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Parallels From History – King Solomon

When King Solomon died, his young son, Rehoboam, succeeded him to the throne. If Solomon was the wisest man to ever live, his son certainly did not inherit his Father’s intelligence. According to some estimates, Solomon’s magnificent empire was sustained by taxes exceeding 50% of the Gross National Product! In addition to this, the people…

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Jeremiah the Prophet

Whenever a person is born, he or she arrives in a world that has ongoing processes and issues. It was no different when Jeremiah was born either. His nation was on the precipice of destruction, but very few people realized it at the time. About 200 years before Jeremiah was born, God’s patience with the…

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Nicodemus and John 3:16

I find that John 3:16 is misused sometimes because the historical context is not appreciated. To support my claim, let's replay the secret conversation between Jesus and Nicodemus within the historical setting of that night. I have taken certain liberties to make the discussion with Jesus more contemporary. See John 3:1-21 for the actual text…..

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Elijah's Legacy – A Twist in the Story

Is it my imagination? I don’t think so! Lately, Satan has apparently intensified his attack on God’s creation. Disease and tragedy is rampant, causing great hardship and heartache for the entire human race. No family on Earth has escaped the sickening consequences of sin’s raging scourge. People’s serious or sad expressions and drooping shoulders often…