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Rejection At Home - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... country, and among his own kin, and in his own house” (Mark 6:4). A town will give great honor to a “hometown boy” if he makes good in athletics or the entertainment world. But if he becomes known as an influential...
Contentment - Article
John D. Morris, Ph.D. - warn against riches and their pursuit: Matthew 6:19–21; Mark 4:19; I Timothy 6:6–19; etc. God may bring riches our way as a gift of His grace, but if He does, such resources should be used properly, all the while maintaining a...
Mark 13:5: Take heed - Study Note
... is important not to: (1) be a victim of religious deception (Mark 13:5); (2) be discouraged because of persecution (Mark 13:9); (3) be impressed with “signs and wonders” (Mark 13:23); and (4) attempt to “set dates” for...
Mark 1:0: Introduction - Study Note
... to Mark John Mark, son of Mary (Acts 12:12), has been universally recognized from the beginning as the author of the second gospel. He was a relative of Barnabas (Colossians 4:10), and very likely a close associate of Peter (I Peter...
Ephesians 5:5-7 - Article
Tom Manning - ... as a focus instead of God. It ranks with the worst sins (Mark 7:22; Rom. 1:29). Our Lord especially warns against it (Luke 12:15), as does St. Paul (Ephesians 5:3, etc.). A man may be covetous, eager to obtain money, and not avaricious or...
Luke 4:24: his own country - Study Note
... “did not many mighty works there” at Nazareth (Mark 6:6; Matthew 13:58). It is noteworthy that this principle is recorded in all four gospels (Matthew 13:57; Mark 6:4; Luke 4:24; John...
Acts 13:5: in the synagogues - Study Note
... official missionary journey, Paul and Barnabas, with John Mark as their attendant, sailed to the island of Cyprus and its east-coast city, Salamis. The Greek word for “minister” here is understood by some authorities to mean that...
Make Your Calling Sure - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - ... could still say (and so should we), “I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 3:14). We need, first of all, to make our “calling and election sure.”...
Ephesians 5:5 - Article
Tom Manning - ... · et · ous def. 1: (One who is) marked by inordinate desire for wealth or possessions or for another's possessions. (God's possessions—note added.) def. 2: Having a craving for possessions (or power). In · or...
Victory Over the Wicked - Article
Henry M. Morris III, D.Min. - ... forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 3:13-14). Once again, the warning and command for us is to not focus on the circumstances of the...
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