Tag Archives: practical Christianity

Freedom; April 30, 2020


1 Peter 2:16-17 Live as free men, but do not use your freedom as a cover-up for evil; live as servants of God. Show proper respect to everyone: Love the brotherhood of believers, fear God, honor the king. The Bible … Continue reading

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Getting Real; March 14, 2020


Colossians 3:17 And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. This whole chapter is solidly practical, spelling out in concrete terms … Continue reading

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Spiritual Warfare; February 7, 2020


Romans 13:12 The night is nearly over; the day is almost here. So let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light. This whole chapter is loaded with immensely practical teaching, some of which … Continue reading

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Faith, Love, and Hope; November 17, 2018


1 Thessalonians 1:3 We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. I’m sure I’ve written on this every time … Continue reading

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April 28, 2016


Nehemiah 4:9 But we prayed to our God and posted a guard day and night to meet this threat. In some ways the Book of Nehemiah reminds me of the Letter of James in the New Testament, because it is … Continue reading

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March 5, 2015


Titus 3:1-2 Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready to do whatever is good, to slander no-one, to be peaceable and considerate, and to show true humility towards all men. Titus … Continue reading

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February 14, 2015


Micah 6:8 He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God. I preached on this verse not many … Continue reading

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December 4, 2014


1 John 3:18 Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth. Once again we are back to the immense practicality of the Bible. True Christianity is never an “ivory tower” religion. Times … Continue reading

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October 30, 2014


Ephesians 4:32 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Most of Paul’s letters have a “theological” section at first and then a “practical” section toward the end. For a thinking … Continue reading

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