important day of the church year. The resurrection of Jesus Christ is God's mighty validation of the person and work of Jesus on the cross. Luke 24 describes the exciting story of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.…

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Three Reasons to Live

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1st Peter 3:8-4:11. Discover three purposes for living a meaningful life.…

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Living Harmoniously Together

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1st Peter 2:13-3:8. How do we live together as believers in harmony? Discover how "responsible submission" plays a major role in Christian unity.…

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Privileges of Belonging

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1st Peter 2:4-10. What are the privileges of belonging to the church, the body of Christ? We are privileged to belong to the community of faith, to offer to God sacrifices of praise, and to give to a watching world a witness to the grace of God in Chris…

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You Can be Holy

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1st Peter 1:13-2:3. God calls his children to holy living. At root, this is becoming like Jesus Christ. However, we have to cooperate with the grace of God in the process of holy living.…

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The Promise of the Messiah

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Special Christmas. The prophet Isaiah lived in very dark times, yet he spoke of hope. The greatest hope was the coming of the Messiah. Several hundred years before it happened, Isaiah spoke in great detail about the greatest hope of all--the coming of …

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Benefits of Salvation

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1st Peter 1:3-9. God has given all his children certain benefits as the result of salvation. Discover what those benefits are.…

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Elected to Salvation

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1st Peter 1:1-2. God has elected or chosen all who will believe the Gospel for salvation. He desires that all shall be saved. He has chosen you! Have you responded to his call?…

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What a Church!

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James 5:13-20. Looking for the ideal church? Stop! There isn't such a thing. Nevertheless, we can work toward a singing, healing, praying and caring church. James exhorts us to be this kind of a person.…

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Patient Endurance

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James 5:7-12. Is it possible to be inwardly impatient but outwardly patient? How does the Christian believe attain patience amidst the frustrating injustices of life?…

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Riches - Yes or No?

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James 5:1-6. Should the Christian believer have lots of money and possessions? Maybe, yes. Maybe, no. Discover what counsel James gives regarding the material things of life.…

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Planning for the Future

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James 4:14-17. Should the Christian believer make elaborate plans for the future? Yes, with a certain important consideration. Learn what that limiting factor is in this Bible lesson from James.…

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Church Fights!

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James 4:1-12. Quarreling between church members and even members with their pastor destroys churches. James comes to grips with the perennial problem of church fights, giving us the reason why this happens and 10 action steps to solve the problem.…

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Earthly or Heavenly Wisdom?

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James 3:13-18. Knowledge and wisdom are not synonymous. Earthly wisdom is self-centered while heavenly wisdom is God-centered. The keys to having heavenly wisdom involve a Person and actions. Find out what the specific keys are.…

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Taming the Tongue

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James 3:1-12. Even for Christians it is a struggle to control the tongue. It can be used to bless or to curse. Wit God's help we can learn to use our voices to help and not hurt others. If we consistently do not control the tongue, there is a real que…

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Non-discriminatory Fellowship

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James 2:1-13. In the Christian life, words and actions need to be consistent with each other. The exhortation is: "Don't show favoritism!" The example is: Our treatment of the rich and the poor. This is valid today in the discrimination shown towards…

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Practicing Your Faith

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James 1:19-27; 2:14-26. Is it enough to trust Christ for your salvation? What about turning your faith into activities to help others with their special needs? James tells us that faith without works is dead! What does he mean?…

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Trials and Temptations

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James 1:1-18. Do Christians have trials and temptations? You bet they do. In fact, James tells us we are to welcome these things with joy! Why? Check out this podcast for the answer.…

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Test Your Actions

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Galatians 6:11-18. Christians are to test their actions. We are saved by grace through faith in Jesus Christ alone. Now we are to live lives that exhibit the fruit of the Spirit in our lives. Holiness of life will manifest itself in a gentle and humbl…

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Living By The Spirit

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Galatians 5:13-26. Learn the acts of the sinful nature as contrasted with the fruit of the Holy Spirit in the vibrant Christian life. Christians are to keep in step with the Spirit.…

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The Only Thing That Counts

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Galatians 5:1-12. Be careful not to fall away from grace. Make sure you understand "the only thing that counts" in the life of the Christian.…

