Tag Archives: Exodus

Heavy Backpacks

For Sunday November 20, 2022 Psalm 68:19 (NIV) Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens. Pediatricians are concerned that many children are carrying too much weight in their school backpacks. Lugging too heavy … Continue reading

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Beauty In Worship

ALL of the design elements for the sanctuary and its contents (Exodus 25) suggest God’s great love of beauty, of design, of loveliness. We have sometimes imagined that God enjoys plainness. This is hardly the case. God’s love for beautiful … Continue reading

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How To Increase Your Joy – 3

Scripture Text – Philippians 1:1-11 That word fellowship seems to mean many things to many different people. Perhaps, like a worn coin, it may be losing its true impression. If so, we had better take some steps to rescue it. … Continue reading

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Keep It Holy

WHAT was God’s will for the Sabbath (or “day of cessation,” as the term literally means)? The fourth commandment is straightforward: “keep it holy” (Exodus 20:8). But what does it mean to keep the Sabbath “holy”? The prologue to the … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Weapons of Choice – 1

Scripture Text – Judges 3 The weapons we fight with as Christian soldiers engaged in spiritual warfare, are not the weapons of the world. That statement could have been made by a alien from space in a science-fiction novel or … Continue reading

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Practical Principles of Leadership

LEADERSHIP has become a popular topic today, and for good reason. Effectiveness in any endeavor is largely a function of good leadership. The Bible offers many principles and models to help leaders serve their people more effectively. Of course, Scripture … Continue reading

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The Biting Edge of Sarcasm

NOTHING takes the heart out of a person quite like biting sarcasm from an authority figure. It can be hard enough just to get up the courage to approach a powerful leader, but if that figure responds with derision, even … Continue reading

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Noah’s Faith, Noah’s Family – 1

Scripture Text – Genesis 6:9 – 7:24 Except for the increase in violence and crime, the times were pretty good. People were “eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage” (Matthew 24:38), and life was going on as usual. They … Continue reading

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Perfect Rest, God’s Way

Simply put, rest is freedom from work or activity. The source of the Christian doctrine of rest is the rest of God Himself, who, after completing the work of Creation in six days, “rested on the seventh day from all … Continue reading

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Positive Authority

AUTHORITY can be used in ways that bring liberty to people, not just limitation. Authority is sometimes thought of as nothing more than telling others what they cannot do and keeping people in line. But in God’s instruction to Moses … Continue reading

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The Finger of God

Thomas De Witt Talmage (January 7, 1832 – April 12, 1902) was a preacher and clergyman in the United States who held pastorates in the Reformed Church in America and Presbyterian Church. He was one of the most prominent religious … Continue reading

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Come, If You’re Weary

ALL YOU WHO ARE WEARY AND BURDENED, COME The LORD replied, “My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.” – Exodus 33:14 NIV. For thus said the Lord GOD . . . “In returning and rest … Continue reading

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We Want a King! – 6

Scripture Text – 1 Samuel 7-11 For centuries, the people of Israel had looked to Jehovah as their King, but then they came to a point where they asked the Lord to give them a king just like the other … Continue reading

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Individual Discouragement and Personal Enlargement

Thursday October 13, 2022 Exodus 2:11 When Moses was grown . . . he went out to his brethren and looked at their burdens. Moses saw the oppression of his people and felt certain that he was the one to … Continue reading

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We Want a King! – 3

Scripture Text – 1 Samuel 7-11 For centuries, the people of Israel had looked to Jehovah as their King, but then they came to a point where they asked the Lord to give them a king just like the other … Continue reading

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As He Went, So Will He Return!

Lesson based on Acts 1:3-11: After Jesus is raised from death, He appears to his disciples. He proves to them that He is alive, and shows them how the Old Testament scriptures point to Him—in the Law, the history books, … Continue reading

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We Want a King! – 1

Scripture Text – 1 Samuel 7-11 For centuries, the people of Israel had looked to Jehovah as their King, but then they came to a point where they asked the Lord to give them a king just like the other … Continue reading

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Believing The Enemy

It is so very important to seek the Lord before any major situation in our lives and more so in this age we are living. The main point and Scripture I want you to see in this study is: “Then … Continue reading

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Exodus 15:1

Wednesday October 5, 2022 Exodus 15:1 “For He has triumphed gloriously!” Beloved, God calls us to victory. Have any of you given up the conflict, have you surrendered? Have you said, “This thing is too much”? Have you said, “I … Continue reading

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Calling Disciples

*Pastor’s Note: Do you realize and know that if you have accepted Jesus Christ as your Savior and Redeemer, He has called you AND He’s equipped you with gifts to follow that calling? It can be a daunting yet sobering … Continue reading

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