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Who is our Master? (Opression versus Generosity)

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God makes it very clear throughout the Bible that He has a heart for the poor and needy, for those who are oppressed, taken advantage of, or ignored by others. The Law of Moses contains numerous instructions for compassionate treatment of the less fortunate such as not harvesting everything from your fields, but leaving some […]

8 Ways to find happiness

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Jesus told his followers how to find happiness. It was not through having every wish, every need and want fulfilled. It was instead a state of mind brought about by experience and wisdom. Become Poor in Spirit! Those who are poor in spirit are happy. This is not a weak, unattractive, poorness of character. It […]

Slow to Anger

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“Respond in haste, regret at leisure.” So goes an old adage. There have been many more of these wise sayings recorded, down through human history with a similar message. A quick temper is not generally considered to be one of them ore desirable traits of the human character. It has also been said that when […]

The Character of God

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We know that God is a Spirit and that He is all-powerful, all-knowing, and eternal. These are characteristics of God that are hard for us to fully understand, and beyond our capabilities of imitating. The best way we can come to know God is through His personality. His character is portrayed quite vividly throughout the […]

Peace on earth?

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The dictionary defines peace as: a non-warring condition of a nation or group of nations; an agreement to end hostility; a state of mutual harmony; freedom from civil commotion and violence; cessation or freedom from strife or dissension; freedom of mind from annoyance, distraction, anxiety, and obsession; tranquility or serenity. The Hebrew word for peace […]

King Saul and choices

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While Saul was still king of Israel, God chose David to be the next king. David was a young shepherd boy when God sent the prophet Samuel to Jesse’s house to anoint the future king. Samuel was surprised that God did not choose Jesse’s eldest son. But God said to Samuel:“Do not look on his […]