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Lessons from the Life of Abram: Obey Immediately (Genesis 12:1-9)

Lesson 2 – Obey Immediately (Genesis 12:1-9) Introduction From the pages of Scripture Abram gives us advice on being successful with God. In the notes that follow I attempt to convey his counsel to us in three areas: (1) obedience, (2) learning, and (3) worship. Brevity, although I strive for it, has often eluded me

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The Master’s Plan – Selection (Luke 6:12-16)

The Way of the Master – Selection (Luke 6:12-16) 12 Now it came to pass in those days that He went out to the mountain to pray, and continued all night in prayer to God. 13 And when it was day, He called His disciples to Himself; and from them He chose twelve whom He

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Called to Conflict – Part 3 of 3 (Acts 16:25-34)

Called to Conflict and Deployed into Difficulty — Part 3 of 3 (Acts 16:25-34) Introduction Sometimes God does not deliver us from difficulty. No, instead of helping us to avoid clear and present dangers He sends us into them. In fact, truth be told, the conflicts and subsequent captivity we find ourselves in are often

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Called to Conflict – Part 1 of 3 (Acts 16:16-18)

Called to Conflict — Part 1 of 3 (Acts 16:16-18) We want peace. And sometimes we will do almost anything to get or keep it. To keep peace we will avoid a conversation that promises to turn into an argument. To avoid conflict we will find ways around engaging with a group of people that

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