Tag Archives: peace

Grace and Truth; October 19, 2020


John 1:16-17 From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another. For the law was given through Moses; grace and truth came through Jesus Christ. I get happy every time I read John 1! It’s … Continue reading

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Repentance; June 22, 2020


Isaiah 57:21 “There is no peace,” says my God, “for the wicked.” We love the many gracious promises in the Bible but we tend to ignore the conditional statements. We love, “Peace, peace, to those far and near,” in verse … Continue reading

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Trusting God; April 5, 2020


John 14:1 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me.” Jesus was of course saying this just before His arrest, trial, scourging, and crucifixion, all things that would trouble His disciples to the very … Continue reading

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God’s Spirit; March 30, 2020


2 Timothy 1:7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline. In the first 12 verses of this chapter, this verse and verse 12 have echoed most strongly … Continue reading

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Walking Bibles; March 11, 2020


Philippians 4:9 Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me–put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you. Earlier verses in this chapter are justly famous, and indeed I quote … Continue reading

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Conflict; January 6, 2020


Luke 20:18 “Everyone who falls on that stone will be broken to pieces; anyone on whom it falls will be crushed.” What happened to “gentle Jesus, meek and mild?” This isn’t the image we usually have of Christ, but Jesus … Continue reading

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God’s Time Frame; December 12, 2019


Zephaniah 3:17 “The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.” I can’t off … Continue reading

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Conflict; November 8, 2019


Isaiah 54:17 “No weapon forged against you will prevail, and you will refute every tongue that accuses you. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, and this is their vindication from me,” declares the Lord. There are … Continue reading

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Response to Trials; November 6, 2019


Isaiah 38:17 Surely it was for my benefit that I suffered such anguish. This revelation that Hezekiah had was perhaps the major purpose of God allowing him to have this experience. Anyone in a position such as king is tempted … Continue reading

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Peace; September 25, 2019


Psalm 119:165 Great peace have they who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble. This Psalm has so many references to Scripture, using several different terms, that it’s often unimportant how they are translated, so long as the … Continue reading

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