bible study (228)

We've been looking at Samson, One of the things Samson was known for was his great strength. He he killed a lion with his bare hands. He was attacked by a lion and he ripped that lion apart and he defeated that lion. He killed a thousand men at one time with the jawbone of an ass. The Bible says you know he was at one point. He picked up the gates of the city, which were huge and put him on his back and he carried them away. He was known for some great feats of strength and, as we look at Samson

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by Alan Allegra  

Practice Non-Random Acts of Kindness
“Kindness is a language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see” (Anonymous).

You have probably seen the bumper sticker that reads, “Practice Random Acts of Kindness.” The point is that acts of kindness will neutralize random acts of violence. Biblically, acts of kindness are not meant to be random, but via the Holy Spirit, they are to be a way of life (Galatians 5:22).

“Kindness” has been defined as “benevolence in action.” It is basic

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I remember gym class; I don’t remember it fondly.

I’ve never been athletic or very interested in sports. Exercise in elementary school was okay but I dreaded physical education classes in junior and senior high school. New York State believed it was part of a student’s full rounded education. Unwillingly, I went to the locker room to change into my gym uniform and then into the gymnasium. It was not enjoyable. Yet, I did exercise.

Decades later, I began to see the need to stay physically fit

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You have probably seen the bumper sticker that reads, Practice Random Acts of Kindness. The point is that acts of kindness will neutralize random acts of violence. Biblically, acts of kindness are not meant to be random, but via the Holy Spirit, they are to be a way of life (Galatians 5:22).
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We face battles every day of our lives. As believers, the enemy is always out to get us. He is out to make our lives not worthwhile, but the Bible says that the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but spiritual. So that means that we're not fighting a physical man or woman we're not carrying guns or bombs to fight a physical war. Now the moment you said yes to the gospel, you became an enemy to the devil. The enemy works through men to cause you to stumble or fall.

 

The reason why it seems li

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by Susan Ferguson  

I cry aloud to the Lord; I plead aloud to the Lord for mercy. I pour out my complaint before Him; I reveal my trouble to Him. Although my spirit is weak within me, You know my way. Along this path I travel they have hidden a trap for me. Look to the right and see: no one stands up for me; there is no refuge for me; no one cares about me. I cry to You, Lord; I say, “You are my shelter, my portion in the land of the living.” Listen to my cry, for I am very weak. Res

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In most cases the chase is after goodly and godly women. Everyone wants to be around people that guarantee peace and good vibes, especially in the decision of life partners. Every woman wants to have a circle of friends that uplifts her in every way and in just the same way, godly women like to be surrounded by fellow godly, men and godly men want to marry godly women too. So there are four qualities to know a woman is a godly woman 

She loves the Lord with all her heart. She's lost in the lord

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by Susan Ferguson  

1 Shout for joy to the Lord, all the earth.

2 Worship the Lord with gladness;

   come before him with joyful songs.

3 Know that the Lord is God.

   It is he who made us, and we are his;

   we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.

4 Enter his gates with thanksgiving

   and his courts with praise;

   give thanks to him and praise his name.

5 For the Lord is good and his love endures forever;

   his faithfulness continues through all generations (Psalm 100 NIV).

Psalm 100 in

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Come Out Of That Prison

Come Out Of That Prison

by Tesse Wilson  

 

Jesse did not think he was much of a speaker. He stuttered a lot since he was a child, especially when he was nervous. This was something he was conscious of and felt embarrassed about. But he could not say opportunity. Two weeks ago he was invited to share something positive with inmates  at the prison where he served a twelve year sentence.

 

Jesse whispered a silent prayer asking God for his help as he alighted his vehicle.  He became very emotional

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Daily Devotional: We Pray

by PamFord Davis  

 

We pray.

Jesus said ‘when’ not if you pray.

“But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly (Matthew 6:6 NKJV).”

We gain entry into the Lord’s throne room; we pray.

“Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need (Hebrews 4:16 NKJV).”

When burdened for others or self,

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by bruno sebrechts

God has entrusted us with his Word and his Spirit to lead us all the way. The Word and the Spirit are not separate components that function independently (Isa 59:21).

The Holy Spirit never puts the word aside; he makes full use of it. God can lead us in many ways, but his Word is always the crucial guide and benchmark. If we think we can draw solely on the wind of the Holy Spirit, we are like a sailboat without a solid rudder.

Personal experiences, regardless of how special th

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