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Peter Ramsay

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Before His Birth in Bethlehem

By On December 11, 2019

Yes, Long Before! The Christmas story does not start in Bethlehem. Before ever there was the town of Bethlehem there was the One and Only Unique Son of God. The life of Christ did not commence in a crude farm stable. Christmas is all about the awesome wonder that the Eternal Son of God stepped into the span of time…

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Winning Your Next Battle

By On December 10, 2019

Maybe there wasn’t a Martins Licis in King Hezekiah’s day. Licis, also known as Dragon, is the Latvian-born American professional strongman who won the 2019 competition for the World’s Strongest Man. If you were nervous about the current state of things, you might be able to relax more if this 6’3″, 331lbs world champion had your back. But there are…

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By On December 3, 2019

Deborah, in Judges 4-5, was a powerful leader. She was one of the judges of Israel during a particularly dark period in their history. For twenty long years, Sisera and his 900 chariots of iron had mightily oppressed the children of Israel.  Deborah said enough was enough. “My name might mean sweet ‘honeybee’ but don’t kid yourself; I’m no pushover….

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Always with Love.  Never Without It.

By On November 26, 2019

The local church in Corinth had lots of potential but also lots of problems. It was a long letter the Apostle Paul had written to them. Did they convene a special weekend service to read aloud the long letter? If some worker or missionary was to write such a long letter today, we’d be restless by the time Chapter Two…

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Nehushtan – It Has to Go Too!

By On November 19, 2019

Did you ever have something you didn’t want to let go because of the memories attached to it? Obviously, there is nothing wrong with a keepsake. But occasionally there could be something not-so-good in my life, to which I secretly cling because of a memory; and, also because there’s a slight chance I might go down that road again. It…

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Evangelism Ideas for Christmas

By On November 12, 2019

What you are about to read was first sent out as a Bible Bite back in 2006. But each year it is being updated with new ideas. December is approaching quickly and you may need to order supplies and make some plans and preparations over the next couple of weeks. A real evangelistic opportunity awaits us all again. This is…

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Critical Choices under Intense Pressure

By On November 5, 2019

Perhaps you are in the thick of a famine right now. The leaves are withering before your eyes. The grass is turning brown. The ground is hard and cracking. The water level is at an all-time low. The wind is blowing, and the dry dust is swirling. It’s bleak and dismal. The freshness of your spiritual life is gone. Your…

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Failing Eyesight – Impaired Vision 

By On October 29, 2019

Do you still have 20/20 vision? Have you been to an optometrist lately? Perhaps you have been referred to an ophthalmologist for some specialized ‘eye’ attention. Those who once enjoyed clear vision, often talk about how frightening it was when their vision began to deteriorate – beyond the norm. How is your eyesight as you read this? Are you having…

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Busybodies and Butterflies or Meddlers and Meanderers

By On October 22, 2019

Some say they’re on overload with the business of others. It seems that few details of the lives of many are spared from public consumption.  Kissing a spouse, going shopping, having a blood test, seeing a raccoon or testing a new cure-all fragrance – and many other activities of daily living now seem like fodder for public consumption on social…