Monthly Archives: April 2018

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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He pursues us

As I grieve over family and friends who have not yet found a nourishing relationship with the Almighty, I am comforted by this love story:  In an unlikely but wonderful way, the Creator of the Universe courts us.  Unbelievably, He … Continue reading

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Weakness

In our society, strength (or imagined strength) is applauded, and weakness is thought of as a defect — that you have missed the best in life. So observes J.I. Packer in an introductory interview regarding his small book Weakness Is the … Continue reading

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