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How Do We Respond to Tribulation?

The Greek word for “tribulation” in the New Testament is thlipsis which means to press, squeeze, compress, and crush. It is to be pressed into a narrow place. It was used to describe the squeezing of olives in a press … Continue reading

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The Fourth Soil of the Heart: The Good, Tilled, and Fruitful Soil

Now let us return to the Parable of the Sower for a discussion of the final and most important soil of the heart. This fourth soil of the heart is what every Christian should strive for in their walk with … Continue reading

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A Wonderful Rest for the People of God

Hebrews 4:9: So there is a special rest still waiting for the people of God. Dear reader on this page you will find what I would refer to a potpourri of commentary notes, quotes, anecdotes, illustrations, poems, hymns, etc that relate … Continue reading

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Recipe for a Fruitful, Holy Life

Here are my Bible teaching notes from a popular teaching I taught last year. I am not ashamed to admit that I like to cook and even bake on occasion. I remember vividly using the Betty Crocker cookbook and following a … Continue reading

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