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Tuesday, September 6, 2022
September 6th, 2022
           We know Luke in two ways—as a physician and as a Scripture writer.  He was inspired by the Holy Spirit to write the gospel known by his name and the book of Acts.  Indeed, some people consi...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, August 2, 2022
August 2nd, 2022
           Isaiah is the first of the Bible’s major prophets.  It is a long book that spans sixty-six chapters.  He was generally regarded as the greatest among the Old Testament prophets.  He gave a ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, July 14, 2022
July 14th, 2022
            Ezra offered leadership to Judah near the end of the Babylonian exile and in the days that followed.  The book that carries his name is ten chapters long and details the rebuilding of the ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, July 13, 2022
July 13th, 2022
             II Chronicles is a continuation of Old Testament history.  Most of Judah’s kings were idolatrous and wicked and led the nation on a course of spiritual ruin and depravity.  One exception ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, July 12, 2022
July 12th, 2022
            I Chronicles is another history book in the Old Testament.  It is considered by many to be a historical supplement to I and II Samuel and I and II Kings.  I and II Chronicles tend to focus...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, July 11, 2022
July 11th, 2022
             II Kings continues with the history of ancient Israel and Judah.  It continues to record the events of the various kings all the way up to Judah’s exile in Babylon.  In II Kings 5, we fin...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, July 7, 2022
July 7th, 2022
            I Kings is a book of history in the Old Testament.  At the beginning, David is nearing his death and preparing to hand off the throne to Solomon.  One of Solomon’s crowning achievements (a...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, June 27, 2022
June 27th, 2022
             Deuteronomy is the fifth book of the Bible and the last of the five books that are traditionally ascribed to the collection called “the books of Moses.”  The name Deuteronomy means “secon...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, November 25, 2021
November 23rd, 2021
Happy Thanksgiving to you!  A long time ago, in 1789, President George Washington issued a proclamation designating November 26 as a day for giving thanks.  The text of his proclamation is below, prov...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss

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