Verse of the Day

1 John 4:11-12Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has seen God at any time; if we love one another, God abides in us, and His love is perfected in us.

Lamentations

A study of God's Longsuffering, Fierce Anger, and Providential care for His people Introduction: The current state of Judah and Jerusalem is desolation at the hands of the Chaldeans. Lamentations is composed of five poems of deep sorrow that express the current state of the city and the captives. Jeremiah is the apparent author. The prophet's voice...
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Does Jesus "Accuse" You?

John chapter five brings forth a reality of Christian living to the saint of God. That reality is that we shall suffer persecution when we expose men's sins and stand for truth. Jesus was "persecuted" because he spoke words of truth and performed actions of law (John 5:16-18). Christians will be persecuted in this life because we are not part of the...
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"Truth is Perished"




A sermon was preached by Jeremiah at the gate of the temple of Jehovah (Jeremiah 7:1). The thesis of the sermon was that "truth is perished' from the people of God (Jeremiah 7:28). God's people would neither receive instruction nor obey it (Jeremiah 7:28). They made the decision to walk by their own human ideas (counsels) and thereby illustrated their stubborn...
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Was Jeremiah a False Teacher?

 Nebuchadnezzar had marched on Judah destroying all the cities in his path, just as God had warned the Israelites. The king of Babylon now sets up Gedaliah as a governor over Judah (Jeremiah 40:7). Gedaliah encourages the surviving Jews to submit to the rule of Babylon (Jeremiah 40:9ff). Ishmael, a man of royal descent that had found refuge in Ammon, ...
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Do Covenants License Sin?







Covenants no more give one a license to sin than civil law allows carjacking. The fact is that God's people are citizens of a kingdom that has laws that must be followed (cf. Eph. 2:19-22). The apostle Paul writes, "Shall we continue in sin that grace may abound? Godforbid " (Romans 6:1-2). The fact that sin exists proves law's current state of exist...
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