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What Comes to Mind Concerning Christmas & the Birth of Jesus?

      Every year, as December 25th approaches, many people consider how they will celebrate Christmas. What comes to mind when you think of Christmas? Why do you celebrate Christmas? Christmas is celebrated for many reasons, and some are erasing the meaning of what Christmas is really about. For others, it will be about one …

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Determine To Seek The Lord

It is necessary for us as believers to determine to set our mind to seek the Lord. It is faith in Jesus Christ that has opened this door to us. As we journey through this bible teaching, we will learn what seek the Lord means. Let’s begin.

Determine means = To fix the boundaries of; to mark off and separate.
[God] hath determined the times before appointed.
– Acts 17:26.
To set bounds to; to fix the determination of; to limit; to bound; to bring to an end; to finish.
To resolve on, to come to an end. by Websters Dictionary….


6 Helpful Bible Verses on Faith in Hard Times – Word of Encouragement

      Hard times will come to each and everyone of us. Our hardships may look different on the outside but they stir the same emotions on the inside. Peter, through the Holy Spirit, tells us not to be surprised when afflictions or “fiery trial” comes our way. But most of the time we are surprised, …

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Where Is God When I Need Him Most

  Where is God? Where is God is a question that has been asked throughout the ages. It is another way of asking, Why God! We at some point in our walk with the Lord will become acquainted with suffering. And will be tempted to ask, where are you God? This question enters the heart …

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Why Did Jesus Come To earth?

Why did Jesus come to earth? He came to be the propitiation for our sins and the sins of the world (1 John 2:2). Through His death on the cross He made the way for people to be right with God (John 14:6).


Do We Love Jesus or Not, 1 John 2

God continues to tell us to take sin seriously and do not sin. But we know we still sin. So, Chapter 2 of 1 John gives us the solution to our sin problem. The chapter begins with who Jesus is, our Advocate…


God Is Light, In Him There Is No Darkness, 1 John 1

Updated: 11-1-2022 Jesus was not a figment of the apostle’s imagination. He was not a human being who became God sometime during his time here on earth. This letter (epistle) was written for us to know, Jesus was God in flesh. In the apostles, everyday experiences with Jesus, such as, seeing, touching, and hearing what …

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Is Control An Illusion? What is God’s View On Control?

We make plans, work toward our dreams and goals thinking we are in control. Is that the truth? We will find the answer in scripture. The truth begins in Genesis. A Long Time Ago (a look at Genesis) Genesis 1:25-26 KJV 25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle …

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How To Have Faith During The Storms Of Life

How do we maintain our faith in Jesus Christ during the storms of our life? These storms test our faith, character and who we stand in. What help does God give us in His word regarding the storms of life? Ephesians 4 and Mark 4:37-40 describe being in a storm. Ephesians 4:14 KJV That we …

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What Are The 2 Principles Of Inner and Outer Worship?

The inner and outer principles of worship include praise, serve, fear the Lord and more. But worship is more than external works it also involves the right internal attitude. In order to move forward we must know what the word worship means.  How is worship defined? worship -..worth-ship, worthiness, honour…. the performance of devotional acts …

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The Good Shepherd Psalm 23

The Good Shepherd

Psalm 23 KJV 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, 3 he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. 4 Even though I walk through the darkest valley… I memorized this …

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What Is Salvation?

Salvation is the work of God rescuing or saving us from standing guilty before God in our sin and having to pay the cost of sin. Romans 6:23 tells us the cost of sin is death. This is why every person who has ever lived and is living will die. When a person dies physically, they go …

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When I Am Afraid

Psalm 56:1 KJV  Be merciful unto me, O God: for man would swallow me up; he fighting daily oppresseth me. 2 Mine enemies would daily swallow me up: for they be many that fight against me, O thou most High. 3 What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee. 4 In God I will praise his word, …

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Does God Hear Me Through My Pain

Proverbs 1:2 KJV To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; 3 To receive the instruction of wisdom, justice, and judgment, and equity; 4 To give subtilty to the simple, to the young man knowledge and discretion. 5 A wise man will hear, and will increase learning; and a man of understanding shall attain unto …

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Wisdom In The Bible

Proverbs 1:2 KJV To know wisdom and instruction; to perceive the words of understanding; Almost sounds to simple when our problems seem so complicated but God’s law of sowing and reaping is always working (Galatians 6:6-8) and it shows up in life early. When you look to the future what do you see? Do you …

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Why Was The Bible Written

Why Was The Bible Written

John 5:39 KJV Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me. Jesus says the bible was written about Himself and it was written so we will know He is the only Way to heaven. This means Jesus is the Way we live in …

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Can God Heal My Broken Heart

Updated: 04/09/2022 Psalm 3 KJV 1 Lord, how are they increased that trouble me! many are they that rise up against me. 2 Many there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah. 3 But thou, O Lord, art a shield for me; my glory, and the lifter …

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Is Knowing and Believing The Same

      Nicodemus and Jesus Nicodemus says, I know. I can tell you from personal experience when you are in “I know land,” you really don’t have a clue. The hope is what you think you know peaks your interest to investigate. Nicodemus was investigating Jesus. Why? Matthew 7:28 KJV And it came to pass, …

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