MIGHTY GOD

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” (Isaiah 9:6) Mighty God: El Gibbor. There is so much that could be said about this name, but as I was looking for ideas for…

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The Fifth Commandment: Not Just for Children

“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.” (Exodus 20:12; cf. Deuteronomy 5:6) Let’s start this article by quoting Albert Mohler. He says: “We think we are familiar with this commandment because it has the ring of the familiar. Most of us have heard it like…

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The Christmas Story

Every year my parents would gather our family together, and each night for about a week we would quote, from memory, the Christmas story found in Luke 2. You see, Christmas isn’t about trees and lights and presents and candy and,… well, whatever your favorite tradition is. It’s not even about donating to a charity…

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Fifth Commandment: Honor your Father and Mother

“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.” (Exodus 20:12) “Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the land the Lord your God is giving you.” (Deuteronomy 5:6) What does it…

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Fifth Commandment: Honor your Father and Mother

“Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the Lord your God is giving you.” (Exodus 20:12) “Honor your father and your mother, as the Lord your God has commanded you, so that you may live long and that it may go well with you in the land the Lord your God is giving you.” (Deuteronomy 5:6) What does it…

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NOT BY MIGHT NOR BY POWER

“This is the word of the LORD to Zerubbabel, saying, ‘Not by might nor by power, but by My Spirit,’ says the LORD of hosts.” (Zechariah 4:6) This past week I have been working on the next article in my series on the Ten Commandments. This week it’s the fifth commandment, “Honor your father and…

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Not By Might Nor By Power

This past week I have been working on the next article in my series on the Ten Commandments. This week it’s the fifth commandment, “Honor your father and your mother.” As I’ve been reading, researching, and praying in preparation to write that article, it brought to my mind the years my sister and I cared for our mother in our home.

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The Fourth Commandment: Remember the Sabbath

“Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns. For…

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THE THIRD COMMANDMENT: DON’T MISUSE GOD’S NAME

“You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God, for the Lord will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name” (Exodus 20:7; Deuteronomy 5:11). Let’s look further at the phrase: Don’t Misuse God’s Name Got to admit, I thought I was golden on this one. I rarely cuss (in polite company, at least), and for the…

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The Third Commandment: Don’t Misuse God’s Name

“You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God, for the Lord will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name” (Exodus 20:7; Deuteronomy 5:11). Let’s look further at the phrase: Don’t Misuse God’s Name Got to admit, I thought I was golden on this one. I rarely cuss (in polite company, at least), and for the…

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