Tag Archives: unity

Unity in Variety; October 13, 2021


1 Corinthians 14:15 So what shall I do? I will pray with my spirit, but I will also pray with my mind; I will sing with my spirit, but I will also sing with my mind. We cut ourselves off … Continue reading

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Diversity; October 11, 2021


1 Corinthians 7:7 I wish that all men were as I am. But each man has his own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that. I read the English first and chose this verse, but then I … Continue reading

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Fasting; May 31, 2021


Ezra 8:21 There, by the Ahava Canal, I proclaimed a fast, so that we might humble ourselves before our God and ask him for a safe journey for us and our children, with all our possessions. We don’t often think … Continue reading

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Symbols and Tradition; April 23, 2021


Numbers 21:8 The Lord said to Moses, “Make a snake and put it up on a pole; anyone who is bitten can look at it and live.” When people’s faith is weak, as was certainly the case here, physical objects … Continue reading

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Unity in Christ; February 23, 2021


Zephaniah 3:9 “Then will I purify the lips of the peoples, that all of them may call on the name of the Lord and serve him shoulder to shoulder.” Every once in a while you run into a verse in … Continue reading

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Planning; February 4, 2021


Ecclesiastes 11:6 Sow your seed in the morning, and at evening let not your hands be idle, for you do not know which will succeed, whether this or that, or whether both will do equally well. Talk about practical advice! … Continue reading

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Responding to God; December 25, 2020


Luke 2:20 The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told. This has been one of my favorite verses in the Christmas story for quite … Continue reading

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Christian Living; December 1, 2020


Ephesians 4:1-3 As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to … Continue reading

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Being Filled with the Holy Spirit; October 20, 2020


Acts 4:31 After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly. This is a famous and vitally important incident in the life … Continue reading

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The Body of Christ; September 7, 2020


1 Corinthians 12:27 Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it. This section of 1 Corinthians is a supremely anointed metaphor, one that anyone can grasp, and it deals with a … Continue reading

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