Berean Lamp Memory Verse - THANKSGIVING DAY

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Our Memory Verse for Thanksgiving Day comes from 2 Corinthians 2:14. We will not have a Devotional this week due to Thanksgiving, but we wanted to share some scriptures about thanksgiving to our GREAT God and Savior, Jesus Christ. Thankfulness can be hard to keep in the forefront of our minds...

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Does God Need to Satisfy Skeptics?

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“And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him” (Hebrews 11:6 NASB).  Just because “the world through its wisdom did not come to know God” (1 Cor. 1:21b), does not...

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Tags: atheists, declare, demonstration, evidence, fallen nature, god, jesus, light, proof, salvation, sin, skeptic, supernatural, truth, unbelief

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Hebrews 11:6 - (Nov 16-23)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Hebrews 11:6, where the author explains that it isn't God's responsibility to prove His reality to us.  Too often today, Believers face demands from non-believers that God needs to "show himself" for them to believe He exists.  They demand...

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Tags: acknowledge god, belief, convince, demonstration, evidence, faith, god, hardness of heart, jesus, patience, proof, reaction, salvation, unbelief

What Sword Comes from Your Mouth?

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“Do not think that I came to bring peace on the earth; I did not come to bring peace, but a sword” (Matthew 10:34 NASB). The inspired Word of God is this sword that Jesus said would cause division even in families when wielded by the Holy Spirit, for it is the “sword of the...

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Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Matthew 10:34 - (Nov 9-16)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Matthew 10:34, where Jesus says He came into the world to bring a sword that would cause division between people.  Swords are instruments of war - they cut through resistance and bring judgment upon enemies.   Jesus was referring to the...

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Tags: conviction, cut, discern, divide, fire, flesh, god, hell fire, holy spirit, jesus, mouth, refine, repentant, salvation, sin, spirit, sword, sword of the spirit, test, tongue, unrepentant, word, word of god, words

Fire on the Earth

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“I have come to cast fire upon the earth; and how I wish it were already kindled!” (Luke 12:49 NASB) The Holy Spirit is the presence of God on earth (Ex. 33:14).  God’s Spirit was in Eden, and continued to work God’s will in the fallen world to guide His plan of...

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Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Luke 12:49 - (Nov 2-9)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Luke 12:49.  Here, Jesus is referring to the Holy Spirit as the fire He came to cast on earth.  We know that the testimony of Jesus causes division between the saved and the unsaved (Luke 12:51-53).  The world persecutes the Believer...

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