Monthly Archives: August 2012

Less is more

RE Verse reading–Acts 1:1-8 (day five)  “So when they had come together, they were asking Him, saying, ‘Lord, is it at this time You are restoring the kingdom to Israel?’  He said to them, ‘It is not for you to … Continue reading

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Ongoing work

RE Verse reading–Acts 1:1-8 (day four)  “The first account (was) about all that Jesus began to do and teach, until the day when He was taken up to heaven” (vs 1-2)  It is a uniquely Christian perspective.  When we gather for worship … Continue reading

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By the Holy Spirit

RE Verse reading–Acts 1:1-8 (day three)  “The first account (was) about all that Jesus began to do and teach until the day when He was taken up to heaven, after He had by the Holy Spirit given orders to the … Continue reading

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Christ is no criminal

RE Verse reading–Acts 1:1-8 (day two)  “Lord, (are you) restoring the kingdom to Israel?. . .You shall be my witnesss both in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth”  (vs 8)  The disciples … Continue reading

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Baptized with the Holy Spirit

RE Verse reading–Acts 1:1-8  (day one)  “John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit not many days from now”  The Holy Spirit’s role is part of our gospel.  Redeemed by Christ’s death on the cross, … Continue reading

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A root of all sorts of evil

RE Verse reading–Luke 21:1-4, 1 Timothy 6:6-10, 17-19 (day seven)  “For the love of money is a root of all sorts of evil, and some by longing for it have wandered away from the faith”  (1 Timothy 6:10)  Money is … Continue reading

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Those who want to get rich

RE Verse reading–Luke 21:1-4, 1 Timothy 6:6-10, 17-19 (day six)  “Those who want to get rich fall into temptation and a snare”  (1 Timothy 6:9)  The Bible warns us away from a mental/moral mistake common in both the ancient and … Continue reading

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Gospel gain

RE Verse reading–Luke 21:1-4, 1 Timothy 6:6-10, 17-19  (day five)  “But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment”  (1 Timothy 6:6)  What do we gain by following Christ?  Since there is no guarantee that our reward will be … Continue reading

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Where we stand

RE Verse reading- Luke 21:1-4, 1 Timothy 6:6-10, 17-19 (day four)  “We brought nothing into the world. . . we carry nothing out;  (so) having food and covering we will be content”  (1 Timothy 6:6)  Paul is speaking for the entire Christian family.  … Continue reading

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Wisdom for the wealthy

RE Verse reading–Luke 21:1-4, 1 Timothy 6:6-10, 17-19  (day three)  “They are to. . . be rich in good works, generous, and ready to share”  (1 Timothy 6:18)  Paul is training a young pastor (Timothy) for effective service.  One subject addressed … Continue reading

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