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Division of Labor; March 10, 2021


John 4:38 “I sent you to reap what you have not worked for. Others have done the hard work, and you have reaped the benefits of their labor.” There are certainly many different functions in the Body of Christ and … Continue reading

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Growth; February 11, 2021


Isaiah 49:20 “The children born during your bereavement will yet say in your hearing, ‘This place is too small for us; give us more space to live in.’” For once I prefer the NIV here to the Japanese. The Japanese … Continue reading

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Evangelism; September 20, 2020


2 Chronicles 30:9 “If you return to the Lord, then your brothers and your children will be shown compassion by their captors and will come back to this land, for the Lord your God is gracious and compassionate. He will … Continue reading

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Evangelism; August 14, 2020


Luke 10:16 “He who listens to you listens to me; he who rejects you rejects me; but he who rejects me rejects him who sent me.” This verse can be both an encouragement and a frustration to those actively involved … Continue reading

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Walking in the Truth; May 10, 2020


3 John 1:4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth. Every time I read 3 John this verse jumps out at me because it is so true in my own life, … Continue reading

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Purity; April 16, 2020


Titus 1:15-16 To the pure, all things are pure, but to those who are corrupted and do not believe, nothing is pure. In fact, both their minds and consciences are corrupted. They claim to know God, but by their actions … Continue reading

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Love; December 23, 2019


Matthew 22:40 “All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” It is of great interest and extreme importance that Jesus said that all the commands in the Bible, whether delivered by Moses or by any other prophet, … Continue reading

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Reception; February 13, 2019


John 6:63-64 “The Spirit gives life; the flesh counts for nothing. The words I have spoken to you are spirit and they are life. Yet there are some of you who do not believe.” It just struck me that if … Continue reading

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Children and Fruit; January 21, 2019


Matthew 3:8-10 “Produce fruit in keeping with repentance. And do not think you can say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ I tell you that out of these stones God can raise up children for Abraham. The ax … Continue reading

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Bearing Fruit; July 27, 2018


John 15:7-8 “If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you. This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.” … Continue reading

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