Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Acts 5:29 - (June 29-July 6)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Acts 5:29.  Here Peter says a Believer's responsibility is to obey God rather than men.  Unfortunately, due to the Fall, mankind seeks his own will rather than God's will.  He creates societies (countries, communities, families) to benefit...

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Tags: community, daniel, expose, family, father, games, jesus, law, manipulation, pharisees, play, rules, society, testify, will, socially acceptable

Looking for a Scapegoat?

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“For no guilt of mine, they run and set themselves against me. Arouse Yourself to help me, and see!” (Psalm 59:4 NASB) Like David’s enemies here, our first reaction when things aren’t going well is often to search for someone else to blame, rather than admit any...

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Tags: accusation, accuse, blame, confess, exalted, fear, humble, humility, jesus, pride, rejection, scapegoat, sin, whipping boy, gulit

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Psalm 59:4 - (June 22-29)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Psalm 59:4.  Here David speaks about those who falsely accused him and made him their scapegoat.  In like manner we so often try to make people (or things) bear the full responsibility or blame for things in which we are not...

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Tags: accuse, blame, guilt, humility, jesus, responsibility, sacrifice, salvation, satan, scapegoat, sin

Berean Lamp Devotional - the Humbling Nature of Sin

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“When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away through my groaning all day long” (Psalm 32:3 NASB). In the Church, “sin” is often treated like a dirty word. No one likes to talk about it in regards to the Christian life, because it makes us feel uncomfortable and...

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Tags: boastful pride of life, confession, confidence, exalted, flesh nature, humility, image, judgment, pride, sin, unconfessed

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Psalm 32:3 - (June 15-22)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Psalm 32:3.  Here, David relates how he felt when he was trying to conceal or ignore his sin.  We see in the following verses that he humbled himself and confessed his sin to the Lord and the Lord forgave him the guilt of his sin.  We...

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Tags: conceal, confess, confession, conviction, darkness, exalt, holy spirit, humble, humility, ignore, inadequate, light, sin, shrink back


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