Monthly Archives: January 2012

Learning to love … (1)

January 16, 2012 “Listen, Israel: The Lord our God, the LORD is One. Love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and will all your strength. These words that I am giving you today are … Continue reading

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Losing Control is a gift … pure and gracious!

January 12, 2012 “For I am not ashamed of this Good News about Christ. It is the power of God at work, saving everyone who believes — the Jews first and also the Gentile.” Romans 1:16 New Living Translation The … Continue reading

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Losing Control to the Lord who offers you Life …

January 11, 2012 “I am the bread of life; he who comes to Me will not hunger, and he who believes in Me will never thirst.” John 6:35 New American Standard Jesus says that if you come to Him you … Continue reading

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Losing Control to the Lord who became like you …

January 10, 2012 “When the time came, he set aside the privileges of deity and took on the status of a slave, became human! Having become human, he stayed human. It was an incredibly humbling process. He didn’t claim special … Continue reading

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Losing Control to the Lord who pursues …

January 9, 2012 “When Simon Peter realized what had happened, he fell to his knees before Jesus and said, “Oh Lord, please leave me — I’m too much of a sinner to be around you.” Luke 5:8 New Living Translation … Continue reading

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The Nothing that lasts forever …

January 6, 2012 “… nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord.” Romans 8:39 New Living Translation Your life is worth .. “nothing”. And … Continue reading

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God’s Building Program …

January 5, 2012 “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.” Hebrews 13:8 New American Standard It doesn’t matter how you got “here” … in Christ. But everyone who got “here” arrived the same way: through the incarnational … Continue reading

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Living a basic life … and loving it!

January 4, 2012 “Going through a long line of prophets, God has been addressing our ancestors in different ways for centuries. Recently he spoke to us directly through his Son. By his Son, God created the world in the beginning, … Continue reading

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Your life out in the open …

January 3, 2012 “This saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance: “Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners”—and I am the worst of them.” 1 Timothy 1:15 Holman Christian Standard The last thing Jesus wants you to … Continue reading

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It’s life-changing …

January 2, 2012 “ writing to those loved by God the Father, called and kept safe by Jesus Christ.” Jude 1 The Message You’ve been “entrusted” with a life-changing truth: eternal life is found in Jesus Christ … by faith. … Continue reading

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