FEAR, THE BEGINNING OF WISDOM—Part 1

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“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction” (Proverbs 1:7). We are told in Scripture to fear God and yet at the same time, we are told to not fear Him.  Is this a contradiction?  No, for there is no contradiction in...

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JOHN 17:17 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (Apr 10-17)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth” (John 17:17). Last week, we looked at Scriptures related to the fight and flight instinct in our two-part series. This week, we'll continue our study by looking more at Scripture related...

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REALITY - FIGHT OR FLIGHT? P1

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“Behold, You desire truth in the innermost being, and in the hidden part You will make me know wisdom” (Psalm 51:6). Everyone has experienced the instinct to fight, flee, or disassociate at one time or another when faced with a perceived threat to their well-being.  These three...

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PSALM 51:6 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (Apr 3-10)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “Behold, You desire truth in the innermost being, and in the hidden part You will make me know wisdom” (Psalm 51:6). Chances are everyone has experienced the fight-or-flight instinct at one time or another in their lives when faced...

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Tags: bible, david, daze, death, deny, face, fall, fantasy, fear, fight, flee, flight, gospel, hide, horror, job, jonah, reality, safe, sin, stress, threat, truth, disassociate, zone out

HOLY SPIRIT: RESTORING CHILDHOOD - P10

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“But Jesus said, ‘Let the children alone, and do not hinder them from coming to Me; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these’” (Matthew 19:14).  In western history, childhood innocence and vulnerability have always been qualities of immense societal value...

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Tags: abortion, bible, child, children, church, greatest, innocence, jesus, jesús, kingdom of heaven, least, pedophile, protection, rome, sexualization, vulnerability, western values

HOLY SPIRIT: UNIVERSAL EDUCATION - P6

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“They have turned their back to Me and not their face; though I taught them, teaching again and again, they would not listen and receive instruction” (Jeremiah 32:33). Where did the western world get the idea that universal education was fundamental, and that the pursuit of truth...

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GOD PROTECTS HIS WORD - P7

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“The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God stands forever” (Isaiah 40:8). Attacks upon the Bible as the Word of God have been ferocious throughout history.  Attempts to undermine it have been exhaustive.  One such attack comes from...

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Tags: bible, god's word, jesus, law, protection, scripture, shepherd, the book

ISAIAH 40:8 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (Mar. 21-28)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is:   “The grass withers, the flower fades, But the word of our God stands forever” (Isaiah 40:8).   As we continue in our series looking at knowledge and the Word of God, we're turning our attention to the numerous attacks to...

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Tags: bible, canon, enduring, god, god's word, jesus, lasts, scripture, truth, word

2 CORINTHIANS 10:5 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (Feb 28-Mar 7)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “We are destroying speculations and every lofty thing raised up against the knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ” (2 Corinthians 10:5). Many temptations beset the man or woman who takes...

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DOCTRINE, DOGMA, DISCERNMENT— P2

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“And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment” (Philippians 1:9). Real knowledge comes by discernment.  Using discernment to gain true knowledge is not the same as being indoctrinated (taught to accept a teaching...

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Tags: bereans, bible, discernment, dogma, god's word, ideas, indoctrination, information, knowledge, lies, schemes, sound doctrine, truth, understanding

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