For Thy Good, Deut 10:12-13

For Thy Good Deut. 10:12-13 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO In Deut 10:12-13 we see that there are some things that the Lord requires of you that are for thy good. To fear the Lord is for thy good – Deut 10:12 – the fear of the Lord yields knowledge, wisdom, confidence,...

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Fellowship With Us, 1 Jn 1:3

Fellowship With Us 1 Jn 1:3 CLICK TITLE FOR AUDIO John wrote this first epistle primarily to declare Jesus to us.  He desired that we might have fellowship together with other believers and with the Father and his Son.  His object is that our joy might be full.  John wrote,...

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Keep The Commandments, Prov 3:1

In Prov 3:1 Solomon said to his son, Keep my commandments.  We don’t keep the commandments to be saved in the New Testament.  When we are saved by the grace of God, we receive the righteousness of Jesus Christ as a gift.  This is not something that we can earn. ...

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How We Know, 1 Jn 3:11-24

In 1 Jn 3:11-24 John wrote some things to give believers assurance that they are children of God.  He explained how we know.   From 1 Jn 2:29 through 1 Jn 3:10, John pointed out the distinctions between children of God and children of the devil.  Simply put, children of...

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Keep His Commandments, 1 Jn 2:1-7

There are two main points in 1 Jn 2:1-7 that we want to discuss in this lesson.  The first is that ye sin not, found in v.1.  And the second is that we keep his commandments, found in v.3.  There are many spiritual applications in 1 John that can help...

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His Own Soul, Prov 19:8

The word “soul” is often just a reference to a human being, a person, as in Gen 46:15, 18, 22, 25-27.  So, when the Bible refers to a man loving his own soul and doing good to his own soul, he loves himself.  This kind of love is not the...

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Lay Up For Yourself, Deut 11:18

In four passages in the Bible, you are given instruction on what to lay up for yourself.  We’ll start with the passage in Deut 11:18.  Lay up for yourself: God’s words – Deut 11:18.  “Therefore, shall ye lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul”.  Eliphaz...

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The King’s Own Copy, Deut 17:18-20

The King’s Own Copy of the Law The Lord instructed Moses, in Deut 17:14-20, that when a king sat on the throne of his kingdom he was to write a copy of the law in a book.  It was to be the king’s own copy.  Specifically, he was to copy...

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