Today’s Devotional – January 26th: (Arcturus, the Star That Wise Men Follow, Part 4: “Study, Study Study!!!”)

By admin On January 16th, 2021

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Today’s Devotional – January 26th

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Arcturus, the Star That Wise Men Follow, Part 4:

Study, Study, Study!!!

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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:%22However_pressing_his_duties_STM2-c_James_Lee_Frazer_always_finds_time_to_read_a_few_chapters_from_his_Bible_each_day._I_-_NARA_-_520675.jpg“Blessed is the man that walketh not

in the counsel of the ungodly…

But his delight is in the law of the LORD;

and in His law doth he meditate day and night.

Psalm 1:1, 2 

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However pressing his duties STM2-c James Lee Frazer always finds time to read a few chapters from his Bible each day. I – NARA – 520675 – Wikimedia – Public Domain

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https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Texting_closeup.jpgIt’s rather amazing what Internet has done to decrease the tolerance for reading, especially for the young.

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After all, you would think that these devices, which require one to often read some info, would only INcrease our tolerance, not DEcrease!

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Girl Texting – Wikimedia – Creative Commons 2.0

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Martin,_John_-_Satan_presiding_at_the_Infernal_Council_-_1824.JPG“…and the cities of the nations fell…”

Revelation 16:19

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But of course, Satan is no dummy! He knows how to destroy a society, along with the souls of the men, women, and children therein!

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And he has created this very alluring antichrist-world-system with the express intent to distract, deter, and mislead the children of men from ever engaging in meaningful Bible study/contemplation!

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Satan presiding at the Infernal Council – Wikipedia – US Public Domain

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Starry_Night_at_La_Silla.jpgTHE HEAVENS DECLARE? 

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These two websites (www.theheavensdeclare.net & www.devouringfire.com) have a lot of information on each article. And one might complain that they are too long.

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But are they? Are they too long? Or maybe, the actual problem is that we are simply just too distracted?

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ABOVE PICTURE – Starry Night at La Silla – cropped – Wikimedia – Share-Alike license

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http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Paul_raiseth_Eutychus_to_life.jpg“when the disciples came together…Paul preached unto them…and continued his speech until midnight…and talked a long while, even till break of day”

Acts 20:7

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The Apostle, Paul, conducted at least one Bible study, which lasted perhaps for a good part of a 24-hour period…maybe for 10 or more hours! (See Acts 20:7-11)

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And if Bible study was that important way back then, how much more should we be devoting time in this momentous hour in which we now find ourselves! We are standing on the very threshold of eternity! And the dark forces of evil are now enclosing around us on every side! We have not a moment to lose! 

Paul raiseth Eutychus to life – Wikipedia – Public Domain

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AN ARDUOUS TASK

Brooklyn Museum - The Magi Journeying James Tissot - US public domain

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We must also keep in mind, that the wise men of old, after spending countless hours searching the Scriptures, to see just exactly what and who those prophecies were pointing to, traveled through the deserts hundreds of miles to find the Messiah.

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All told, those wise men no doubt spent several years on this quest to find the long-awaited Messiah, from the time they first began searching the Scriptures till the time they returned home from their quest to see the Messiah in person!

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Brooklyn Museum – The Magi Journeying – James Tissot – US Public Domain

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AM I A WISE MAN?

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And so, am I willing to spend months praying and searching out this message, in light of God’s Word, to see if this message is the real thing?http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:USMC-06831.jpg

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In other words, are we truly the end-time fulfillment of those wise-men of old?

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And as such, are we willing to put out the same effort that those wise men of old put out, to discover the truth?

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And with this message, we don’t even have to travel hundreds of miles!

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But to really understand this message, does take a great deal of effort.

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But wise men don’t mind that!

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After all, isn’t that the stuff that wise men are made of? 

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USMC – Prayer before Bible study – Wikimedia – public domain

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http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:USMC-06831.jpg“I have esteemed the Words of His mouth more than my necessary food”

Job 23:12

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And so, the message for today…and for every day following, is to study, study, study!!!

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And continuously contemplate God’s wonderful Word of Life through our each and every remaining day!

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As a matter of fact, there is enough material in this website to keep one’s mind upon God’s soul-saving, life-giving Word all through the day!

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And isn’t that exactly what we should be concentrating our thoughts upon?

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And God has graciously given this end-time message to help God’s people to complete our upward, Heaven-ward exodus out of this dark and doomed world!

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So, we have our marching orders! Let’s not be derelict in our duty!

USMC – Prayer before Bible study – Wikimedia – Public Domain

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TO READ PART 5, CLICK HERE…Daily Devotional, Year 4 – May 7 (Arcturus, The Star That Wise Men Follow, Part 5: “The Walk To Emmaus in Today’s World”)

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http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ebenezer_Newman_Downard_Morning_prayer_1860-61.jpgTODAY’S PRAYER…

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Dear Lord, Help me to hide Thy Word in my heart with all Thy Great and precious promises, and let me not become complacent in these last hours… 

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Morning Prayers – Ebenezer Newman – Downard – 1860 – Wikipedia – Public Domain

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READ MORE…

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To explore deeper into this subject, please read…Year 4: May 30 (How To Breeze Through the Coming Crisis! Part 9: “Three Rules for Constant Victory!”) , or you can also read this next devotional…Year 2 – JUNE 26 (Eating Like A Bird!)

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THE END

.Soldiers of the Cross - Armor-Up!

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TODAY’S FEATURED HEAVENLY SIGN

Info & pics of constellations on this site from Wikipedia & International Astronomical Union (click here)

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LOCATING ARCTURUS…

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An easy way to find Arcturus is to follow the arc of the handle of the Big Dipper, in the spring through fall (these are the months in which Arcturus is visible).

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SUMMER CONSTELLATIONS: (Sketch to right: constellations span the heavens (Ark in south, 7 Stars in north), and travel from east to west through the night.

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This sketch is of the Summer Constellations as they appear when in the western half of the night sky. The box-like constellation is the The Ark of the Covenant (AKA Sagittarius) is in the south. To the right is both the Flower of the Field Constellation (AKA Scorpius) and the The Cross/Scepter Constellations. Further to the north is the Crown of Revelation Twelve (AKA Corona Borealis Constellation) and the star, Arcturus. Farthest to the north is the 7 Stars Constellation (AKA The Big Dipper )

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READ MORE…

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To explore deeper into this subject, please read… “Arcturus (the star that wise-men follow!)”

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Generic_Cola_Can_Jewel.jpgTOMORROW…

January 27th (It’s a Brand-X World)

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