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Revelation 12 — A beaten foe, a wrathful foe

“But why must we suffer? Why must we go through persecution? Why wouldn’t God just take us out from it all?” If you’ve been reading through Revelation with me, especially if you believe we will be raptured before all the … Continue reading

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Jude — Contending for the faith

I love how Jude, the brother of Jesus opens this letter. To those who have been called, who are loved by God the Father and kept by Jesus Christ. (1) This phrase bookends with the last two verses. To him … Continue reading

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I Corinthians 15:51-57 — The final victory

I really love these verses.  Somehow, I’ve never gotten around to committing them to memory, but I think I may just do that over the next several days. It is Paul’s victory cry.  He says, When the perishable has been … Continue reading

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Romans 7:14-25 — Hope

As I mentioned before in my last blog, I do believe there is room for hope in our fight against sin. The main problem Christians fight in their struggle against sin is despair.  And the question that most people ask is, “Am … Continue reading

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Psalm 108 — Remembering our times of victory

We’re taking a brief jump to Psalm 108, basically because it’s a combination of Psalms 57 and 60.  Verses 1-5 come from the latter part of Psalm 57 while verses 6-13 come from the latter part of Psalm 60. Whether … Continue reading

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Psalm 21 — Remembering where victory and blessing come from

When things are going badly, our thoughts often quickly turn towards God.  But what about during times of victory and blessing?  Do our thoughts turn quickly in praise towards God?  Or do our thoughts turn towards ourselves, and how great … Continue reading

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Zechariah 14 — The bringer of victory, life, and light

As we come to the conclusion of Zechariah, we see the second coming of Christ and the time of the Millenium. It starts once again with the nations rising up against Jerusalem to crush it, and in so doing, half … Continue reading

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Micah 5:5-15 — When the enemy comes against us

Throughout its history, Israel has constantly been surrounded by its enemies.  And in this passage, Assyria seems to be used as a type of all the enemies that would come against Israel.  But Micah prophesies here the ultimate triumph of … Continue reading

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