UNDER LOCK AND KEY
A door lock of Bible times consisted of a sliding piece of wood that was pushed into a slot in the doorframe. A catch in the frame clamped down on the lock to hold it in place.
This lock was mounted on the inside of the door. It could be opened easily from that side
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It was on the fifteenth day of April of the second year after the Israelis left Egypt that the Lord issued the following instructions to Moses. (He was in the Tabernacle at the camp of Israel on the Sinai peninsula at the time.) (KAB)
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My little children, I am telling you this so that you will stay away from sin, But if you sin, there is someone to plead for you before the Father, His name is Jesus Christ, the one who is all that is good and who pleases God completely. He is the one who took God’s wrath against our sins upon himself and brought us into fellowship with God’ and he is the forgiveness for our sins, and not only ours but all the world’s. And how can we be sure that we belong to him. By looking within ourselves: are we
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God could never forgive me. I’ve done some awful things.” How many times has that thought passed through the synapses of human brains? Does it frequently lodge in your “gray matter?” When you are alone at night with just your thoughts, are they thoughts of despair, hopelessness, frustration?
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