Tag Archives: perfection

Respecting God; October 16, 2020


Malachi 1:14 “Cursed is the cheat who has an acceptable male in his flock and vows to give it, but then sacrifices a blemished animal to the Lord. For I am a great king,” says the Lord Almighty, “and my … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; March 10, 2020


Philippians 2:5 Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus. Paul told the Corinthians to “Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ,” (1 Corinthians 11:1) but here he makes it even more direct: we … Continue reading

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JOY; February 23, 2020


2 Corinthians 12:19 Everything we do, dear friends, is for your strengthening. This should be true for every minister of the Gospel, but sadly, ministers struggle with being self-centered just like everyone else. I think the majority at least have … Continue reading

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Pleasing God; December 15, 2019


Matthew 3:17 And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.” Everything about Jesus pleased the Father. The more I think about that, the more remarkable it becomes. As human … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; June 11, 2019


Hebrews 6:1-3 Therefore let us leave the elementary teachings about Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again the foundation of repentance from acts that lead to death, and of faith in God, instruction about baptisms, the laying on … Continue reading

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Accurate Ministry; April 24, 2019


2 Corinthians 13:11 Finally, brothers, good-bye. Aim for perfection, listen to my appeal, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you. Several differences in translation caught my eye about this … 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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Faith; February 11, 2019


John 6:29, 40 Jesus answered, “The work of God is this: to believe in the one he has sent.” “For my Father’s will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and … Continue reading

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Imperfection; January 2, 2019


2 John 1:4 It has given me great joy to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as the Father commanded us. When you think about it, this is a pretty remarkable statement. John has great joy … Continue reading

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Life in Christ; October 19, 2018


Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself … Continue reading

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