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We’re Not Worthy

Re:Verse reading–Romans 5:1-11 (day two) …how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through his life! vs. 10 We’re not worthy. Really bad movie quote from Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, but the sentiment is accurate. This is especially true … Continue reading

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Purchased Life

Re: Verse reading–2 Corinthians 5:11-21; 1 Peter 3:15-16; Colossians 4:2-6 (day four)  It is for love of Christ…He died for us…He brought forgiveness and life through His resurrection.  Because of His work, we are new.  Everything in our lives is new as … Continue reading

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Bound to Freedom

Re: Verse reading–1 Samuel 16:1-7; Psalm 139 (day two) “Where can I go from your Spirit? Where can I flee from your presence?” Psalm 139:7 Have you ever heard someone speak about a relationship being smothering? Someone might lament that … Continue reading

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HWJL?

Re: Verse reading–John 10:1-21 (day seven) “I am the good shepherd”–v 14. He was a brilliant leader, not shy about declaring the truths that govern all leaders.  Notice that He didn’t speak any of the trite clichés that are often communicated.  He didn’t … Continue reading

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Qualified

Re: Verse reading–1 Timothy 3:1-13 (day two) Above reproach, good reputation, worthy of respect, sincere, tested, trustworthy…Paul states from the beginning that a desire to lead the church is a noble task. It is one that not all of us … Continue reading

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Humility first

Re: Verse reading–Ephesians 4:1-16 (day seven) “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love”–v 2. When Paul talks about a life that is worthy of God’s calling, humility is the first virtue on his list.  Is it first … Continue reading

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Worthy to receive, worthy to give

Re: Verse reading–Ephesians 4:1-16 (day six)  God is worthy.  “Worthy to receive glory and honor and power”—Revelation 4:11. The nature of God makes giving to Him a moral and reasonable activity.  He deserves what we give Him.  Time.  Attention.  Offerings.  Praise.   He is worthy to receive … Continue reading

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Keep these Together

Re: Verse reading–Ephesians 4:1-16 (day five) There must always be a close relationship between Theology and Biography in the Christian Faith.  What we do must be a reflection of what we believe.  What we believe must be reflected in what we … Continue reading

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Jesus Calling

Re: Verse reading–Ephesians 4:1-16 (day one) It is a popular devotional book.  Jesus Calling, by Sarah Young, is a collection of 1st person words from Christ to the believer. (At least the author’s idea.)  It rests on a clear biblical conviction that the Lord calls/commands us … Continue reading

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Am I grateful?

Re: Verse reading – Psalm 103; Luke 17:11-19 (day seven) “Rejoice always; pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”–1 Thessalonians 5:16-18.  A week of reading Luke 17 has pressed an important question to … Continue reading

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