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COMMONALITIES AMONG THOSE WHO KNOW GOD

     There are other outstanding men who were known for their intimate relationship with the Lord Jehovah – Abraham, called a friend of God; David, said to be a man after God’s own heart; Elijah, a man who did not … Continue reading

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JOHN, A MAN WHO KNEW GOD

John:     John, the writer of the Gospel of John,  referred to himself five times as the disciple Jesus loved (13:23; 19:26; 20:2; 21:7, 20).  But didn’t Jesus love all twelve of the disciples?  Yes, yes, and yes again, even … Continue reading

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JEREMIAH, A MAN WHO KNEW GOD

Jeremiah:     God called Jeremiah to be His prophet while Jeremiah was still a young man.  God’s words are recorded by Jeremiah in the first chapter of a book which bears his name. “Then the word of the Lord came … Continue reading

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ENOCH, A MAN WHO KNEW GOD

    Even though Enoch was born with a sinful nature, his life shows a relationship with God which was not broken by sin.  Adam received the prophesy of the first coming of the Messiah; Enoch, the next man who “walked … Continue reading

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MOSES, A MAN WHO KNEW GOD

Ex 33:7+…34:10 And there arose not a prophet since in Israel like unto Moses, whom the Lord knew face to face     Was Moses a special friend of God because of a sin-free life?  No, in fact he was a … Continue reading

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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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