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About rockyfort

I am a retired Middle School Teacher. I share each day what God is teaching me from reading His word hoping that people can benefit from reading what God has taught me.

August 16 – It Ain’t Whatcha Got, It’s Whatcha Give

Psalm 94-96 Romans 15:14-33 “The believers in Macedonia and Southern Greece were happy to give their money to help the poor among God’s people at Jerusalem. They were happy to do this, and really they owe it to them. These … Continue reading

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August 15 – Finding Strength and Fellowship in the Church

Psalm 91-93 Romans 15:1-13 “May the patience and encouragement that come from God allow you to live in harmony with each other the way Christ Jesus wants. Then you will all be joined together, and you will give glory to … Continue reading

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August 14 – When Other Christians Do It Wrong

Psalm 89-90 Romans 14 “In the kingdom of God, eating and drinking are not important. The important things are living right with God, peace, and joy in the Holy Spirit. Anyone who serves Christ by living this way is pleasing … Continue reading

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August 13 – What Do We Owe Other People?

Psalm 87-88 Romans 13 “Do not owe people anything, except always owe love to each other, because the person who loves others has obeyed all the law.” (Romans 13:8 NCV) Romans 13 begins with a discussion of government. Given the … Continue reading

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August 12 – Genuine Love For All People

Psalm 84-86 Romans 12 “Your love must be real. Hate what is evil, and hold on to what is good. Love each other like brothers and sisters. Give each other more honor than you want for yourselves.” (Romans 12:9-10 NCV) … Continue reading

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August 11 – God Put You On That Tree and God Can Take You Off

“So you see that God is kind and also very strict. He punishes those who stop following him. But God is kind to you, if you continue following in his kindness. If you do not, you will be cut off … Continue reading

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August 10 – God’s Gift of Grace

Psalm 79-80 Romans 11:1-18 “And if he chose them by grace, it is not for the things they have done. If they could be made God’s people by what they did, God’s gift of grace would not really be a … Continue reading

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August 9 – What Do We Mean By “Salvation?”

“If you declare with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ and if you believe in your heart that God raised Jesus from the dead, you will be saved. We believe with our hearts, and so we are made right with God. … Continue reading

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August 8 – Your Hard Work Won’t Help You

Psalm 74-76 Romans 9:16-33 “So what does all this mean? Those who are not Jews were not trying to make themselves right with God, but they were made right with God because of their faith. The people of Israel tried … Continue reading

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August 7 – God Doesn’t Teach Us To Hate

Psalm 72-73 Romans 9:1-15 “I wish I could help my Jewish brothers and sisters, my people. I would even wish that I were cursed and cut off from Christ if that would help them. They are the people of Israel, … Continue reading

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