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  • Visible expressions

    “When Jesus saw their faith, he said unto the sick of the palsy, Son, thy sins be forgiven thee.”(Mark 2:5) When the Lord Jesus had re-entered Capernaum and was staying at Peter’s house (cf Mark 1:29; Mathew 8:14), it wasn’t long before the people learned He was there. Large crowds had gathered to hear Him…

  • That ye may know

    “These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.” (1 John 5:13) There are some things God expects us to know. Religious zeal alone will…

  • The Glorious Gospel (Romans 10)

    “If thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. For with the heart man believeth unto righteousness; and with the mouth confession is made unto salvation.”(Romans 10:9-10) This year’s fall prophecy conference will take us through…

  • In or out?

    “The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.” (Luke 16:16) In general terms, a kingdom is any realm in which a king exercises authority. In this regard, the Kingdom of God has two distinct aspects to it. There is the…

  • Lives filled with hope

    “For we are saved by hope: but hope that is seen is not hope: for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for? But if we hope for that we see not, then do we with patience wait for it.”(Romans 8:24-25) Biblical terms sometimes take on new popular meanings. Faith is a good…

  • Instruction and encouragement

    “Do not let your heart envy sinners: but be zealous for the fear of the LORD all the day; For surely there is a hereafter, and your hope will not be cut off.”(Proverbs 23:17-18, NKJV) Today’s verse passage is jam-packed solid and overflowing with meaning. In two verses we have important instruction and valuable encouragement,…

  • Moved with compassion

    “And Jesus, when he came out, saw much people, and was moved with compassion toward them, because they were as sheep not having a shepherd: and he began to teach them many things.”(Mark 6:34) Today’s verse passage describes the Lord’s loving and kind posture towards the needy. In the preceding verses, we learn that Jesus…

  • Have ye not read?

    “But he said unto them, Have ye not read what David did, when he was an hungred, and they that were with him . . .?” (Matthew 12:3). The old saying that men and rivers follow the paths of least resistance has sadly proven to be true. In the olden days, a person wishing to…

  • Prove it!

    “He through the Holy Ghost had given commandments unto the apostles whom he had chosen: To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs”(Acts 1:2b-3a) Today’s passage is the opening to the Book of Acts. Its author, Dr. Luke (Colossians 4:14) assures us that the history he relates is the…

  • Ehud: a surprising type of Christ

    “But when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised them up a deliverer, Ehud the son of Gera, a Benjamite, a man lefthanded”(Judges 3:15) People get entangled, ensnared, and captured by all kinds of things in this world (Hebrews 12:1). Some find themselves in bondage to depression, fear, or anxiety. Others…