Monthly Archives: July 2014

How to Remain Faithful to God in the Midst of Persecution (Psalm 119:81-88)

Most psalms include the author’s name. So I find it intriguing that no mention is made of the author of Psalm 119, even though this is the longest psalm and the longest chapter in the Bible. So we can only … Continue reading

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How Do You Describe God? (The Attributes of God in Psalm 119:73-80)

I’ve always wanted to go to the mall and take a one-question survey. Here’s the question I would ask: Describe God. What kinds of answers would you get at your local mall? What about you? How do you answer that … Continue reading

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Have Bible Will Travel – How to Focus On God When You’re On The Road (Psalm 119:54)

In Psalm 119:54 the psalmist declares to God that “Your decrees are the theme of my song wherever I lodge”. The purpose of this article is to explore the meaning of this verse and to challenge ourselves with the question … Continue reading

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Got Joy? How Obeying the Bible Is Like Winning the Lottery (Psalm 119:14)

The psalmist makes an amazing statement in Psalm 119:14 – “I rejoice in following your statutes as one rejoices in great riches”. He is talking about the joy of obeying the will of God as revealed in the Word of … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Have A Mission Statement?

Did Jesus Christ have a Mission Statement? Let’s take a look at the book of Mark to see if he communicated the purpose of his coming to earth 2,000 years ago. Jesus came to preach. It’s been said that God … Continue reading

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Bible Reading Tips – Do You Pray This Prayer When Reading The Bible? (Great Advice from Psalm 119)

Psalm 119, the longest chapter in the Bible, is filled with verses about the Bible. This psalm is also filled with the prayers of a man who has a deep longing to commune with God and live a godly life … Continue reading

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Attributes of God – God Forgives (Why Every Day Is Thanksgiving Day)

A few years ago I was sitting in a worship service and the pastor asked us to spontaneously shout out something that we are thankful for. (And it wasn’t a Thanksgiving service.) I immediately responded with one word: Forgiveness. Not … Continue reading

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How to Overcome the Fear of Death (The Hope-Filled Promise of Hebrews 2:14-15)

What is your greatest fear? Heights? Public speaking? The IRS? One survey of middle-class people produced these answers: spiders (29%), flying (21%), small spaces (19%), dentists (14%), needles (10%) and blood (4%). Another survey – of grade school children in … Continue reading

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Protected: Basic Bible Doctrine – How Do We Know Jesus Was Human? (Evidence of Jesus’ Humanity from Mark 1)

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