Monthly Archives: January 2018

Chrysalis

“A disciple is not greater than his teacher, but everyone when fully trained will be like his teacher.” -Jesus, Luke 6:40 There is a certainty that Jesus alludes to, that all of us will be like our teacher. It begs the question though, … Continue reading

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Eternal Perspective

Re:Verse reading—Luke 6:17-45 (day five)  It’s a hard lesson to learn,  children and teens experience it too- the rejection and tension that living like Christ in the world causes. We often times believe that living with purity, integrity, and holiness … Continue reading

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Good Treasure

Re:Verse reading—Luke 6:17-45 (day four) The crowds were growing…people were coming from, all over the region.  Jesus’ followers recognized His power and authority.  His disciples likely were pretty impressed with themselves.  Here was this popular, charismatic teacher with great popularity … Continue reading

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Favor

Re:Verse reading—Luke 6:17-45 (day three)   “Blessed are you who are poor, for yours is the kingdom of God.”  The getting of our goat consists in the favor that God lavishes on other men—that we cannot be the arbiters of … Continue reading

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Well Done

Re:Verse reading–Luke 6:17-45 (day two)  Woe to you when all men speak well of you, for their fathers used to treat the false prophets in the same way. vs. 26 Words of affirmation. That has always been my greatest love language. … Continue reading

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LIFE Lessons

Re:Verse reading–Luke 6:17-45 (day one)  “I have come that they may have LIFE, and have it abundantly.”–Jesus (John 10:10) Twelve apostles (something new) had been prayerfully selected (v 12-16).  Large numbers of disciples were gathered around Jesus (v 17).  Instruction … Continue reading

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May I Borrow Your Boat?

Re:Verse reading–Luke 5:1-11 (day seven) It’s impossible to know all the specifics, but Jesus seems to get into Peter’s boat without asking.  It is almost as if Jesus is commandeering the boat for the Kingdom of God.  Peter surely thought … Continue reading

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Limits

Re:Verse reading–Luke 5:1-11 (day six) Simon answered, “Master,we worked hard all night and caught nothing! But at your word I will lower the nets.” Luke 5:6 The experts were done, spent. They had worked the whole night through with nothing … Continue reading

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Humility

Re:Verse reading–Luke 5:1-11 (day five) The world has it wrong…  It says “Meekness = Weakness”.  Our current culture has distorted humility to mean that “I am lowly, insignificant, and incapable of being productive in any facet of life”.  What Jesus … Continue reading

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What’s Your Response?

Re:Verse reading–Luke 5:1-11 (day four) It is a principle taught in Scripture…Paul told us about it in Philippians.  “And my God will supply all of your needs according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.”  (4:19)  Simon witnessed it … Continue reading

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