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“Only a remnant of that seed remains of the original Christian Church.”

2020-05-06T17:40:34-04:00May 24, 2020|Book Quotes|

“Only a remnant of that seed remains of the original Christian Church.”  TEXT: Chapter 10, Page 99 – Okay, let’s look for more pieces to this particular part of the puzzle. Turn to Revelation 12, the next gap in the Slinky, the Third Interlude that John inserts in his story. John stops in his narrative [...]

“What’s the biggest help you can have when doing a jigsaw puzzle? The picture on the box.”

2020-05-06T17:38:09-04:00May 10, 2020|Book Quotes|

“What’s the biggest help you can have when doing a jigsaw puzzle? The picture on the box.”  TEXT: Chapter 10, Page 93 – Do you like to do puzzles – jigsaw puzzles? For the sake of my discussion, I’m going to assume that you do, so I will ask: Where do you start on a [...]

“These people were to make known the Creator god of Heaven to the world. These people had been given a job to do, but they weren’t doing it.”

2019-12-28T15:02:35-05:00April 26, 2020|Book Quotes|

“These people were to make known the Creator god of Heaven to the world. These people had been given a job to do, but they weren’t doing it.”  TEXT: Chapter 10, Page 93 – Then Elijah appeared over the crown of the mountain. As he came down the mountain, he did not approach the king [...]

“What makes us think we are so special? Aren’t we being a little arrogant?”

2020-04-24T20:37:56-04:00April 12, 2020|Book Quotes|

“What makes us think we are so special? Aren’t we being a little arrogant?” TEXT: Chapter 10, Page 92 – I’m going to take all that we have studied thus far, all that the Bible says pertaining to all seriously seeking Christians, and apply it specifically to Seventh-day Adventist Christians.  Fair enough, you say.  But [...]

“Sanctification is the Holy Spirit’s work of retraining the human heart to choose a different set of values.”

2019-12-28T14:56:28-05:00March 29, 2020|Book Quotes|

  “Sanctification is the Holy Spirit’s work of retraining the human heart to choose a different set of values.” TEXT: Chapter 9, Page 89 – Steward, look around you. Look at who is nearest and dearest to you – your blood family and your church family. Look at where you live, what you have in your [...]

“This is what makes a steward faithful – he trusts in his master.”

2019-12-28T14:54:15-05:00March 15, 2020|Book Quotes|

“This is what makes a steward faithful – he trusts in his master.”  TEXT: Chapter 9, Page 88 – During His conversation with His disciples at the Last Supper, Jesus assured them, “I will come again” (John 14:3). Just a short time later under the light of the full moon shining on the Mount of [...]

““Pleasing” does not mean bowing and scraping. It doesn’t mean struggling to be good. “Pleasing” means “walking with God.””

2019-12-28T14:51:42-05:00March 1, 2020|Book Quotes|

 ““Pleasing” does not mean bowing and scraping. It doesn’t mean struggling to be good. “Pleasing” means “walking with God.”” TEXT: Chapter 9, Page 87 – What is the most important characteristic of a steward? Let’s look at Matthew 25:21, “Well done, good and faithful slave” (italics supplied). The most important characteristic of a steward is [...]

“In today’s language, a steward is a manager.”

2019-12-28T14:47:57-05:00February 16, 2020|Book Quotes|

 “In today’s language, a steward is a manager.” TEXT: Chapter 9, Page 86 – Eliezer is one of the Bible’s best examples of a steward – in handling all that Abraham possesses – including the promise God has given to Abraham. By praying, being persistent, and arguing persuasively, Eliezer is a faithful steward. But what, [...]

“God is preparing His People to be Priests to a world in chaos.”

2019-12-28T14:40:13-05:00February 2, 2020|Book Quotes|

 “God is preparing His People to be Priests to a world in chaos.” TEXT: Chapter 8, Page 83 – Imagine the End Time world where all the clear-thinking, godly pastors – both Seventh-day Adventist and non-Seventh-day Adventist – are either dead or in jail. (They are the obvious first targets – always have been – [...]

“This is the closest you will ever be to God – when you are interceding for someone else.”

2019-12-28T14:37:53-05:00January 19, 2020|Book Quotes|

“This is the closest you will ever be to God – when you are interceding for someone else.” TEXT: Chapter 8, Page 80 – And now we come to the third piece of furniture. Do you remember which it is from our tour? Very good. It’s the altar of incense that’s described in Exodus 30. [...]