Tag Archives: Relationship with God

October 15 – Helping People Stand Strong in the Lord

Isaiah 45-46 1 Thessalonians 3 “So, brothers and sisters, while we have much trouble and suffering, we are encouraged about you because of your faith. Our life is really full if you stand strong in the Lord.” (1 Thessalonians 3:7-8 … Continue reading

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October 13 – Recognizing People’s Worth Like God Does

Isaiah 41-42 1 Thessalonians 1 “We continually recall before God our Father the things you have done because of your faith and the work you have done because of your love. And we thank him that you continue to be … Continue reading

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October 9 – How God Deals With His Enemies

“At one time you were separated from God. You were his enemies in your minds, and the evil things you did were against God. But now God has made you his friends again. He did this through Christ’s death in … Continue reading

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September 26 – What If We Loved Each Other Like Jesus Commanded?

Isaiah 1-2 Galatians 5 “The whole law is made complete in this one command: ‘Love your neighbor as you love yourself.’ If you go on hurting each other and tearing each other apart, be careful, or you will completely destroy … Continue reading

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September 24 – Painting a Unique Masterpiece – Not a Paint-by-Numbers Copy

Song of Solomon 4-5 Galatians 3 “Tell me this one thing: How did you receive the Holy Spirit? Did you receive the Spirit by following the law? No, you received the Spirit because you heard the Good News and believed … Continue reading

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September 21 – The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But The Truth

Ecclesiastes 7-9 2 Corinthians 13 “We cannot do anything against the truth, but only for the truth.” (2 Corinthians 13:8 NCV) As Paul wrapped up his defense of the gospel he left the Corinthians with two things to consider. The … Continue reading

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September 18 – There Is No “New and Improved” Gospel Message

Proverbs 30-31 2 Corinthians 11:1-15 “Such men are not true apostles but are workers who lie. They change themselves to look like apostles of Christ. This does not surprise us. Even Satan changes himself to look like an angel of … Continue reading

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September 17 – Bringing the Right Weapon for the Right Battle

Proverbs 27-29 2 Corinthians 10 “We fight with weapons that are different from those the world uses. Our weapons have power from God that can destroy the enemy’s strong places. We destroy people’s arguments and every proud thing that raises … Continue reading

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September 12 – When the War’s Over You Need to Make Peace

Proverbs 13-15 2 Corinthians 5 “God was in Christ, making peace between the world and himself. In Christ, God did not hold the world guilty of its sins. And he gave us this message of peace. So we have been … Continue reading

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September 10 – The Joy, Joy, Joy, Joy Down in My Heart – No Matter What

Proverbs 8-9 2 Corinthians 3 “Our faces, then, are not covered. We all show the Lord’s glory, and we are being changed to be like him. This change in us brings ever greater glory, which comes from the Lord, who … Continue reading

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