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"And when it came to pass, when the priests were come out of the holy place, that the cloud filled the house of the Lord, so that the priests could not stand to minister because of the cloud: for the glory of the Lord had filled the house of the Lord." -1 Kins 8:10-11"And when the day of Pentecost was fully …

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Healing for Depression

"Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God." -Psalm 42:11Depression seems to be such a widespread issue today. It could be that it is simply talked about more than ever, but it seems that …

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A New Old-Fashioned Enlightenment

"To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them." -Isaiah 8:20In our economy, Christians are on trial. The New Testament calls believers "witnesses." In God's economy, the world is on trial. The world is always testing people of Christian faith …

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Contending for the Faith

I know in advance that what I write today will not be popular, but the trumpet must be sounded to a renewed stance of separation from error. A few years ago I attended a Promise Keepers conference for the first time. My Baptist brethren had debated whether or not PK was over the edge on their ecumenical …

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Cease To Do Evil

"Wash you, make you clean; put away the evil of your doings from before mine eyes; cease to do evil." -Isaiah 1:16Some people have the mistaken assumption that the God of the Old Testament is a harsh God and the God of the New Testament is a soft God. The reality is that God's character has never changed at …

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A Good Turn Daily

"Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can." -John WesleyEver feel overwhelmed? As a Pastor, I sometimes feel that the ocean of activities and tasks to be accomplished are …

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God’s Will For Every Believer

"For this is the will of God, even your sanctification... For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness." (1 Thessalonians 4:3, 7)It's very easy to get caught up in the pursuit of something secondary to God's great purpose for us as believers. We constantly face the temptation to be driven …

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Precious Memories

Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk therein.” –Jeremiah 6:16This weekend, my family and I are traveling to our hometown of Bowling Green, Kentucky to see …

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Where Do People Go When They Die?

This is a very common question and one to which the Scriptures give much attention. First, let me state some answers that I believe are false and which find no true support from Scripture...> Soul Sleep. There are a few religious groups today which teach a doctrine known as "soul sleep" in which a believer who …

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Taste the Goodness of God

“O taste and see that the Lord is good:blessed is the man that trusteth in him.O fear the Lord, ye his saints: for there isno want to them that fear him.” –Psalm 34:8-9Fruit is best when it is fresh and ripe. Imagine crossing the Sahara desert for a week with little to drink and coming to the African coast …

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