Monthly Archives: June 2014

This One Thing I Do

Re: Verse reading–Proverbs 17:17; 1 John 4:7-21 (day one) “This is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His son to be an atoning sacrifice for our sins.  Dear friends, since God so loved … Continue reading

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Uncommon?

RE Verse reading–Acts 2:42-47; Romans 12:3-13 (day seven) “They devoted themselves to the apostle’s teaching . . . the believers were together and had everything in common.”  (Acts 2:42, 44)  “An UNCOMMON love for God’s word and an ability to teach … Continue reading

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Humility and grace

RE Verse reading–Acts 2:42-47; Romans 12:3-13 (day six)  “For by the grace given to me I say to every one of you; do not think or yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, … Continue reading

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Here’s Why I Love Youth Camp

Re: Verse reading–Acts 2:42-47; Romans 12:3-13 (day five) They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.  

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No Retirement

Re: Verse reading–Acts 2:42-47; Romans 12:3-13 (day four)  We are one body in Christ…the church.  Our scripture tells us that each of us has gifts, given to us by the grace of God.  It also tells us that we are … Continue reading

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Together

Re: Verse reading–Acts 2:42-47; Romans 12:3-13 (Day Three)  “Honor one another above yourselves.” Part of what it means to be human is to live with others.  Dietrich Bonhoeffer knew well the necessity of fellowship, and he warned, “Let him who … Continue reading

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Community

Re: Verse reading–Acts 2:42-47; Romans 12:3-13 (day two) And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts, praising God and having favor with all the people. … Continue reading

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A Jolly Good Fellow

Re: Verse reading–Acts 2:42-47; Romans 12:3-13 (day one)  “For he’s a jolly good fellow (repeat twice more), that nobody can deny.”  It is a song we sing to recognize friendship.  More than friendship, fellowship.  Fellow comes from the same root … Continue reading

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Super natural

Re: Verse reading–2 Chronicles 20:1-4, 13-15; Matthew 6:16-18; Acts 13:1-3 (day seven) “He fasted forty days and forty nights.” (Matthew 4:2)  “It was at this time that He went off to the mountain to pray, and He spent the whole night … Continue reading

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If my people will humble themselves. . .

Re: Verse reading–2 Chronicles 20:1-4, 13-15; Matthew 6:16-18; Acts 13:1-3 (day six) “Jehoshaphat resolved to inquire of the Lord, and he proclaimed a fast for all Judah.”  (2 Chronicles 20:3)  The human heart is naturally proud.  Self-centered.  No instruction required.  Big problem … Continue reading

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