Written on Nov, 19, 2013 by in , , | Leave a comment

And have put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him. Colossians 3:10 We have a friend that has lost so much weight it is amazing. She was and still is a good person and remains a joy to be around and wonderful friend. The transformation from the time she …

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I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. Philippians 4:12 There are many definitions of happiness today. Most of these terms for happiness revolve around money, possessions, and status. When thinking of the …

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Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead. Philippians 3:13 We are much different individuals than when we were kids. Maturity, knowledge and in most cases wisdom. We have all done things growing up that we are not proud …

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But what things were gained to me, I have counted loss for Christ. Philippians 3:7 The call of our economy drives one to collect nice “things”. A home, car, clothes, status and friends. Many have put together an impressive list of credentials, possessions and success. There is nothing wrong with having nice “things”. Money and possessions can move you up the social …

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Written on Oct, 23, 2013 by in , , | Leave a comment

Create me a clean heart, O God, And renew a steadfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 In our busy day-to-day schedule, we are constantly bombarded with bumps, changes, turns, pitfalls, and down right aggravation. With all that we are faced with with, our spirit can be beaten down. Our attitudes can be frayed and we are not our selves and …

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Grace to you and peace from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ, who gave Himself for our sins, that He might deliver us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, to whom be glory forever and ever. Amen. Galatians 1:3-5 This is a greeting that Paul used often in his letters. …

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Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong. Let all that you do be done with love. 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 As we see the exhortations of Paul here to the Corinthians, we look to how it relates to us. These are our instructions for our wait for the return of Christ. AS the Corinthian’s were waiting on Paul …

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Written on Aug, 27, 2013 by in , , | Leave a comment

Most assuredly, I say to you that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; and you will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will be turned into joy. John 16:20 What a sharp contrast we are shown here by Jesus. The contrast between the disciples  and His followers and the world. Jesus is foretelling of the near future …

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Written on Aug, 06, 2013 by in , , , | Leave a comment

And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. Romans 8:28 Charles Spurgeon use to say, “I do not need anyone to tell me how honey taste; I know.” There are some points a believer is absolutely sure. He knows that God sent His …

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I was so foolish and ignorant; I was like a beast before You. Psalms 73:22

As Christians we have to keep a vigilant watch on our walk with God. Even if our desire is to be with God and to please Him, we can be tempted. We see wicked people growing in prosperity every time they turn around. Christians are suffering and being prosecuted daily in this world. If our daily concern is not with God’s will for all brothers and sister, it can be easy to be consumed by what we see. Our need for a reliable piece of transportation can become a tool for the devil.

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