God so loved the world…

"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life" (John 3:16). These words of Jesus have been described as "the gospel in a nutshell." What does Jesus say to us in this great verse? In the second half of the verse, Jesus …

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Jesus suffered death for our salvation.

Joshua 5:13-7:26; Luke 22:39-62; Psalm 50:16-23 Achan suffered death because of his own sinful disobedience. Achan died, and the judgment of God did not come on the whole people of God. Jesus suffered death as the sinless Son of God, who bore the sins of many that we might be saved through faith in Him. Achan died …

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The way of obedience is the way of blessing.

Deuteronomy 29:1-29 God has done great things for His people: ‘in the land of Egypt… in the wilderness’(Deuteronomy 29:2 and Deuteronomy 29:5). Acknowledging Him to be the Lord their God, they were to live in obedience to Him (Deuteronomy 29:6, and Deuteronomy 29:9). The way of obedience is the way of blessing. Moses warns the …

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Through Christ, We Are “More Than Conquerors.”

Revelation 14:1-15:8 With ‘patient endurance’, we are to ‘obey God’s commandments and remain faithful to Jesus’ (12). This will not be easy. Satan will do all that he can to defeat us. How can we be ‘victorious’ over him? We must rejoice in all that God has done for His people, Israel. He delivered them …

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Looking up to the mountains … trusting the Lord and worshipping him …

"I lift up my eyes to the mountains - where does my help come from?2 My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth. 3 He will not let your foot slip - he who watches over you will not slumber; 4 indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. 5 The Lord watches over you - the Lord is your …

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