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Spiritual Growth; June 11, 2019


Hebrews 6:1-3 Therefore let us leave the elementary teachings about Christ and go on to maturity, not laying again the foundation of repentance from acts that lead to death, and of faith in God, instruction about baptisms, the laying on … Continue reading

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Fruitfulness; May 27, 2019


1 Thessalonians 3:8 For now we really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord. It’s fascinating to me that Greek seems to have the same sort of idiom that Japanese does, but English doesn’t, at least as a … Continue reading

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Freedom; April 20, 2019


2 Corinthians 3:17 Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. I have heard this verse quoted many times, but our sinful human nature really tends to cloud understanding of it. … Continue reading

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Righteousness; March 24, 2019


Romans 1:17 For in the gospel a righteousness from God is revealed, a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: “The righteous will live by faith.” Here Paul is stating the overarching theme … Continue reading

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Seeking Jesus; February 7, 2019


Luke 24:5-6 In their fright the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, “Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; he has risen!” I have … Continue reading

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Theology; November 12, 2018


Colossians 1:23 This is the gospel that you heard and that has been proclaimed to every creature under heaven, and of which I, Paul, have become a servant. Sometimes Paul writes stuff that makes Quantum Mechanics look simple by comparison! … Continue reading

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Interpreting the Bible; December 3, 2017


Psalm 89:26-27 He will call out to me, ‘You are my Father, my God, the Rock my Savior.’ I will also appoint him my firstborn, the most exalted of the kings of the earth. This Psalm is taken as Messianic … Continue reading

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