Especially to Those Who Believe

1 Timothy 4:10 (MEV): For to this end we both labor and suffer reproach, because we trust in the living God, who is the Savior of all men, especially of those who believe. Sometimes, Scripture is very precise in what is being said. Many times, that precision is glossed over. This is one of those …

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The Wages of Sin

Romans 6:23 (MEV) For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. The wages of sin is death. It's that simple. Think about what Paul is saying. Understanding this critical point is a foundation to everything. To do that, consider the context… Romans 6:19–23 …

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Genesis 2:17: You Will Surely Die?

Genesis 2:17 (MEV): but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat from it you will surely die." When you read that verse, what comes to mind? I offer, most who read the verse won't really take it at what is written. …

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The True Israel

Isaiah 42:6–7 (MEV): I the Lord have called You in righteousness, and will hold Your hand, and will keep You and appoint You for a covenant of the people, for a light of the nations, to open the blind eyes, to bring out the prisoners from the prison, and those who sit in darkness out …

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I the Lord have Called You

Isaiah 42:5–9 (MEV): Thus says God the Lord, who created the heavens and stretched them out, who spread forth the earth and that which comes out of it, who gives breath to the people on it, and spirit to those who walk in it: I the Lord have called You in righteousness, and will hold …

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When the Apostle Paul Knows Modern Science

Romans 8:18–21 (MEV): For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed to us. The eager expectation of the creation waits for the appearance of the sons of God. For the creation was subjected to futility, not willingly, but by the …

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In Dependence Day

I have been giving some thought to the significance of this day. In the United States, 4 July is the day we commemorate independence from the tyranny of the crown. One of the major themes of the day is freedom! It is in that light, we ought to point this day to Jesus. Acts 17:22–31 …

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