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Sons and Daughters of Freedom

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Galatians 4:21-5:1. What does it mean to be free in Christ? An historic example of Abraham and Sara along with Hagar is used to illustrate the freedom of the Christian faith.…

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Bondage Broken by Grace

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Galatians 4:1-20. Using a different metaphor, Paul speaks of moving from slavery to the full rights of a son and how this applies to salvation. With a deep appeal of love, he urges the Galatian Christians to stay the course and not to turn from their fr…

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The Changeless Promise

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Galatians 3:15-29. Paul reviews the Abrahamic Covenant of Promise, the Mosaic Covenant of Law, and the New Testament Covenant of Grace/Faith and the purpose of each in salvation.…

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The Gospel in Advance

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Galatians 3:1-14. The message of the Church and the principle of faith go back in history to the Old Testament man, Abraham.…

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Living Consistent With The Gospel

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Galatians 2:11-21. Ever have a disagreement with a fellow church member. This Chapter records what may have been the first church fight: Paul challenges Peter. The resolution of the problem is important to Christians within the contemporary church.…

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A Spiritual Journey

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Galatians 1:11-2:10. The spiritual journey of the Apostle Paul is here recounted. His rise to power and authority in the Church is given.…

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No Other Gospel

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Galatians 1:1-10. It is possible for a church to get away from the truth of the Christian message.…

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The Believer's Battle Dress

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Ephesians 6:10-24. The devil is alive and well. How can one successfully live the Christian life in the face of an enemy who desperately wants to defeat Christians? Paul gives detailed instructions on how to overcome.…

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Living With Authority

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Ephesians 6:1-9. Parent-child relationships are critically important. Obedience and reasonableness still matter in the home--and at work, too.…

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Making Marriage Work

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Ephesians 5:21-33. Husbands and wives have different roles, but the same obligation of mutual submission.…

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The Dynamic Life

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Ephesians 5:1-21. Paul shares more about what it means to live a wholesome Christian life--things to get rid of and things to adopt. It is becoming like Jesus Christ.…

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Authentic Christian Living

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Ephesians 4:17-5:2. A new Christian must shed the old lifestyle of sin and put on the new lifestyle of wholesome living. Christian conduct matters.…

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Call To Unity

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Ephesians 4:1-16. In spite of great diversity and different spiritual tasks and gifts, God makes his children one in love.…

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Thanksgiving

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Special Thanksgiving. Just as the people of Israel took time to reflect on the blessings of God, the pilgrims arrived on the American shore and after a difficult winter, took a day in 1621 to give thanks to God for His mercies. Is there not much for whi…

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Finding Strength in Prayer

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Ephesians 3:14-21. The second of two prayers for you. We need to be strengthened with power in the inner being through God's Spirit.…

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Circumstances and God's Purpose

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Ephesians 3:1-13. Imprisoned for his Christian faith and testimony, Paul shares God's purpose for it all--to reveal the eternal mystery of God in Christ. You will be surprised. It involves you.…

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Oneness In Christ

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Ephesians 2:11-22. By one Spirit we all have access to God, the Father. Paul outlines how Gentiles and Jews may now be saved on an equal footing. The dividing wall of hostility has been destroyed.…

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Alive From The Dead

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Ephesians 2:1-10. Dead in sin, but made alive in Christ--saved by grace through faith!…

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Eyes That See

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Ephesians 1:15-23. The first of two prayers for you--maybe Paul's greatest prayer. The eyes of your heart must be opened in order that you will be able to know Christ better.…

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Believers' Wealth

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Ephesians 1:1-14. You are rich! God, the Father chose you. God, the Son redeemed you. God the Holy Spirit sealed you. Do you know that?…

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Why Work?

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Special Labor Day. A special Labor Day message regarding the meaning of work.…

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Principles for Living

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Hebrews 13. This chapter gives us 10 suggestions for practical Christian living: Christian love, hospitality, sympathy, moral purity, contentment, support of Christian leadership, doctrinal stability, the spirit of praise, and spiritual equipping.…

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Discipline in a New Perspective

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Hebrews 12 . In our struggle against sin we need discipline. Because God love us as his children he gives us the discipline we need to remain faithful in our Christian walk.…

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How To Hold On!

