Tag Archives: confidence

Credentials; April 19, 2019


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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Hubris and Humility; March 31, 2019


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! Paul has just been writing about God’s plans for the Jews and the Gentiles and … Continue reading

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Confidence; December 11, 2018


Hebrews 10:35-36 (So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded. You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised. “Accuser” is the devil’s name, … Continue reading

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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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