Tag Archives: Devotion

No Other Gods! – The Danger of Idolatry

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One of the most exclusive statements in Scripture is this: “I am the Lord thy God… thou shalt have no other God’s before me.” The Law began with a declaration of God’s unquestionable supremacy, for its knowledge is the foundation of all obedience. Then the first commandment given was for Israel to recognize that statement and act upon it. In […]

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Counting the Cost

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Paul exhorted Timothy, “Therefore, as a good soldier of Jesus Christ, endure hardship.” The implication from this verse is that if one does not endure hardship, he is not a good soldier of Jesus Christ. Therefore, it is essential that we as believers count the cost of our service, for it will be filled with trial and hardship. Paul could […]

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Heavenly Treasure – Matthew 6:19-24

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19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: 20 but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: 21 for where your treasure is, there will your heart be also. 22 The light of the body is the […]

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I Am the Lord – A Lesson on Humility and Devotion

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His Lordship The phrase ‘I am the Lord’ appears in 162 verses. Because of this, it is clear that God wanted to emphasize this very important truth in Scripture. It is also significant, because it was used to open the Ten Commandments. This is God revealed: His authority is the absolute highest. Because of this fact, He deserves our humility […]

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