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OUCH, THAT HURT

OUCH, THAT HURT! So I got a bruise and a bit of battering, but only for a little while. No blood, no broken bones, no jerky joints, no head hurtles. Just a terrible wham on my shoulder. There is a … Continue reading

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GOD HIDES, YOU FIND

ADAM, MOSES, ENOCH, JEREMIAH, JOHN What did they have in common that they could be said to “know” God?  Adam lived in a perfect world and literally walked with God in perfect conditions, but was separated from perfect communion with … Continue reading

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DOES GOD PLAY “TAG” WITH US?

    A story is told that a man went to heaven and asked permission to return to earth to get something that was very valuable to him.  The angel gave him permission to do so.  The man returned to heaven’s … Continue reading

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TAKING GOD’S NAME IN VAIN

God is quite strict regarding the honor of his name.  In fact it is so important, it is included as one of the Ten Commandments (Ex. 20:7).  “Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain; … Continue reading

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AUTHORITY OF GOD’S NAME

     According to Strong’s Concordance, the word “name” can mean authority or character.  Cruden’s Concordance explains further,  “Name is frequently used to designate the entire person, his individuality and his power.  This is usually the case when the reference is … Continue reading

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GOD’S NAMES REVEAL HIS ROLES

   God called Himself “I AM” to the children of Israel. Later he is “Friend” to Moses. At various times God showed himself as Provider, Healer, Victor, Our Righteousness, Our Holiness plus many other ways. But he did not dump … Continue reading

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GOD, THE I AM

The Christmas season turns our minds to Jesus.  I have written other posts regarding names that label, identify, or describe the Man, Jesus Christ.  For this series I will be presenting evidence of the importance of God’s names and tying … Continue reading

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YOUR FACE, LORD, WILL I SEEK

  Being a follower of Christ is wonderful.  Having your sins forgiven is amazing.  Experiencing the grace which gives you eternal life is abundantly satisfying. But knowing God entails more than a Sunday Morning Hour. God tells us repeatedly to … Continue reading

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PRAYER, Oct. 19, 1999

In looking through old material to find “healing” issues, I ran across this prayer.  I’m sharing it.  I treasure those years when I was much more faithful about prayer than I am now.  I recommend writing your prayers sometimes.  It … Continue reading

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KNOWLEDGE OF GOD

Man can know no more about God than what God reveals to him. But man can know much less about God than God has revealed. Hosea records God’s disapproval of those who do not know him, “Hear the word of … Continue reading

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