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Hebrews 10:19 - 12:3. Drawing near to God and to each other is important to keep alive spiritually. As in Chapter 6, a warning against apostasy is given. Perseverance in the Christian faith is strongly urged.…

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Only One Sacrifice

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Hebrews 9-10:22 . The forgiveness of sins requires a sacrifice to atone for evil. In the "old agreement", animal blood was used by the priests. But, that was only a symbol and a type. Such sacrifices had to be offered over and over again. The sacrifi…

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New Agreement

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Hebrews 8 . The "old agreement" (the Law) didn't work. Nothing wrong with the Ten Commandments. But there is something very wrong with man. God made a change - a "new agreement" (the Gospel) that works for us. It is better. Far better. It gets into…

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Melchizedek - A Type of Christ

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Hebrews 7. Three times the name of Melchizedek appears in Holy Scripture: In Genesis, Psalms and Hebrews. Who is this strange man without beginning or end? A Christophany?…

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Spiritual Maturity

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Hebrews 5:11-6:20 . Ever feel "slow to learn?" This locks us into spiritual infancy. We need to get moving, beyond the elementary teachings of the Christian faith and get into the deeper things of God. The danger of backsliding and even apostasy is ev…

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Need a Friend?

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Hebrews 4:14-5:10. Jesus is our "pontifex" - our great High Priest. He is the bridge between a holy God and sinful man. Jesus meets and exceeds all requirements for a priest.…

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Spiritual Rest

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Hebrews 4. The Christian life is a journey from spiritual chaos to spiritual rest. We begin by getting out of the chaos of sin. Then we find ourselves in the very early stages of Christian living with many struggles. It is God's purpose to lead us on …

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Faithfulness

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Hebrews 3. We can count on God. But can he count on us? Furthermore, can our fellow Christians count on us for the love and support they need? We need to be there for each other. Our times of need abound. How fantastic to know that a Christian broth…

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Jesus is One of Us!

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Hebrews 2:5-18. Jesus is fully God. He is also fully man. He is the God-Man. Because he is man, he understands our needs completely.…

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God's Last Word

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Hebrews 1-2:4. Who or what is your authority? Science? Your own thoughts? Some religion? For the Christian, God's last word and final authority is Jesus Christ, the superior Son of God.…

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Paul's Final Ministry

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Acts 21-28. Arrest warrant for Paul is issued in Jerusalem. After his arrest, Paul is sent by Roman officials to Caesarea for his own protection. Here he is incarcerated for two years. During this period Paul witnesses to the Roman governors. After b…

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Mission: Ephesus

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Acts 19 & 20. Paul's third missionary journey launches throughout Ephesus. Great evangelistic results lead to a public uprising and near riot. The public opposes Paul and his message. Paul moves on to Greece. Paul meets again with the Ephesian elder…

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Riding The Crest

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Acts 16-18. The second missionary journey of Paul and Silas takes them to Turkey and Greece. Converts are made and new churches are started through out the region.…

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Conflict Resolution

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Acts 15. Jewish law v. Christian grace. The council at Jerusalem debates the matter and is called upon to resolve the conflict. Learn the outcome of this landmark case.…

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Throwing Open The Door

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Acts 13 & 14. The first missionary journey of Barnabas and Paul takes them to Cyprus and Central Turkey.…

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He Has Risen

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Mark 16. Do people really believe in the literal, bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead? You bet they do! Proof abounds that it happened and no reasonable mind can doubt it. More importantly, the resurrection was the validation of all Jesu…

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The Crucifixion

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Mark 15:16-47. Why did Jesus die on the cross? The actual crucifixion is described in four short words in Mark 15:24. Only four words describe the most significant moment in all of human history.…

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Your Verdict, Please!

