FEAR, THE BEGINNING OF WISDOM - P3

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“There is no fear of God before their eyes” (Romans 3:18). Scripture decries people who have no fear of God, often detailing their acts of wickedness that harm everyone around them.  This leads to the wise recommendation that everyone should “fear the Lord and turn away...

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FEAR, THE BEGINNING OF WISDOM - Part 2 - Berean Lamp Devotional 228 - (May 31-Jun 7)

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“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction” (Proverbs 1:7). Man likes to believe he is adequate.  He believes himself to be satisfactory and acceptable in quality—and his “goodness” is sufficient in its quantity...

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PROVERBS 1:7 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (May 29-June 5)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; Fools despise wisdom and instruction” (Proverbs 1:7). Let's continue our look at "the Fear of the Lord" this week so that we may have the proper understanding of the difference...

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PROVERBS 1:7 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (May 22-29)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “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...

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Tags: holiness, wisdom, sin, fear, purity, inadequate, fear of the lord, flesh, fear of god, wicked, sufficiency, withdraw, flee, fear of judgement

THE OPPRESSION OF SIN - P7

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“All have turned aside, together they have become useless; There is none who does good, there is not even one” (Romans 3:12). Sin is oppressive.  Like Lot, we are tormented by the unlawful, cruel behavior that we see in the world around us everyday, “oppressed by the...

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Tags: body, confession, conviction, flesh, oppression, power of sin, resurrection, sin, temptation, tormented

ROMANS 3:12 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (Mar 27-Apr 3)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “All have turned aside, together they have become useless; There is none who does good, there is not even one” (Romans 3:12). Sin is oppressive. Like Lot, we are tormented by the unlawful, cruel conduct that we see in the world around...

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Tags: body, confession, conviction, flesh, oppression, power of sin, resurrection, sin, temptation, tormented

ROMANS 6:11 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (Dec 5-12)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “Even so consider yourselves to be dead to sin, but alive to God in Christ Jesus” (Romans 6:11). Early Christians had an idea that there were different types of martyrdom. While they got a little carried away with their imaginations...

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Tags: alive to god, death, die, flesh, holy spirit, jesus, jesús, lay down your life, living sacrifice, martyrdom, peter, sacrifice, self, sin, temple, worship

"SUFFICIENT" GRACE FOR THE THORN - P6

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“And He has said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.’ Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.” (1 Corinthians 15:9) It is clear from Scripture that...

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Tags: difficulties, false friends, flesh, god, grace, jeremiah, job, judgment, lamentations, paul, struggles, sufficient, thorn, trials

WHEN GRACE IS "SUFFICIENT" — P5

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“And He has said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.’ Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.” (1 Corinthians 15:9) A third experience of grace is when God deems...

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2 CORINTHIANS 12:9 - Berean Lamp Memory Verses - (Oct 17-24)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “And He has said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for power is perfected in weakness.’ Most gladly, therefore, I will rather boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me.” (2 Corinthians...

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Tags: abandonment, despair, flesh, grace, hardship, jeremiah, jesus, jesús, job, lamentations, paul, suffering, thorn, trials

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