Category Archives: Bible Studies

To Hunger and Thirst for Righteousness

  The forth Beatitude is to hunger and thirst for righteousness. And if we do this we will be blessed by God and satisfied. So it seems, in the list, that we must begin by acknowledging our poverty of spirit … Continue reading

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To Be Meek

I am enjoying the popular book Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. I’m reading it slow and blogging on it as I go. So far I have blogged an Introduction, and on the first two … Continue reading

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Blessed Are They That Mourn

  This second Beatitude follows closely after the first—“Blessed are the poor in spirit…”—and has a vital connection to it. We will look first at the meaning of mourn and then later we will show why true mourners are blessed … Continue reading

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To Be Poor in Spirit

I have been following the book, Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, by Martyn Lloyd-Jones. A very good book! The very first line in the sermon, and the beginning of what is called the Beatitudes, is this line: “Blessed … Continue reading

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The Sermon on the Mount: An Introduction

  I have been reading Studies in the Sermon on the Mount, by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones. I am just a little ways into the book, and, so far, it is very good, well worth reading; so good that I have … Continue reading

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The Guilty Will Not Go Unpunished

  Recently I listened to a speech by Dan Bongino. He was talking about his book Spygate. Near the end of his speech he mentioned that he didn’t think the key players of this scandal (that has been going on … Continue reading

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Confidence In the Bible – 5 Basic Meanings

Confidence is an essential ingredient for prayer, as well as for Christian living.  In my study of this topic, I found seven different Hebrew and Greek words that could be translated as confidence (Hebrew: mibtach, betach, and batach; Greek: peitho, … Continue reading

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