But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Thursday, 28 June 2018 23:00

“What about Halloween?”

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The celebration can be traced back to the Druid festival of the dead. The Roman Pantheon, built by Emperor Hadrian in A.D. 100 as a temple to the goddess Cybele and other Roman gods, became the principle place of worship. In 609, Emperor Phocas seized Rome and gave the Pantheon to Pope...

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Wednesday, 27 June 2018 23:00

True vs. False gospel

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Here is the difference between the true gospel and the false gospel. The false message says that you should come to Christ “because something is missing in your life—you have a God-shaped hole in your heart. God has a wonderful plan for your life.” But there is no biblical...

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Tuesday, 26 June 2018 23:00

Salvation is exclusive.

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The world needs to hear that salvation is only in the Lord. They look in vain for salvation from any other source. He alone is our salvation; it’s not a matter of what we do or what we know, but who we know: “He who has the Son has life” (1 John 5:12).

“Every person in your...

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Monday, 25 June 2018 23:00

Wrath is an attribute of God.

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“Wrath, the Bible tells us, is an attribute of God. The modern habit throughout the Christian church is to play this subject down. Those who still believe in the wrath of God (not all do) say little about it; perhaps they do not think much about it. To an age which has unashamedly sold itself...

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Sunday, 24 June 2018 22:00

Joseph and Jesus.

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After a lengthy imprisonment for a crime he did not commit, Joseph was called to serve Pharaoh. Pleased with Joseph’s service, Pharaoh exalted him to a high position of authority. When Joseph’s brothers later come to him for help, Joseph forgave them for their betrayal of him and saved...

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Thursday, 21 June 2018 23:00

Catching men and women alive.

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“The expression ‘fishing for men’ is an important one for us to understand. Another way to translate it would be ‘catching men alive’ (women, too, of course). We find this unique phrase only two times in the Bible, first in Matt. 4:19 and then in 2 Tim. 2:26, where it...

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Wednesday, 20 June 2018 23:00

Praying for revival.

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“Does it grieve you, my friends, that the name of God is being taken in vain and desecrated? Does it grieve you that we are living in a godless age?…But we are living in such an age and the main reason we should be praying about revival is that we are anxious to see God’s name...

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Tuesday, 19 June 2018 23:00

Don’t believe that atheists exist.

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Don’t believe that atheists exist. The definition of an atheist is “one who denies the existence of God.” Those who deny the inner light that God has given to every man are nothing less than fools, who so love their sin that they deny God-given reason—thinking that gives...

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Monday, 18 June 2018 23:00

A Brownie box.

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One marvels at the incredible intricacies of the human eye, but man’s eye is but a Brownie box camera compared to the incredible eye of the eagle. When we think we have caught a glimpse of the genius of God, He outdoes our estimation of His greatness. Yet, in this creation we have not begun...

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It is true that children do tend to adopt the religion they learned about from their parents. In all other religions, one automatically becomes a follower by birth, by being baptized as an infant, or by observing certain religious practices. For example, a child is a Jew if born to a Jewish mother,...

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Thursday, 14 June 2018 23:00

Burn out vs. Rust out

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It is often said that we should “come apart” before we come apart. We should make sure we take the time to rest. If you are overwhelmed with your work for God, delegate, but don’t just do nothing while sinners sink into Hell. It is far better to burn out than to rust out. Pray...

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Wednesday, 13 June 2018 23:00

God’s expressed love for you.

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The cross was God’s expressed love for you. Don’t look to material blessings as a token of His love. One day you may find yourself in a dungeon, with few friends and no material wealth. (This was the apostle Paul’s experience—he suffered the loss of all things for the sake...

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Tuesday, 12 June 2018 23:00

Memorize Scriptures.

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Memorize Scriptures. Lay them up in your heart. See Psa. 119:11.

“The Bible…is the one supreme source of revelation of the meaning of life, the nature of God and spiritual nature and needs of men. It is the only guide of life which really leads the spirit in the way of peace and...

