Archive for January, 2014

January 31

January 31

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January 31 HC#11 – Revelation 14:9-11 The Bible gives us a clear picture of what happens to those who have rejected Jesus Christ.  It is a picture of extreme that is everlasting punishment of both body and soul.  Revelation 14:9-11 tells us vividly about just that.  Just examine it for a minute. Those who have […]

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January 30

January 30

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January 30 HC#11 – 2 Samuel 6 This story is often confusing.  Why does Uzza die?  Didn’t he stop the ark from falling in the mud?  It was not his decision to carry the ark on an ox cart rather than on poles with Levites, that would have been David who made the decision.  Yet, […]

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January 29

January 29

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January 29 HC#11 – Exodus 34:1-9 The Lord is merciful and slow to anger and abounding in love that does not falter.  Not only that but God is a God who forgives our sins.  This is all true and professed clearly in Exodus 34:6-7.  But that is not the end of the verses.  No, it […]

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January 28

January 28

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January 28 HC#10 – Proverbs 17:13 God will punish in time and in eternity says the Catechism.  It is easy to miss this point.  God will punish sin even here on earth.  We can all point to lots of passages that promise a judgment in the end.  In addition to the Revelation 20 there is […]

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January 27

January 27

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January 27 HC#10 – Revelation 20:11-15 Revelation 20 is a picture of what happens when Jesus comes again.  There will be a great judgment.  Sometimes this is called the Great White Throne Judgment.  As you can read for yourself, this judgment will be for all people: the living and the dead.  All at once.  The […]

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January 26

January 26

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January 26 HC#10 – Deuteronomy 27:26 Cursed is everyone who continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them (King James Version).  Not exactly modern English.  However what it means is ‘Those who do not continue doing everything in the Law are cursed of God’.  There are […]

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January 25

January 25

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January 25 HC#9 – I Peter 5:6-11 The Devil made me do it.  That is one of the lines that people still use today.  It is a fancy way to say “Not my fault”.  People  talk about the demon in the bottle, or the devil in the blue dress, but really what they want is […]

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January 24

January 24

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January 24 HC#9 – I Corinthians 15:21-23 Since we know God was not being unjust in punishing Adam and Eve the question remains whether it is unjust for God to hold us accountable for the sins of Adam and Eve and for a Law that thanks to Adam and Eve we cannot keep since we […]

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January 23

January 23

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January 23 HC#9 – Genesis 3:1-7 God did not do an injustice the day Adam fell.  Adam and Eve are not like us.  They were able to do exactly what God said.  They were not conceived and born in sin as we are.  Rather they were created from the dust and a rib respectively and […]

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January 22

January 22

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January 22 HC#8 – John 3:1-8 One cannot enter the kingdom of God unless he is born again.  Even more than that a person cannot even see the kingdom of God unless he is born again.  Strong words.  Unless you are born again by the Spirit, you will not only not be able to get […]

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