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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ROMANS 3:18 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (June 5-12)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “There is no fear of God before their eyes” (Romans 3:18). We're continuing to explore God's Word concerning "The Fear of the Lord." This week, we're looking at why the fear of God is of great practical importance for a healthy...

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Tags: holiness, god, evil, righteousness, justice, fear, government, law, judgement, ten commandments, wicked, objective, measure, harm

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

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

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

Berean Lamp Devotional - Are People Generally Good?

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I was in college when God began to show me the truth of the Gospel that even if people seem to be living a good life “both Jews and Greeks are all under sin; as it is written, ‘there is none righteous, not even one’” (Romans 3:9b-10), “for whoever keeps the whole...

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Tags: flesh, good people, goodness, guilt, heart, hell, holiness, judgment, righteousness, self-righteousness, sin, sin nature, the fall, tribulation

Berean Lamp Devotional - Take Heart in Discipline

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“It is for discipline that you have to endure. God is treating you as sons. For what son is there whom his father does not discipline?” (Hebrews 12:7 NASB). Who can honestly say that they enjoy discipline?  As children, we tried to get out of it as much as possible, because it...

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Tags: children, children of god, correction, discipline, god's love, hide, holiness, imitation, judgment, love, shun, sin

Berean Memory Verse - (June 25-July 2)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Hebrews 12, where the author shares some precious thoughts about God's discipline in the lives of His Children.  Discipline is such an ugly topic to the world, and often it is despised even in the Church.  Why is it that so few people...

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Tags: children, children of god, correction, discipline, holiness, judgment, sin, wicked

Memory Verse - (Nov 6-13)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from the Gospel according to John, where we read that Jesus drove out all the "business" that had been brought into the Temple.  We often apply this passage to pastors and teachers who bring business models and sales into their church, but there is a...

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Tags: idolatry, holiness, temple, god, jesus


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