The Slothful Sluggard

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The Biblical word I would like to discuss this week is ÔÇ£Sluggard.ÔÇØ The Hebrew word thus translated is found twelve times in the Book of Proverbs.┬á Five times it is translated ÔÇ£sluggardÔÇØ and the other seven times it is translated ÔÇ£slothful.ÔÇØ The English words sluggard and slothful both indicate slowness of movement. Slothful is defined […]


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Please bear with the following illustration if you are not a Texas Longhorn fan, there will be a spiritual application made from all this, so bear with me. ┬áI am a college football fan and as anyone who knows me understands, the subject of my college football passion is the University of Texas Longhorns. This […]

Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit

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The Lord began His great sermon, known as the Sermon on the Mount with these words, ÔÇ£Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.ÔÇØ (Matthew 5:3) With these words Jesus began one of the greatest orations in the history of mankind. There have been many great speeches or sermons given […]

Be Not Unwise

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Ephesians 5:17 ÔÇ£Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is.ÔÇØ In this passage, Paul exhorts the Ephesian brethren to be not unwise, but instead, to be wise. True wisdom is the knowledge and understanding of the will of God and the application thereof. The will of God is found […]

Confession and Repentance

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Repentance is a change of life resulting from a changed attitude toward sin. One who has repented has turned from a life of sin toward a life of humble submission to God and His Word. There are many examples of this change of life found in the Bible. Such as the Christians in the Greek […]