Tag Archives: authority

The Great Commission; April 10, 2021


Matthew 28:18-20 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the … Continue reading

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Obedience to God; February 18, 2021


Ezekiel 37:3, 7 He asked me, “Son of man, can these bones live?” I said, “O Sovereign Lord, you alone know.”So I prophesied as I was commanded. This particular scene is one of the most dramatic and one of the … Continue reading

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Anxiety; January 6, 2021


1 Peter 5:7 Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. This was one of the first Scriptures I memorized as a child, but it is still a very good one to meditate on. I like the … Continue reading

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Apostles; December 17, 2020


Titus 1:1 Paul, a servant of God and an apostle of Jesus Christ for the faith of God’s elect and the knowledge of the truth that leads to godliness. Paul was very aware of his apostleship, but we tend to … Continue reading

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Church Discipline; December 12, 2020


1 Timothy 1:5 The goal of this command is love, which comes from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith. Paul has just told Timothy to exercise Church discipline, calling people down for teaching unbiblical things. … Continue reading

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Leadership; November 21, 2020


2 Corinthians 13:11 Finally, brothers, good-by. Aim for perfection, listen to my appeal, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you. Parting remarks can be very revealing, because they can … Continue reading

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Apostles; October 29, 2020


Romans 1:5 Through him and for his name’s sake, we received grace and apostleship to call people from among all the Gentiles to the obedience that comes from faith. Reading the Bible in different languages has a number of advantages, … Continue reading

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Prayer for Healing; September 9, 2020


James 5:14-15 Is any one of you sick? He should call the elders of the church to pray over him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the … Continue reading

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Speaking with Authority; July 29, 2020


Mark 1:22 The people were amazed at his teaching, because he taught them as one who had authority, not as the teachers of the law. I have to say that my first reaction on reading this just now was to … Continue reading

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Faith; July 26, 2020


Matt 17:19-21 Then the disciples came to Jesus in private and asked, “Why couldn’t we drive it out?” He replied, “Because you have so little faith. I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard … Continue reading

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