Practical Instruction from 1 Thess 5:14-17

| Jan 20, 2014

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And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all. See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone. Rejoice always, pray without ceasing…—1 Thessalonians 5:14-17 This passage is placed in the closing section […]


I Will Come Again!

| Nov 13, 2011

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The setting for this week’s Fighter Verse is the upper room on the night that the Lord Jesus was arrested. Trouble was in the air. Jesus was speaking and acting in a way that was disturbing to his disciples. He had washed all their feet including the one he said would betray him. During supper […]


Remember This, Stand Firm and Recall it to Mind

| Oct 10, 2011

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Isaiah 46:9-11 — Remember the former things of old; for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me, declaring the end from the beginning and from ancient times things not yet done, saying, ‘My counsel shall stand, and I will accomplish all my purpose,’ calling a […]


We Trust in the Name

| Aug 22, 2011

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Psalm 20 is “a Psalm of David” written for the people of Israel to sing in anticipation of battle that they might put their confidence in Yahweh, the God of Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and the God who anointed their king. This God listens to his anointed. When his anointed calls, this God answers. And when […]