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Spiritual Growth; March 29, 2020


1 Timothy 6:11 But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. Three things stand out to me about this. In the first place, Paul is telling Timothy that it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Spiritual Growth; May 18, 2019


Philippians 4:12-13 I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living … Continue reading

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God’s Power; April 23, 2019


2 Corinthians 12:8-9 Three times I pleaded with the Lord to take it away from me. But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all … Continue reading

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Open Doors; January 9, 2019


Revelation 3:8 I know your deeds. See, I have placed before you an open door that no one can shut. I know that you have little strength, yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name. Every … Continue reading

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Depending on God; October 16, 2018


2 Corinthians 12:9-10 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on … Continue reading

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Depending on God rather than Man; June 4, 2017


1 Sam 13:10 Just as he finished making the offering, Samuel arrived, and Saul went out to greet him. Saul was eminently human, and so serves as a cautionary tale to us all. We are told that he was distinctly … Continue reading

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God’s Strength; May 26, 2017


Judges 6:14 The Lord turned to him and said, “Go in the strength you have and save Israel out of Midian’s hand. Am I not sending you?” This statement by the angel seemed totally absurd to Gideon because he didn’t … Continue reading

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November 27, 2016


1 Corinthians 14:12 Since you are eager to have spiritual gifts, try to excel in gifts that build up the church. The whole issue of spiritual gifts can be a real can of worms from the human perspective. I think … Continue reading

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January 9, 2016


Isaiah 35:3-4 Strengthen the feeble hands, steady the knees that give way; say to those with fearful hearts, “Be strong, do not fear; your God will come, he will come with vengeance; with divine retribution he will come to save … Continue reading

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February 24, 2014


Revelation 3:8 “I know your deeds. See, I have placed before you an open door that no one can shut. I know that you have little strength, yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name.” It … Continue reading

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