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Philippians: The Epistle of Joy – Looking at 1:1-18

Here’s the video introduction to this week’s Bible Study Philippians 1 Philippians is also known as the epistle of joy. Paul wrote this while he was in prison. I believe it was while he was in prison in Rome during … Continue reading

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December 16 – The Power Of His Resurrection For Everyday Living

Philippians 3; Ezekiel 23; Isaiah 51 “that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death,” (Philippians 3:10 NKJV) Paul wanted to be sure that his righteousness depended … Continue reading

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February 16 – What a Life of Faith Brings

Hebrews 11:23-40; Exodus 15; Proverbs 6; Proverbs 7:1-5 “Women received their dead raised to life again. And others were tortured, not accepting deliverance, that they might obtain a better resurrection. Still others had trial of mockings and scourgings, yes, and … Continue reading

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December 21 – Willing to Die

Micah 4-5 Revelation 12 “Then I heard a loud voice in heaven saying: ‘The salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of his Christ have now come. The accuser of our brothers and sisters, … Continue reading

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October 31 – May God Bless and Keep the President…

1 Timothy 2; Isaiah 34-35; Psalm 119:65-96 The musical “Fiddler on the Roof” is the story of Russian Jews during the pogroms led by the Russian government. As the Jews sing about their traditions, and how they help the Jews … Continue reading

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November 4 – Is Your Conscience Clear?

Psalm 17:1-9; Genesis 38:1-26; Acts 24:10-23 Sometimes you wonder about people. Why do they do what they do? In a “true confessions” site people explained why they got fired from their jobs. One of the strangest reasons was the guy … Continue reading

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May 19 – Let There Be Light….

Acts 26:1-18; Ruth 3-4; Psalm 48 Persecution against the followers of Christ has been around since before we were called Christians. Sometimes we in America think we’ve invented the concept of persecution when things don’t go our way. In truth, … Continue reading

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July 5 – Got Persecution?

Mark 13:1-13; 1 Kings 6; Hosea 8 What will be the signs of the end times? Even today prognosticators seek to read the Bible and set a date for the end times. The disciples asked Jesus when it would happen … Continue reading

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May 15 – God Will Reveal His Plan

Acts 22:30-23:22; Judges 19; Psalm 44 Most churches today would have difficulty with Paul’s resumé. They might look very warily at his arrest record. While his arrests were for the right reason, would they really want a guy who had … Continue reading

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July 5 – Arrested Development

Mark 13:1-13; 1 Kings 6; Hosea 8 One of my professors made the claim that the problem with Christians is that no one wants to kill them anymore. He might even add that no one even wants to arrest them. … Continue reading

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