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Dokimazo – Seal of Approval

But examine everything [carefully]; hold fast to that which is good (1 Thessalonians 5:21 NASB) When I was growing up, you would look for the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval

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Asotia – Just a Little Excess?

And do not be drunk with wine, wherein is excess, but be filled with the Spirit. (Ephesians 5:18 KJV).  When Paul warned the first-century Ephesians against being drunk with wine,

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Stuck at the Start

We had driven out into Indiana farm country to visit a friend, and now it was time to head home. “What’s the best route back to Indianapolis?” I asked. “Just

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When Will Help Arrive?

Hebrews 4:16 – “grace to help in time of need” – eukairos. You’re driving across west Texas, far from the nearest town, when your van suddenly loses the ability to

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Greek Word of the Week

Dismantling a Word in the Bible

My daughter is married to a man who loves to take things apart, just to see how they work.  I enjoy doing that too, but Joe can put the machine back together again . . . with no parts left over!

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