Category Archives: God’s provision

Words of Spirit and Life

January 1, 2019 “The words I have spoken to you–they are full of the Spirit and life.” (Jesus – John 6:63) New beginings are all about new priorities. New ways of looking at things. New directions. New focus. As each … Continue reading

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Christmas Story Lessons… Treasure and Ponder

December 24 “Mary treasured up all these things, and pondered them in her heart…” (Luke 2:19) This is the one verse of the Christmas story that almost seems out of place. All these wonderful, amazing events are happening – the … Continue reading

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Grace, Truly Amazing, pt. 2

December 11 “We know that a person is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ…” (Gal. 2:16) If you are a follower of Jesus, then you understand (fairly well) that you can do nothing … Continue reading

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At Fault…

December 5 Yesterday, we talked about a growing, systemic problem in our culture today… the lack of consideration for others (and how that leads to all manner of issues and abuses, which dominate our headlines everyday). While it is easy … Continue reading

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The Gift of Our Selves

November 30 “I appeal to you… to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship…” (Romans 12:1) It seems that the only thing that we can give to the God Who … Continue reading

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What do you give to God, Pt. 2

November 28 “The Lord has told you what is good, and this is what He requires of you: To do what is right, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.” (Micah 6:8) Today’s verse is from one … Continue reading

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To BE or not to BE

November 14 The New Testament paints a glorious picture of God’s handiwork accomplished through Christ. It speaks of what God has made us to be – so that He can live in us, and work through us, to draw the … Continue reading

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Be vs. Do, pt. 5 – Faith to BE

November 13 The gospel message is that Jesus came to do everything necessary to make us vessels suitable for divine habitation. He came to deal (completely) with our sinfulness – and with everything that sin had done to effect our … Continue reading

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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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