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Beginning July 6, 2015, Dr. Walter J. Palmer, a dentist from Minnesota, stalked, shot and killed Cecil the lion, in Zimbabwe, Africa. Their government is upset and social media is all a-”twitter!” The doctor received many hate-filled death threats. The…
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“Black lives matter” is a racist slogan. According to the Bible, all human lives matter, even those of the police! After Creating the animals, “the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man…
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7-27-2015 Who Can Cast A Stone?

When the “scribes and Pharisees” brought to Jesus “a woman caught in adultery,” Jesus said, “He who is without sin among you, let him throw a stone at her first” (John 8:3-7 NKJV). Many mistakenly believe that Jesus condemned all judging of sinful…
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Why do people listen to what God says at first, but not last? Babylonian King Nebuchadnezzar dreamed a statue which God’s Prophet, Daniel, interpreted. Nebuchadnezzar was its head, history shows us Persians were next, then Greece, then Rome, which had…
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Why do people listen to what God says at first, but not last? Holy Spirit-inspired “tongues” came on the Apostles this way: “there appeared to them divided tongues, as of fire, and one sat upon each of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit…
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Lk. 10:25-37 Many people neither believed in nor understood the concept of eternal life. One of those was a lawyer who wanted to test Jesus by asking what he should do to inherit eternal life. Jesus answered his question with a question of His own, “What…
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“A woman, when she is in labor, has sorrow because her hour has come; but as soon as she has given birth to the child, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world” (John 16:21 NKJV). This clear statement of…
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“Judge not, that you be not judged” (Matthew 7:2 NKJV). Was Jesus condemning any and all criticism of behavior? If so, He contradicted His later statement: “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous…
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Why do people listen to what God says at first, but not last? “Was not Abraham our father justified by works when he offered Isaac his son on the altar? Do you see that faith was working together with his works, and by works faith was made perfect?”…
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Why do people listen to what God says first but not last? Jesus promised the Apostles the Holy Spirit when He said, “the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things…
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Why do people listen to what God says at first, but not last? “Serve the LORD with gladness; Come before His presence with singing” (Psalm 100:2 NKJV). We may approach God through the voice music of “singing.” But David added to this: “Then David and all…
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Use of "aphesis" (forgiveness) in the Septuagint

Ralph Earle surveys Deismann's study on the use of the Greek term in the Septuagint.
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Simple-Minded – Part One
coryhcollins.blogspot.com

… Mary … sat at the Lord’s feet and listened to his teaching. But Martha was distracted with much serving. And she went up to him and said,

50 Shades of Rationalization | Root Downward, Fruit Upward
www.rootdownwardfruitupward.com

I know very little about the 50 Shades book series, and just as little about the movie – that's by design. What I've heard is plenty enough.

If there is one soul | Root Downward, Fruit Upward
www.rootdownwardfruitupward.com

Today, if there is one soul I can influence for You, may our paths cross. Bless this effort, and the efforts of all your children everywhere

New couplet: Mortality
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EMBRACE MORTALITY “ Mysterious cycle this, from sleep to waking, Of our mortality there’s no mistaking. ” When we embrace our mortality, our

I'm glad she didn't listen to me | Root Downward, Fruit Upward
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Last Sunday afternoon, my wife took a nap. Okay, so that may not sound like much to you, but my wife is NOT a "napper" (me? I don't get many

Godless Church: Religion without religion? | Root Downward, Fruit Upward
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On the one hand, the most obvious word of caution: "Godless Church" should cause professing Christians to take special care of what they adv

Daily Droplets - Re-establishing Priorities
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Re-establishing Priorities. The movies Hook and Jingle All the Way (one of my favorite Christmas movies) have this in common: both revolve a

A Week Between
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Do you find that last week of the year to charge you up or to be a time of zoning out? To me, it’s inspiring, challenging. So here, in the a

Aliens and Evolution
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Aliens are ingrained in our cultural psyche. They abound in books, movies, radio, and a thousand theories about the extra-terrestrial, littl

What Kind of Attitude?
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If everyone in the church had our attitude, what kind of attitude would they have?

How to help people forsake sin
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Six strategies from the prophet Samuel's sermon.

Is God trying to tell me something? | Root Downward, Fruit Upward
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Is God trying to tell me something? Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they suffered

Disclosure and transparency are touted
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Disclosure and transparency are touted but ignored among men. God "discloses" his wisdom through the church. Eph 3.10 NET #revelation

Pensamentos do dia
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Ao ler Mateus 23, seguindo o roteiro de leitura do Novo Testamento para 2011, fiquei impressionado, novamente, com a dureza de Cristo para c

Tuesday's meditation: I play to win.
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Wednesday's meditation: When My Faith Gets Scorched
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Root Downward, Fruit Upward: Is the Bible enough?
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Is the Bible enough? "It is written..." (Mt. 4:4,7,10) Some allege Jesus was functionally illiterate. Luke reports that He read fr

Freedom which condemns » Walking with God
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Freedom which condemns. Sep 21. Posted by J. Randal in Daily Bible. Faith A phrase often used by brethren is, “In matters of faith, unity; i