Category Archives: Repentance to Righteousness

John 2:5

John 2:3 When the wine ran out, the mother of Jesus *said to Him, “They have no wine.” John 2:4 And Jesus *said to her, “Woman, what does that have to do with us? My hour has not yet come.” … Continue reading

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Jesus in Ezekiel 18:32

Ezekiel 18:32 “For I have no pleasure in the death of anyone who dies,” declares the Lord GOD. “Therefore, repent and live.” Can you hear this cry of Jesus’ heart?  He came to His brethren to warn them of the … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 32:18

Deuteronomy 32:18 “You neglected the Rock who begot you, And forgot the God who gave you birth. O Christian, have you neglected the Rock who begot you – Jesus Christ our Lord?  For through Him you were spiritually begotten (1 … Continue reading

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Keep Learning About the Inheritance

We should seek forever to understand all the inheritance that the Lord left us.  Twice Paul mentioned it in his letter to the church at Colossae: Colossians 1:12 giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in … Continue reading

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John the Baptist Was Not Interested in Fancy Titles

Consider this brief narrative about John the Baptist: John 1:19 This is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent to him priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?” John 1:20 And he confessed and did … Continue reading

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John the Baptist – A Man Who Forsook Privilege

Both of John’s parents were of priestly descent (Luke 1:5).  Thus, John was entitled to minister as a priest in Jerusalem’s great temple.  Yet he forsook that privilege to minister instead in the wilderness.  In this regard, he followed in … Continue reading

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What Great Faith the Ancients Had!

Faith is believing in the goodness of God.  The less evidence you have to work with, the greater the faith.  That is, a person who has loads of evidence for the goodness of God requires little faith to believe in the … Continue reading

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A Doubting Heart Cannot Keep the Great Commandment

Mark 12:28 One of the scribes came and heard them arguing, and recognizing that He had answered them well, asked Him, “What commandment is the foremost of all?” Mark 12:29 Jesus answered, “The foremost is, ‘HEAR, O ISRAEL! THE LORD … Continue reading

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The Double-Minded Take Some of Their Thoughts Captive to the Obedience of Christ

Paul exhorted the believers in Corinth: 2 Corinthians 10:5 We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ, Notice that he said … Continue reading

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Getting Stuck on the Path from Unbelief to Faith

In the transition from unbelief to faith, some get stuck in double-mindedness – that state in which we alternate between believing and not believing. If this condition is not resolved, it leads either to outright rejection of faith or else … Continue reading

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