Berean Lamp Devotional - Keep Watch and Pray

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“‘Surely as a woman treacherously departs from her lover, so you have dealt treacherously with me, O house of Israel,’ declares the Lord” (Jeremiah 3:20). Many people attend Church and take Christ’s name as there own—they go through the motions and may even...

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Tags: marriage, love, idolatry, adultery, faithfulness, jesus

Memory Verse - (Oct 30-Nov 6)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Jeremiah 3, where God compares Israel to an unfaithful partner because of its idolatry. God uses the image of marriage throughout the Old Testament and the New Testament to describe how He sees His relationship with Israel and the Church...

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Tags: marriage, idolatry, adultery, relationship, jesus

Berean Lamp Devotional 49 - Every High Thing

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“But prove yourselves doers of the word, and not merely hearers who delude themselves” (James 1:22). Few concepts in the Western Church today are more difficult to understand than Idolatry. This may be because most of the Scriptural passages concerning idolatry are in reference to...

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Tags: idolatry, idol, worship, honor, baal, delusion, jesus, first commandment

Memory Verse - (Oct 23-30)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from James 1, where we are warned not to delude ourselves into believing we can listen to the Word of God without carrying it out in our lives. Why is this a delusion? Well, sometimes in our lives there are things we possess, love, or pursue that the Word of...

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Tags: idolatry, delusion, idol, jesus, command

Berean Lamp Devotional 48 - Willingly Deluded - Part 3

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“You felt secure in your wickedness and said, ‘No one sees me,’ Your wisdom and your knowledge, they have deluded you” (Isaiah 47:10a). While in college, I met a lot of “good” people and everyone I met told me that people “are generally...

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Tags: delusion, facade, deception, heart, wickedness

Memory Verse - (Oct 16-23)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Isaiah 47, where God addresses Babylon in her delusion that "no one sees" the evil she commits.  In our third Devotional on the topic of Delusion, we want to look at why "good" people do bad things.  Clever people can do evil in the darkness...

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Tags: delusion, secure, heart, light, darkness

Sep/Oct Cover 2014

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Below is the cover for the September/October Newsletter on Witnessing.  We see the dark side of the earth, representing the world system that dwells in spiritual darkness.  We see light consuming earth, which is the Light of the Gospel.  The cross is black and rises out of the...

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Berean Lamp Devotional 47 - Willingly Deluded - Part 2

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“Therefore God sends them a strong delusion, so that they may believe what is false” (2 Thessalonians 2:11 ESV). In this verse, God doesn’t say He will MAKE people believe a lie—He will ALLOW them to believe a lie, if they want to.  We saw last time that it...

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Tags: delusion, nakedness, justification, self-righteousness, covering, lies, darkness, light, jesus

Memory Verse - (Oct 2-9)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Paul's second letter to the Thessalonian Church, where he discusses the delusion God will send upon the world in the Last Days. As we saw last week, the first delusion in the Garden informs all other delusions since. We also saw that delusion is most...

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Tags: delusion, lie, cover, adam, eve, deception, light, darkness


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