Category Archives: Understanding & Knowing God

My Go-To Giving-Of-Thanks Thanksgiving Verse

The verse that immediately comes to mind, when the theme of “giving thanks” is brought up, can be found in a very tough and for the most part infrequently discussed psalm. Number 50. It’s infrequency of discussion is likely because … Continue reading

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Has This Chapter Been Fulfilled Yet?

Our Lord, in Matthew 5, advised us New Testament believers that even the smallest punctuation mark of the complete law (“nomos”) of God would be fulfilled. He in fact warned us not to think otherwise. Sounds like He understood beforehand … Continue reading

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NATIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY – aka when and how God addresses a rebellious society. And the Yom Kippur invitation, to all, to personal and national repentance.

I’ve read articulate opinions that God only covenanted/covenants with Israel. I believe those opinions are in error, being out of line with biblical revelation. The door to intimate relationship with God is an open door, to all, both as individuals … Continue reading

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A Recent Message RE: Both Testaments

This message was spoken to a small group of hungry interns at a local church. It’s ground that I’ve covered before. But in preparing the message I did realize its timeliness, its relevance, and also the clear resistance that our … Continue reading

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Tapping Out

There’s terminology in UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship), and elsewhere – like the somewhat more theatrical (though still challenging and strenuous) wrestling bouts of TV-land, referred to as “Tapping Out”. When one fighter finds himself/(sadly sometimes herself) in a position where … Continue reading

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SIN: AT ALL TIMES AN OPEN DOOR FOR TROUBLE FOR GOD’S OWN PEOPLE

The God who does not change (Malachi 3:somewhere – read the whole chapter it’s all good) clearly demonstrates how He deals with His people. Please remember that New-Testament Paul tells us in 1 Cor 10 the accounts of God’s discipline … Continue reading

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Jeremiah’s ‘Was And Shall Be’

Jeremiah is often referred to as The Weeping Prophet because his message, of upcoming captivity and judgment for the most part went unheeded, mocked, and/ignored, until it came to pass. Expectedly, his personal life involved persecution and suffering, as his … Continue reading

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TEAM EBAL

Something bigger than any one topic in the word of God, is God Himself. He only does marvelous things (Ps 72:8). Follow along w me…… The captivity by Babylon was a fulfillment of harsh discipline warned by God in Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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THIS IS A TEST

Last week someone seriously blew it in Hawaii – sending out an all-recipients text alert re an incoming nuclear missile when in fact none was coming in. “THIS IS NOT A DRILL” was the key to mass panic. It was … Continue reading

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Thanks Again, Bereans

Acts 17:10-12 (NKJV) 10 Then the brethren immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea. When they arrived, they went into the synagogue of the Jews. 11 These were more fair-minded than those in Thessalonica, in that they … Continue reading

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