Sunday: Keep the Law
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Ten Commandments

Keep the Law Out of 13 occurrences of the word Torah — law or teaching — in the book of Proverbs, four are in Proverbs 28 (Prov. 28:4 [twice], Prov. 28:7, Prov. 28:9). Although this use in Proverbs applies normally to the teaching of the wise man (Prov. 13:14), in the Israelite tradition the word has a spiritual … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Living by Faith
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Read for This Week’s Study: Prov. 28:4; Prov. 28:7; Prov. 28:9; Rom. 1:16-17; Gal. 3:24; Prov. 28:5; 1 John 2:15–17; Prov. 29:13. Memory Text: The fear of man brings a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD shall be safe (Proverbs 29:25, NKJV). So many voices call to us from so many directions. How do people know what … [Click to read more …]

Inside Story: “Opening ‘a Lot More Doors'”
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In Bridgeport, West Virginia, the only Adventist church in Harrison county meets each Sabbath in the local Presbyterian church. Although they don’t yet have their own building, members of the Central Hills Seventh-day Adventist Church are certainly building relationships. In response to the Discover Bible School mailings, the Central Hills church has received more than … [Click to read more …]

Who Likes Being Rebuked?
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An open rebuke is better than hidden love! Wounds from a sincere friend are better than many kisses from an enemy.. Proverbs 27:5-6 NLT When I was about 9 or so I was playing soccer (football to most of the world) with my neighbor. We had an argument about what the out-of-bounds markers were. It … [Click to read more …]