MIDDLEMEN, MAFIA, AND GATEKEEPERS

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“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut off the kingdom of heaven from people; for you do not enter in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in” (Matthew 23:13). Let’s say you’re a drug addict who notices a large crowd of...

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MATHEW 23:13 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (Apr 18-25)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is:   “But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut off the kingdom of heaven from people; for you do not enter in yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in” (Matthew...

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Tags: authorities, blind, deception, experts, gateway, god's word, guides, jesus, mafia, pharisees, searching, slavery, vulnerable, weak

NOT IN DEVICE NOR CREED - P3

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  “Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and unfathomable His ways!” (Romans 11:33) Christians everywhere live under doctrines, denominations, and teachings that they consider to be the “true&rdquo...

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Tags: children, denominations, discord, dissention, division, doctrine, doctrines, knowledge, pharisees, presume, speculation, speculations, teaching, truth

EXCEEDING THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF MEN

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“For I say to you that unless your righteousness surpasses that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will not enter the kingdom of heaven” (Matthew 5:20 NASB). Some have maintained that Jesus is saying we need to keep ourselves righteous to enter Heaven, or similarly that we must make...

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Tags: believe, bondage, christ, confess, credited, flesh, grace, imputed, jesus, jews, law, pharisees, riches, righteousness, salvation, self-righteousness, sin, wealth, legalisms

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Acts 5:29 - (June 29-July 6)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Acts 5:29.  Here Peter says a Believer's responsibility is to obey God rather than men.  Unfortunately, due to the Fall, mankind seeks his own will rather than God's will.  He creates societies (countries, communities, families) to benefit...

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Tags: community, daniel, expose, family, father, games, jesus, law, manipulation, pharisees, play, rules, society, testify, will, socially acceptable

Berean Lamp Devotional - Renouncing Underhanded Ways

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“But we have renounced disgraceful, underhanded ways. We refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God's word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to everyone's conscience in the sight of God” (2 Cor 4:2 ESV). While the angels in Heaven do nothing...

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Tags: churches, cunning, disgraceful, god's will, god's word, lucifer, missions, needs, paul, pharisees, problems, satan, saul, tamper, underhanded, ways, human will

Berean Lamp Devotional - Speaking the Words of God

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“I do nothing on My own initiative, but I speak these things as the Father taught Me” (John 8:28b NASB). Jesus patiently explained that each and every word He spoke came from His Father and not Himself: “He whom God has sent speaks the words of God; for He gives the Spirit...

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Tags: god, heart, holy spirit, imitation, inspiration, jesus, pharisees, prophecy, speech, testimony


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