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Moderation in Everything…except Moderation!

Moderation in everything…except moderation, that must be exercised extremely! Isn’t that the implication of the first half of the statement? Makes you wonder if it is true or useful…

Compassion for the Lost

This is Michael Coughlin’s presentation at the first ever Psalm 117 Mini Conference held at Berean Baptist Church in Pickerington, OH. This conference was a preparation time of fellowship, teaching, prayer and strategy for our first leg of The Biggest Project. Our task: To distribute 2,500 The Biggest Question DVD’s at the Susan G. Komen […]

3 John 1:4

3 John 4 – I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth. What is truth? (John 18:38) If we are looking for a scriptural basis for the answer to this question (and, by the way, we are), then my mind immediately takes me to John 17:17: ‘Sanctify them in […]

Leviticus 19:2 – Be Holy

Leviticus is not an easy book for many to read. It seems to confuse a lot of people. I recommend taking it slowly and understanding the context. Always keep in mind that the Old Testament is pointing forward to the cross and your understanding should increase.

I find it to be an amazing account that God commands all men to be holy. Sure, this was written to the children of Israel, but I’ve been told by people who’ve taught me that when God repeats himself we should listen. Peter provides for us an example of this in his first letter.

Joshua 1:9

Joshua 1:9 Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid; neither be though dismayed; for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest. Let’s start with a little background on Joshua. He is an Old Testament saint who was appointed by God, through Moses, to take […]

Proverbs 27:1-2

Proverbs 27:1-2 Boast not thyself of tomorrow, for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth. Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth, a stranger, not thine own lips. Looking at Proverbs 27 is an excellent way to study the Bible! Although this is true of the entire content of God’s […]

Am I a hypocrite? Was I ever?

Let’s begin by defining the word “hypocrite.” I’ll use the www.m-w.com definition stated below: Function: noun Etymology: Middle English ypocrite, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin hypocrita, from Greek hypokrit─ôs actor, hypocrite, from hypokrinesthai Date: 13th century 1 : a person who puts on a false appearance of virtue or religion 2 : a person who […]