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Monday, 11 June 2018 23:00

Rainfall and the “water cycle.”

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Job 28:26. Centuries after Job wrote this, scientists began to discern the “law for the rain.” Rainfall is part of a process called the “water cycle.” The sun evaporates water from the ocean. The water vapor then rises and becomes clouds. This water in the clouds falls back...

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Sunday, 10 June 2018 23:00

Living by trusting.

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Much of what we do in life has its foundation in trust. We trust our dentist when he drills, our taxi driver when he drives, our pilots when they fly us. We trust our history books, our teachers, and some still even trust politicians. Marriage is a trust relationship. So are business partnerships...

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Thursday, 07 June 2018 23:00

Joseph’s father?

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Skeptics argue that there is a contradiction regarding who Joseph’s father was. Matt. 1:16 says, “Jacob begot Joseph the husband of Mary,” while this verse says Joseph was the son of Heli. Joseph’s father was Jacob. Luke follows Mary’s genealogy, though he...

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Wednesday, 06 June 2018 23:00

A.W. Tozer said…

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“Christians alone are in a position to rescue the perishing. We dare not settle down to try to live as if things were ‘normal.’ Nothing is normal while sin and lust and death roam the world, pouncing upon one and another till the whole population has been destroyed.” A. W....

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Tuesday, 05 June 2018 23:00

Makes me tremble.

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Ezekiel 33:8,9. These verses should make every one of us tremble, when we realize how many professed Christians within the Church don’t bother to warn a soul of the coming judgment of God. It would seem that Paul had these verses in mind when he spoke of his responsibility to God and man (see...

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Monday, 04 June 2018 23:00

Wanting and wishing.

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“Every man is as close to God as he wants to be; he is as holy and as full of the Spirit as he wills to be… Yet we must distinguish wanting from wishing. By ‘want’ I mean wholehearted desire. Certainly there are many who wish they were holy or victorious or joyful but are...

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Sunday, 03 June 2018 23:00

Burned their magic books…

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Be sure you don’t allow any idols in your home, even if they are souvenirs from an overseas trip. Don’t sell or donate them, enabling them to influence others. Instead, follow the example of the new believers in Ephesus who burned their magic books (see Acts 19:19).

Deuteronomy 7:25 ...

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Thursday, 31 May 2018 23:00

A multitude of sins.

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Without the illumination of the moral Law, man is in darkness as to his true sinful condition in God’s eyes (see Rom. 7:7,13). The Law demands perfectrighteousness (see Psa. 19:7). Even one transgression against its holy precepts will condemn us (see James 2:10), but in reality, the most...

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Wednesday, 30 May 2018 23:00

Literal or symbolic?

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Ezekiel 1:13,14. This incredible description of the Supernatural is too much for the human mind to comprehend. One can be excused for not knowing what is literal and what is symbolic. One day we will know which was which.

Ezekiel 1:13 As for the likeness of the living creatures, their...

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Tuesday, 29 May 2018 23:00

“The God of peace.”

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Skeptics claim Exodus 15:3  contradicts numerous others that call God “the God of peace” (e.g., Rom. 15:33). The Bible tells us that God fought many wars for Israel to destroy wicked nations, and that He promises “the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding”...

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God is the fountain of living waters (see Psa. 36:9; John 4:13,14; 7:37,38), yet a sin-loving world doesn’t desire Him (see Rom. 3:11). Instead, it drinks in iniquity like water. How then can we reach the lost with the waters of the gospel, when they have no thirst for it? We can do what...

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Sunday, 27 May 2018 23:00

A great lion?

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Pharaoh compared himself to a great lion. He exalted himself and was cut down because of pride. God resists the proud (see James 4:6). He humbles those who become great in their own eyes.

Ezekiel 32:2 “Son of man, take up a lamentation for Pharaoh king of Egypt, and say to him: ‘You...

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