Monthly Archives: July 2018

Are you clinging to a mirage?

“Instruct those who are rich in this present world not to be conceited or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but on God, who richly supplies us with all things to enjoy. Instruct them to do good, … Continue reading

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Someone is watching you

Beware of the opportune time! This is the ominous phrase used of Satan’s strategy following the temptations of Jesus in the wilderness, at the beginning of His ministry. “When the devil had finished every temptation, he left Him until an opportune time.” … Continue reading

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Justifies us “for His own sake”

We start with a sad story of a jilted Lover: “For their heart was not steadfast toward Him, Nor were they faithful in His covenant. But He, being compassionate, forgave their iniquity and did not destroy them; And often He … Continue reading

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You are God’s masterpiece!

“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 What a comfort and encouragement it is … Continue reading

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Living in Dependence

“So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live your lives in him. . .”    Colossians 2:6  NIV “Are you so foolish? After beginning by means of the Spirit, are you now trying to finish … Continue reading

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Gospel Preview in the Old Testament

The Gospel of Salvation is sewn throughout the Bible, from start to finish, as a “crimson thread” of the Messiah’s saving blood.  Those who lived before Christ could look forward to it.  Those who lived with Jesus could see it … Continue reading

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Does God forget sin?

Does God forget our sin?  What does David mean when he says, “I, even I, am he who blots out     your transgressions, for my own sake,     and remembers your sins no more.”                Isaiah … Continue reading

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