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“I Am The Gate” What Did Jesus Mean?

What did Jesus mean when He said, I AM the gate? Well, He was talking to the Pharisees, the religious leaders, and spiritual teachers, of His day. Jesus was making a particular point and was using familiar imagery. But, the Pharisees still did not understand what Jesus meant. This was not because the concept was difficult to grasp but because they were unwilling to change their way of thinking…

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What Is The Meaning of Psalm 13?

What is the meaning of Psalm 13? It is a psalm, and a prayer, that we can all identify with when waiting on God becomes difficult. Life can be tough, and even now, many of us are still waiting on God to answer prayer. Sometimes it may appear as if God is not responding to our situation and that is painful. But there is hope, in the message and meaning of Psalm 13, for all those who are waiting on God…

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Christian Living

Top 20 Verses in Proverbs About Wisdom

In the Bible the book of Proverbs is a collection of ‘sayings of the wise’. These were written mainly by king Solomon, but not solely by him. As a young man, Solomon asked God for the gift of wisdom to enable him to lead the nation of Israel. The wisdom he was seeking was not just about knowledge, but to have the discernment to apply what he learned.  I’ve selected these twenty verses in Proverbs about wisdom as the message they bring is relevant for our lives today.

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Christian Living

Godly Wisdom Versus Worldly Wisdom, What Is The Difference?

Everyone wants to be wise because we all want to know and understand what is happening in life. Since the beginning of time wisdom has been a much sought-after attribute. In the Garden of Eden, Satan used this desire for wisdom to tempt Eve. What appeals to our nature and seems like good advice may in fact be just the opposite. It is important then to understand the difference between godly wisdom versus worldly wisdom…

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Who Was Jethro in The Bible to Advise Moses?

There are many mysterious characters in the Bible who appear in the narrative without explanation. Often, they have a small but significant role. In one of our familiar Old Testament stories, one man appears with some timely and godly advice. Who was Jethro in the Bible? And how did he become an adviser to Moses?

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God Has Not Promised Skies Always Blue

The outlook this morning was grey, cold, and damp, with a mist rolling in off the sea. In the distance you could hear the sound of the foghorn. Where was the late spring sunshine? There was no inspiration from the sea views today. But it did remind me of an old poem which starts with the line, God has not promised skies always blue…

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