HUMBLY DESIRE TO UNDERSTAND - P1

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“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). So many young people today abandon God’s Word when presented with evidence and arguments that...

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Tags: arguments, consider, daniel, holy spirit, humble, humility, ideas, jesus, solomon, thoughts

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - James 4:7 - (Sep 21-28)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from James 4:7.  This is the seventh Memory Verse in our Devotional series looking at God's eternal purpose for mankind and how that relates to Lucifer's fall and his activities as satan, "the accuser" of mankind today.  We've been looking at the...

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Tags: condemnation, deception, devil, disguise, god, humility, jesus, lies, oppression, persecution, salvation, satan, schemes, sin, submit, temptations, incite, exhalt

Jesus, the Savior of Mankind - P5

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“Whoever makes a practice of sinning is of the devil, for the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the works of the devil” (1 John 3:8).   For the sake of his “splendor” (Ez. 28:17), satan would not serve...

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Tags: angels, condemnation, death, fulfillment, god's word, humility, jesus, judgment, lucifer, presumption, pride, rebellion, salvation, satan, service, sin, wisdom

God's Plan to Exalt the Humble - P4

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“Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted” (Matt. 23:12). As Lord over all things, God has chosen in His wisdom that among His creation, “the greatest among you shall be your servant” (Matt. 23:11). God had planned this from...

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Tags: angels, god's word, humble, humility, jesus, lucifer, mankind, presume, presumption, rebel, rebellion, satan, sin, strong, weak, wisdom

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Matthew 23:12 - (Aug 30-Sep 7)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Matthew 23:12.  This is the fourth Memory Verse in our Devotional series looking at God's eternal purpose for mankind and how that relates to Lucifer's fall and his activities as satan, "the accuser" of mankind today.  This week we are looking...

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Tags: evil, exalt, god, humble, humility, jesus, lucifer, pride, rebellion, salvation, satan, servant, serve, sin, wisdom

Looking for a Scapegoat?

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“For no guilt of mine, they run and set themselves against me. Arouse Yourself to help me, and see!” (Psalm 59:4 NASB) Like David’s enemies here, our first reaction when things aren’t going well is often to search for someone else to blame, rather than admit any...

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Tags: accusation, accuse, blame, confess, exalted, fear, humble, humility, jesus, pride, rejection, scapegoat, sin, whipping boy, gulit

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Psalm 59:4 - (June 22-29)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Psalm 59:4.  Here David speaks about those who falsely accused him and made him their scapegoat.  In like manner we so often try to make people (or things) bear the full responsibility or blame for things in which we are not...

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Tags: accuse, blame, guilt, humility, jesus, responsibility, sacrifice, salvation, satan, scapegoat, sin

Berean Lamp Devotional - the Humbling Nature of Sin

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“When I kept silent about my sin, my body wasted away through my groaning all day long” (Psalm 32:3 NASB). In the Church, “sin” is often treated like a dirty word. No one likes to talk about it in regards to the Christian life, because it makes us feel uncomfortable and...

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Tags: boastful pride of life, confession, confidence, exalted, flesh nature, humility, image, judgment, pride, sin, unconfessed

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Psalm 32:3 - (June 15-22)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Psalm 32:3.  Here, David relates how he felt when he was trying to conceal or ignore his sin.  We see in the following verses that he humbled himself and confessed his sin to the Lord and the Lord forgave him the guilt of his sin.  We...

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Tags: conceal, confess, confession, conviction, darkness, exalt, holy spirit, humble, humility, ignore, inadequate, light, sin, shrink back

Berean Lamp Devotional - Standing for the Truth

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“Those who continue in sin, rebuke in the presence of all, so that the rest also will be fearful of sinning” (1 Timothy 5:20). There are times when we must confront a sibling in Christ and rebuke them.  But when is that?  When is it right to take a Brother aside and...

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Tags: truth, rebuke, correction, love, humility

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