Tag Archives: free will

God’s Invitation; September 12, 2020


Revelation 22:17 The Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let him who hears say, “Come!” Whoever is thirsty, let him come; and whoever wishes, let him take the free gift of the water of life. This is so absolutely … Continue reading

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Salvation; February 3, 2020


Romans 9:16 It does not, therefore, depend on man’s desire or effort, but on God’s mercy. This chapter shows that Paul, too, labored under the burden of trying to understand the infinity of God, even though he, like us, was … Continue reading

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Dependence on God; January 10, 2020


John 5:19 Jesus gave them this answer: “Very truly I tell you, 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.” I am … Continue reading

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Impossible vs. God; December 22, 2019


Matthew 19:26 Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” This is one of the fundamental truths of Scripture, yet we forget it in practice all too often. Three times … Continue reading

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Guidance; July 26, 2019


Psalm 25:12 Who, then, is the man that fears the Lord? He will instruct him in the way chosen for him. Where the NIV says, “the way chosen for him,” the Japanese says, “the way he should choose.” That difference … Continue reading

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Prophecy and Predestination; July 18, 2019


Nehemiah 1:8-9 “Remember the instruction you gave your servant Moses, saying, ‘If you are unfaithful, I will scatter you among the nations, but if you return to me and obey my commands, then even if your exiled people are at … Continue reading

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Freedom; October 22, 2018


Galatians 5:13 You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love. The section from this verse through the end of the chapter is so … Continue reading

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Peace; July 26, 2018


John 14:27 “Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” I could read and meditate on … Continue reading

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Unconditional Devotion; March 16, 2018


Daniel 6:10 Now when Daniel learned that the decree had been published, he went home to his upstairs room where the windows opened towards Jerusalem. Three times a day he got down on his knees and prayed, giving thanks to … Continue reading

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Choices; February 22, 2018


Jeremiah 32:39 “I will give them singleness of heart and action, so that they will always fear me for their own good and the good of their children after them.” Fearing God is a strange thing. If we fail to … Continue reading

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