Monthly Archives: May 2012

Have You Been Convicted by the Counselor?

“Counselor,” “Helper,” and “Comforter.” Those warm, assuring terms are among the translations of the word Jesus uses for the promised Holy Spirit–and they all reflect aspects of his work. But in John 16:5-11 Jesus tells you that this Counselor, when … Continue reading

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Jesus, the Just Judge

You believe in Jesus as the Savior, the deliverer, the compassionate healer. But do you realize that you also need to believe in him as your Judge? That is what he tells you in John 5:30-38. The context is the … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day in the Household of God

It’s Mother’s Day, so instead of continuing the series on the Gospel of John, we look at Proverbs 31:10-31. Who is this wonder woman? Why does this poem about her conclude the Book of Proverbs? Women’s magazines may set a … Continue reading

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God’s Quiet Whisper

In our Sunday afternoon Bible study we are in 1 Kings 19, part of the story of Elijah.  “In the theophany at Horeb we must listen to the Word of the Lord, the Word of God in Jesus Christ as … Continue reading

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Have You Heard the Voice? You Will!

Just over a year ago the Commander in Chief of the United States spoke certain orders. In response teams of Navy Seals put into action operation Neptune Spear, which resulted in the death of Osama bin Laden in Abottabad, Pakistan. … Continue reading

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