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The Presence of God; February 15, 2019


John 8:29 “The one who sent me is with me; he has not left me alone, for I always do what pleases him.” Nothing can separate us from the love of God, (Romans 8:35-39) but we can certainly lose the … Continue reading

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Gifts; October 30, 2018


Ephesians 4:7 But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it. This theme is mentioned repeatedly in the New Testament, elsewhere by Paul (1 Corinthians 12:7, Romans 12:6) and Peter (1 Peter 4:10). Different words … Continue reading

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Depending on God; June 14, 2018


Luke 6:36 “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.” Jesus applied the same standard to us that He was held to Himself: the Father. As an eternal member of the Godhead He was able to meet that standard, even … Continue reading

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Depending on God; April 30, 2018


Matthew 5:3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” Verses 3~10, commonly called The Beatitudes, are a listing of God’s provision for His children. None of the things listed really can be provided by … Continue reading

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Self-image; January 27, 2018


Isaiah 45:9 “Woe to him who quarrels with his Maker, to him who is but a potsherd among the potsherds on the ground. Does the clay say to the potter, ‘What are you making?’ Does your work say, ‘He has … Continue reading

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Motives; January 13, 2018


Ecclesiastes 2:18 I hated all the things I had toiled for under the sun, because I must leave them to the one who comes after me. Solomon’s motives really stank! He was so self-centered and selfish that the idea of … Continue reading

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February 12, 2014


Philippians 2:3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Here is yet another Scripture that is all too often “honored in the breach,” so to speak. The Japanese has “self-centered” … Continue reading

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