Jezreel

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"And the Lord said unto him, Call his name Jezreel; for yet a little while, and I will avenge the blood of Jezreel upon the house of Jehu, and will cause to cease the kingdom of the house of Israel" Hos 1:4

Jezreel - God sows, scatters
Atrocity - Blood of Jezreel (Hos 1:4)
Avenging - Valley of Jezreel (Hos 1:5)
Accord - Day of Jezreel (Hos 1:11)

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Be Thou Clean

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"And it came to pass, when He was in a certain city, behold a man full of leprosy: who seeing Jesus fell on his face, and besought Him, saying, Lord, if Thou wilt, Thou canst make me clean. And He put forth His hand, and touched him, saying, I will: be thou clean. And immediately the leprosy departed from him." Luke 5:12-13

Condition - a man full of leprosy
Coming - who seeing Jesus
Contrition - fell on his face
Call - and besought Him, saying
Consent - Lord, if Thou wilt
Capability - Thou canst make me clean
Charity - and He put forth His hand
Contact - and touched him
Compassion - saying, I will
Command - be thou clean
Consequent - And immediately
Cleansing - the leprosy departed from him

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Riches in Ephesians

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Eph 1:7, 2:7 Grace - riches of His grace
Eph 1:18, 3:16 Glory - riches of the glory
Eph 2:4 Goodwill - Who is rich in mercy
Eph 3:8 Gospel - unsearchable riches of Christ

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Riches in Romans

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Rom 2:4 His Goodness
Rom 9:23 His Glory
Rom 11:12a The Globe
Rom 11:12b The Gentiles
Rom 11:33 His Greatness

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My Servant Shall Deal Prudently

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"Behold, My Servant shall deal prudently; He shall be exalted and be lifted up, and be very high.  As many were astonished at Thee -- His visage was so marred more than any man, and His form more than the children of men  -- so shall He astonish many nations; kings shall shut their mouths at Him: for what had not been told them shall they see, and what they had not heard shall they consider." Isa 52:13-15 DARBY

A Behold, My Servant shall deal prudently
A He shall be exalted
B   and extolled
C    and be very high
D     As many were astonied at Thee
X      His visage was so marred more than any man
X      and His form more than the sons of men
D     So shall He sprinkle many nations
C    the kings shall shut their mouths at Him
B   for that which had not been told them shall they see
A and that which they had not heard shall they consider

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Balaam Part 3

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Num 31:16 Counsel of Balaam - Wickedness of Immorality
2Pet 2:15 Way of Balaam - Wages of Iniquity
Jude 1:11 Error of Balaam - Willfulness of Insubordination
Rev 2:14 Doctrine of Balaam - Wiles of Idolatry

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Lord's Comfort to Paul

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"And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as thou hast testified of Me in Jerusalem, so must thou bear witness also at Rome" Acts 23:11

The Lord stands with us - stood by him
The Lord speaks to us - and said
The Lord supports us - Be of good cheer
The Lord sanctions us - as thou hast testified
The Lord summons us - so must thou bear witness

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Come unto Me Part 2

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"Come unto Me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest." Matt 11:28

Distance - Come
Direction - unto
Distinction - Me
Debtors - all ye
Drained - that labour
Distress - and are heavy laden
Deliverance - and I will give you
Delight - rest

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New Things

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New Creation (2Cor 5:17, Gal 6:15)
New Covenant (Matt 26:28, Mark 14:24, Luke 22:20, 1Cor 11:25, Heb 8:8, 12:24)
New Constitution (Eph 2:15, 4:24, Col 3:10)
New Character (Rev 2:17)
New Course (Heb 10:20)
New Communication (Mark 16:17)
New Commandment (John 13:34, 1John 2:8)
New Chorus (Rev 5:9, 14:3)
New City (Rev 3:12, 21:2)
New Cosmos (2Pet 3:13, Rev 21:1)

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Seven Pillars of Assembly Testimony

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"Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.  And they continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers" Acts 2:41-42

Pillar of Sound Conversion - they that gladly received his word
Pillar of Symbolic Confession - were baptized
Pillar of Sincere Commendation - were added unto them
Pillar of Saintly Conduct - continued stedfastly in the apostles' doctrine
Pillar of Sweet Companionship - fellowship
Pillar of Solemn Commemoration - breaking of bread
Pillar of Sacred Communion - prayers

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Gathering unto His Name Part 2

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"For where two or three are gathered together in My name, there am I in the midst of them." Matthew 18:20

Place - for where
Pilgrims - two or three
Purposeare gathered
Partnershiptogether
Preeminence in My name
Pattern  there
Presence - am I
Promise - in the midst
Privilege - of them

TACS

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Balaam Part 2

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Num 31:16 Counsel of Balaam - Malice of Curse
2Pet 2:15 Way of Balaam - Madness of Covetousness
Jude 1:11 Error of Balaam - Mercenary of Corruption
Rev 2:14 Doctrine of Balaam - Methods of Confusion

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The First and the Last

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Isaiah 41:4 - He Called and Controls
Isaiah 44:6 - He Called and Consoles
Isaiah 48:12 - He Called and Creates

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Pyramids of the Scripture Part 7

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"But rejoice, inasmuch as ye are partakers of Christ's sufferings; that, when his glory shall be revealed, ye may be glad also with exceeding joy" 1 Peter 4:13

ye may be glad
ye may be glad also with joy
ye may be glad also with exceeding joy 

Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6.

