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Whom Will we Serve?

After Moses demands that Pharaoh release the Israelites from…

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When Pharaoh Demands What is God’s

Pharaoh requires the slaves to meet their daily quota of…

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Crisis of Young Faith

Moses had anticipated that his people might not believe him…

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Wake up, for the Day is near!

In some circles, we think of “revival” or “awakening” as…

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God Reaffirms His Promise

Moses complains that the Lord has not kept his promise…

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Not Just What God Saved Us From

What usually gets our attention is that God delivers us out…

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The Reason for the Promised Land

Without the promised land, deliverance from slavery would…

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Why Does God Take So Long?

In Exodus 6:6-8, God not only promised liberation from…

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Paul, Apostle of Christ—the Movie

Here are my first impressions of Paul: Apostle of Christ,…

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God Owns the Cattle on a Thousand Hills

Some people insist that God can supply all our needs…

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Spiritual Hypochondriacs

I must confess that I have often been a hypochondriac. I…

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The Holy Spirit Reveals Jesus to Us

Jesus had been telling his disciples that the Spirit would…

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The Fruit of the Spirit

At a time when many teachers and members of churches…

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Rivers of Living Water

Jesus’ promise of rivers of living water in John 7:37-38,…

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Resisting the Devil

The Dead Sea Scrolls present every human action as caused by…

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Did God Love the Egyptians?

Some almost indispensable parts of the Moses-movie tradition…

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Once Saved, Always Saved? Maybe Not

There are different definitions of once-saved-always-saved,…

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Beholding His Glory

When John declares, “we beheld his glory” (John 1:14), he is…

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Building on the Rock

When Jesus knows that his disciples understand enough, he…

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This Is My Body: The Lord’s Supper

Read Mark 14:22-26 Verse 22 The head of the household…

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Knowing the Shepherd

Today as we seek to walk intimately with our Lord, we can…

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A Mother’s Courage

Moses’s mother was courageous to hide him for three months…

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Racial Reconciliation in Romans

Why did Paul have to spend so much time in Romans arguing…

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Creation as God’s Lavish Love

In its ordered, schematic way, Genesis 1 sketches God’s…

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Gospel Truth

When I have shared the gospel with people, some of them have…

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Hate the Sin but Love the Sinner

In Revelation chapter 2, positive models provided by the…

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Where Was God When Tragedy Happened?

Sometimes in the midst of history, injustice seems to…

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Sharing Your Story

Everyone has a story, or do they? I ask many people about…

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As He Thinketh in His Heart, so Is He

People sometimes quote Proverbs 23:7 to say that the real…

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Faith, the Assurance of Things Hoped For

Hebrews 11:1 declares that “faith is the substance of things…

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The Lord’s Army

The Bible often speaks of spiritual warfare, for example in…

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My Lord and My God!

The following Bible background is for John 20:19-28 Verse…

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Explaining Dreams in Jail

During periods of suffering, some of us forget God’s calling…

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Abraham Obeys Sarah

Hagar knew that the God of Abraham and Sarah was a powerful…

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When Would Jesus Permit Divorce?

In the previous post, I emphasized Jesus’s teaching on…

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Why Did Jesus Warn About Divorce?

Jesus’s followers knew that he condemned divorce; his…

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Standing for Justice

Nobody’s perfect, but sometimes one side really is right and…

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Does Ezekiel 28:12-14 Refer to the Devil?

Like Isaiah, Ezekiel also has oracles against the nations:…

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Time to Pass on His Legacy: Jacob Blesses Joseph’s Sons

Genesis 48:1-11 Having lived to see God’s extraordinary…

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A Big Fish Story

It has been said that God is not responsible for billions of…

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All Things for Good

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of…

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Does the New Testament Quote the Old Testament Out of Context?

Some claim that the apostles took Scripture out of context…

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God Does Miracles Only When We Need Them

Matthew 14:13-21 The miracle of the “feeding of the five…

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The Purpose of Spiritual Gifts

1 Corinthians 12-14 The Corinthian church was like much of…

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Is Lying Ever Right?

Exodus 1:19-21 In the 2013 film, Return to the Hiding Place…

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Historical Evidence for the Existence of Jesus

Contrary to some circles on the Internet, very few scholars…

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No Way to Treat Guests

Genesis 19 Two angels came to Sodom to test its morality…

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Joseph Secures the People’s Land

Genesis 47:18-26 This passage tells us a lot about Joseph.…

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A Multicultural Multitude

While there is some debate about the identity of the 144,000…

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Where Are You?

It was the first time we split up on a hunt. Levi went to…