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Freedom In Christ

 

My PC Bible Study Program by BibleSoft opens each day with a short devotional thought by Charles Spurgeon. This morning’s thought is based on Galatians 5:1. “Stand fast therefore in the liberty by which Christ has made us free.”

Spurgeon observed, “This ‘liberty’ makes us free to heaven’s charter—the Bible.”

In the writing style of his day, he offers some insights worth sharing with our readers. “You are a welcome guest at the table of the promises. Scripture is a never-failing treasury filled with boundless stores of grace. It is the bank of heaven; you may draw from it as much as you please…Come in faith and you are welcome to all covenant blessings.” Continue reading

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Great Verses of the Bible: Psalm 19:1-2

 

This morning when I turned on my computer, this random screen saver appeared, pictured above. The caption reads: “You’re looking at a spiral galaxy containing upwards of 400 billion stars and 100 billion planets. Ahhh….”

Immediately my mind went to one of the great verses of the Bible, Psalm 19:1-2. “The heavens declare the glory of God, And the firmament shows His handiwork. Day unto day utters speech, And night unto night reveals knowledge.” Continue reading

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Great Verses of the Bible: Psalm 119:60

“Instant obedience is the only kind of obedience there is; delayed obedience is disobedience,” wrote Thomas ‘a Kempis, the 15th century Scribe noted for his famous work The Imitation of Christ.

Oswald Chambers expressed it this way. “One step forward in obedience is worth years of study about it.” Continue reading

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4 Reasons To Read the Bible

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In his book, “God in My Corner,” former heavyweight boxing champion, George Foreman, shares this personal story about the Bible.

“In 1974, before I went to Africa to fight Muhammad Ali, a friend gave me a Bible to take along on my trip. He said, “George, keep this with you for good luck.”

“I believed the Bible was just a shepherd’s handbook, probably because the only verse I knew was “the Lord is my shepherd.” But I was always looking for luck, so I carried that Bible with me. I had lucky pennies and good luck charms, so now I added the “lucky” Bible to my collection of superstitious items.” Continue reading

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