Monthly Archives: November 2013

justice delayed–God’s will accomplished

Acts 23:12-24:27 Those guarding Paul knew that the accusations against him were false.  They took great pains to protect him against the wrath of the non-Christian Jews.  The Holy Spirit delivered Paul by letting his nephew overhear the plot against … Continue reading

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Lived and died

Genesis 4:25 – 5:11 25 And Adam was intimate with his wife again, and she gave birth to a son and called his name Seth, for she said, “God has provided for me another child in place of Abel, because … Continue reading

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Matthew 2:13-18 13 And after they left, see, the angel of the Lord appears to Joseph in a dream, saying, Get up, and take the child and his mother, and escape to Egypt, and stay there until I bring you … Continue reading

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The Mark

Genesis 4:11-24 11 So now you are prohibited from using the ground, which has opened its mouth to drink your brother’s blood from your hand. 12 When you try to work the ground, it will no longer produce for you … Continue reading

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cause and solution

Acts 19:23-20:16 The Holy Spirit through Christians is causing all kinds of disruption in Ephesus.  Not to fear, however, because the same Holy Spirit who is turning people away from idolatry is protecting them from the consequences of their defection.  … Continue reading

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Acts 18:1-22 For a  Jewish Christian couple named Priscilla and Aquila, providence intervenes in their lives and introduces them to the apostle Paul.  By coincidence, they also make tents for a living.   By coincidence, they found themselves in Corinth … Continue reading

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Preventing Immortality

Genesis 3:22 – 4:10 22 Then the LORD God said, “See, the man has become like one of us in knowing good and evil. Now, to prevent him reaching out his hand and taking also of the tree of life … Continue reading

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Matthew 2:1-6 1 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea during the reign of king Herod, see, great men from the east came to Jerusalem, 2 saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? … Continue reading

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He is in this

Acts 15:36-17:15 These stories show the Holy Spirit working in the lives of the believers and in the communities they are reaching with the gospel.  But the Spirit who unifies our hearts in Christ does not bring unity to those … Continue reading

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Genesis 3:9-21 9 But the LORD God called to Adam and said to him, “Where are you?” 10 And he said, “I heard the sound of you in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked, so I … Continue reading

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