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These Things

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2Pet 1:8 These Things and Bountifulness
2Pet 1:9 These Things and Blindness
2Pet 1:10 These Things are the Blessings
2Pet 1:12 These Things are the Basics

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Holy Garments

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"He shall put on the holy linen coat, and he shall have the linen breeches upon his flesh, and shall be girded with a linen girdle, and with the linen mitre shall he be attired: these are holy garments" Lev 16:4

Linen Coat - "sin apart" Heb 4:15 DARBY
Linen Breeches - "in Him is no sin" 1John 3:5
Linen Girdle - "He did no sin" 1Peter 2:22
Linen Mitre - "He knew no sin" 2Cor 5:21

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Brief Outline of Acts 23

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Acts 23:1-11 Paul and the Council
- Address (Acts 23:1)
- Assault (Acts 23:2)
- Anger (Acts 23:3-4)
- Apology (Acts 23:5)
- Assertion (Acts 23:6)
- Argument (Acts 23:7-9)
- Assistance (Acts 23:10)
- Assurance (Acts 23:11)

Acts 23:12-22 Paul and the Conspiracy
- Plot Devised (Acts 23:12-15)
- Plot Discovered (Acts 23:16-18)
- Plot Disclosed (Acts 23:19-22)

Acts 23:23-35 Paul and the Corps
- Contingent (Acts 23:23-24)
- Communication (Acts 23:25-30)
- Conveyance (Acts 23:31-33)
- Confinement (Acts 23:34-35)

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Balaam

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Num 31:16 Counsel of Balaam - Cause of Trespass in Shittim
2Pet 2:15 Way of Balaam - Craving of Treasure in Subtlety
Jude 1:11 Error of Balaam - Corruption of Truth for Stipend
Rev 2:14 Doctrine of Balaam - Craftiness of Teaching unto Subversion

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Use of the Law for the Lawless

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"But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully; Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers, For whoremongers, for them that defile themselves with mankind, for menstealers, for liars, for perjured persons, and if there be any other thing that is contrary to sound doctrine" 1 Tim 1:8-10

Defiance - lawless
Disobedience - disobedient
Disrespect - ungodly
Depravity - sinners
Defilement - unholy
Desecration - profane
Despiser - murderers of fathers ... mothers
Destruction - manslayers
Decadence - whoremongers
Deviator - defile themselves with mankind
Despoiler - menstealers
Dishonesty - liars
Defamation - perjured persons

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Pyramids of the Scripture Part 6

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"Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust" 2 Pet 1:4

promises
precious promises
great and precious promises
exceeding great and precious promises

Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5.

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Young Man in Acts

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Acts 7:58 Hostility of Arrogance
Acts 20:9 Hindrance to the Assembly
Acts 23:17,18,22 Help to the Apostle

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Brief Outline of Acts 22

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Acts 22:1-21 Address of Paul
- Credentials as a Jew (Acts 22:1-5)
- Conversion (Acts 22:6-11)
- Confirmation (Acts 22:12-16)
- Commission in Jerusalem (Acts 22:17-21)

Acts 22:22-30 Animosity against Paul
- Tantrums of the Crowd (Acts 22:22-23)
- Threat of the Commander (Acts 22:24-30)

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Armour of God

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"Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.  Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness; And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace; Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.  And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God"  Eph 6:13-17

Belt - having your loins girt about with truth
Breastplate - having on the breastplate of righteousness
Boots - your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace
Buckler - taking the shield of faith
Burgonet - take the helmet of salvation
Blade - the sword of the Spirit

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Feasts of the Lord

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"And Moses declared unto the children of Israel the feasts of the Lord." Lev 23:44

Passover - Redemption by Christ
Feast of Unleavened Bread - Righteousness of Saints
Feast of Firstfruits - Resurrection of Christ
Feast of Weeks - Residence by the Spirit
Feast of Trumpets - Return of Christ
Day of Atonement - Regathering of Israel
Feast of Tabernacles - Reign of Christ 
Sabbath - Rest for God's People

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Days in Peter's Epistles (1000th Post)

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1Pet 2:12 Day of Visitation
2Pet 1:19 Day of Virtue
2Pet 2:8 Day of Vexation
2Pet 2:9,3:7 Day of Verdict
2Pet 2:13 Day of Villainy
2Pet 3:10 Day of Vengeance
2Pet 3:12 Day of Victory

This marks the 1000th post of this blog.  The author didn't think this blog can go this far.  He is grateful to the Lord for spiritual insights to the Word of God.  Many brethren, preachers and writers have directly or indirectly contributed to the posts, for which the author is thankful. A hearty "thank you" to all readers for your visits, responses and encouraging comments.

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The Cross in Luke

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Luke 9:23 Cross of Denial
Luke 14:27 Cross of Discipleship
Luke 23:26 Cross of Duty

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