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Could the works of Christ be over-emphasized? by Jeremiah Tatum – Brotherhood News> I am going to tell you that the answer to this question in some circumstances could be yes.

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Jesus is the way, by Jon Galloway – Forthright Magazine> As we look at the conversation Jesus had with his disciples in the upper room, we can understand some of the frustration they were having. Jesus had been their teacher for a few years. They had travelled around as his pupils, learning from him. But they could feel that something was about to happen. He had washed their feet. He had talked about bread and wine representing his body and blood. And he kept talking about going away.

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5 important lessons from a prominent pagan – Walking with God> The story took place during the covenant of Moses, in the Old Testament (read 2 Kings 5). But it contains some permanent principles. These principles can help us understand how to relate to God today, even under the covenant of Jesus Christ.

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I wish more people were dull, by Johnny O. Trail – Forthright Magazine> By Johnny O. Trail — As I drove to my office on Wednesday, I was listening to XM Satellite Radio. I seem to continually scroll through stations until I find the song I want to hear. Oftentimes I land on country music stations and listen to a great variety of artists. On this day, the disc jockey was talking about an artist who is now deceased.

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The Easter Experience

A six part Bible study about the events and history of Good Friday to Easter morning. Excellent quality, message and biblical teaching, one of the best bible studies I've seen. Powerful. #Christian #Easter #GoodFriday #Jesus #Bible

To him be the glory, by Lee Parish – Forthright Magazine> He was born to a humble family in a humble dwelling. He lived most of his life in obscurity as the son of a carpenter. He was nobody of importance, except that he was the most important person to ever step foot on earth.

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When hating yourself is in your best interest – Forthright Magazine> Jesus uses the word “hate” for emphasis. We’re told it means “love less,” and indeed so, though we mustn’t diminish the force or impact of the word. It’s a strong word, ...

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Saying farewell: Acts 20.1 | Fellowship Room> After surviving a mob in Ephesus, Paul moves on. His last act is to encourage the disciples and say goodbye. It is a deliberate act. Greetings and farewells were important acts in first-century faith.

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Whose son is he? by John Henson – Forthright Magazine> The Pharisees asked Jesus questions sometimes trying to catch him in one of their traps. They attempted this in Matthew chapter 22 with a question about taxes. The Herodians were with them for their purposes.

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Promises, by Mike Brooks – Forthright Magazine> On a trip to the mountains of Nepal we followed a local bus for several miles. On the back of the bus was printed their slogan, “We make travel fun.” Really? What is so much fun about riding on extremely narrow, rough, crooked roads in high mountains where in order to pass traffic one must literally hang out over steep drops? It is not unusual to see below the burnt out ruins of vehicles that did not safely negotiate those conditions.

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Paralyzed by indecision: 1 Kings 18.21 | Fellowship Room> The people of Israel desired to have both God and Baal. Elijah brought them to a point of decision. They must choose. The Lord would not allow them not to choose.

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The bread of life, by Jon Galloway – Forthright Magazine> That really confused them – how could Jesus give them his flesh to eat? That simply did not make any sense to them. What Jesus said next they absolutely did not comprehend.

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The cart before the horse, by Rick Kelley – Forthright Magazine> We elevate the mundane and minimize the profound. We extend the temporary and cut off the eternal. We sacrifice character to the god of reputation.

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