Divine Soil Analysis

Matthew 13 Matthew 13 is the turning point in Jesus’ ministry. He had been offering the kingdom and himself as Israel’s king but the nation rejected him. From this point on, he no longer proclaimed that the kingdom was at hand but called individuals to surrender in faith to his lordsh
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Jesus Encounters the Paralyzed Man

Jesus was teaching and healing in the city of Capernaum, near the Sea of Galilee. He stopped in Capernaum frequently and did many miracles there but very few people believed in him. The paralyzed man and his friends were the exception. Mark tells us five times that the man was paralyz
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Jesus Encounters Zacchaeus

The very nature of God is to seek and save sinners. From the very beginning of history, God has been seeking lost people but this good news is only good news to those who perceive that they are sinners in need of saving. Zacchaeus was one such man. Zacchaeus was a sinner. Notorious as
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Jesus Encounters the Samaritan Woman

John 4 John chapter four contains one of the most beautiful conversations in all of Scripture. The Lord offers salvation to an outcast woman as if He were handing her a drink of water. This woman stands in stark contrast to Nicodemus from John chapter three. He was a Jew; she was a Sa
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Jesus Encounters Nicodemus

John 3 Benjamin Franklin was a great statesman, a prolific inventor and an avid correspondent. He received letters from people all over the world. Possibly one of the most important letters he ever received was from the well-known British evangelist George Whitfield. Whitfield crossed
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Our Resurrection Bodies

1 Corinthians 15:35-49 As with any other idea or truth that impacts Bible believers, the next life should be addressed with biblical information rather than secular ideas or personal speculation.  Why rely on human speculation when we have divine revelation?  And that is exactly what
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What the Resurrection Promises

Acts 17:30-31 If you surveyed 100 people on the street about their greatest fear, and they were honest, 95 out of 100 would say “its death.”  Death is the great equalizer.  The statistics are overwhelming – 100% of people die.  We subconsciously avoid death daily.  We: Brake at stop s
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Nothing but the Truth

“Do you solemnly swear to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help you God?” These words precede the testimony of every American witness. For the judge and jury to make the right decision, they don’t need commentary or conjecture, they need the truth. Truth
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Day People, Night People

Our world is a diverse mixture of ethnic groups, cultures, languages, religions, and political systems. Even though a wide variety of distinctions abound, in reality there are only two kinds of people in the world: Believers and unbelievers Redeemed (bought back from sin by God) and u
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Marks Of A Mighty Church – Part 1

“If you find the perfect church, don’t join it, or it won’t be perfect anymore.” Odds are good that you are familiar with this phrase. We all know that there is no perfect church, because each one is made up of imperfect sinners. Some, however, are closer to the New Testament ideal th
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