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From time to time there may be some thoughts or verses I’d like to share, but not turn into a more formal writing.

The “Right Way” – Salvation, Healing & Strengthening

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Introduction – 1 Corinthians 10

We need to make brief mention of a method of interpretation in use which is based on what Paul teaches in the New Testament. Paul parallels our experience as believers in God through Jesus Christ with the experience of the Old Testament children of Israel and their journey out of Egypt,

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What is the “Right Way”?

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In upcoming articles, we will start by looking at the following topics which take us right back to the Old Testament. Not everyone is comfortable navigating the Old Testament for things that connect to our relationship with the Lord under the New Covenant.

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Worshipping God the “Right Way” (1 Chronicles 11-16)

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Recently, the Lord has been speaking to me about worshipping Him (THE RIGHT GOD) the RIGHT WAY and in the RIGHT PLACE. As believers, we have good intent. We want to worship God. I do not mean just to have a time of singing with other believers.

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Psalm 1 – Way of the Righteous in Him

 1 Blessed is the man who does not walk in the advice of the wicked; nor does he stand in the way of sinners; nor does he sit in the assembly of mockers. 2 Instead, in the law of Yahweh is his delight, and on his law he meditates day and night.

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Psalm 91:1-4; 124:1-8; 141:1-10 – Deliverance from the Snare

Deliverance from the Snare of the Enemy
Psalm 91:1–4 (LEB)

1 One who lives in the secret place of the Most High will lodge in the shadow of Shaddai. 2 I will say to Yahweh, “You are my refuge and my fortress,

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2 Kings 23:1-30 – King Josiah’s Reign & Ministry

2 Kings 23:1–30 (LEB) – King Josiah’s Reign & Ministry
Josiah’s Reforms

1 So the king sent word, and all of the elders of Judah and Jerusalem gathered to him. 2 Then the king went up to the temple of Yahweh,

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Isaiah 58 – Sacrificial Service for God’s Attention

The following verses became a theme for me starting in Memorial Day weekend 2016. These verses have not left me as a theme since that time and they have become a theme that I strongly believe applies to others in the United States. I now think of this passage as a “call to sacrificial service”

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Ezekiel 37:1-14 – Breath of Life into Dry Bones

Ezekiel 37:1–14 (LEB) — 1 The hand of Yahweh was upon me, and he brought me by the Spirit of Yahweh, and he let me rest in the midst of the valley, and it was full of bones. 2 And he led me all around over them,

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Digging into Authority in the Church

In the Spring of 2012, we moved from a rental apartment in Charlottesville, Virginia to a rental house about 10 miles outside of Charlottesville. As part of this move, we decided to look around for a new church closer to our new location. Just after we completed the move, I was praying one day and asking the Lord what I should be doing.

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Understanding Paul in 1 Timothy 4:1 – Part 2

Part 2 – The Holy Spirit Specifically Predicts Apostasy

Preface

It will be hard for some (maybe many) to understand the point of view presented in this part of the series. As a reminder,

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