THE OPPRESSION OF LOSS - P5

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“Then all his sons and all his daughters arose to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. And he said, ‘Surely I will go down to Sheol in mourning for my son’”   (Gen. 37:35). Death is oppressive.  We weren’t created to experience death, nor the...

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Tags: anguish, death, devil, eden, god, hope, jesus, jesús, loss, mourn, mourning, oppression, pain, rebellion, satan, sin, suffering

GENESIS 37:35 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (Mar 13-20)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: Then all his sons and all his daughters arose to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. And he said, ‘Surely I will go down to Sheol in mourning for my son’” (Genesis 37:35). Death is oppressive. We weren’t created to...

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Tags: anguish, death, devil, eden, god, hope, jesus, jesús, loss, mourn, mourning, oppression, pain, rebellion, satan, sin, suffering

HOLY SPIRIT: RACISM IS SIN - P2

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“There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus” (Galatians 3:28 NASB). For mankind, racism is easy—a symptom of our rebellion.  After the Fall, as man multiplied, genetics...

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Tags: abraham, bad, blood, eden, evil, faith, fall, father, gentile, god, good, guilt, heaven, heritage, hierarchy, jesus, jesús, jew, justification, racism, rebellion, right, servant, sin, slave, wrong

Jesus - Infinite God in Flesh

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“Consequently, when Christ came into the world, he said, ‘Sacrifices and offerings you have not desired, but a body have you prepared for Me’” (Hebrews 10:5 NASB). Only God is infinitely Holy and righteous: “the Rock! His work is perfect, For all His ways are just...

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Tags: atonement, body, death, eden, fall, flesh, god, good, holy, infinite, jesus, man, perfect, price, redemption, sacrifice, separation, sin, expunge

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Hebrews 10:5 - (Dec 21-28)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Hebrews 10:5, where Jesus prophecies that He would come among mankind in a body of flesh and blood. Last week, we looked at the triune nature of God - Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. This week, as we prepare for Christmas, let's look at the mystery of how...

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Tags: angels, bridge, eden, flesh, god, god's son, gulf, holy, infinite, jesus, man, pay, price, redeem, requirement, righteous, sacrifice, sin, trinity, triune

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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Tags: body, body of christ, church, conviction, divide, division, eden, fire, hammer, holy spirit, israel, jesus, judgment, presence, prophets, righteousness, rock, separate, sin, spirit, sword, temple, test, try, trying, word, word of god

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Isaiah 61:1 - (Oct 12-19)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Isaiah 61:1. Here, we're looking at the Biblical context for the good news to all humanity through Jesus Christ for our salvation from death, redemption from slavery to sin, reconciliation to God, and justification before Him. Before the Fall, man was...

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Tags: condemnation, death, eden, eternal life, faith, fall, god, holy, jesus christ, justification, justified, justify, reconciliation, redemption, salvation, separation, sin, law, the law, works

Berean Lamp Devotional - Self-righteous Christians?

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“But you, why do you judge your brother? Or you again, why do you regard your brother with contempt? For we will all stand before the judgment seat of God” (Romans 14:10). Christians as a whole can often be a very judgmental lot, and harsh towards one another.  Why do we feel...

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Tags: eden, garden, god, heart, holy spirit, jesus, judgment, judgment seat of christ, judgmental, measuring, pride, self-righteous, sin

Berean Lamp Devotional - Why Do We Suffer?

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“Therefore let those who suffer according to God's will entrust their souls to a faithful Creator while doing good” (1 Peter 4:19). Oftentimes man’s first response to suffering is to cry, “Why is this happening?  I don’t deserve this!  This isn’t...

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Tags: confidence, consequences, crowns, curse, devil, eden, endurance, jesus, rebellion, redemption, reproach, rewards, salvation, satan, savior, sin, suffering, temptation, toil, vain

Berean Lamp Devotional - Who Decides What's Right and Wrong?

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“Every man’s way is right in his own eyes, But the Lord weighs the hearts” (Proverbs 21:2). In the Garden of Eden, satan (by the serpent) told Adam and Eve that if they but ate of the forbidden fruit, they would “be like God, knowing good and evil” (Genesis...

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Tags: dark, eden, evil, garden, god, good, jesus, judgment, knowledge of good and evil, light, right, satan, serpent, tree, wrong

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