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Mark 14-15. Jesus went through two principal trials: religious and civil. What a mockery of justice. There is also a third trial that is still in progress.…

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Gethsemane -A Place of Release

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Mark 14:32-42. Take a deep look in on the most traumatic period in the life of Jesus. If the transfiguration was the highest experience, then Gethsemane was the deepest experience of His life. In the face of blow-torch like suffering, Jesus comes throu…

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Extravagance

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Mark 14. Can Christians ever splurge? Mary (Martha's sister) thought so. So did Jesus. Some were critical of what Mary did. Jesus told them to mind their own business! Oh, then there was Judas.…

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The End is Coming

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Mark 13. The end times. Books and prophecies have exhausted speculation on the topic. Do you want to know what is going to happen in the future? Jesus gave only one lesson on prophecy. It had a short view and a long view.…

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Questions People Ask

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Mark 12. Jesus faces Q&A with the Jewish religious leadership. In this contentious environment. Jesus poses a question of his own. Learn what He revealed as the most important heart characteristic of all.…

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Authentic Christianity

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Mark 11. As Jesus entered the ancient city of Jerusalem there were cheers and jeers. Listen to what happens next as Jesus took very dramatic action in the Temple area. In righteous anger, He tore the place up. It it possible to do this and also care …

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The Wonder of Christmas

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Special Christmas. The story of the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem is told in countless homes around the world every year. Hear how the shepherds and the wise men make their appearance in worship of the new born Christ-child. Learn how you too may bow in …

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Coming To God

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Mark 10:13-31, 46-52. Do you want to come to God? Three different kinds of people approached Jesus: a child, a rich young man, and a blind man. Did they all make it? Most of them did, but not all.…

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Christian Marriage

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Mark 10:1-12. Jesus was questioned about divorce and remarriage. A subject 2000 years ago still on the minds of people today. Marriage is really for three people! The single life is also an attractive option for many.…

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God's Measure of Success

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Mark 9:33-50 & 10:35-45. Ever been on an ego-trip? We all have. Our culture teaches us to compete and succeed. How did Jesus measure success in life? Does anyone ever have to be a failure? You'll be surprised. You can be a great person!…

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Mountain Top Experiences

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Mark 9:2-29. Have you heard of "The Transfiguration" of Jesus? Three of His disciples about freaked out during this experience. Wow!!! It only happened once. Everyone needs a mountain top experience sometime in their life.…

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Take Up Your Cross

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Mark 8:27-38. Want to know what a true and faithful follower of Jesus Christ is all about? This passage of scripture is the definitive and critically important statement regarding the way of the cross. A ‘don't-want-to missÂ’ discussion for true believ…

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A Second Touch

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Mark 8:1-30. Jesus points out the problem of defeated Christians, gives the reason, and then suggests a solution that works. Jesus makes a blind man see. Strange method perhaps, but there is a lesson for us in it all.…

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God's Unrestricted Love

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Mark 7:24-37. Does God care about people of other races and cultures? What about the physically disabled? Is God's love restricted only to "my kind"? No way!…

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Rules! Who Needs Them?

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Mark 7:1-23. Often we face and must deal with long-held traditions and legalistic views of the so-called spiritual life. We're not talking about sin here, but rather the long-held notions of some people. Jesus had a different view.…

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Remember The Loaves

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Mark 6:35-52. Ever walk on water? Ever invite 5,000 over for dinner? What impossibilities do you face? Jesus suggests that miracles are possible--even today!…

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Dealing With Rejection

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Mark 6:1-6; 27-29. Rejection comes in various forms: ideological, personal, and physical. Jesus faced them all and felt persecution and suffering just as you may be feeling. There are ways to handle these struggles.…

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Faith Is The Answer to Fear

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Mark 4:35-41; 5:21-43. We all face storms in our lives. They will not disappear. Jesus gives three living examples of how to get through our storms successfully through faith in him.…

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Parable of the Heart

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Mark 4:1-9, 13-20. Jesus teaches on four kinds of spiritual hearts in people: hard, shallow, overcrowded, and good. What are the characteristics of each type.…

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Facing Opposition Successfully

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Mark 3:22-30 & 5:1-20. How to face and overcome opposition. Whenever one does something significant, there will be opposition.…

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Keeping the Focus

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Mark 2:18-3:6. Jesus was criticized about fasting, his view of the Sabbath, and about healing. He didn't keep the traditional Jewish rules! His critics are answered.…

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Why Jesus Went to People

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Mark 2:1-17. Jesus explains why he cares about human needs, whether physical or spiritual.…

