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

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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Why Three Years?

By Mike | August 19, 2017
Dry, arid conditions has ruined a planted crop.

When I first read 2 Samuel 21:1, I wondered, “Why did David wait three years to enquire of the LORD? Why didn’t he seek the LORD immediately?”

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7/30/18 – Isaiah 30:21

By Mike | July 30, 2018
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And thine ears shall hear a word behind thee, saying, This is the way, walk ye in it, when ye turn to the right hand, and when ye turn to the left. – Isaiah 30:21 (KJB)

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7/23/18 – Matthew 7:13-14

By Mike | July 23, 2018
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Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: {14} Because strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it. – Matthew 7:13-14 (KJB)

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