Tag Archives: dependence on God

Abiding; January 23, 2020


John 15:4 “Remain in me, and I will remain in you. No branch can bear fruit by itself; it must remain in the vine. Neither can you bear fruit unless you remain in me.” This is the very simplest, most … Continue reading

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Fathering; December 5, 2019


Hosea 11:3 “It was I who taught Ephraim to walk, taking them by the arms; but they did not realize it was I who healed them.” Hosea really shows us the heart of God, and that heart hasn’t changed. This … Continue reading

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Witnesses; November 7, 2019


Isaiah 43:10-11 “You are my witnesses,” declares the Lord, “and my servant whom I have chosen, so that you may know and believe me and understand that I am he. Before me no god was formed, nor will there be … Continue reading

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God’s Provision; September 27, 2019


Psalm 127:1-2 Unless the Lord builds the house, its builders labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchmen stand guard in vain. In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat— … Continue reading

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Righteousness; March 24, 2019


Romans 1:17 For in the gospel a righteousness from God is revealed, a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.” Here Paul is stating the overarching theme … Continue reading

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Serving God; February 10, 2019


John 5:19, 30 Jesus gave them this answer: “I tell you the truth, the Son can do nothing by himself; he can do only what he sees his Father doing, because whatever the Father does the Son also does. By … Continue reading

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God’s Part and Our Part; December 23, 2018


2 Peter 1:3 His divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. Christian living is always a tension between what God has … Continue reading

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Depending on God; October 16, 2018


2 Corinthians 12:9-10 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on … Continue reading

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Depending on God; June 14, 2018


Luke 6:36 “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.” Jesus applied the same standard to us that He was held to Himself: the Father. As an eternal member of the Godhead He was able to meet that standard, even … Continue reading

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Words; May 12, 2018


Matthew 12:36-37 “But I tell you that men will have to give account on the day of judgment for every careless word they have spoken. For by your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be … Continue reading

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