Category Archives: Expectations

See It Through

“Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.”  II Thessalonians 1:1  There is a difference between flattery and compliments.  When we hear one or the other a decision must be made which it is.  Flattery could be defined as fawning, honey words or…

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Detail, Detail, Detail Is The Key

“But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. I charge you by the Lord that this epistle be read unto all the holy brethren.”                                            …

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Pay Attention

“Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as ye have received of us how ye ought to walk and to please God, so ye would abound more and more. For ye know what commandments we gave you by the Lord Jesus.”              …

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1 Thessalonians (1) – Journey Together

“Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians which is in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.”                                  …

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The Individual

“And Jesus knowing their thoughts said, Wherefore think ye evil in your hearts?”   Matthew 9:4 “And he asked the scribes, What question ye with them.?”   Mark 9:15 “And he said unto them, Ye will surely say unto me this proverb, Physician, heal thyself: whatsoever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here…

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We Have A Story To Tell

“Then opened he their understanding that they might understand the scriptures, and said unto them, thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead the third day: and the repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.” Luke…

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What Makes You Think They Read The Bible?

“For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; and they shall turn away their ears from the truth and shall be turned into fables. II Timothy 4:3-4 It is a fact that those who sit in the…

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Shut Your Mouth Look & Investigate

“Seeing the multitudes, he went Up into a mountain: and when He was set, his disciples came Unto him: And he opened his Mouth, and taught them.” Matthew 5: 1-2 Around us is the constant noise of people talking, music blurring and radios sounding.  The ability to be without some racket is a lost art…

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Going Across The Grain of Thought

“And if it seem evil unto you to serve the Lord, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will…

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Can You See It?

“But if they will not obey, I will utterly pluck up and destroy the nation, saith the Lord.” Jeremiah 12:17. Yes we live in a world economy at this time.  It seems as if we Americans have a fascination with foreign goods.  As a practical matter it seems this is the future to buy goods…

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Well, What Would You Expect?

There is a deficiency in our ability to think out an event that somehow surprises us the way it happened.  This in itself is not rational. A recent horrible event happened in Newtown, Connecticut that defies any moral sense of even the most depraved person.  There were 20 children murdered.  There were 7 adults murdered.…

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Which Is It, God or Government

It has been tried so many times where a person witnessed it as we do in the United States, then all a person can do  is to shake their heads.,  You wonder if  it is not a form of mental illness.  The sickness should be given a name so a treatment can be developed.  The…

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