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He Will Take It

"And Samuel said [to King Saul], 'Has the LORD as great delight in ... sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the LORD? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen is better than the fat of rams. For rebellion is as the sin of divination, and presumption...

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Old Lives Made New

"And when He [Jesus] drew near and saw the city, He wept over it." (Luke 19:41 ESV)Now, no matter what we might think of Jesus, this poignant account of His weeping over the City of Jerusalem is surely a wake-up call for all of us today.In response to this passage,...

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Old Bones

"And his disciples came and took the body and buried it, and they went and told Jesus." (Matthew 14:12 ESV)A number of years ago, archaeologists in Bulgaria claimed to have found some of the remains of the Baptizer in a sarcophagus while excavating the site of a...

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Drawing Near

"But You are near, O LORD, and all Your commandments are true." (Psalm 119:151 ESV)In the longest chapter in the Bible, there are five short words that ring like a melodious bell in the harsh roar of modern history: "But You are near, O Lord." And in another section...

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In Our Defense

"And we also thank God constantly for this, that when you received the Word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men but as what it really is, the Word of God, which is at work in you believers." (1 Thessalonians 2:13 ESV)How can a...

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