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Take Heed - Article
Henry M. Morris, Ph.D. - them began to say, Take heed lest any man deceive you” (Mark 13:5). In the account of Christ’s great prophetic discourse on the Mount of Olives, as recorded in Mark chapter 13, the Lord Jesus warns us no less than four times to...
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 “home-town 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...
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