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Cleanse Me, God

John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins. And there went out unto him all the land of Judaea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins.Mark 1:3-4 John the Baptist belonged to a Jewish sect […]

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Struggles in Prison

Philemon 1:1Greetings from Paul, a prisoner for Jesus Christ, and from Timothy, our brother. To Philemon, our dear friend and worker with us.  One of the most striking features that I appreciate about Paul, was that he was never one to sit and be still. Even though he was imprisoned, he refused to be quiet. […]

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The Prayer of a Desperate Man

2 Kings 18:1Now it came to pass in the third year of Hoshea son of Elah king of Israel, that Hezekiah the son of Ahaz king of Judah began to reign.  One of the noteworthy kings that reigned in Judah was Hezekiah. The Bible states, “He trusted in the LORD God of Israel; so that […]

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Freedom from Attack

1 Corinthians 1:17-19 For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect. For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.  For it […]

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Undeniable Boldness

Daniel 3:16-19Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, answered and said to the king, O Nebuchadnezzar, we are not careful to answer thee in this matter.  If it be so, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning fiery furnace, and he will deliver us out of thine hand, O king.  But if […]