Category Archives: Child of God

Be vs. Do, pt. 4 – The Whole Point

November 12 “For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works…” (Eph. 2:10) We have been talking about being vs. doing – and the vital importance of seeing ourselves in light of God’s provision, through the … Continue reading

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Be vs. Do; pt. 3 – The Futility of Doing

November 9 “I do not do the good I want, but the evil I do not want is what I keep on doing…” (Romans 7:19) We have been talking about the importance of “being” rather than “doing.” Jesus came to … Continue reading

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Be vs. Do

November 5 The very foundation of true Christianity involves a remarkable identity change for us who have embraced Jesus and what He has done for us. The New Testament is replete with polar contrasts… what we were (before Jesus) and … Continue reading

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Were vs. Are; pt. 4 – Righteousness of God

October 26 “God made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.” (2 Corinthians 5:21) Scripturally speaking, our salvation is a package deal. Included in the … Continue reading

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Belief and Faith; pt. 8 – God’s Objective

October 19 “Whoever claims to live in Him must live as Jesus did.” (1 John 2:6) I have been doing a lot of “soul-searching” lately. Maybe it’s because, as I approach the “autumn” of my life, I find myself longing … Continue reading

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Psalm Twenty

August 26 Today’s Psalm is a corporate blessing – sung by the people… over their king. The context has King David about to lead the nation’s army out into battle with their enemies. The people gather around him (as representative … Continue reading

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The Love of God; part 3

August 24 “For God so loved the world, He gave His Only Begotten Son…” (John 3:16) It is one thing to know the fact that God loves us – it is quite another to truly experience that love. Sometimes we … Continue reading

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The Love of God; part 2

August 23 “He chose us in Him before the foundation of the world …in love…” (from Ephesians 1:4) When we think about the love of God, we tend to think in terms of our present relationship with God. We often … Continue reading

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“Whoever Believes in Me…” part 2

August 10 “Truly, truly, I tell you, whoever believes in Me will also do the works that I am doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.” (John 14:12) We all tend … Continue reading

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One Body; Part 3

July 18 “With all humility and gentleness… maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.” (from Ephesians 4:2-3) Sometimes, when we need something, it helps to know that we already have it. Yesterday, we talked about the … Continue reading

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