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  • I marvel that you are turning away so soon from Him who called you in the grace of Christ, to a different gospel, which is not another; but there are some who trouble you and want to pervert the gospel of Christ." (Galatians 1.6-7). The marvel which sparked Paul's statement was the soon apostasy of the Galatian…
    May 28, 2020
  • Fulfilled Scripture - - - Jesus said, “Do not think that I came to destroy the Law or the Prophets. I did not come to destroy but to fulfill.” (Matthew 5.17). The fulfilling of the Law (Scripture) was one of the specific objectives of Jesus during His earthly ministry. If He achieved that objective,…
    May 27, 2020
  • Fulfilled Scripture:   Jesus was declared to be Messiah because He fulfilled the Scriptures. Here is the quintessential point: God always distinguishes His word from the words of men! If this fact is missed, then God's voice will be missed! If this fact is missed, then God's written word…
    May 26, 2020
  • "Therefore it is also contained in the Scripture, 'Behold, I lay in Zion a chief cornerstone, elect, precious, and he who believes on Him will by no means be put to shame.' Therefore, to you who believe, He is precious; but to those who are disobedient, 'The stone which the builders rejected Has become…
    May 25, 2020
  • Fulfilled Scripture - - - Concerning the soldiers who took Jesus' clothing at the cross. John said they did these things “...that the Scripture might be fulfilled.” (John 19.24). Peter said that the things which “...God foretold by the mouth of all His prophets, that the Christ would…
    May 24, 2020
  • “Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took His garments and made four parts, to each soldier a part, and also the tunic. Now the tunic was without seam, woven from the top in one piece. They said therefore among themselves, 'Let us not tear it, but cast lots for it, whose it shall be,' that…
    May 23, 2020
  • The Sermon on the Mount was no ordinary sermon; its contents were not ordinary; its speaker was not ordinary; its purposes were not ordinary; its implications were not ordinary. About the only thing ordinary about the Sermon on the Mount were the issues with which the hearers were dealing. These were as old as time; they…
    May 22, 2020
  • The scene is the trial of Jesus and the participants are as named:Then some rose up and bore false witness against Him, saying, ‘We heard Him say, “I will destroy this temple made with hands, and within three days I will build another made without hands.”’ But not even then did their…
    May 21, 2020
  • Anyone who lived through the depression will vouch that it was most difficult. I did not have to experience those terrible times but I have known plenty of people who did. The stock market crash of 1929 and the years that followed were days of horrific hardships and untold human suffering. Prices were low, but money was…
    May 20, 2020
  • The signs come in all sizes and shapes. They are intended to deter would be intruders from entering the property of others to steal or destroy. "Warning! This property protected by (fill in the blank) Security Company." By paying the dues, anyone can procure such protection. What would it be worth to have God's…
    May 19, 2020
  • “Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took His garments and made four parts, to each soldier a part, and also the tunic. Now the tunic was without seam, woven from the top in one piece. They said therefore among themselves, ‘Let us not tear it, but cast lots for it, whose it shall be.’”…
    May 18, 2020
  • Want is a great word and it is a horrible word. How one uses it and how one reacts to it determines whether it is positive or negative. While we ought to want to follow God and do His will, it is also true that He is our Shepherd and we ought not to want! Today’s message will…
    May 17, 2020
  • Garments played an important part in the events of biblical history, many of which we readily remember. For instance we remember the many-colored coat of Joseph as well as the fact that the children of Israel were forbidden from taking their neighbor's garment as a pledge (see Exodus 22.16 & Amos 2.8). However,…
    May 16, 2020
  • With this installment, we begin our four part review concerning The Seamless Tunic [Coat] of Jesus, the one for which the soldiers cast lots at his crucifixion. Of the four inspired historians, this detail is given only by John. Matthew, Mark, and Luke speak to the fact that the soldiers took his clothing as booty…
    May 15, 2020
  • The Garments of Jesus is an interesting and intriguing study. Our focus began at the Cross when They Took His Garments. From that springboard, we looked at some other events in the life of Jesus that had to do with His garments. This, the final installment regarding His garments will begin with a view of His…
    May 14, 2020

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Jim Bullington - A Christian writer whose insight into the scriptures is reflected in practical application lessons in every article. The reader will find that the Bible speaks directly to him/her through these articles. God is always exalted and His word is treated with the utmost respect in this column.

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