Tag Archives: confidence

Credentials; October 7, 2018


2 Corinthians 3:4-6 Such confidence as this is ours through Christ before God. Not that we are competent in ourselves to claim anything for ourselves, but our competence comes from God. He has made us competent as ministers of a … Continue reading

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Authority; September 12, 2017


Nehemiah 2:20 I answered them by saying, “The God of heaven will give us success. We his servants will start rebuilding, but as for you, you have no share in Jerusalem or any claim or historic right to it.” Nehemiah’s … Continue reading

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Boasting; July 19, 2017


1 Kings 20:11 The king of Israel answered, “Tell him: ‘One who puts on his armor should not boast like one who takes it off.’ ” Now that’s a snappy comeback! It was obviously a proverb of the day, but … Continue reading

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Trusting God; June 8, 2017


1 Samuel 17:47 “All those gathered here will know that it is not by sword or spear that the Lord saves; for the battle is the Lord’s, and he will give all of you into our hands.” Here we have … Continue reading

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Confidence vs. Conceit; June 7, 2017


1 Samuel 17:37 “The Lord who delivered me from the paw of the lion and the paw of the bear will deliver me from the hand of this Philistine.” Saul said to David, “Go, and the Lord be with you.” … Continue reading

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April 28, 2017


Deuteronomy 9:6 Understand, then, that it is not because of your righteousness that the Lord your God is giving you this good land to possess, for you are a stiff-necked people. God’s blessings are grace, and we had better not … Continue reading

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April 18, 2016


1 Chronicles 29:14 “But who am I, and who are my people, that we should be able to give as generously as this? Everything comes from you, and we have given you only what comes from your hand.” I think … Continue reading

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