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The Word Was God

“… and the Word was God.” (John 1:1)

Why there is any controversy among supposed Bible-believing people concerning the Deity of Jesus is puzzling. The scripture makes it so clear: “and the Word was God”! 253 more words

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An Important Perspective For Prayer

“In Your righteousness deliver me …” (Psalm 31:1b)

As David calls out to the Lord for deliverance in Psalm 31, this is an important little statement because of its correct perspective about our prayers and what we “deserve.” ┬áDavid asks God to hear and answer because HE is righteous (“In YOUR righteousness”); not because David himself is. 356 more words

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Which Example Are YOU?

“Beloved, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. The one who does good is of God; the one who does evil has not seen God.” (III John 11) 216 more words

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The Root Sin

“I wrote something to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first among them, does not accept what we say … He himself does not receive the brethren, either, and he forbids those who desire to do so and puts them out of the church.” (III John 9-10) 531 more words

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"His Marvelous Love In A Besieged City"

“Blessed be the LORD, for He has made marvelous His lovingkindness to me in a besieged city.” (Psalm 31:21)

Here David praises God for ministering to him, even in an extremely difficult time in his life. 404 more words

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What's The Report About YOU?

“For I was very glad when brethren came and testified to your truth, that is, how you are walking in truth.” (III John 3)

Evidently some “brethren” left the presence of the church that John was addressing here, and brought him a report about their faith & practice. 160 more words

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Does Your Soul Prosper?

“Beloved, I pray that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers.” (III John 2)

Controversy surrounds this little verse, as proponents of the prosperity gospel attempt to use it to promote their doctrines. 278 more words

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