Category Archives: the Gift of Jesus

But Christ Lives in Me…

June 14 “My old self has been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. So I live in this earthly body by trusting in the Son of God, Who loved me and … Continue reading

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Redeemed! Pt. 2

 June 2 Most of our focus, in Christ’s redeeming work, is on sin and the sacrificial ransom He paid to purchase our freedom. But there is another bondage that must be broken. There is yet one other taskmaster that must … Continue reading

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Righteous and Righteousness

June 4 “God made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God.” (2Corinthians 5:21) If there is one issue that I hear mentioned frequently from Christians, … Continue reading

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Salvation… Restoration

June 1 “For by grace you are saved through faith, and this not of yourselves; it is the gift of God.” (Ephesians 2:8) We have been talking about salvation and ALL that it brings to our lives. Salvation is far … Continue reading

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Salvation… Healing

May 31 “For by grace you are saved through faith, and this not of yourselves; it is the gift of God.” (Ephesians 2:8) Today, we are going to address a topic that is a bit controversial. But it really shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Salvation 101: Alive Again

May 24 “Jesus… will save His people from their sins.” (from Matthew 1:21) We have been talking about what sin does to us – and of the devastating effects it has on our lives. It separates us from God (our … Continue reading

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Sin, and What it Does; pt. 2

May 23 Yesterday, we talked about the concept of “death” in the Bible. It does not mean to cease to exist… it means to be separated from that which gives life to us. The great problem is outlined in our … Continue reading

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Salvation and Discipleship

May 21 I have a really good friend who asks some great questions from time to time. I thought his latest question would make a solid basis for one of our talks… The question has to do with when the … Continue reading

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Why Only Jesus? Pt. 2

May 10 “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.” (Jesus – John 14:6) You hear people say it often… “Jesus was a great teacher and all… but it’s … Continue reading

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Why Only Jesus?

May 9 “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through Me.” (Jesus – John 14:6) Jesus claimed to be the only way to God. The only way. That is because … Continue reading

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