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Temptation; December 6, 2018


Hebrews 2:18 Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted. We sometimes have trouble imagining what it was like for Jesus to live as a human being. We kind of … Continue reading

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Angels; December 5, 2018


Hebrews 1:14 Are not all angels ministering spirits sent to serve those who will inherit salvation? This whole first chapter of Hebrews focuses on the differences between Christ and angels, because obviously some people in the 1st Century were getting … Continue reading

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Gifts; October 28, 2018


Ephesians 3:2 Surely you have heard about the administration of God’s grace that was given to me for you. This theme comes out again and again in the Bible: “given to me for you.” God’s gifts are seldom if ever … Continue reading

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Mocking God; October 23, 2018


Galatians 6:7-8 Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. The one who sows to please his sinful nature, from that nature will reap destruction; the one who sows to please the Spirit, from … Continue reading

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Seen vs. Unseen; October 10, 2018


2 Corinthians 5:7 We live by faith, not by sight. Here Paul is restating what he had just said at the end of the previous chapter. “So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is … Continue reading

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Thought Life; September 17, 2018


Romans 13:14 Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the sinful nature. I don’t know the turn of phrase in the Greek, but the Japanese says, “Don’t use … Continue reading

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Our Bodies; September 15, 2018


Romans 12:1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship. Modern society has certainly spotlighted the importance of this verse. … Continue reading

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