Tag Archives: Colossians

December 21 – Keeping the Main Thing the Main Thing

Colossians 3:18-4:18; Ezekiel 31-32; Isaiah 56 “Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time. Let your speech always be with grace, seasoned with salt, that you may know how you ought to answer each one.” (Colossians 4:5-6 … Continue reading

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December 20 – God’s Love Wins and Brings True Peace

Colossians 2:20-3:17; Ezekiel 29-30; Isaiah 55 “But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection. And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to which also you were called in one body; and … Continue reading

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December 19 – The Right Condition to Grow

While I’m traveling, my ability to write and post may be hindered. Please be patient with me. Colossians 1:24-2:19; Ezekiel 27-28; Isaiah 54 “As you have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in Him, rooted and built up … Continue reading

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October 12 – Lists of Sins, or Hearts of Love?

Isaiah 39-40 Colossians 4 “Be wise in the way you act with people who are not believers, making the most of every opportunity. When you talk, you should always be kind and pleasant so you will be able to answer … Continue reading

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October 10 – Death To My Old Way, Power To Live My New Way

Isaiah 34-36 Colossians 2 “When you were baptized, you were buried with Christ, and you were raised up with him through your faith in God’s power that was shown when he raised Christ from the dead.” (Colossians 2:12 NCV) One … Continue reading

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December 21 – Can We Talk?

Colossians 3:18-4:18; Ezekiel 31-32; Isaiah 56 If you ever heard the comedian Joan Rivers, you probably heard her catch phrase: “Can we talk?” As she explained how it started, she noted that she was trying to get people to stop … Continue reading

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September 2 – Complete the Ministry!

Psalm 1; Deuteronomy 7:12-26; Colossians 4:7-17 Many years ago I had the opportunity to serve our city on the Building Standards Board. Our job was to hear testimony about buildings that did not meet city code and find a way … Continue reading

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August 1 – Doing It All….

Psalm 127; Ecclesiastes 2:1-17; Colossians 3:18—4:1 “Take this job and shove it, I ain’t workin’ here no more,” are the familiar words of a song by Johnny Paycheck. That song resonated with people who don’t even like country music because … Continue reading

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July 31 – Walls

Ecclesiastes 1:2 12-14; 2:18-23; Psalm 49:1-12; Colossians 3:1-11; Luke 12:13-21 Robert Frost has an amazing ability to put real life situations into poetry. In his poem “Mending Walls” he tells the story of an annual spring time rite: rebuilding the … Continue reading

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July 10 – Two Kingdoms

Deuteronomy 30:9-14; Psalm 25:1-10; Colossians 1:1-14; Luke 10:25-37 At some point in every crime show there is an episode where an important person is kidnapped or wrongly imprisoned. The job of those solving the crimes is to rescue the good … Continue reading

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