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Bible Verses

In John's vision there was a multitude of people who worshiped the Creator. Tribute was given to Him as the source of our salvation. 

It is no coincidence that in the first book of the Bible we were promised salvation from our sins (Genesis 3:15) and in the last we are given confirmation of that salvation. Read more...

The Babylonians had swept through Israel and taken the majority of the people as captives. They left a remnant behind. These people were told by God  that they should be fruitful in the land and He would bless them. But in their heart of hearts they wanted something else.

They called the prophet Jeremiah and asked him to speak to the Lord on their behalf.  Read more...

Josiah came to rule after a long line of bad boy kings in both Israel and Judah. Baasha, Ahab, Ahaziah, Joash, Ahaz, to name a few. His own father Amon and his grandfather Manasseh had done evil in the sight of the Lord. Yet somehow along the way, Josiah met and fell in love with the Almighty God. 

He was crowned when he was eight years old. At age 26, after reigning 18 years, an errand to count the money that was collected to begin the restoration of the temple resulted in the unearthing of the scroll containing God's law (II Kings 22:3-8). Read more...

The predicted Babylonian exile had happened. Despite the false prophets and the false claims of freedom and prosperity, the children of Israel had lost their promised land. But God had not abandoned them. In the midst of their exile there was grace.

God sent a message through his trusted prophet Jeremiah. Read more...

Jesus had just finished telling the twelve that he was to suffer many things including being crucified (Luke 9:21-22). Peter had just confessed Him as the Christ (Luke 9:18-20). It seemed fitting that he would tell His disciples what was expected of them.

A disciple has to deny himself. He has to subject himself to the Master. There's no other way. Read more...

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