Category: Scripture
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Romans 5.6-12 – Humility and salvation
Posted: 17 May 2011 in Romans

For when we were yet without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. For scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure for a good man some would even dare to die. But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. Much […]

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Mark 10.17-23 – The cost of discipleship
Posted: 16 May 2011 in Mark

And when he was gone forth into the way, there came one running, and kneeled to him, and asked him, Good Master, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life? And Jesus said unto him, Why callest thou me good? there is none good but one, that is, God. Thou knowest the commandments, […]

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Joshua 7.11-25 – God’s “unfairness” and our salvation
Posted: 9 May 2011 in Joshua

Immediately preceeding this passage is the Israelite’s defeat at Ai. They had been forbidden to help themselves to the spoil from the Battle of Jericho, but one of their number had nevertheless done so. Israel hath sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them: for they have even taken of the […]

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Hebrews 1.8-11 – The Old Testament in the light of the New Testament
Posted: 7 May 2011 in Hebrews

But unto the Son he saith, Thy throne, O God, is for ever and ever: a sceptre of righteousness is the sceptre of thy kingdom. Thou hast loved righteousness, and hated iniquity; therefore God, even thy God, hath anointed thee with the oil of gladness above thy fellows. And, Thou, Lord, in the beginning hast […]

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God’s rule over history – Jeremiah 33.14-18
Posted: 5 May 2011 in Jeremiah

Behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that I will perform that good thing which I have promised unto the house of Israel and to the house of Judah. In those days, and at that time, will I cause the Branch of righteousness to grow up unto David; and he shall execute judgment and righteousness […]

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