Berean Lamp Devotional - God Cannot Lie

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“Into Your hand I commit my spirit; You have ransomed me, O Lord, God of truth” (Psalm 31:5). As a child, there comes a moment when we realize the power of deception to shape the perception of reality to benefit ourselves.  When people believe us, we shape their...

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Tags: church, enemy, eternal life, faithful, god, israel, jesus, lie, promise, ransom, testimony, truth, witness

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (May 28-June4)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Psalm 31:5, where David commits his spirit to God, Who he says has ransomed him. He trusts God with his soul because he says God is a God of truth, and God said He would ransom Him. We often quote the verse, "with God all things are possible" (Matthew...

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Tags: deception, enemy, eternal life, faithful, god cannot lie, jesus, lie, promises, redeemer, testimony, transgression, truth, witness

Berean Lamp Devotional - How Do You Know?

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“O Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding worldly and empty chatter and the opposing arguments of what is falsely called ‘knowledge’ ” (1 Timothy 6:20 NASB). Have you ever stopped to consider just how much of what you “know” comes from what...

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Tags: chatter, deception, hear, holy spirit, knowledge, lies, listen, speech, words

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (May 21-28)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from 1 Timothy, where Paul instructs him to guard the Gospel that has been given to him, avoiding vain speech and what the world calls "knowledge." True knowledge can sometimes be tough for us to differentiate from false knowledge. Even as Believers, we...

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Tags: deceit, deception, false prophets, false witness, gospel, hearing, holy spirit, information, jesus, knowledge, lies, truth, words, fasle apostles, false knowledge, worldly chatter, empty chatter

Berean Lamp Devotional - What Seasoning Is in Your Speech?

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“Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person” (Colossians 4:6 NASB). Everyone has different issues and needs that only God knows.  We all have different joys, struggles, and traumas.  God...

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Tags: holy spirit, inspiration, jesus, knowledge, salt, seasoning, speech, truth, word of god, words

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (May 14-21)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Colossians, where Paul instructs us to "season" our speech with grace, so we will know how to respond to people. Is this how we speak to one another? Often, we season our speech with skepticism, judgment, frustration, correction, etc. Everyone is...

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Tags: god, holy spirit, jesus, knowledge, speech, the word, words, fruitless discussion

Berean Lamp Devotional - There Are No Careless Words with God

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“But I tell you that every careless word that people speak, they shall give an accounting for it in the day of judgment” (Matthew 12:36 NASB). Many of us grew up on the maxim: “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.”  Many Christians...

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Tags: careless words, carelessness, creation, glory, god, initiative, jesus, sin, speech, word of god, words, flesh nature

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (May 7-14)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from the book of Matthew, where Jesus warns that people will be judged for every careless word that they speak. We don't often think of our careless words as being "that bad," and we have a general attitude that words are the lesser of all evils, but...

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Tags: advantage, glory, god, jesus, self, sin, speech, word of god, words

Berean Lamp Devotional - Speaking the Words of God

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“I do nothing on My own initiative, but I speak these things as the Father taught Me” (John 8:28b NASB). Jesus patiently explained that each and every word He spoke came from His Father and not Himself: “He whom God has sent speaks the words of God; for He gives the Spirit...

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Tags: god, heart, holy spirit, imitation, inspiration, jesus, pharisees, prophecy, speech, testimony


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