Tag Archives: right with God

August 23 – That’s What I Was, Now I’m A Child of God!

Psalm 113-115 1 Corinthians 6 “In the past, some of you were like that, but you were washed clean. You were made holy, and you were made right with God in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in … Continue reading

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August 18 – What More Could We Want From God?

Psalm 100-102 1 Corinthians 1 “Because of God you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from God. In Christ we are put right with God, and have been made holy, and have been set free from … Continue reading

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August 9 – What Do We Mean By “Salvation?”

“If you declare with your mouth, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ and if you believe in your heart that God raised Jesus from the dead, you will be saved. We believe with our hearts, and so we are made right with God. … Continue reading

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August 8 – Your Hard Work Won’t Help You

Psalm 74-76 Romans 9:16-33 “So what does all this mean? Those who are not Jews were not trying to make themselves right with God, but they were made right with God because of their faith. The people of Israel tried … Continue reading

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August 1 – Overwhelming Grace Overcomes Overwhelming Debt

Note: We’ve been having internet problems and I just discovered that this didn’t post on the appropriate day – when I was checking on why today’s (August 5) didn’t post. Psalm 57-59 Romans 4 “When people work, their pay is … Continue reading

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January 8 – Dealing With Desires and Needs

Genesis 20-22 Matthew 6:19-34 “Seek first God’s kingdom and what God wants. Then all your other needs will be met as well.” (Matthew 6:33 NCV) As Jesus moves on in the Sermon on the Mount, trust becomes the issue. Where … Continue reading

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September 26 – A Perfect Love

1 John 4; Ezra 1-2; Psalm 91 I’ve had a few people ask me why I don’t talk about particular sins here: you know the ones Baptists, especially, are supposed to attack. I mention “sin” in general but talk a … Continue reading

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April 1 – Don’t Be Foolish

Matthew 25:1-30; Numbers 30-31; Job 1 It was Thanksgiving Day and Raymond Banuelos of Phoenix, Arizona decided that the best way to celebrate Thanksgiving would be to go rock climbing. A lot of people do outdoor activities on Thanksgiving and … Continue reading

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May 27 – One Way

Psalm 96:1-9; 1 Kings 8:14-21; 2 Corinthians 11:1-6 People want to know that things are right between them and God. No one wants to walk around knowing that God is mad at them, right? What has happened in recent years, … Continue reading

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November 6 – We’ve Got the Power!

2 Timothy 2; Jeremiah 7-8; Psalm 122 There are some who treat God as the granter of magical wishes. They seem to act as if saying the right magical words will automatically cover all their previous offenses and suddenly make … Continue reading

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