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Recognizing and Exercising Authority

We often have problems with authority – especially when we aren’t the authority. We don’t want people telling us what to do. We’re independent by nature. Still, when it comes to Jesus, He is the authority. His authority comes from … Continue reading

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Finishing Thoughts – 1 John 5:13-21

We close out with I John as John leaves us with a number of finishing thoughts. We start by looking at the fact that we can know that we have eternal life and, knowing that, we can continue believing in … Continue reading

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God’s Testimony – 1 John 5:1-12

Something seems to be wrong with the process of inserting YouTube videos, so here’s the link to this week’s video: https://youtu.be/pNxsYfBgLsE In his gospel, John tells an amazing story. According to the story, Jesus needed to go through Samaria. That … Continue reading

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How to Determine if a Message is #FakeGospel or #TrueGospel – 1 John 4:1-10

As I write this, we’re involved in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Everyone is dealing with the question of who to believe and who not to believe. It’s a problem in the secular world because the only standard seems to … Continue reading

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October 23 – Our Behavior Reflects Our Growth in Christ

1 Thessalonians 2:1-16; Isaiah 14-16; Psalm 113 “You are witnesses, and God also, how devoutly and justly and blamelessly we behaved ourselves among you who believe; as you know how we exhorted, and comforted, and charged every one of you, … Continue reading

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September 27 – Getting Rid of Uncertainty

1 John 5; Ezra 3-4; Psalm 92  He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life. These things I have written to you who believe in the name of … Continue reading

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September 11 – Making an Impact in a Hate-Filled World

John 14:1-14; 2 Chronicles 20:1-21:1; Psalm 78:56-72 “Most assuredly, I say to you, he who believes in Me, the works that I do he will do also; and greater works than these he will do, because I go to My … Continue reading

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September 6 – The Rest of the Story

John 11:28-57; 2 Chronicles 12-13; Psalm 76 “Then they took away the stone from the place where the dead man was lying. And Jesus lifted up His eyes and said, ‘Father, I thank You that You have heard Me. And … Continue reading

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August 21 – Signs and Wonders, or Acts of Faith?

John 4:43-54; 1 Chronicles 17; Zechariah 6  “Then Jesus said to him, ‘Unless you people see signs and wonders, you will by no means believe.’” (John 4:48 NKJV) Jesus left the festival in Jerusalem and went back to Cana in … Continue reading

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November 24 – Experiencing God’s Joy in a Sinful World

Ezekiel 22-23 1 Peter 1 “Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving … Continue reading

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