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Brief essays by Ken Westby and others on current events, biblical themes, social, moral, and political trends of concern and of prophetic importance.
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August 27, 2016 (Saturday)
"A Reality Prayer"
It would be hard to identify a more perfect attitude ior approaching God in prayer. One that acknowledges the foundational reality of everything. --Ken Westby & Noel Rude
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Is God Faithful to His Covenant - Noel Rude
How Many Covenants - Noel Rude
Christ and the Covenant - Noel Rude
The Handwriting in the Ordinances -Noel Rude
Notes on the May 28, 2016 Virtual Church - Noel Rude
In the Lord's Interest - Brian Knowles
The Serpent -Revisited- -Noel Rude
Concerning God's Name - Noel Rude
Previous VC Programs
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“Because You Prayed” – Ken Westby & Noel Rude
A Sabbath Message 8-13-2016 – Ken Westby
“Genesis One is Not an Account of Physical Creation” – Noel Rude
Noel Rudes Notes on the Virtual Church program, May 28, 2016
|יג וְזֹאת֙ שֵׁנִ֣ית תַּֽעֲשׂ֔וּ||13 And this have ye done again,|
|כַּסּ֤וֹת דִּמְעָה֙ אֶת־מִזְבַּ֣ח יְהוָ֔ה||covering the altar of the LORD with tears,|
|בְּכִ֖י וַֽאֲנָקָ֑ה||with weeping, and with crying out,|
|מֵאֵ֣ין ע֗וֹד פְּנוֹת֙ אֶל־הַמִּנְחָ֔ה||insomuch that he regardeth not the offering any more,|
|וְלָקַ֥חַת רָצ֖וֹן מִיֶּדְכֶֽם׃||or receiveth it with good will at your hand.|
|יד וַאֲמַרְתֶּ֖ם עַל־מָ֑ה||14Yet ye say, Wherefore?|
|עַ֡ל כִּי־יְהוָה֩ הֵעִ֨יד||Because the LORD hath been witness|
|בֵּינְךָ֜ וּבֵ֣ין ׀ אֵ֣שֶׁת נְעוּרֶ֗יךָ||between thee and the wife of thy youth,|
|אֲשֶׁ֤ר אַתָּה֙ בָּגַ֣דְתָּה בָּ֔הּ||against whom thou hast dealt treacherously:|
|וְהִ֥יא חֲבֶרְתְּךָ֖||yet is she thy companion,|
|וְאֵ֥שֶׁת בְּרִיתֶֽךָ׃||and the wife of thy covenant.|
|טו וְלֹא־אֶחָ֣ד עָשָׂ֗ה||15 And did not he make one?|
|וּשְׁאָ֥ר ר֙וּחַ֙ ל֔וֹ||Yet had he the residue of the spirit.|
|וּמָה֙ הָֽאֶחָ֔ד||And wherefore one?|
|מְבַקֵּ֖שׁ זֶ֣רַע אֱלֹהִ֑ים||That he might seek a godly seed.|
|וְנִשְׁמַרְתֶּם֙ בְּר֣וּחֲכֶ֔ם||Therefore take heed to your spirit,|
|וּבְאֵ֥שֶׁת נְעוּרֶ֖יךָ אַל־יִבְגֹּֽד׃||and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.|
|טז כִּֽי־שָׂנֵ֣א שַׁלַּ֗ח||16 For he hateth putting away:|
|אָמַ֤ר יְהוָה֙ אֱלֹהֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל||says the LORD, the God of Israel,|
|וְכִסָּ֤ה חָמָס֙ עַל־לְבוּשׁ֔וֹ||and him that covereth his garment with violence,|
|אָמַ֖ר יְהוָ֣ה צְבָא֑וֹת||saith the LORD of hosts:|
|וְנִשְׁמַרְתֶּ֥ם בְּרוּחֲכֶ֖ם||therefore take heed to your spirit,|
|וְלֹ֥א תִבְגֹּֽדוּ׃ ס||that ye deal not treacherously.|
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