Tag Archives: Grace

Philippians – Trouble Rears its Head! (Philippians 3:1-11)

Shorter video today: Just like it looks like Paul is winding down his letter to the Philippian Church, we have an interruption. There aare different ways to look at this interruption and I discuss the problem of the transition from … Continue reading

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December 31 – Seeing Strange Things in the New Year

Luke 5:1-26; Ezekiel 48; Isaiah 66 “And they were all amazed, and they glorified God and were filled with fear, saying, ‘We have seen strange things today!’” (Luke 5:26 NKJV) One day Jesus was teaching. Then, the crowds started coming … Continue reading

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December 30 – Serving With Authority

Luke 4:31-44; Ezekiel 46-47; Isaiah 65 “And they were astonished at His teaching, for His word was with authority.” (Luke 4:32 NKJV) The Luke passage today seems to be a summary of a number of weeks. We see that Jesus … Continue reading

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December 22 – Remembering the Days of Elijah

Traveling and computer issues have made me late. I apologize. Hoping to catch up today. Merry Christmas! Luke 1:1-25; Ezekiel 33; Isaiah 57 “And he will turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God. He will … Continue reading

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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 18 – Beyond the Manger: The Reason for the Season

Colossians 1:1-23; Ezekiel 25-26; Isaiah 53 “He was oppressed and He was afflicted, Yet He opened not His mouth; He was led as a lamb to the slaughter, And as a sheep before its shearers is silent, So He opened … Continue reading

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December 16 – The Power Of His Resurrection For Everyday Living

Philippians 3; Ezekiel 23; Isaiah 51 “that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death,” (Philippians 3:10 NKJV) Paul wanted to be sure that his righteousness depended … Continue reading

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December 8 – Finding Ways to Help People in Need

Ephesians 4:17-32; Ezekiel 12-13; Isaiah 43 “Let him who stole steal no longer, but rather let him labor, working with his hands what is good, that he may have something to give him who has need.” (Ephesians 4:28 NKJV)  Behavior … Continue reading

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December 4 – Two Beautiful, Unifying Words

Ephesians 1; Ezekiel 4-5; Psalm 150 “Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” (Ephesians 1:2 NKJV) What beautiful words those two words are: grace and peace. It’s the grace of God that brings … Continue reading

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