White like Snow
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March 14 | Isaiah 1:18 ““Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool.” (Isaiah 1:18, ESV) Every winter in Central Pennsylvania, we get the white…

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What Was Job’s Sin

In the Book of Job, what is Job's sin? What is the point of Job's prophecy? Is Job righteous or unrighteous? How does this text apply today and always? Job’s only sin was the friends he chose, the company he kept. I say that in jest. The Bible records at…

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Praying to God in James

Is James 5:13 basically saying that nothing is too difficult for the Lord to handle? In a sense, yes. But this verse and the following ones show that we can communicate with God no matter the situation. If people are suffering in trial, pain, and persecution, they can cry out…

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The War Raging Within

Image by Defence-Imagery from Pixabay When I talk about holy living, I often hear saints say, “You talk an awful lot about victory over sin but what about the flesh that we are constantly fighting?” I want to be careful not to minimize the battle we face. On the one…

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Sin, An Alien Among Us
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Photo by Mika Brandt on Unsplash Have you ever noticed all the personification in the Bible? Personification is a literary device authors use to give human traits to inhuman things. Sin is an interesting example. It’s viewed in several passages almost like a force or a master. Especially Paul treats…

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