This Week's Focus Passage

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This Week’s Focus Passage: Isaiah ‘For this is as the waters of Noah unto me.’

This Week's Focus Passage: Isaiah 'For this is as the waters of Noah unto me.' We are not able to refrain, or forbear, from setting this blessed promise before our eyes and hearts in all its fullness, as contained in Isaiah 54:9-10: For this is as the waters of Noah unto me; for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah shall no more go over the earth, so have I sworn th...

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This Week’s Focus Passage: Hebrews 11:1 ‘Now faith is assurance of things hoped for, a conviction of

This Week's Focus Passage: Hebrews 11:1 'Now faith is assurance of things hoped for, a conviction of things not seen.' The above is an inspired definition of 'what faith is, and what it does.' Assurance and conviction are among the answers to the question of what faith is in the heart of the individual having experienced the new birth. For it is a gift granted at the ...

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This Week’s Focus Passage: Proverbs 22:6 ‘Train up a child in the way he should go.’

This Week's Focus Passage: Proverbs 22:6 'Train up a child in the way he should go.' One of the best known passages, or verses, from the Holy Word of God, is this verse six of the twenty-second chapter of the book of Proverbs where we find this exhortation, or instruction, from this book. The fullness, the completeness, of this fascinating verse, is stated here: Tra...

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This Week’s Focus Passage: Hebrews 1:1 ‘God having of old time spoken unto the fathers in the prophe

This Week's Focus Passage: Hebrews 1:1 'God having of old time spoken unto the fathers in the prophets.' God having of old time spoken unto the fathers in the prophets by divers portions and in divers manners, hath at the end of these days spoken unto us in the Son, whom he appointed heir of all things The author of this book of Hebrews, or, the preacher of this ...

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This Week’s Focus Passage: Esther 6:1ff. ‘On that night could not the king sleep.’

This Week's Focus Passage: Esther 6:1ff. 'On that night could not the king sleep.' We are able and blessed to witness, in the book of Esther, a remarkable account of God's Providence in the lives and history of His people, and their nation. The book of Esther, a book which perhaps does not get the attention it might, has not been the subject of a great many commentari...

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This Week’s Focus Passage: 2 Timothy 3:16-17 ‘That the man of God may be complete, furnished complet

This Week's Focus Passage: 2 Timothy 3:16-17 'That the man of God may be complete, furnished completely.' It would seem that one great end for which God gave His people the Holy Scriptures is that they would not want, or lack, any good thing. Paul informs Timothy and ourselves of this blessed reality when he relates not only that the Scriptures are the very Word of th...

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This Week’s Focus Passage: Ezra 10:10 ‘Ye have trespassed, and have married foreign women.’

This Week's Focus Passage: Ezra 10:10 'Ye have trespassed, and have married foreign women.' What a bane it was upon the house of Israel that many that many of that separated nation, God's chosen people, violated the express commands of Jehovah their God and took unto themselves 'foreign' wives. Is this not a bane upon the church of Jesus Christ in our day as well? May...

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This Week’s Focus Passage: Proverbs 8:22-31 ‘When He established the heavens, I was there.’

This Week's Focus Passage: Proverbs 8:22-31 'When He established the heavens, I was there.' The eighth chapter of the book of Proverbs contains one of the most glorious passages in the Word of God. It has often been spoken of in a connection with the even better known prologue of John's gospel, John 1:1-5. That prologue is well worth an often repeated thoughtful readi...

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This Week’s Focus Passage: Luke 12:49 ‘I came to cast fire upon the earth; and what do I desire, if

This Week's Focus Passage: Luke 12:49 'I came to cast fire upon the earth; and what do I desire, if it is already kindled.' These rather striking, or at least startling, words spoken by Jesus Himself, when He said, verses 49 through 53, of Luke's gospel account, of His strange works: I came to cast fire upon the earth; and what do I desire if it is already kindled? B...

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Psalm 149:1 ‘Sing unto Jehovah a new song, and his praise in the assembly of his saints.’

This Week's Focus Passage: Psalm 149:1 'Sing unto Jehovah a new song, and his praise in the assembly of his saints.' What has God the Holy Spirit indited for us here in His Word, when He has called us toSing unto Jehovah a new song?Is this 'new song,' to be something of our own devising; from our own brains, rather than something written through the inspiration of God...

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