Acts 18:19 “And he came to Ephesus, and left them there; but he himself entered the synagogue and reasoned with the Jews.”

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Open or Closed? Thursday, December 26th 2013 In Acts 18, Paul is in Corinth trying to minister the Gospel to the Jews in the synagogue. Repeatedly, Paul’s message is rejected by the Jews.… Continue reading

1 Corinthians 15:45 The last Adam.

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Morning… December 26, 2013 Jesus is the federal head of His elect. As in Adam, every heir of flesh and blood has a personal interest, because he is the covenant head and representative… Continue reading

Marie Durand Released at Last

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Church History Timeline… 1701-1800 On this day, December 26, 1767, the day after Christmas, thirty-six prisoners, some of them sick and broken, stumbled out of the Tower of Constance. Among them was Marie Durand.… Continue reading

Ephesians 4:7 But grace was given to each one of us according to the measure of Christ’s gift.

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But unto every one of us is given grace,…. Which refers to the saints in common,  of justifying, pardoning, adopting, sanctifying, and persevering grace, bestowed upon us all, freely and liberally, not grudgingly,… Continue reading

Isaiah 9:6 For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given

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Merry Christmas – Wednesday, December 25th 2013 For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be… Continue reading

Isaiah 7:14 Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

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Morning… December 25. 2013 Let us to-day go down to Bethlehem, and in company with wondering shepherds and adoring Magi, let us see Him who was born King of the Jews, for we… Continue reading

The 1st Recorded Celebration of Christmas

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Church History Timeline… 301-600 Today is Christmas day (Christ’s mass). But for the first 300 years of Christianity, it wasn’t so. When was Christmas first celebrated? In an old list of Roman bishops, compiled… Continue reading

Merry Christmas

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 (Day 12) 12/25/2013  Mary basked in the glow of Her newborn baby boy, at that moment all worries vanished. She was in a continuous state of praise, and Joseph couldn’t take His eye… Continue reading

What if There Was No Christmas ~

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Originally posted on CHRISTian poetry ~ by deborah ann:
What if there was no CHRISTmas, no Babe lying in the manger what if the Savior wasn’t born to heal the world’s hurt and anger?…

Who deserves God’s Love?

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Does God love sinners,  thieves,  murders, heterosexual, homosexual, all people born in sin. What does the word Love mean? Here is a couple of examples of what man thinks love is Love means… Continue reading

2 Corinthians 4:6 “For God, who said, “Let there be light in the darkness,” has made this light shine in our hearts so we could know the glory of God that is seen in the face of Jesus Christ.”

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Shine as Lights – Tuesday, December 24th 2013 In the beginning God spoke into the darkness and created the light. This light was the beginning of a new world. Like our world, we… Continue reading

2 Corinthians 8:9 For your sakes he became poor.

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Morning… December 24, 2013 The Lord Jesus Christ was eternally rich, glorious, and exalted; but “though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor.” As the rich saint cannot be true… Continue reading

Christmas Eve

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Church History Timeline… 1501-1600 For centuries, Christmas was celebrated not as a single day, but as a whole season in parts of the world, beginning with this day, December 24, Christmas Eve. Perhaps the… Continue reading

The Twelve Days of Christmas ( Day 12)

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(Day 12) 12/24/2013  That  night they drove all over town, and nothing was available and most of the people they ran into were being very rude. They were desperate and went Biel Street one… Continue reading

I’ve stood all I can, I cans’t stand no more

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I have listened to all the rhetoric being tossed about Phil of Duck Dynisty, perpetually from Kirsten Powers a Fox News contributor . She keeps stating that Phil is promoting the idea that “Homosexuallity”  progresses into… Continue reading

Day 357: 2 Peter 1-3; Trouble from Within

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Originally posted on Faith for Today:
The second letter that is attributed to the Apostle Peter also contains encouragement to resist persecution, yet this time the main focus of his letter is about…

Things I Have Learned

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Week of December 23, 2013 John Piper Since my father died, I have been looking through his papers. I found a small sheet with the following fifteen counsels, titled “Things I Have Learned.” He… Continue reading

John 6:6 But this He said to test him, for He Himself knew what He would do.

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Trusting God – Monday, December 23rd 2013 Praise the Lord that we don’t know everything that is going to happen because that keeps life fragrant. Uncertainty can also be frustrating, because we want… Continue reading

Luke 14:10 Friend, go up higher.

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Morning… December 23, 2013 When first the life of grace begins in the soul, we do indeed draw near to God, but it is with great fear and trembling. The soul conscious of… Continue reading

Bullinger replaced Zwingli in Zurich

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Church History Timeline… 1501-1600 Ulrich Zwingli, reformer of Zurich, died in the battle of Cappel, carrying the banner for Zurich’s forces. A man of great originality–his reforms began a year before Luther’s–he seemed irreplaceable.… Continue reading