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“Every promise in the Book is mine. Every chapter, every verse, every line….” We are all familiar with that little chorus we sang years ago. We worshiped and felt so blessed about every promise being ours! But, frankly, I really don’t want some of the promises in the Bible. One of those promises says, “The soul that sinneth, it shall die” (Ezekiel 18:20, KJV). That’s a promise, but I don’t want to claim that promise for myself. However, there are many promises in the Bible we can cling to. God gave a promise to Abraham in Genesis 12:2-3: “And I…

“Remember the sabbath day, to keep it holy” (Exodus 20:8). It’s Sunday, a day in which most of us will spend time with other believers and worship God together. It’s a day each week when our pace slows somewhat, even if someone has little or no religious connection. One definition of the word Sabbath is intermission. It’s an interlude, a pause, before we pick up our daily tasks and move into another week of work and activity. What is so important about Sabbath that God included it in the Ten Commandments? He didn’t suggest it; He commanded us to observe this…

“The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand.” Psalm 37:23-24. No matter how long we have served the Lord, there are still times when we will find ourselves making mistakes and failing to do what the Lord wants us to do.  We need to remember that nothing we do changes God’s love for us.  He knows everything about our lives, and He has had a plan from the very beginning.  He knows the…