Tag: Heart

A Heart Lifted up to Destruction

King Uzziah was a great and mighty king in Judah. He fortified the city of Jerusalem and became famous throughout the land. See how he is described in Second Chronicles. “4. And he did that which was right in the sight of the LORD, according to all that his father […]

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Can One Know God?

Not many people today were born into a Christian family. What does this mean? Most often, they do not understand or know God. How can one find God? How can one know God? In the life of King Hezekiah, we can read of a hope for someone whose family does […]

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Do you Understand?

Have you ever had an event happen in your life that brought great sadness? Did that same event bring confusion as to the plan God had at that time? One cannot help but remember an event from the Bible. Jesus had been crucified. The disciples, scattered. After three days, the […]

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The Heart of the Matter

Do you remember the first murderer in the Bible? His name was Cain. He had a brother named Able. We do not read much about them, but what we do find in God’s Word should help us much if we will only understand. “And in process of time it came […]

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Humbled Before God

Jesus told a parable in the book of Luke. Read why He told this parable to the people. “And he spake this parable unto certain which trusted in themselves that they were righteous, and despised others” (Luke 19:9). We can understand that Jesus was dealing with people who thought they […]

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Do You Love the Wages of Unrighteousness?

Have you ever encountered one called a Christian, who chooses the ways and riches of this present world instead of walking a Christ-like life? This brings to mind a very real man named Balaam from the book of Numbers in the Old Testament. Balak, king of Moab, (along with all […]

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Lesson 5: 2 Kings 9:11–13:9: Jehu – Jehoahaz

Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. —Proverbs 4:23 Key Verse Thought: As you read the Key verse for this lesson, use the following definitions to help you understand it a little better. keep:  guard; protect; preserve heart:  the center; the totality […]

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The Heart of the Matter

Hezekiah was the greatest king Judah ever had (see 2 Kings 18:5). He was compared back to King David, the man after God’s own heart. Hezekiah made great reformations in Judah, eliminated idols and reinstated worship of the one true God. His heart was right before God. “And in every […]

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Real Meditation

Today, not many people take time to study the Old Testament Scriptures. They are old, you know! It is all in the past. Who needs to know what happened hundreds of years ago? However, there are so many examples of people in the Old Testament who reveal to us the […]

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Choose You This Day

What would happen if you were faced with a generation of young people, most of which were never taught to love the Lord or obey His commands? In the book of Deuteronomy, Moses gave God’s commands to the new generation who wandered in the wilderness to prepare them to enter […]

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