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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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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May Cover

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I knew weeks before I started the art for this cover that a Dove was going to play a prominent role.  The dove is how the Holy Spirit was described as appearing to those around when it descended on Jesus after John baptised Him:  "And when He came up out of the water, immediately He...

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