Tag Archives: pride

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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Depending on God; October 16, 2018


2 Corinthians 12:9-10 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on … Continue reading

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Spiritual Gifts; September 30, 2018


1 Corinthians 12:1 Now about spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be ignorant. This is one instance where I feel the Japanese really loses the flavor of what Paul said. In Japanese it says, “I want you … Continue reading

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Learning from the Spirit; September 23, 2018


1 Corinthians 2:14 The man without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him, and he cannot understand them, because they are spiritually discerned. I think the NIV … Continue reading

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Letting God be In Control; September 22, 2018


1 Corinthians 1:8-9 He will keep you strong to the end, so that you will be blameless on the day of our Lord Jesus Christ. God, who has called you into fellowship with his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, is … Continue reading

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God’s Grace and Mercy; June 30, 2018


John 1:12 Yet to all who received him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God. This verse, along with John 3:16, describes God’s greatest provision, His greatest gift. With such an … Continue reading

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Prayer, Pride, and Humility; June 27, 2018


Luke 18:1, 14 Then Jesus told his disciples a parable to show them that they should always pray and not give up. “I tell you that this man, rather than the other, went home justified before God. For everyone who … Continue reading

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