Monthly Archives: July 2014

Christlikeness

Re: Verse reading- Mark 10:35-45; John 13:12-17; James 2:14-17 (day four)  How do we know how to act as a Christian?  In any given situation, how do we know how to respond?  We have an example…Jesus has come to earth … Continue reading

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Actual

Re: Verse reading–Mark 10:35-45; John 13:12-17; James 2:14-17 (day three) “You also should wash one another’s feet.”  Question: Why did Jesus wash his disciples’ feet?  Answer: Because their feet needed washing.  Jesus did not take this action in order to … Continue reading

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Wally

Re: Verse reading–Mark 10:35-45; John 13:12-17; James 2:14-17 (day two) If I then, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example, that you also should … Continue reading

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The cup of Christ

Re: Verse reading–Mark 10:35-45; John 13:12-17; James 2:14-17 (day one) “You do not know what you are asking for. Are you able to drink the cup that I drink?. . .The cup that I drink you shall drink. . .but … Continue reading

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Repentance and Forgiveness

Re: Verse reading–Psalm 24:1-6; Ephesians 5:1-16 (day seven) Preparing for worship today, I came across Luke 24:46-47.  “Thus it written, that the Christ would suffer and rise from the dead. . .and that repentance for forgiveness of sins would be … Continue reading

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Protecting the Brand

Re: Verse reading–Psalm 24:1-6; Ephesians 5:1-16 (day six) “Do not let immorality or any impurity or greed be NAMED among you.” (Ephesians 5:3)  Does Paul seem concerned with the reputation of the Ephesian church?  Do Christians have some responsibility to manage  how we … Continue reading

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Freedom

Re: Verse reading- Psalm 24:1-6; Ephesians 5:1-16 (day five)  Ephesians 5:1 “Therefore be imitators of God… walk in love, just as Christ ” Spiritual Disciplines- What’s the point?  What’s the goal?  What’s the “payoff’”?  Answer…   FREEDOM Skilled musicians, world-class athletes, expert … Continue reading

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Be Wise

Re: Verse reading- Psalm 24:1-6; Ephesians 5:1-16 (day four) Salvation is not passive…we do not accept God’s gift of grace and then sit back to enjoy the fruits.  We surrender our lives.  “I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; … Continue reading

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Waking

Re: Verse reading – Psalm 24:1-6; Ephesians 5:1-16 (day three) “Wake up, sleeper.”  As a sleeping person knows life only in a dream instead of as it actually is, so a person untaught by Jesus Christ knows only fleeting images … Continue reading

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Visible

Re: Verse reading – Psalm 24:1-6; Ephesians 5:1-16 (day two) But when anything is exposed by the light, it becomes visible, for anything that becomes visible is light. Just having returned from the land of the midnight sun, I certainly … Continue reading

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