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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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Pressing On Toward the Goal – Philippians 3:12-21

What’s your goal in life. Notice I didn’t ask for a list of goals, I asked for your goal, your one, overarching goal that all those other goals lead to. Paul’s goal was unity with Christ. He wanted to be … Continue reading

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September 23 – No Matter What, God Forgives

1 John 1; 2 Chronicles 34; Psalm 89:19-37  “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our … Continue reading

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November 17 – Living Peaceably, Living in Holiness

Ezekiel 5-7 Hebrews 12 “Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord.”                (Hebrews 12:14 NCV) This verse may be an elaboration on part of the first two … Continue reading

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November 9 – When the Grace of God Overwhelms You

Titus 1; Jeremiah 13-14; Psalm 125 A mobster had been arrested for gambling and was talking to a prosecutor. The discussion turned to the lottery and the mobster recalled a recent news story about a young lady with mental disabilities … Continue reading

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September 23 – Sinless Imperfections?

1 John 1; 2 Chronicles 34; Psalm 89:19-37 According to some in the Christian community, they no longer sin. Once they accept Christ as their Savior, they no longer commit any kind of sin. They just don’t do that. John … Continue reading

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December 19 – Advance!

Psalm 80:1-7; Isaiah 42:10-18; Hebrews 10:32-39 The Battle of Chancellorsville was one of those pivotal battles in the American Civil War that changed the course of the war. General Joseph Hooker had replaced Gen Burnside. He had spent the winter … Continue reading

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June 27 – No Reservations

Psalm 140; Genesis 24:34-41 50-67; 1 John 2:7-11 It happens every so often. Some “big name” person informs the world that they have accepted Jesus as their Savior. They get ridiculed by the popular press, but cheered by Christians. Christians … Continue reading

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September 25 – God’s Standards

1 John 3; 2 Chronicles 36; Psalm 90 John speaks often of the love of God, but he reminds us that our love of God is reflected in the way we live. “No one who is born of God will … Continue reading

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