Category: New Testament
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Proverbs 20.24, 21.1 & Ephesians 1.3-6
Predestination
Posted: 31 May 2010 in Ephesians, Proverbs

“Man’s goings are of the LORD; how can a man then understand his own way?”

“The king’s heart is in the hand of the LORD, as the rivers of water: he turneth it whithersoever he will”

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Tags: human responsibility, predestination, preordination

Luke 12.22-31 – Relying upon God
Posted: 30 May 2010 in Luke

And he said unto his disciples, Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat; neither for the body, what ye shall put on. The life is more than meat, and the body is more than raiment. Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feedeth them: how much more are ye better than the fowls?

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Tags: trusting in god

Genesis 3.1-6 & Luke 10.21 – Pride and Salvation
Posted: 28 May 2010 in Genesis, Luke

And he [the serpent] said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? And the woman said unto the serpent, We may [not] eat….. of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden…..

In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank thee, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that thou hast hid these things from the wise and prudent, and hast revealed them unto babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in thy sight.

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Tags: obedience, original sin, pride, salvation, the fall, trusting in god

2 Timothy 3.16 – Authority of Scripture
Posted: 27 May 2010 in 2 Timothy

All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: There is much in the Bible that is inimical to the spirit of the age. Whilst it must be recognised that the Bible was written between two and three thousand years ago, and some […]

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Tags: authority of scripture, bible, inspiration of scripture

Proverbs 16.4 & Colossians 1.16 The Purpose of Creation
Posted: 26 May 2010 in Colossians, Proverbs

The LORD hath made all things for himself: yea, even the wicked for the day of evil…..

For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him.

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Tags: purposes of god