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Being Purposeful in Prayer

3. I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, 4. Always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy,(KJV: Philippians 1: 3 – 4) Have you ever considered the prayer list of the apostle Paul? Verses like these are not uncommon in the writings of Paul. Often we will read…

Don’t Mistake Suffering For Sin

What I’m about to write will go against the teachings of many preachers and churches, but the Bible is clear on this matter. Many times people assume that if a person has suffering or hardships in their life that means they must also have sin in their life. While it is true that we are…

Are You Weary In Well Doing?

In 2 Thessalonians 3:13 Paul warns again being “weary in well doing.” This thought has gone through my mind several times over the last couple of days. The reason I have been thinking about this statement is because it has happened to me. Before you look down on me for this you must realize that…

Are You A Christian?

“And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught much people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.” (Acts 11:26) The phrase “Christian” is one that is heavily abused today. We say that we…

Can I hate My Brother And Love God

Is it possible to hate another Christian and at the same time love God? Well, the short answer to this question is no. That’s right. I am saying that it is not possible to hate a fellow Christian and love God at the same time. Consider this verse: If a man say, I love God,…