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Christ and the Old Testament

  “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill.  18 For assuredly, I say to you, till heaven and earth pass away, one jot or one … Continue reading

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You Are the Light of the World — Matthew 5:14

  This statement by our Lord implies that the Christian only is the light of the world. And it also implies that the world is in a state of darkness. I have been blogging on what I see as the … Continue reading

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Three Reasons Why We Should Pray With Earnestness?

  We could probably come up with several reasons to pray with earnestness.  Here are three that stand out to me. First of all, we should pray with earnestness because of our great need for God.  Truth has gone out … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Great Prayer of Compassion: “Father Forgive Them”

  Luke 23:34a Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.”   At the beginning of Jesus’ crucifixion, I suppose just after the soldiers had nailed Him to the cross and stood it up, … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Masterful Prayer (in John 17): 4 Things We Can Learn From It

  Here is a masterful prayer. There is no doubt that we could learn much from it. But I want to focus on just four things: that the requests are specific and definite; that His prayers are purposeful; that they … Continue reading

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Jesus Prayed When His Soul Was Troubled — John 12:27-28

Though Jesus was fully God, He was also fully human and in need of constant prayer. Jesus prayed the following prayer on the second day of the Passover feast, the day after His triumphal entry.   John 12:27-28 “Now My … Continue reading

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Jesus, at Times, Prayed and Thanked His Father Publically

Consider the following two prayers of Jesus:    Matthew 11:25-26 At that time Jesus answered and said, “I thank You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and prudent and have revealed … Continue reading

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