Tag Archives: relationship with Christ

Pass the Salt, Please

January 10 (Matthew 5:13 NIV) 13 “You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and … 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 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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November 21 – Remember The Way We Were

1 Peter 4; Jeremiah 37-38; Psalm 137 “For we have spent enough of our past lifetime in doing the will of the Gentiles–when we walked in lewdness, lusts, drunkenness, revelries, drinking parties, and abominable idolatries. In regard to these, they … 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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October 2 – Love Conquers Stifling Orthodoxy

Revelation 2; Nehemiah 3; Psalm 97 “I know your works, your labor, your patience, and that you cannot bear those who are evil. And you have tested those who say they are apostles and are not, and have found them … Continue reading

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September 1 – What Made the Difference?

John 9:1-23; 2 Chronicles 6; Malachi 2:17-3:18 “And they asked them, saying, ‘Is this your son, who you say was born blind? How then does he now see?’ His parents answered them and said, ‘We know that this is our … Continue reading

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August 3 – Smelly Christians

2 Corinthians 2:5-3:18; 2 Kings 15-16; Micah 5:2-15 “Now thanks be to God who always leads us in triumph in Christ, and through us diffuses the fragrance of His knowledge in every place. For we are to God the fragrance … Continue reading

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November 26 – Every Breath You Take, Every Move You Make

Ezekiel 27-29 1 Peter 3 “Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this … Continue reading

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March 2 – I Thought I Was A Pretty Good Guy…

(Reading for March 1 included because they fixed the bug – Numbers 20-22 Mark 7:1-13) Numbers 23-25 Mark 7:14-37 “And Jesus said, ‘The things that come out of people are the things that make them unclean. All these evil things … Continue reading

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