For the one whose heart is hard

  Is your heart hard? Do you know someone whose is? Hope is found in Jesus Christ. Nothing else. No one else. Salvation is not as hard as we make it. Simply give your life to the One who gave His life for you… and He will take your heart…

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Commander

“Indeed I have given him as a witness to the people,A leader and commander for the people.”Isaiah 55:4 (NKJV) WHAT IT MEANS… While the root word command and various forms of it are found throughout the Word of God, the specific word for Commander is only found in Isaiah 55:4. It comes…

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Christ the Power and Wisdom of God

“We preach Christ (the Messiah) crucified, [preaching which] to the Jews is a scandal and an offensive stumbling block [that springs a snare or trap], and to the Gentiles it is absurd and utterly unphilosophical nonsense. But to those who are called, whether Jew or Greek (Gentile), Christ [is] the Power of…

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Christ

“And do not be called teachers; for One is your Teacher, the Christ.”Matthew 23:10 (NKJV) WHAT IT MEANS… Christ is our English translation from the Greek word Christos meaning Anointed One. It is found over 560 times in the New Testament and is used as an epithet (descriptive destination) in conjunction…

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Chief Cornerstone

“This is the ‘stone which was rejected by you builders, which has become the chief cornerstone.”Acts 4:11 (NKJV) WHAT IT MEANS… Chief Cornerstone is a name that is both prophetically used for, and specifically designated to Jesus. It literally means, head of the cornerstone or principle and primary foundational stone…

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Captain of Salvation

“ For it was fitting for God [that is, an act worthy of His divine nature] that He, for whose sake are all things, and through whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, should make the author and founder of their salvation perfect through suffering [bringing to maturity the…

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Buckler

“He shall cover you with His feathers, And under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler.”Psalm 91:4 WHAT IT MEANS… Buckler is the Old Testament word magen. It means shield or defense. Shields were generally portable. Some covered the whole body. All covered vital organs.…

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Bright & Morning Star

We live in a world full of darkness and despair. Our circumstances often feel like they’re going to last a lifetime. We grope the air searching for something that will steady our hearts.

But nothing changes until the light shows up. And when it does, everything changes. Even us.

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Blessed and Only Potentate

WHAT IT MEANS… Blessed is the Greek word makarios. It means supremely blessed, happy. It also means consecrated, divine, holy, venerated. It is used frequently in Scripture. The word Potentate, however, is only used one time in Scripture. It comes from the Greek word dynastēs, which is used only 3…

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