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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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Daily Enduring Truth – A New Vision Going Forward

I have been writing devotionals of one sort or another for over ten years, beginning in the year 2009 or 2010 on Facebook. I felt it was important to share, as a form of accountability, what God was teaching me … 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 13 – Why I Don’t Try to Fix People Who Are Wrong

Philippians 1:12-30; Ezekiel 19; Isaiah 48 ‘What then? Only that in every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is preached; and in this I rejoice, yes, and will rejoice.” (Philippians 1:18 NKJV) There’s a lot of bad theology … Continue reading

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December 12 – No More Sour Grapes, Now Forgiveness in Christ

Philippians 1:1-11; Ezekiel 18; Isaiah 47 “‘Do I have any pleasure at all that the wicked should die?’ says the Lord God, ‘and not that he should turn from his ways and live?’” (Ezekiel 18:23 NKJV)  Ezekiel 18 begins by … Continue reading

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December 10 – Mutual Submission for the Spread of the Gospel

Ephesians 5:21-33; Ezekiel 16; Isaiah 45 “submitting to one another in the fear of God.” (Ephesians 5:21 NKJV) With these words, Paul begins his instructions to Christian men that turns society on its ear.  If you’re used to reading these … 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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November 25 -Growing in Grace and Knowledge

2 Peter 3; Jeremiah 45-46; Psalm 141 “… but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen.” (2 Peter 3:18 NKJV)  These may not have … Continue reading

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November 23 – How Has God Changed Your Life? What Does the Difference Do?

2 Peter 1; Jeremiah 41-42; Psalm 139 “But also for this very reason, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue, to virtue knowledge, to knowledge self-control, to self-control perseverance, to perseverance godliness, to godliness brotherly kindness, and to brotherly … Continue reading

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October 28 – No, Jesus Hasn’t Come Back Yet,; Yes, He Will Return; In the Meanwhile, WORK!

2 Thessalonians 2; Isaiah 27-28; Psalm 118 “Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation and good hope by grace, comfort your hearts and establish you in … Continue reading

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