in view of His mercy

First off, I know that I’ve done many posts before (at least one) about Romans 12:1-2. It’s basically the whole purpose this blog’s existence. I’m in Romans again. For a long time I was in 1 John, and I didn’t …

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born again

It’s a super “Christianese” phrase. We like to use that term for sayings that those who aren’t Christians might not understand. There’s only one problem though. I’ve asked others what they think of when they hear the phrase and they …

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servants of the word

Inasmuch as many have undertaken to compile an account of the things accomplished among us, just as they were handed down to us by those who from the beginning were eyewitnesses and servants of the word, it seemed fitting for …

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the purge

Journeying through the desert for 40 years and now finally they were able to receive the land of promise! Took long enough. Now that all is finally finished, the time of discipline was over, one city stand in the way. …

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a little confusion

Today I’ve been preparing for a Worship Department meeting. I’ve been going over my notes and things I want to be sure to cover for tonight, as well as studying for the devotion that begins the meeting. What I went …

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what it is

About 9 years ago my oldest son, Christopher had many questions for us. He wasn’t super good at asking things very well, but instead of asking, “What is it?” he would say, “What it is.” And we would tell him …

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God-wisdom

Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom. But if you have bitter jealousy and selfish ambition in your heart, do not be arrogant and so lie …

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a nation’s hatred

And all nations will hate you because you are my followers. But everyone who endures to the end will be saved. Mt 10:22 (NLT)

How much influence has Jesus had on your life? Has it gone so far that people hate …

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