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Faithfulness; October 4, 2020


Psalm 145:13 The Lord is faithful to all His promises and loving toward all He has made. I was attracted to this part of the Psalm, but when I went to type in the Japanese it was missing! Then I … Continue reading

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Stewardship of Abilities; September 21, 2020


Ezra 7:10 For Ezra had devoted himself to the study and observance of the Law of the Lord, and to teaching its decrees and laws in Israel. God gives gifts and abilities, and all power ultimately comes from Him, but … Continue reading

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Gifting; August 28, 2020


Acts 4:12 “Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.” There are two particularly powerful statements by Peter in this section, this one and … Continue reading

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The Work of Ministry; April 3, 2020


2 Timothy 4:2, 5 Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage–with great patience and careful instruction. But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, … Continue reading

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Tools; August 5, 2019


Psalm 44:6-7 I do not trust in my bow, my sword does not bring me victory; but you give us victory over our enemies, you put our adversaries to shame. Weapons, or any tools, for that matter, are all well … Continue reading

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Our Concept of God; May 20, 2019


Colossians 1:15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. The description of Christ from verse 15 through verse 20 is profound and worthy of deep meditation. Because it is so deep, it benefits from … Continue reading

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Teaching; February 14, 2019


John 7:16-17 Jesus answered, “My teaching is not my own. It comes from him who sent me. If anyone chooses to do God’s will, he will find out whether my teaching comes from God or whether I speak on my … Continue reading

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Gifting; December 21, 2018


1 Peter 4:10-11 Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms. If anyone speaks, he should do it as one speaking the very words of God. If anyone … Continue reading

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Gifts; October 30, 2018


Ephesians 4:7 But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it. This theme is mentioned repeatedly in the New Testament, elsewhere by Paul (1 Corinthians 12:7, Romans 12:6) and Peter (1 Peter 4:10). Different words … Continue reading

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Gifts; October 28, 2018


Ephesians 3:2 Surely you have heard about the administration of God’s grace that was given to me for you. This theme comes out again and again in the Bible: “given to me for you.” God’s gifts are seldom if ever … Continue reading

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