Who is my accuser?

Many people fear standing before the Lord on judgment day. The reality is that we won’t be there alone. Jesus, our Defender, will stand with us. When Satan (the accuser) throws out his allegations, we will be vindicated–justified–just as if we never sinned. Isaiah said, “He who vindicates me is near” Isa. 50:8. Then he asks . . . Who[…]

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Will you die in peace?

Some of King David’s final  words are recorded in 2 Samuel 23:1-7. In this passage he acknowledges God’s “eternal covenant” that had not yet been fulfilled–a Messianic prophecy about Jesus, coming from David’s seed, Who would rule for eternity. David was certain that God would keep His word. Hence, these questions of confidence: Is not my house right with God?[…]

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Criticism or Critique?

This week let’s take a look at the difference between criticism and critiquing. Moses became the object of criticism by his own siblings. (Read Numbers 12:1-16).  He had married a woman from Ethiopia, and Miriam and Aaron criticized him for his bi-racial marriage. But, based on the questions they were asking, their criticism went deeper than disfavor over his marriage:[…]

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Using What You Have

When God called Moses to deliver the Israelites from Egyptian slavery, Moses came up with a lot of excuses and “what-ifs?”  (Read Exodus 3-4). In this story, He asked Moses several questions to provoke awareness. But one question stands out above the rest: What is that in your hand?  Exodus 4:2 Moses was currently serving his father-in-law as a shepherd[…]

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Late-Term Abortion was in the Bible!

Recently, the state of New York passed a bill to allow partial-birth and at-birth abortion–or infanticide. Sadly, other states are considering the same thing. The determining factor for killing these babies is the condition of the mother’s physical and mental health. In other words, if a mother’s hormones are out of whack during pregnancy and she’s not thinking rationally (which[…]

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