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The Word of the Lord

Psalm 19 beginning in verse 7 can help us to learn about the Word of the Lord. The law of the Lord is perfect, restoring the soul; The law of the Lord is His revealed will, which is what we … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord

  The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding. Proverbs 9:10 The fear of the Lord being wisdom is also mentioned in Job 28:28 and Psalm 111:10. The fear … Continue reading

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Echoes of Christmas – Obedience

When I read the Christmas story, I am struck by the obedience of the people involved in the story. Consider them: Zacharias – he doubted the angel’s message, yet John was born in due time. Mary – she could have … Continue reading

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Echoes of Christmas – Do Not Be Afraid

Three individuals and one group of people were told to not be afraid. First, Zacharias  But the angel said to him, “Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your petition has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a … Continue reading

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Echoes of Christmas – Emmanuel

Yesterday, I wrote about the name Jesus.  He was also referred to by another name – Emmanuel. “Behold, the virgin shall be with child and shall bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel,” which translated means, “God … Continue reading

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Echoes of Christmas – Jesus

Joseph was told by the angel that the child that Mary was carrying should be named Jesus. you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins. Matthew 1:21 The name Jesus is the Greek … Continue reading

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Echoes of Christmas – Prayers

Prayer is an important part of a Christian’s life, but it isn’t usually considered part of the Christmas story.  There are two stories in Luke that show us the value of prayer. The first story is in the first chapter … Continue reading

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