Tuesday: Being Jealous of the Wicked
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Serpent of Envy Rises From Glass Bottle

What do Proverbs 23:17; Proverbs 24:1-2; and Proverbs 24:19-20 warn us about? Why would someone envy the wicked? Most likely it’s not because of the actual sins that they might be committing. Rather, it’s usually because of the immediate gain (wealth, success, power) that they achieve through their wickedness — that’s what people often covet … [Click to read more …]

Sunday: The Knowledge of Truth
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Man Feasting on the Bible

Read Proverbs 22:17-18. What are we being told about how truth should impact our lives? The first duty of the student is to listen and pay attention: Incline your ear and hear (Prov. 22:17, NKJV). In other words:Concentrate! The crucial point is that the seeker of truth must be earnest, must truly want to learn … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Words of Truth
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gless09

Read for This Week’s Study: Proverbs 22:1–23:35, Exod. 22:21–27, Proverbs 24:1-34, Eph. 5:20, Ezek. 33:8. Memory Text: Have I not written to you excellent things of counsels and knowledge, that I may make you know the certainty of the words of truth, that you may answer words of truth to those who send to you? … [Click to read more …]

08: Words of Wisdom – Hit the Mark
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Shepherd David

“Most men will proclaim each his own goodness, but who can find a faithful man?” Proverbs 20:6 The answer? God can. Even the wisest among us can misjudge the character and potential of an individual. Although we are all equally loved with a love that spared nothing to redeem us, we each have our own … [Click to read more …]

01: James, the Lord’s Brother – Hit the Mark
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I have thought a lot about James over the last week. The discussions about his identity have been interesting. The evidence seems to support the view that James was actually a brother of Jesus, although no one can say with 100% certainty that he was. As a leader of the early church, James distinguished himself … [Click to read more …]

Is Uniformity of Belief Necessary for Unity?
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Diversity and Unity from Wikimedia Commons

So is there a difference between uniformity and unity? In “uniformity,” you will find the word “uniform.” And that serves as a good illustration. When I taught in a Christian school with school uniforms, all the students look equally good. But do you believe their uniforms make them equally good in heart and character? In … [Click to read more …]

Welcome to our new blog!
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We plan to feature writers from all parts of the world — writers who demonstrate fidelity to biblical truth while engaging intelligently with the world around them, including the science. Our web sites statistics indicate that visitors regularly come from 165 countries of this world. While we probably won’t be able to feature writers from … [Click to read more …]