Tag Archives: the Gospel

Truth; May 9, 2020


2 John 1:1-2 The elder, To the chosen lady and her children, whom I love in the truth–and not I only, but also all who know the truth–because of the truth, which lives in us and will be with us … Continue reading

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Salvation by Faith; January 2, 2020


Luke 7:50 Jesus said to the woman, “Your faith has saved you; go in peace.” This is a very important little incident in Jesus’ ministry that often gets overlooked. Just as Jesus told the woman who touched the hem of … Continue reading

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Life vs. Death; October 11, 2019


Proverbs 8:35-36 “For whoever finds me finds life and receives favor from the Lord. But whoever fails to find me harms himself; all who hate me love death.” The section from verse 22 through 31 has a lot of parallels … Continue reading

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Redemption; August 8, 2019


Psalm 51:10-11 Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. Psalm 51 is unique in several ways. In the … Continue reading

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Obeying the Gospel; May 31, 2019


2 Thessalonians 1:8 He will punish those who do not know God and do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus. I think that at first glance this verse seems rather strange to most modern Christians. It certainly wasn’t … Continue reading

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Basics; May 22, 2019


Colossians 2:6-7 So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness. This chapter is loaded with … Continue reading

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The Holiness of God; May 3, 2019


Ephesians 3:12 In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence. This verse in itself is incredibly good news, and could even be said to be the essence of the Gospel. Paul is expressing … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Easter; April 21, 2019


2 Corinthians 5:21 God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. What a marvelous passage for Easter! Actually, the message of Easter is throughout the … Continue reading

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The Gospel; April 15, 2019


1 Corinthians 15:3-4 For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to … Continue reading

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Paul’s Example; April 12, 2019


1 Corinthians 9:23 I do all this for the sake of the gospel, that I may share in its blessings. Those who preach the Gospel receive the Gospel as well. The Good News is big enough for all! Paul is … Continue reading

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