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Why People Came to Jesus

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Mark 1:14-45. Jesus calls his 12 disciples; why did they respond? At Capernaum, demons are cast out and Jesus heals people.…

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Beginning of Mark

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Mark 1:1-13. An account of how the story of Jesus begins: The prophet, Isaiah; John, the Baptist; the baptism and temptation of Jesus.…

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All Things New

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Revelation 21-22. John wraps up his revelation with a description of the eternal heaven and the New Jerusalem. The River of Life is revealed. Jesus is coming again! Is the world ready this time?…

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The Supreme Court

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Revelation 20. How will the earth be ruled for the next 1,000 years? What becomes of Satan? The judgment of the all world's dead takes place.…

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Triumph of God

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Revelation 17-19. The end nears. What is the meaning of the woman on the beast? How does the fall of Babylon occur? The Hallelujah Chorus sounds. The Rider on the white horse enters majestically with all recognizing Him as King of kings and Lord of l…

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A World in Ruins

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Revelation 12-16. The great tribulation continues. The woman and the dragon enter the scene. The beast comes out of the sea, the beast comes out of the earth. The Lamb and the 144,000 play a key role along with three angels. The harvest of the earth be…

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Are You Listening World?

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Revelation 6-11. As the great tribulation begins seven seals are revealed and seven trumpets sound. What is the meaning of these events and how do the 144,000 fit into the picture. The great multitude, the little scroll and the two witnesses are discus…

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Hymns to God

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Revelation 4-5. Enter the throne room of Heaven. John describes the sights and sounds of heavenly beings who will give praise to the one and only Triune God, the Creator of the universe and the Redeemer of all mankind.…

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Jesus Looks at His Church

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Revelation 2-3. Insight is given into the seven churches of Asia (now modern day Western Turkey) Pluses and minuses are given and described. Are there similar characteristics in a church you know?…

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Portrait Of A King

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Revelation 1. John provides a look at both the lowly Jesus of earth and the exalted Jesus of heaven.…

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Introduction to Revelation

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Revelation . The Bible has numerous references regarding the end of the ages. The Book of Revelation was written by the Apostle John. It is the revelation of Jesus Christ. This lesson is a general introduction to this prophetic book, the only one in th…

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Restore Our Fortunes

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Psalms 126. The God who restored Israel's national fortunes can also restore your personal life.…

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The King Upon His Throne

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Psalms 99. Our God is holy above all.…

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The Lord Reigns

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Psalms 93. The majesty of God is explained.…

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The Triumphant God

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Psalms 68. Extol the greatness of God! A psalm of praise unsurpassed.…

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At Home in the Sanctuary

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Psalms 84. The glory of God's Presence.…

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Reasons for Praise

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Psalms 103. Here find reasons to praise the Lord.…

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Love That Rescues

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Psalms 107. Facing a dilemma? Identify it and let God rescue you.…

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The Lord Watches Over You

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Psalms 121. Reassurance of God's care abounds in this psalm.…

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A Missionary Hymn

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Psalms 67. God is a missionary God who loves the whole world.…

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A Spiritual Journey

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Psalms 66. Let a great and awesome God keep you optimistic on your journey home.…

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A Place to Hide

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Psalms 46. The spiritual key to facing the storms of life. Someone is on your side.…

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Coping With Depression

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Psalms 42. No light at the end of the tunnel? God seems far away? Put your hope in God!…

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Does It Pay to Be Good?

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Psalms 37. There are many reasons why doing the right thing pays high dividends.…

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Backed Into a Corner?

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Psalms 34. Feel hopeless? There is always an option with God.…

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Enlightened Patriotism

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Psalms 33. Not just flag waving, but national righteousness and justice.…

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The Blessing of Forgiveness

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Psalms 32. How to find forgiveness of sins and peace with God.…

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From Prayer To Praise

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Psalms 28. God hears your cry for mercy in your hour of need.…

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Coping With Our Fears

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Psalms 27. Afraid? This is the Psalm to read.…

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Christ Our Sovereign

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Psalms 24. Triptych, Part 3: The great power of Jesus is proclaimed.…

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Christ Our Shepherd

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Psalms 23. Triptych, Part 2: The loving care of Jesus is portrayed.…

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Christ Our Saviour

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Psalms 22. Triptych, Part 1: The redemptive suffering of Jesus is described.…

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Meeting God at Deeper Levels

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Psalms 19. In view of the immensity of the universe, we can meet God at deeper levels.…

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The Future Is Secure

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Psalms 16. In God there is a place of rest and peace for the present and the future.…

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The Lord Reigns Forever

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Psalms 9. In the chaos all around, it is comforting to know that God is ultimately in charge.…

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Who are Human Beings?

