Lift Up your Eyes

“Do you not say, ‘There are yet four months, and then comes the harvest?’ Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes and look on the fields, that they are white for harvest” (John 4:35).

By looking at this passage we quickly understand that Jesus spoke of proclaiming the kingdom of God to the lost. While farmers

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These Great Buildings

“And Jesus said to him, ‘Do you see these great buildings? Not one stone will be left upon another which will not be torn down’” (Mark 13:2).

Scholars as well as students of the Bible allure the above passage to the destruction of the temple in A.D. 70 during the reign of Titus, the emperor of Rome. While there is no debating it, since the

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Putting All Things Together

“That He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man” (Eph. 3:16).

It is understood that God always has positive feelings toward His children. When we are obedient to Him, those feelings are expressed toward us in various ways which we never

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A Desperate Return

“However, the men rowed desperately to return to land but they could not, for the sea was becoming even stormier against them” (Jon. 1:13).

A desperate attempt to bypass God’s will is vain. When God wants us to do something and we try to take a detour, it doesn’t go well. The case of Jonah is an interesting chapter

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Weeping and Lamenting

“Now they were all weeping and lamenting for her; but He said, ‘Stop weeping, for she has not died, but is asleep’” (Luke 8:52).

A plain reading of this verse does not reveal everything.

The child is actually dead even before Jesus came to the official’s house. Yet, Jesus spoke on the contrary. It is as if the

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Cherubim and Palm Trees

“It was carved with cherubim and palm trees; and a palm tree was between cherub and cherub, and every cherub had two faces, a man’s face toward the palm tree on one side and a young lion’s face toward the palm tree on the other side; they were carved on all the house all around.” (Ezek. 41:18-19).

The above paragraph is from the scene of

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I Send You Out As Lambs

“Go; behold, I send you out as lambs in the midst of wolves” (Luke 10:3).

Reading this verse almost everyone feels it to refer to preachers, evangelists and pastors alone. A clue that this is not the case is the fact that Jesus did not say it to the twelve, but seventy others. Jesus is sending us a message here. Anyone

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He Will Baptize You With the Holy Spirit

“I baptized you with water; but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit” (Mark 1:8).

There is a vast difference between baptism with water and baptism with the Holy Spirit as the above verse clearly states.

Water baptism is purely a man’s work from God to indicate a certain heavenly process that he has no authority

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Discerning the Signs of Times

“And in the morning, ‘There will be a storm today, for the sky is red and threatening.’ Do you know how to discern the appearance of the sky, but cannot discern the signs of the times?” (Matt. 16:3)

Jesus spoke these words when the Pharisees and Sadducees tried to test Him. When there are signals indicating toward

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Isa. 40:14

“With whom did He consult and who gave Him understanding? And who taught Him in the path of justice and taught Him knowledge and informed Him of the way of understanding?”

As we look at this Scripture we right away understand that God has everything with Him. Understanding and the way for it, teaching, justice, knowledge

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