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    ABC: Understand His Unfailing Love

    My previous three ABC posts are: Rest with Him Run with Him, Stand Steady in His Strength, and Totally Trust the Truth. Today’s post is: Understand His Unfailing Love.Understand His Unfailing Love? Pontius Pilate was the Roman governor during Jesus’ ministry. The unbelieving Jewish chief priests went to Pilate in order to get his permission to crucify Jesus. Pilate stood face to face with Jesus and was confused by His silent strength and unwavering mindset. In the midst of the betwixting conversation, Pilate asked Jesus, “What is truth?” This unresolved internal conflict led Pilate to the persuaded external decision of turning Jesus over to the Jews to be crucified. Sadly, Pontius…

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    ABC: Victory Belongs to His Valiant Warrior

    My three previous ABC posts are entitled: Stand Steady in His Strength, Totally Trust the Truth, and Understand His Unfailing Love. Today’s post is: Victory Belongs to His Valiant Warrior.Victory Belongs to His Valiant Warrior? Long ago there was a man named Samson who was given  rare and extreme physical strength. God intended Samson to use this mighty power to begin deliverance from the hand of the Philistines who had been oppressing the Israelites for 40 years. Samson did indeed kill many Philistines with his matchless strength, but his weakness, the desire of foreign women, kept him from being known as a valiant warrior for his people. As a matter of fact,…

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    ABC: Walk Wisely Worship Well

    The three previous ABC posts are entitled: Totally Trust the Truth, Understand His Unfailing Love, and Victory belongs to His Valiant Warriors. Today is: Walk Wisely, Worship Well.Walk Wisely, Worship Well? After the death of King David, his son Solomon reigned over Israel. David had emphatically charged his son to seek the Lord and follow Him with his whole heart. Solomon did intend to reign with the Lord’s wisdom. In fact, instead of asking for more riches and honor, Solomon asked the Lord for an understanding heart to judge the people and discern between good and evil. God blessed this selfless request, and from this heart of wisdom Solomon wrote many of the…

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    ABC: eXtra portion of His eXcellent Spirit

    My previous ABC posts are entitled: Understand His Unfailing Love, Victory Belongs to His Valiant Warrior, and Walk Wisely, Worship Well. Today’s post is: eXtra portion of His eXcellent Spirit.eXtra portion of His eXcellent Spirit? The greatest Teacher of all time used the simple technique of using common word pictures to illustrate profound truths. For example, on one occasion when Jesus was talking to the Pharisees, He told a story of a particular man’s heart. This man had “cleaned up his act”, and Jesus compared this decision to cleaning a house. He was telling the Pharisees that even though the house had been swept clean of filth, it needed to be…

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    ABC: Your Savior Yearns for You

    My previous ABC posts are: Victory belongs to His Valiant Warrior, Walk Wisely, Worship Well, and eXtra portion of His eXcellent Spirit. Today’s post is: Your Savior Yearns for You.Your Savior Yearns for You? From the beginning of time, there has been an enemy that would desire nothing more than to entice you to believe that he is your savior. Some of his biblical titles are: serpent, deceiver, thief, accuser, and Satan. He is also referred to as a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour (I Peter 5:8). This anti-christ yearns for you, and will go to great measures to lure you away from the truth of God’s love. His personal…

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    ABC: Zealous for Zion

    The previous ABC posts are entitled: Walk Wisely, Worship Well, eXtra Portion of His eXcellent Spirit, and Your Savior Yearns for You. And today’s final ABC post is Zealous for Zion.Zealous for Zion? The term “Zion” is another name for the city of Jerusalem, but it can also refer to the entire people of Israel.  Haman the Agagite hated the Jewish people simply because Mordecai, a certain Jew, would not bow to him at the king’s gate. This one act of defiance by Mordecai infuriated Haman; thus, his heart sought revenge. With the king’s permission, he used his anger to devise a wicked plan that would not only kill Mordecai, but…