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Psalms 8. Are humans just animals, or something special in God's sight?…

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Facing The Future

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Psalms 3. A father finds hope as he copes with a rebellious son.…

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Who is in Charge?

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Psalms 2. The actions of the nations of the world make God laugh!…

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The Happy Man

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Psalms 1. Happiness in life is based on right living.…

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Praying With New Confidence

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Acts 12. King Herod arrests Peter and plans his execution. The church prays and an angel of the Lord leads a prison break for Peter. Herod dies. The church prospers.…

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Preparing For Expansion

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Acts 11. Peter returns to Jerusalem and is called to explain to the Jewish Christians why he broke the code by entering the house of Gentile in Caesarea. The Jerusalem church does not object! A Gentile church is founded in Antioch of Syria.…

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A Big Step Forward

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Acts 10. While on the coast in Joppa, Peter has a vision that leads him to Caesarea. There the first pure Gentile is converted to Christ. This leads to a big change in the church. Salvation is now open to Jews and Gentiles alike.…

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A Changed Life

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Acts 9. Saul (later the Apostle Paul) leads the persecution of the Christian faith throughout the Middle East and into Syria. Stopped dead in his tracks, Saul is stunned and converts to Christianty. An amazing turn-about has a historical impact for cen…

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Worldwide Evangelism

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Acts 8. The Jerusalem Church is persecuted and as a result is scattered abroad. The believers give their witness to the risen Lord wherever they go and people are converted to Christianity. Philip ministers to an Ethiopian eunuch who is saved.…

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The Ministry of Stephen

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Acts 6 & 7. Seven believers are chosen to feed the hungry. One of them, Stephen, also works signs and wonders. After his arrest and mock trial, Steven is martyred by stoning to death.…

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Suffering With Purpose

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Acts 5:17-42. Early Church apostles are arrested and jailed. The angel of the Lord releases them. The apostles appear before the Sanhedrin and give witness to Jesus Christ.…

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Life In The Early Church

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Acts 5:1-16. Ananias and Sapphira are struck dead. Great fear comes upon all. Many are healed.…

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What I Have, I Give You

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Acts 3 & 4. Peter heals a man lame from birth and then preaches to thousands. An arrest warrant for Peter and John leads to an appearance before the Sanhedrin. The Christian community prays and shares together.…

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Day of Pentecost

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Acts 2. The promised Holy Spirit falls on the disciples. 3,000 are converted to Christianity after Peter preaches to a large crowd.…

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Times of Transition

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Acts 1. Jesus ascends into heaven. Judas is replaced by the disciples with Matthias.…

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Content, Whatever The Circumstances

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Philippians 4:10-23. Does more stuff make people happy? Learn the secret of contentment--with much, or with little. The blessing of sharing is also discussed.…

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Agree in the Lord

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Philippians 4:2-9. Two people in the local church were having difficulty getting along. Paul asked another to help them work things out and reach reconciliation. Paul goes on to teach what characteristics lead to inner peace in our relationships and th…

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Press On Toward The Goal

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Philippians 3:12-4:1. Do you have a purpose driven life? Paul was very focused on one thing: reaching the goal of his Christians life. He gave his full attention to this one thing.…

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Knowing Christ

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Philippians 3:1-11. Instead of having misplaced confidence in one's self, Paul tells Christians to trust fully in Christ. In this passage Paul reveals his deepest spiritual motivations.…

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Special People In Our Lives

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Philippians 2:19-30. Who are the people who have made a spiritual impact on your life? Paul mentions Timothy and Epaphroditus as very meaningful people, who will serve in the Phillipian church.…

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Being One In Spirit and Purpose

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Philippians 2:1-18. Living in harmony with other Christians isn't always easy. It demands humility. Jesus is the great example.…

