Donald Karnes – Unmixed Seed

“Thou shalt not sow thy vineyard with divers seeds!” – The law of the Word! “Thou shalt not plow with an ox and ass together!” – The law of the Work! “Thou shalt not wear a garment of diverse sorts, as wool and linen together!” – The law of Worth! Paul wrote, “All Scripture is … Read more

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Donald Karnes – Two Creations

There are two creations mentioned in the Bible. In Genesis 1, we read of the Natural and in John 1, we read of the Spiritual. God set aside the Sabbath day in honor of the natural creation. The new Creation is given to us in Jesus, and the first day of the week is set … Read more

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Donald Karnes – Two Altars

Two altars of service before the believer stand: The one for a Holy and useful life, an “offering made with hands,” The other for prayer and praise, for “time that is set apart”, To bow at His feet in communion sweet, “an offering of the heart.” We need to witness for God and to serve … Read more

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Donald Karnes – True Riches

Luke 16:11 speaks of the “unrighteous mammon and the true riches.” Faithfulness in use of the unrighteous mammon, is the way “true riches” are committed to our trust. We are to “make to yourselves friends of the mammon of unrighteousness.” An important lesson in life is to learn the “use and purpose of money.” James … Read more

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Donald Karnes – The Second Watch – North Africa

There is a second watch in every Christian-life, in preacher-life, and family-life: a long, lonely period at the dead of night. The first watch is in the evening. It has a glow of sunset, the mystery of twilight. The evening star appears. A hush gathers. Sunset memories linger. One would like to always keep the … Read more

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Donald Karnes – The End of Times

I liked history when in school, and teachers’ college. Now it serves well to have some knowledge of history. I see things in the Bible confirmed by history! Events now happening in the Middle East point to the fulfillment of Scriptures. Zechariah 14 tells of all nations gathered against Jerusalem. That condition exists right now. … Read more

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Donald Karnes – Romans 14

A marvelous chapter! It deals with the “gray-area” not explicitly covered. We find here at least 7 “guide-lines” to help us make this personal decision. We are not under law but grace! Liberty is not License! No hard and fast rules can be made for eat and drink, wear, and work and how to spend … Read more

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Donald Karnes – Resurrection – Bird Nest – Morocco – 2011

One of my companions in Morocco spoke of seeing some bird-shells and a nest under a tree. He felt sad thinking some bird of prey had destroyed the nest; then looking up he saw 6 little birds sitting in a row on a branch of that same tree. A feeling of delight came over him. … Read more

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Donald Karnes – Mystery of God 2006

Revelation 10:7 – “But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he sounds the mystery of God should be finished, as he hath declared to his servant the prophets.” John is definite: He reports, “In the days,” not in the day. The “finish” covers a space of time. God’s ultimate purpose … Read more

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Donald Karnes – Matthew 19, If Thou Wouldst be Perfect

This chapter deals with Perfection, directing our vision towards God’s standard. We need this perfect standard to go by; this perfect model to follow, a perfect way, marked out for us; a perfect will, and a perfect work to do. Here Jesus gave the perfect standard for the human family: the PERFECT UNION: “they twain … Read more

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