Tag Archives: Power

The Inheritance of the Meek

January 3 (Matthew 5:5 NIV) Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. The ideal American male is tall, muscular, and is involved in athletics. Football players tend to be the top of that heap. If they excel … Continue reading

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Seeking Jesus and Learning To Minister To Others

Jesus understood that the indignation of the other ten disciples dealt more with their thirst for honor and power than with concern for the sake of the kingdom, and He gave them an example they could understand from real life. Continue reading

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Dinner Parties, Legalism, and Politics – Mark 8:1-21

After Jesus fed the four thousand people, they took their boat across the lake and ran into some Pharisees who confronted Jesus and asked for a sign. Jesus rebuked them, and then got out of town with His disciples. On … Continue reading

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The Story Within – Mark 5:21-43

Mark used a literary device that my pastor likens to a sandwich. He began a story, he interrupted the story with a different story. Then, when the second story was finished, he went back and finished the first story. This … Continue reading

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Abide in Him – 1 John 2:15-29

15. Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 16. For all that is in the world, the lust of the … 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 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 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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October 5 – I Just Can’t Stop Worshiping!

Revelation 5; Nehemiah 7:5-8:12; Psalm 100 “Then I looked, and I heard the voice of many angels around the throne, the living creatures, and the elders; and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of … Continue reading

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