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Confession; December 18, 2018


James 5:16 Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective. I have heard this whole section, from verse 13 on, … Continue reading

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Being an Example; November 27, 2018


1 Timothy 4:12 Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity. It struck me just now that this verse … Continue reading

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Knowing God; October 3, 2018


1 Corinthians 13:12 Now we see but a poor reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known. This is a … Continue reading

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Motives; September 18, 2018


Romans 14:7-8 For none of us lives to himself alone and none of us dies to himself alone. If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So, whether we live or … Continue reading

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The Magnificence of God’s Plan; September 14, 2018


Romans 11:33 Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out! We don’t usually think of Paul as a poet, but he certainly waxed poetic in … Continue reading

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Favoritism; September 5, 2018


Romans 2:6, 11 God “will give to each person according to what he has done”. For God does not show favoritism. 20 centuries after this was written, I think most Gentiles have trouble grasping the emotional context of what is … Continue reading

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Equality; August 21, 2018


Acts 11:17-18 “So if God gave them the same gift as he gave us, who believed in the Lord Jesus Christ, who was I to think that I could oppose God?” When they heard this, they had no further objections … Continue reading

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