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BIBLE CUSTOMS & CURIOSITIES (WORSHIP OF THE SUN, MOON, AND STARS)

Worship of the sun and other heavenly bodies was common among the pagan nations of the ancient world. For example, the city of Ur in Mesopotamia from which Abraham migrated was a center of moon worship. The Egyptians worshiped the sun god known as Ra (Gen 12:15). The Lord, speaking through Moses, specifically prohibited this form of idolatry.

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SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY (EPHESIANS 6:5-9) SLAVES AND MASTERS

 

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5.  Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ;

6. Not with eyeservice, as men pleasers; but as the servant of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart; Continue reading SCRIPTURE OF THE DAY (EPHESIANS 6:5-9) SLAVES AND MASTERS

WHAT PURPOSE DID THE TRANSFIGURATION SERVE?

 

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The Greek word translated “transfiguration” is the same word from which we get the English term metamorphosis. In this experience, possibly on Mount Hermon, Christ’s whole appearance changed. Peter, James, and John were able to see, for a few moments, Jesus in His glorified state (2 Peter 1:17). This brilliant revelation of the divinity of Jesus, Continue reading WHAT PURPOSE DID THE TRANSFIGURATION SERVE?

HOW TO SERVE GOD (ISAIAH 6:1-8)

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A missionary gives an inspiring presentation at church. Mother Teresa’s unselfish work with the poor of India is described on television. A preacher’s sermon moves the congregation to tears. You think to yourself, These people are God’s special servants. Could he ever use a plain old regular person like me? Isaiah was a scribe in the royal palace at

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