Monthly Archives: April 2018

Friendly fire

“O God, it is You who knows my folly, And my wrongs are not hidden from You. May those who wait for You not be ashamed through me, O Lord God of hosts; May those who seek You not be … Continue reading

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Gratitude

“Therefore, since we receive a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us show gratitude, by which we may offer to God an acceptable service with reverence and awe; for our God is a consuming fire.”           … Continue reading

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Examine me, O Lord . . .

“Examine me, O Lord, and try me; Test my mind and my heart.”      Psalm 26:2 “Search me, O God, and know my heart; Try me and know my anxious thoughts; And see if there be any hurtful way … Continue reading

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Keep your eye on the ball

Paul teaches us that our true life is in heaven, despite what is apparent to us in day-to-day living.  “. . even when we were dead in our transgressions, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved), and … Continue reading

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Cleansing, for Fruitfulness

We want badly to be useful to our Master, to fulfill the purpose for which we were created. “Now in a large house there are not only gold and silver vessels, but also vessels of wood and of earthenware, and … Continue reading

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God forbid that we should trample the spring!

We are ambassadors for Christ, God’s representatives on earth.  (2 Corinthians 5:20)  Like earthly ambassadors of states, we are to represent our country and Leader in the very best light possible. “Keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles, so that … Continue reading

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God works through you

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them.”        Ephesians 2:10      NASB “Let us rejoice and be glad and give the glory … Continue reading

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