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Contributed on Jun 1, 2020
This miraculous gushing forth of the Spirit was designed to awaken them all to embrace the Lord Jesus Christ, and to join themselves in faith to Him and His church.
ACTS 2:14-18 PETER'S SERMON AT PENTECOST [1 Peter 1:10-20 / Matthew 24:29-30] Careless, scoffing comments prompted the first Christian sermon. Some of the people who heard the exuberant praise of the Spirit-filled believers asked, “What does this mean?” But not all. Others mocked, saying, ...read more
Contributed on Apr 13, 2020
Their hope seemed lost, but a new dawn, the dawn of a new day was coming and renewal and hope was in the wings of this new sun rise. The Light of new age, the hope of a new covenant was rising with this new day.
MARK 16:1-8-9 THE RESURRECTION FROM THE DEAD OF THE HUMBLE KING What we find in Mark as in the other gospels, though all have different details, an account of women finding that Jesus’ tomb was empty and receiving a message that he had risen. All other evidence that Mark has recounted to ...read more
Contributed on Dec 16, 2019
Because eyes that would see God and ears that would hear God, Anna truly did behold her Redeemer and would then announce His redemption.
LUKE 2: 36-38 [Christmas] ANNA’S PRAYER OF THANKSGIVING Luke here reveals Anna’s prayer of thanksgiving to God for the coming of the long-awaited Messiah. I’m sure the previous encounter with Simeon astounded Mary and Joseph, but they had a further sign from God. The truth of Simeon’s words ...read more
Contributed on Dec 9, 2019
Zachariah’s son was the prophet God chose for a key role in the drama of the ages. Jesus was to do the work of deliverance; John was to prepare the way for Him.
LUKE 1:76-80 ZACHARIAS’ PROPHECY OF THE NEW COVENANT In the first part of Zechariah’s Song he has exalted God for establish His glorious covenants starting with Abraham and then for bringing His covenants into glorious fulfillment through the coming of the Messiah. The Hymn then blesses God ...read more
Contributed on Nov 25, 2019
These brief but pointed admonitions in our passage hold for us the secret of a peaceful heart amid the turmoil and clamor of a hectic world.
1 THESSALONIANS 5:16-18 UNCEASING REJOICING, PRAYER & THANKSGIVING “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” Our passage is a series of brief, staccato commands for Christian living. It contains ...read more
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Contributed on Jul 8, 2012
STOOP AS YOU GO THROUGH THE WORLD BENJAMIN FRANKLIN once described a visit he made as a young man to see the Puritan preacher Cotton Mather. Franklin recalled: "He was showing me out of the house, and there was a very low beam near the doorway. I was still talking when Mather began shouting, ...read more
Contributed on Jan 23, 2012
ECKERD: ON THE HOOK WITH GOD JACK ECKERD founded the chain of drug stores that bear his name. Eckerd gave his employees Eckerd's shares from his personal stock. By taking advantage of the stock option program offered by Eckerd, his employees benefitted financially in the success of the new ...read more
Contributed on Dec 8, 2011
SPIRITUAL "GLORY HOLE" On a wall in our home hangs a picture of the GHOST-TOWN of Bodie, Nevada. While out west visiting family my wife stopped by and became intrigued with the place. It became an abandoned town after the gold rush gave out. In its hey-day, it was all anyone could have ...read more
Contributed on Aug 11, 2011
MORE ACCUSTOMED TO ACTION THAN TALK All great enterprises begin at a critical moment--a moment when a decision is made and someone launches himself into a never-to-be-forgotten enterprise. PIZARRO, the noted Spanish explorer, faced such a moment. He languished with his men on a small island ...read more
Contributed on Jul 10, 2011
WHEN MULLER PRAYED During GEORGE MULLER'S life, he received more than 1,000,000 pounds from the Lord, without advertising - every penny came as an answered prayer. The following story is told by the captain of a ship on which he was traveling. "We had George Muller of Bristol, England on ...read more