Tag Archives: depending on God

Priorities; October 27, 2019


Proverbs 21:21 He who pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor. It’s interesting to me how many verses in Proverbs bring to mind Jesus’ famous statement in Matthew 6:33. “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and … Continue reading

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Waiting Expectantly; September 23, 2019


Psalm 119:147 I rise before dawn and cry for help; I have put my hope in your word. I keep running into what I consider a deficiency in most English Bibles in how they translate what seems to be a … Continue reading

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Works of Faith; April 26, 2019


Galatians 3:5 Does God give you his Spirit and work miracles among you because you observe the law, or because you believe what you heard? It really strikes me that the Galatians, for all their legalism, had still experienced the … Continue reading

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God’s Power; April 23, 2019


2 Corinthians 12:8-9 Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all … Continue reading

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Condemnation; March 27, 2019


Romans 8:1 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. This is an extremely important verse, particularly in light of all that follows. It would be easy to read Paul’s description of our position in … Continue reading

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Freedom in Christ; March 13, 2019


Acts 13:48, 52 When the Gentiles heard this, they were glad and honored the word of the Lord; and all who were appointed for eternal life believed. And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit. I … Continue reading

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The Faithfulness of God; November 21, 2018


1 Thessalonians 5:23-24 May God himself, the God of peace, sanctify you through and through. May your whole spirit, soul and body be kept blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. The one who calls you is faithful … Continue reading

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