But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works. – Psalms 73:28

As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. – Psalms 42:1

Christ never was intended by God to secure men in their unrighteousness, but to save them from it. – William Gurnall

Unto thee lift I up mine eyes, O thou that dwellest in the heavens.   Psalms 123:1

The Obedience of the Son

By Mike | August 29, 2018
The Gethsemane Olive Orchard, Garden located at the foot of the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem, Israel.

In Hebrews Chapter 5 we are told how Jesus learned obedience “by the things which he suffered”. This is how he became “the author of eternal salvation to all them that obey him”.

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A Certain Man

By Mike | March 6, 2018
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And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him. – Luke 15:20 (KJB)

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New Look for Close to Jesus!

By Mike | February 3, 2018
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Close to Jesus has a new look and feel.  The latest version of the website has been in development for several weeks and now provides the content with a fresh interface, but most importantly it now works on mobile devices. Other updates include placing the Monday Memory Verse posts in their own section and a new Free Bible form that includes fields for address information.

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What would you do for a Bible?

By Mike | September 9, 2017
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We recently watched a video titled: “RISKING HIS LIFE FOR A BIBLE!” It’s about a man named Bounchan who was imprisoned in Laos for spreading the Christian faith.

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Monday Memory Verse Review – 9/17/18

By Mike | September 17, 2018

If you have stuck with this for the past four weeks, you should have memorized four new passages of scripture. Congratulations! This week is review week.

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8/27/18 – John 14:6

By Mike | August 27, 2018
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Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. – John 14:6 (KJB)

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