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Spiritual Growth; January 7, 2021


2 Peter 1:8 For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you from being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. Because verse 9 had such a liberating effect on me over … Continue reading

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Evangelism; January 4, 2021


1 Peter 3:1-2 Wives, in the same way be submissive to your husbands so that, if any of them do not believe the word, they may be won over without words by the behavior of their wives, when they see … Continue reading

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Course of Action; January 3, 2021


1 Peter 1:13 Therefore, prepare your minds for action; be self-controlled; set your hope fully on the grace to be given you when Jesus Christ is revealed. To me this verse strikes a very good balance between the reality that … Continue reading

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Pressing On; December 31, 2020


Philippians 3:12 Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been made perfect, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. What an appropriate passage for any landmark, … Continue reading

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The Eternal Covenant; December 29, 2020


Hebrews 13:20-21 May the God of peace, who through the blood of the eternal covenant brought back from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great Shepherd of the sheep, equip you with everything good for doing his will, and may … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; December 20, 2020


Philemon 1:6 I pray that you may be active in sharing your faith, so that you will have a full understanding of every good thing we have in Christ. Every time I read Philemon I seem to gravitate to this … Continue reading

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God’s Supply; December 4, 2020


Philippians 4:19 And my God will meet all your needs according to his glorious riches in Christ Jesus. This verse is widely quoted, with a variety of motives. Sadly, one of those motives is self-centered greed, but it actually doesn’t … Continue reading

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People-pleasing; November 22, 2020


Galatians 1:10 Am I now trying to win the approval of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ. This is … Continue reading

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Seen and Unseen; November 16, 2020


2 Corinthians 4:18 So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. I would imagine a lot of people are trying to … Continue reading

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Plans; November 15, 2020


2 Corinthians 1:17 When I planned this, did I do it lightly? Or do I make my plans in a worldly manner so that in the same breath I say, “Yes, yes” and “No, no”? Changes of plans are always … Continue reading

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