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A Few Thoughts about Lust

A Few Thoughts about Lust Lust is desire Evil lust B1 Sex, money, power, anything to satisfy sinful pleasures. B2 The more one thinks about their pleasureful object, the more they want it, the more they seek it, and the more they will do anything to get it. C1 They will seek in themselves. Some ways people work to get what they want. D1 They will love bomb. D2 They will manipulate. D3 They will…

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Conditions for Divorce Updated

Conditions for Divorce Len Gane 2017 Update 19 Apr 19 Marriage B1 God’s will C1 Verses D1 Genesis 2:24 NKJV Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. D2 Matthew 19:6 NKJV So then, they are no longer two but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let not man separate. C1 Some may not want marriage C2 Some may want…

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A Few Thoughts About Forgive and Forget

A Few Thoughts About “Forgive and Forget” Often pastors, church leaders, and many people counsel(?) the abused, molested, the hurt, etc. people to forgive and forget. The quotes are from one source, but similar can be found in many places. Consider Girl Redeemed: Though my siblings NEVER apologize and continue the same abusive behaviors toward me, and sometimes my husband, I am expected to be a good Christian and forget about it almost immediately. (Source)…

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A Few Thoughts About Wisdom

A Few Thoughts About Wisdom What is wisdom? B1 My simple answer is C1 When a decision is needed, facts are gathered, and a beneficial decision is arrived at. 1 Kings 3:9 NLT Give me an understanding heart so that I can govern your people well and know the difference between right and wrong. For who by himself is able to govern this great people of yours?“ C2 It is also a skill for doing…

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A Few Thoughts About Tithing

A Few Thoughts About Tithing Jewish Regulations B1 First source: TERUMOT AND MA’ASEROT B2 Second source: Tithing B3 Third source: TITHE B4 The Mosaic Law tithes: C1 The first tithe is given to the priests or the Levites as in Numbers 18:21-24. The notes from the resources vary of who the tithe was to go to. The Levites or the priests then gave 10% to the High Priest. C2 The second is to be brought…

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A Few Thoughts About Those Who Are Abused and Job

A Few Thoughts About Those Who Are Abused and Job Job A story: A young woman, W, wants to marry a young man, G, but she is troubled by some of his actions, opinions, nearly always wanting and getting his way—just insisted on it. When she expressed her opinion, he would call her stupid, crazy. As time moved on closer to the wedding date, he would criticize her opinion, try to make her angry, and…

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A Few Thoughts about the Devil’s Agents Part 1+2

A Few Thoughts About the Devil’s Agents Definition (my definition, that is) B1 Someone knowingly or unknowingly doing the devil’s will. B2 Someone knowingly or unknowingly teaching the devil’s doctrine. B3 Someone knowingly or unknowingly representing the devil’s kingdom. Some Bible characters he has worked to destroy: B1 Job (Job 1-2) B2 King David (1 Chronicles 21:1) B3 Jonah B4 Peter (Luke 22:31) B5 The Lord Jesus (Mark 1:13) B6 Elijah (1 Kings 19) Some…

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A Few Thoughts About Submission

A Few Thoughts About Submission What Is Submissive In 1 Peter 3:1-7 Which Interpretation Is Correct 1 Peter 3:1-7 NKJV Wives, likewise, be submissive to your own husbands, that even if some do not obey the word, they, without a word, may be won by the conduct of their wives, 2 when they observe your chaste conduct accompanied by fear. 3 Do not let your adornment be merely outward—arranging the hair, wearing gold, or putting…

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A Few Thoughts About Subconscious Sin

A Few Thoughts About Subconscious Sin Examples: B1 Sermon I heard recently. Speaking about pride, the preacher mentioned, “If you have pride in your life, God will resist you. Right? Didn’t we just read that? (1 Peter 5:5—editor) We receive power from God, when we humble ourselves and that is called grace. Okay, so that’s why it is really, really important. Look back at your Bibles, if you still got it. Proverbs 16:18: Pride goes…

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A Few Thoughts about Rules for Christians

A Few Thoughts about Rules for Christians Rules For Christians—Some things to Learn I have often stated that the rules in the New Testament have been given by Jesus directly or through the early church Apostles and prophets. We learn God’s will for many situations by B1 What we must do B2 What we must NOT do B3 Principles on what we we must do B4 Principles on what we must NOT do B5 Examples…

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