THE HEART OF THE KING  

Sometime around 700 BC, the prophet Isaiah was inspired by God to write a prophecy concerning “His anointed,” His messiah. This person would act for God upon earth, conquering kingdoms, rebuilding Jerusalem and the Temple, and shepherding His people. God would go before him—even hold his hand, Isaiah writes—giving him […]

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Changing Positions    

Matthew 20:16(NKJV) 16 So the last will be first, and the first last. For many are called, but few are chosen.

King Solomon tells us in Ecclesiastes 3 “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a […]

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WHOSE WILL?

 

Will is a term that is often preceded by the word “free.” And confusingly, determinists deny its existence, compatibilists redefine it and libertarians wholeheartedly affirm its existence. Libertarians believe will is free when alternative choices could have been made with the same pre-existing conditions. They aspire to the truth they are free […]

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OATH OF OFFICE

     On Friday, January 20, 2017, the nation will evidence the swearing in ceremony (aka “Oath of Office”) of the President Elect. Traditionally an oath is either a statement of fact or a promise of performance, with wording relating to something considered sacred (often the Bible) as a sign […]

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Developing a Heart for God

 

Every year millions of Americans make New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier, exercise, improve health or lose weight. All of these resolutions are important, noble and supported by scripture.  Romans 12:1 (NRSV) states: I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your […]

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