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John 13:34-35 Will they know we are Christians?

I just had a visit from the Jehovah’s Witnesses. (You know if you’re nice to them once, they keep coming back, but if they talk to me they have to listen to me too.) Today’s topic of conversation was The … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Ephesians 1

We have been blessed with ALL spiritual blessings in Christ. (Ephesians 1:3) We were chosen to be holy and blameless in His sight before the world was created.  (Ephesians 1:4) God intended for us to be a part of His … Continue reading

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Romans 5:1-5 Faith Is The Mother of Hope

At the beginning of this new year, I am thinking about hope. As I have said before, Biblical hope is not wishful thinking, but a confident expectation that God will fulfill His promises to us. If we look carefully enough, … Continue reading

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Matthew 6:33 Hearing God’s Voice

At this time of year, many people start thinking about New Year’s Resolutions. What can I do differently in the coming year to make my life better? Many plan to start diet or exercise programs, and some plan to start … Continue reading

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Acts 12 Faithless Prayer

Today’s post was written by Tim Challies, an author and pastor. You can visit his website here. ——— Acts 12 contains one of my favorite stories of the early church. It is a great little bit of writing—a short story … Continue reading

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James 1:12 There is a reward!

I have come to realize that a major theme in James 1 is humility. James 1:12 tells us that we will be rewarded if we endure the testing that we face. What must we do to endure testing? We need … Continue reading

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I Corinthians 1:26-31 Qualified

The other day I was watching an episode of Full Circle that aired a few months ago. (The good thing about Full Circle is that you can watch full episodes on-line anytime.) The conversation was about trying to be a … Continue reading

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Romans 1:18-20 Does God exist?

I was just outside enjoying the first full day of summer. It’s a warm day here in Southern Ontario, Canada, and the sky is blue with a few bright white, billowing clouds lazily drifting by. As I walked across the … Continue reading

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James 1:12

I have come to realize that a major theme in James 1 is humility.  James 1:12 tells us that we will be rewarded if we endure the testing that we face.  What must we do to endure testing?  We need … Continue reading

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Colossians 3:23-24

Something I said in my last blog post (John 1:14, January 7) inspired me to look up Colossians 3:23-24.  My question from the passage in John was how would it change your life if Jesus moved in next door?  Colossians … Continue reading

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