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What Has Happened To Me

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Philippians 1:12-30. While suffering is never pleasant, Paul teaches that it can have a positive purpose by using his own imprisonment for Christ as an example.…

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I Have You In My Heart

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Philippians 1:1-11. Paul, the great apostle and world's first missionary, had a sincere and heartfelt affection for the people of the church at Philippi. He loved them deeply and prayed for them always.…

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The Dawning of a New Day

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John 21. Jesus appears to his disciples by the Lake of Galilee. Peter is reinstated.…

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The Resurrection

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John 20. The empty tomb is discovered. Jesus appears alive first to women and then to his disciples. Doubting Thomas is satisfied. The purpose of the gospel is stated.…

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The Death of Jesus

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John 19b. The crucifixion. The official charge. Jesus death and burial.…

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The Arrest & Trials of Jesus

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John 18-19a. Judas betrays Jesus, Peter denies him three times. Jesus faces a trial before the Jewish High Priest and before Pilate, the Roman Governor. The flogging and sentence of Jesus.…

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The Holy Spirit

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John 16. The person and work of the Holy Spirit in the believer's life.…

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The Vine and The Branches

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John 15. Jesus is the vine. His followers are the branches. The call to fruitfulness. Without Jesus we can do nothing.…

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Really Knowing Jesus

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John 14. What it means to really know the Lord, to have the full power of the Holy Spirit in you, and to have the peace of Jesus in your heart.…

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A Demonstration of Love

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John 13. The principles of Servant-leadership are demonstrated by Jesus as He begins his private ministry to his disciples starting with washing their feet. We too are called to servant-leadership and to love one another.…

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The Triumph of Christ

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John 12. The anointing at Bethany. The triumphal entry into Jerusalem. The closing stages of Jesus' public ministry.…

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The Raising of Lazarus

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John 11. Jesus raises a man from the dead. It rocks the city of Jerusalem.…

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The Good Shepherd

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John 10. A spiritual allegory of Christ as the good shepherd watching over his sheep.…

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The Light Has Come

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John 9. Jesus heals a man born blind. That man comes to faith in the Lord.…

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The Great "I AM"

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John 8. Jesus' rescue of a fallen woman is followed by an intense conflict between Jesus and the Jewish religious leaders. When Jesus identifies himself as the "I AM" the Jews try to stone Him to death.…

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Streams of Living Water

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John 7. Spiritual thirst is satisfied by the Lord Jesus.…

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Jesus, The Bread of Life

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John 6. Jesus feeds 5,000 men plus women and children. He is the Bread of Life that came down from heaven.…

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Jesus Reveals His Identity

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John 5. Who is Jesus? Is he the God-man? How can we know? Jesus explains.…

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Time for the Harvest

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John 4. Jesus helps a woman to understand who He is. Jesus challenges his disciples to help others spiritually.…

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A New Birth

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John 3. What is the meaning of spiritual new birth? Why is it important?…

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A Question of Authority

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John 2. Jesus performs his first miracle. The Temple at Jerusalem is cleansed.…

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The Word Became Flesh

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John 1. The purpose of John's gospel. The Word became flesh. The testimony of John the Baptist. Jesus recruits His first disciples.…

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Reasons for Discipline

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1st Peter 2:11-12. Does it make any difference how we live as Christians? The apostle, Peter, seems to think so. In fact, he calls on us as believers "to abstain from fleshly lusts".…

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Jesus Helps People

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Matthew 8. Jesus ministered healing to a sick man, a Roman soldier, a demon possessed man and to many citizens of Capernaum. A furious storm on the Lake of Galilee was calmed by Jesus.…

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Warnings

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Matthew 25. As a follow-up on the key teachings of the "Olivet Discourse", Jesus gives two parables and one teaching: The parable of the ten virgins, the parable of the talents, and the teaching of the sheep and the goats.…

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Christianity For Today

Christianity For Today offers a weekly inspirational study of books of the Bible. Pastor Art carefully analyzes particular passages with great insight into the interpreted meaning. An online archive is available for 24-hour listening to previous publications. Also available are several unpublished, or yet-to-be published messages for your listening pleasure.

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