Author Archives: Danny Panter

Extravagance

Re:Verse reading–Acts 4:5-31 (day five) “…whom you crucified,” Acts 4:10 Peter does not mince words with his interrogators, or the two previous times he said the exact same thing. At first glance, this words would not appear to be the … Continue reading

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Interruption

Re: Verse reading–Acts 3:1-20  (day six) Now Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, the ninth hour. Acts 3:1 I imagine going to the Temple to pray was a matter of meaningful routine. … Continue reading

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Out Not Up

Re: Verse reading–Acts 2:1-41 (day six) God confused all those gathered at the Tower of Babel by introducing new languages. They  had insisted on staying together, building a tower to the heavens, and making a name for themselves. That is … Continue reading

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Waiting, Pt. 3

Re:Verse reading–Acts 1:1-14 (day six) “And gathering them together, He commanded them not to leave Jerusalem, but to wait for what the Father had promised.”–v 4 Both Pastor Don and Aaron have written about waiting this week. I figured I would … Continue reading

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Active Humility

Re:Verse reading–Philippians 2:1-11 (day six) “…he did not count equality with God and thing to be grasped, but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. -Paul, Philippians 2:7 Jesus emptied himself. There is … Continue reading

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All Talk and No Action

Re:Verse reading–James 2:14-26 (day six) “Faith working through love.” (Galatians 5:6) That is how Paul describes a faith that works, much like his pastor friend James does in James 2. They were very much on the same page; both tackling … Continue reading

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Rich

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 8:1-15 (day six) 2 Corinthians 8 teaches us very important lessons on giving. Have you ever given any thought as to why we don’t give? What keeps us from giving of our time, energy, and resources? It’s … Continue reading

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Righteousness

Re:Verse reading–2 Corinthians 5:11-21 (day six) “…that we might become the righteousness of God.” 2 Corinthians 5:21 This is startling. This is the work of Jesus; he became “as if” he were our sin, so that we could become His … Continue reading

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Activity

Re:Verse reading–1 Corinthians 12:4-13, 27-31 (day six) The Holy Spirit is the activity of God personified. He hovers over the deep, He reveals, He teaches, He reminds, He heals, He brings life where there was none, He bears fruit, He gives gifts; … Continue reading

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Friends, Pt. 2

Re:Verse Passage – John 15:9-17 (day six) This is an important question: what is the basis of our friendship with Jesus? Are we friends because we obey His commands? Do we earn Jesus’ friendship because of our meritorious behavior? Sometimes we can … Continue reading

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