SUBMITTING TO JESUS

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“Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him” (John 3:36). When people say they “believe” in God or have “faith” in Him, many simply mean they accept that God...

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Berean Lamp Memory Verse - JOHN 3:36 - (Mar 22-29)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him” (John 3:36). A lot of people say they "believe" in God or they have "faith".  What they mean to...

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Satan, the Accuser of Mankind - P3

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“He [God] puts no trust even in His servants; and against His angels He charges error” (Job 4:18). Satan likely inspires all sin upon the earth to “justify” his sin before God, thinking to demonstrate God’s folly in bequeathing the coming world to mankind (instead...

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Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Psalm 41:9 - (July 13-20)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Psalm 41:9, where David recounts the deep injury he experienced from a "believing" friend.  Injury and persecution can come to us within our families and friendships because of man's fallen sin nature.  Satan loves to attack deep into what...

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Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Matthew 13:57 - (July 6-13)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Matthew 13:57.  Obeying the will of God doesn't always go over well in our communities.  God's will clashes with man's will.  We saw last time that Jesus fell foul of His society's will because He put God's will first.  But Jesus also...

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Berean Lamp Devotional - Sacrifice vs. Obedience

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“Has the Lord as great delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices, as in obeying the voice of the Lord? Behold, to obey is better than sacrifice, and to listen than the fat of rams” (1 Samuel 15:22b ESV). We see King Saul here getting a pretty tough message from the Prophet...

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Berean Lamp Memory Verse - 1 Samuel 15:22 - (Nov 4-11)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from 1 Samuel, where the Prophet Samuel declares to King Saul that God prefers obedience to His Word over sacrifice.  Saul had excused disobeying God's Word to destroy all the enemy's livestock by offering a good deal of it to God as a sacrifice -...

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