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  • Jesus Is Unchanging

    Contributed by David Tack on Oct 26, 2012
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    JESUS IS UNCHANGING "But nothing about our Lord Jesus Christ has changed down to this very hour. His love has not changed. It hasn’t cooled off, and it needs no increase because He has already loved us with infinite love and there is no way that infinitude can be increased." Ref: Tozer, A.W. more

  • Look Up In Your Heart  PRO

    Contributed by David Tack on Oct 17, 2012
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    LOOK UP IN YOUR HEART A.W. Tozer reminds us, "You may be still with arthritis so that you can’t even get on your knees to pray, but you can look up in your heart, for prayer isn’t a matter of getting on your knees. Prayer is the elevation of the heart to God and that is all a man needs to more

  • God Is Not An Editor

    Contributed by David Tack on Oct 17, 2012

    GOD IS NOT AN EDITOR "God is looking for common ordinary people like you and me who are willing to let Him use as He sees fit. He wants to write our story, He doesn’t want to be our editor. But, we want to write the story and then we call God in as our editor. When the story gets messy then we more

  • The Lord's Priorities  PRO

    Contributed by David Tack on Oct 17, 2012
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    THE LORD'S PRIORITIES "The Lord’s priorities are not the same as ours. Jesus isn’t as concerned about our lace tablecloths and clean kitchens as we are. He’s concerned with the state of our heart. He’s more interested in the time we spend at his feet, reflecting on his words and resting in more

  • In The Training Of Art Students, The Master Does ...

    Contributed by David Tack on Mar 16, 2012
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    "In the training of art students, the master does not merely tell them what is wrong in a design; he puts the right design beside the wrong and lets them judge for themselves, and that is exactly what Jesus Christ did in the Sermon on the Mount.” (Chambers, Oswald. The more

  • The 40 Martyrs  PRO

    Contributed by David Tack on Feb 25, 2012
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    THE 40 MARTYRS "History knows them as the forty martyrs of Sebaste. They were soldiers in the famed Twelfth Legion of Rome’s imperial army, around A.D. 320. One day the captain informed his troops that Emperor Licinius had sent down an edict commanding all soldiers to offer a sacrifice to his more

  • About God's Love

    Contributed by David Tack on Feb 25, 2012

    ABOUT GOD'S LOVE Some Things about God’s Love: - Love is not just a virtue of God. It is God Himself. - Love is not something God begins. - God does not “extend His energy to maintain” love. - The love of God is as eternal as the nature of God. - The love of God is more

  • Marvin Vincent Comments On The Transfiguration Of ...

    Contributed by David Tack on Jan 22, 2012

    Marvin Vincent comments on the Transfiguration of Jesus Christ in Matthew 17:2: "...There was a fact and a power in that vision which mere radiance and the appearance of the dead patriarchs could not wholly convey: a revelation of Deity breaking out in that glorified face and form..." (Ref: more

  • On Suffering  PRO

    Contributed by David Tack on Jan 11, 2012
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    ON SUFFERING "It is a very difficult matter to understand when God permits affliction or loss to come into our lives. Our humanity wants to cry out, "Why me God? I love you and faithfully serve you. Why did you permit this sorrow to happen to me?" . . . one reason for affliction is to make us more

  • The Meaning Of Bitterness

    Contributed by David Tack on Dec 23, 2011

    THE MEANING OF BITTERNESS "Eadie [A Scottish Theologian 1810-1876] says that Pikria [bitterness] is 'a figurative term denoting that fretted and irritable state of mind that keeps a man in perpetual [constant] animosity--that inclines him to harsh and uncharitable opinions of men and more

  • I Define Bitterness As 'internalized Anger.' I ...

    Contributed by David Tack on Dec 22, 2011

    "I define bitterness as 'internalized anger.' I cite the old adage, 'Bitterness does more damage to the vessel in which it is stored than to anyone upon which it is poured.'" Ref: Sutton, Jerry. A more

  • What Will You Do With Jesus This Christmas?

    Contributed by David Tack on Dec 2, 2011

    WHAT WILL YOU DO WITH JESUS THIS CHRISTMAS? Many years ago in the countryside of Bethlehem the townsfolk prepared for just another day, though this day was quite extraordinary. The shepherds were out tending to their sheep and the Jewish nation was feeling the restraints of Roman oppression. more

  • What Can Be Proved Requires No Faith To Accept. ...

    Contributed by David Tack on Nov 24, 2011
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    "What can be proved requires no faith to accept. Faith rests upon the character of God, not upon the demonstrations of laboratory or logic...To try to find a common ground between the message of the cross and man's fallen reason is to try the impossible, and if persisted in must result in an more

  • The Atonement In Jesus Christ's Blood Is ...  PRO

    Contributed by David Tack on Nov 24, 2011
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    "The atonement in Jesus Christ’s blood is perfect; there isn’t anything that can be added to it. It is spotless, impeccable, flawless. It is perfect as God is perfect." Ref: Tozer, A.W. The Radical more

  • The Helmet's Purpose

    Contributed by David Tack on Nov 18, 2011

    THE HELMET'S PURPOSE The Purpose of a soldier’s helmet is designed specifically to protect the head during battle. The hope (expectation) of our completed salvation is to our minds what a helmet was to a Roman combat soldier. It protects our minds, which is where one of our greatest more

  • The Amazing Heart

    Contributed by David Tack on Oct 17, 2011

    THE AMAZING HEART "The human heart: The human heart is a hard-working marvel. It can keep on beating automatically even if all other nerves were severed. In a 70-year lifetime, it will beat an average of 75 times a minute, forty million times a year-or two and a half billion times. At each beat more

  • Bread And Butter  PRO

    Contributed by David Tack on Aug 25, 2011
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    BREAD AND BUTTER A small-town baker bought his butter from a local farmer. After weighing his butter, he concluded the farmer had been reducing the amount in the packages but charging the same. Therefore, the baker accused the farmer of fraud. In court the judge asked the farmer, "Do you have more

  • Jesus Christ: The Carpenter, Who Offended So ...

    Contributed by David Tack on Mar 28, 2011

    Jesus Christ: The carpenter, who offended so many, is the disguised Son of God, full of majestic power and condescension. We marvel, not that He performed miracles, but rather that He performed so few. He who could have stormed the citadels of men with mighty battalions of angels, let men spit more

  • While Interpreting Things Of Difficulty, Such As ...

    Contributed by David Tack on Mar 28, 2011

    While interpreting things of difficulty, such as eschatological issues, the simpler things of this life and God’s commands should be embraced. Preach the gospel saving message to the lost and desolate, love the Lord your God with all your heart, love humanity with unconditional love; and, strive more

  • About Galilee

    Contributed by David Tack on Jan 30, 2011

    ABOUT GALILEE According to Guzik, “The region of Galilee was a fertile, progressive, highly populated region. According to figures from the Jewish historian Josephus, there were some 3 million people populating Galilee, an area smaller than the state of Connecticut.” more