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Standing Firm for the Truth of Christ in Love – 1 John 2:1-14

At times, it seems like Christians have difficulty with the twin commands to stand for the truth and to show love to others. John shared the message of standing for the truth, but he also continued to proclaim the need … Continue reading

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Change Your Life, Change the World – Philippians 4:1-9

As Paul begins the end of Philippians, we’re reminded that we can change the world, but we need to change ourselves by letting God do the work in us. We decide that our relationship with Christ is more important than … Continue reading

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December 15 – But I Like Complaining and Arguing!

Philippians 2:12-30; Ezekiel 21-22; Isaiah 50 “Do all things without complaining and disputing, that you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine as lights … Continue reading

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December 11 – Building Strong Families is Hard Work!

Ephesians 6; Ezekiel 17; Isaiah 46 “And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, but bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord.” (Ephesians 6:4 NKJV)  There are a lot of societal practices that mirror … Continue reading

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December 1 – Using Your Freedom Within God’s Limits

Galatians 5:1-15; Lamentations 5; Psalm 147 “For you, brethren, have been called to liberty; only do not use liberty as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. For all the law is fulfilled in one word, … Continue reading

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October 31 – Have You Prayed For Your Political Leaders Today?

1 Timothy 2; Isaiah 34-35; Psalm 119:65-96 “Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet … Continue reading

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October 29 – But Shouldn’t Christians Take Care of Everybody?

2 Thessalonians 3; Isaiah 29-30; Psalm 119:1-32 “For even when we were with you, we commanded you this: If anyone will not work, neither shall he eat. For we hear that there are some who walk among you in a … Continue reading

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October 27 – How Do We Measure Our Growth in Christ?

2 Thessalonians 1; Isaiah 25-26; Psalm 117 “We are bound to thank God always for you, brethren, as it is fitting, because your faith grows exceedingly, and the love of every one of you all abounds toward each other, so … Continue reading

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October 25 – Work In The Lord Is Never In Vain

1 Thessalonians 4; Isaiah 20-22; Psalm 115 “But I do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who have fallen asleep, lest you sorrow as others who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and … 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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