Tag Archives: abiding

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 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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Repentance without regret

Maybe you’re looking wrongly at the gap between where you feel you are and what you think God wants you to be. “For the sorrow that is according to the will of God produces a repentance without regret, leading to salvation, but the sorrow of the world produces … Continue reading

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What do you cling to?

Do I cling to a life preserver or to the broken pieces of my sinking boat? Jonah, speaking from experience prayed, “Those who cling to worthless idols forfeit the grace that could be theirs.”     Jonah 2:8  NIV   … Continue reading

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