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Holding On

“If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples.”  John 8:31 Christ is saying, ‘Many hear the gospel and stick with it because it’s useful to them.  They gain money, possessions, and honor from it.  Yes, dear friends, … Continue reading

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Nailed!

You were dead because of your sins and because your sinful nature was not yet cut away. Then God made you alive with Christ. He forgave all our sins. He canceled the record that contained the charges against us. He … Continue reading

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Christ Colored Lens

Recently, I studied the Book of Hebrews with a group of women in my church.  Sometimes, when you lead a study you forget to reflect and think personally about how God’s Word is changing you. This morning as I reflected … Continue reading

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Forgiving

We must always bear in mind that in the prayer that Jesus taught His followers we pray, “Forgive us our debt as we forgive our debtors.” There is the thought that the sinner seeking forgiveness must himself practice forgiveness. Think … Continue reading

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Time of Testing

“So, as the Holy Spirit says:     ‘Today, if you hear his voice,     do not harden your hearts     as you did in the rebellion,     during the time of testing in the desert,     where your fathers tested … Continue reading

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Family Likeness

I began the day by reading Hebrews 2:10-18.  I lingered over these verses and was captured by the frequency of familial words that the author used and the theme of “family likeness” that he emphasizes. bringing many children to glory … Continue reading

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The Final Word

You and me we use so very many clumsy words. The noise of what we often say is not worth being heard. When the Father’s Wisdom wanted to communicate His love, He spoke it in one final perfect Word. Chorus … Continue reading

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