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Good and faithful.

God Himself said that Moses was His “faithful servant.” What an unspeakably high honor—to be called a faithful servant. These are the words that we should all live to hear on the day we stand before the Lord: “Well done, … Continue reading

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Underneath the waters for about five months!

Noah’s Flood was much more destructive than any 40-day rainstorm ever could be. Scripture says that “all the fountains of the great deep” broke open (see Gen. 7:11). In other words, earthquakes, volcanoes, and geysers of molten lava and scalding … Continue reading

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Storms of life.

The storms of this life tell a thinking person that all is not well between humanity and God. The tempest of His anger sent the Genesis curse across the sea of humanity and this earthly abode. Earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, … Continue reading

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Understanding the gospel.

It’s clear from Scripture that a genuine convert is one who hears and “understands” (see Matt. 13:23). Perhaps this is why Philip the evangelist asked the Ethiopian eunuch if he understood what he was reading (Acts 8:30). This understanding seems to … Continue reading

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Preaching self-check.

Continually check the spirit in which you preach. Be careful of sarcasm, condescension, or a self-righteous spirit. It’s easy to react in a sinful manner when people call you names, cuss at you, say things that aren’t true, talk over … Continue reading

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A stubborn spider.

Many years ago we had in our home a stubborn spider that kept building a web against our house. No matter how many times we swept it away, the spider and its web would reappear the next morning. One day … Continue reading

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Words that might offend.

Do we remove words that might offend, such as “repentance” and “hell” to make the message more acceptable, or to make ourselves acceptable to a God-hating world? God forbid that our concern should be for our own comfort, rather than … Continue reading

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