Monthly Archives: August 2014

John 11:30-57

Reading again the account of Christ calling Lazarus out of the tomb just now, I was struck by a few things. Jesus was moved so much in His Spirit that he cried. (Jesus wept, verse 35). He was also deeply … Continue reading

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Man, but it gets confusing :(

I’m sitting here reading Matthew 7. Had a conversation with someone very close to me recently, (a blood relative). This person believes in the Thousand Years thing. Here I am, asking the Lord about it and here’s how it goes: … Continue reading

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Judas, would you betray the Son of Man with a kiss?

Originally posted on Possessing the Treasure:
by Mike Ratliff 47 While he was still speaking, there came a crowd, and the man called Judas, one of the twelve, was leading them. He drew near to Jesus to kiss him, 48…

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If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow me

Originally posted on Possessing the Treasure:
by Mike Ratliff 11 The saying is trustworthy, for: If we have died with him, we will also live with him; 12 if we endure, we will also reign with him; if we deny him, he also…

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Abide in Me

What does abiding in Christ mean? I suggest we take each of His teachings and learn to properly understand them. I’m getting much food for thought that will eventually make its way here as there’s a huge study I need … Continue reading

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Genuine faithfulness versus man-made religion

Originally posted on Possessing the Treasure:
by Mike Ratliff 28 And now, little children, abide in him, so that when he appears we may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame at his coming. 29 If you know…

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A Solemn Warning to Ministers: Let us consider, what it is to take heed to ourselves…

Originally posted on Regeneration, Repentance and Reformation:
Taken and adapted from, “THE REFORMED PASTOR.” Written by Richard Baxter. See that the work of saving grace be thoroughly wrought in your own souls. Take heed to yourselves, lest you be void…

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