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God Protects His Words, So Could Someone Change them? (1/5)

By James | October 23, 2021

Psalm 12 (KJV) says that God protects His words. 6 The words of the Lord are pure words, Like silver tried in a furnace of earth, Purified seven times. 7 You shall keep them, O Lord, You shall preserve them from this generation forever. I believe He has and does. Even with some differences, the …

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Is God’s Understanding of His Gospel the Same as Ours?

By James | October 16, 2021

To Old Testament believers, the Messiah was “the expected king of the Davidic line who would deliver Israel from foreign bondage and restore the glories of its golden age.” www.britannica.com  So some were visibly disappointed that Jesus did not use His abilities to conquer Rome. But the prophet Isaiah had a different view of the …

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God’s Definition of Obedience is Different than Ours

By James | October 4, 2021

What is Obedience to God? Why is Obedience So Hard? Why is Obedience so Important to God? In the first century, many believers found it easy to obey God, because they knew what the word meant. Obedience is only hard if you are using the wrong definition. In modern times, to obey someone is to …

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Wonderful News

By James | September 29, 2021

As we republish our first book, we are also restarting this blog. I want to share some words from A Covenant Wedding. My son and his bride to be wanted me to explain their marriage in terms of God’s Covenant with mankind. The following is an abridged version of that ceremony. A covenant relationship requires …

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God’s Symphony

By James | May 3, 2017

Picture this: The London Philharmonic. Savor this (including the screeches): You are a vessel, an instrument of clay created to be filled with God. He is living His life inside you, unique to you. You are a one-of-a-kind for all eternity. God is music Himself, and He is doing something in the heavens never before seen …

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Going from fear and panic to rest

By James | April 19, 2017

The entire world appears to be in a state of panic. What should we do? How do we do it? What if I make a mistake? People are terrified of missing out, of getting it wrong. Many believers are even terrified of missing the will of God. In all of this fear, do you feel …

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Video – Why Faith Is Important To God (Part 4)

By James | April 5, 2017

Misbeliefs prevent us from enjoying the Life of God freely given to those who simply believe. But, how do we rid ourselves of wrong beliefs? Only by the help of the Holy Spirit. In Part 4, I continue developing the theme of why faith is important to God.

5# God told him that what he believed was wrong

By James | March 16, 2017

I met a man about a year ago who said that God had told him, “Everything you believe is wrong.” He said he knew it was God and yet he wasn’t terribly surprised. He had been a Christian for many years and what he believed wasn’t working for him. His life and marriage were a …

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#4 God Likes People Who Want to Reason With Him

By James | March 5, 2017

When God said through Isaiah, “Come, let us reason together” (Is 1:18), He was speaking about getting together with the Children of Israel and thinking through what He had told them. He wanted to have a reasoned discussion with them. God has never demanded unquestioning obedience. Yes, He wants us to obey, but to obey …

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#3 Many People Worship a God that Thinks Like They Do.

By James | March 2, 2017

The new protestant church had no way to suddenly rediscover the Gospel of God’s grace if they had even suspected there was one. They had no way to know that the Latin translation was not an accurate rendering of the Greek. By the beginning of the reformation in the 1500s, believers were so steeped in …

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