Monthly Archives: July 2015

IS MY LIFE WORTHY OF IMITATING?

I THESSALONIANS 1:6-8: “And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you received the word in much affliction, with the joy of the Holy Spirit, so that you became an example to all the believers in Macedonia … Continue reading

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HOW CAN I LIVE AS A “LIGHT” IN THE WORLD?

COLOSSIANS 3:17: “And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.” (ESV OBSERVATION: How can I live as a “light” to the world? Anyone … Continue reading

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BEWARE OF “RELIGION”!

COLOSSIANS 2:16-19: “Therefore let no one pass judgment on you in questions of food and drink, or with regard to a festival or a new moon or a Sabbath. These are a shadow of the things to come, but the … Continue reading

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THE “PARADOX” OF GRACE…

COLOSSIANS 1:29: “For this I toil, struggling with all his energy that he powerfully works within me.” (ESV‬)‬ OBSERVATION: There is a “paradox” of grace in the Christian life. When we think of grace we think of God’s action toward … Continue reading

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CAN I REALLY DO “ALL THINGS”?

PHILIPPIANS 4:13: “I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” OBSERVATION: Can I really do “all things” through Christ who strengthens me? If I take this Scripture and stand it alone, out of its’ context, it really causes … Continue reading

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LEAD ME TO THE CROSS…

PSALM 62:8: “Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us. Selah” (ESV)‬‬ OBSERVATION: Do I trust in the Lord at ALL times? This is a difficult question to … Continue reading

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HE WILL SUSTAIN YOU!

PSALM 55:22: “Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.” (‭ESV) PSALM 56:8-11: “You have kept count of my tossings; put my tears in your bottle. Are they … Continue reading

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