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Good Friday 2024

Abraham was a liar that risked his wife’s purity (Genesis 20:1-13), yet God used Abraham to be the example of faith, the Father of believers, and to be the Father of nations. Isaac was a liar that risked his wife’s purity (Genesis 27:1-11), yet God blessed him with the blessings of Abraham. Jacob was a liar, schemer, cheat (Genesis 27:36, etc.), yet God blessed him with the blessings of Abraham and Isaac; and blessed him…

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Devotions Evangelism

Devotional Notes Psalm 116+John 4

MORNING Psalm 116 B1 What does this mean? C1 The Psalmist praises God because God helped him. D1 Heard his prayer asking for mercy and deliverance. D2 He felt that he was going to die. D3 He experienced pain and agony. This is probably emotional pain. Certainly, emotional can bring on physical pain because of stress. D4 Notice verse 4, that the Psalmist kept on praying. It was not one prayer it was often. God…

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Apologetics Evangelism Questions

Why I Am a Christian

Why I Am a Christian A simple explanation About 20 years ago, I wondered why? I started with wanting an answer to question, “Was there a Jesus?” B1 Where there any non-Christians in the first century C.E. that spoke of Him? C1 Tacitus D1 Many atheists, agnostics, and those of other religions do not accept Tacitus. I read several articles, but they seemed unconvincing. D2 I found several scholars who believed He existed but view…

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Apologetics Bible Study Evangelism

Addictions

Addictions Problems of addiction Personal Overwhelmed, isolated, out of control, anxiety (themselves and others), prone to other problems, fetal alcohol syndrome (as well as various drug damaged baby brains), cancer, impaired judgment, pain, injuries, won’t deal with problems except more addiction, being taken advantage of, prison, loss of everything including job, family, self-esteem, increased early death, loss of love, etc. Family Interpersonal problems, jealousy, arguments, all types of abuse, pulling apart, conflict with children, fear,…

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Bible Study Christian Living Evangelism

Sent into the world

Theme: Spreading the Gospel Objectives: Know: Under the direction of the Spirit, the church at Antioch sent Paul and Barnabas to take the gospel to the Gentiles. Think: Be conscious that is has always been God’s plan that the gospel be taken to all people. Do: Share the gospel at every opportunity, realizing that some will listen, and others will not. Scriptures: Acts 13:1-52 Notes and questions: B1 Is the number of Bible believing Christians…

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Evangelism

The Cleansing Power of Christ’s Blood

The Cleansing Power of Christ’s Blood  I’m not much of a fan of Charles Finney, but this story is great. I have used it before in my previous blog. The Cleansing Power of Christ’s Blood  Charles G. Finney told this story. He was holding a revival in Detroit. One night as he started to walk into church a man came up to him and asked, “Are you Mr. Finney?” “Yes.” “I wonder if you would…

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A Changed Life

This is a brief about a man named Louis Zamperini. He was full of bitterness and rage. He was torn up with addictions to alcohol. He rage had affected his marriage. All this came about in part because of the severe abuse he suffered as a Japanese prisoner of war. Here is part of his story. Read the full article here: Louis Zamperini’s Story of Survival and Redemption.  When 94-year-old Louis Zamperini opened his mailbox a few months…

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