Monthly Archives: April 2016

Starting fresh …

April 28, 2016 “I lift you high in praise, my God, O my King!  and I’ll bless your name into eternity. I’ll bless you every day, and keep it up from now to eternity. God is magnificent; he can never be praised enough. There are … Continue reading

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Way back to Way forward

April 27, 2016 “Now, Israel, what does the Lord your God require from you, but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul..” Dt. 10:12 NASB … Continue reading

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Abiding…

April 26, 2016 “I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing.” John 15:5 NASB Jesus gives us the very … Continue reading

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Defined by light …

April 25, 2016 “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.” John 14:6 NASB Jesus made sure his disciples knew what His life meant. It would define their lives. … Continue reading

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Seriously … Does Jesus really mean it?(3)

April 21, 2016 “Here’s another old saying that deserves a second look: ‘Eye for eye, tooth for tooth.’ Is that going to get us anywhere? Here’s what I propose: ‘Don’t hit back at all.’ If someone strikes you, stand there … Continue reading

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Seriously … Does Jesus really mean it?(2)

April 20, 2016 “You have heard that it was said to the people in the old days, ‘You shall not commit adultery’. But I say to you that every man who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery … Continue reading

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Seriously.. Does Jesus mean it?

April 17, 2016 “You’re familiar with the command to the ancients, ‘Do not murder.’ I’m telling you that anyone who is so much as angry with a brother or sister is guilty of murder. Carelessly call a brother ‘idiot!’ and … Continue reading

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Fast-food Jesus …

April 16, 2016 “That left him, of course in a state of extreme hunger, which the Devil took advantage of in the first test:”Since you are God’s Son, speak the word that will turn these stones into loaves of bread.” … Continue reading

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But first …

April 15, 2016 “Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.” Matt. 6:33 NLT Jesus described life with Him as consuming every area of your life. If you’re following … Continue reading

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At just the right moment…

April 14, 2016 “I’m baptizing you here in the river, turning your old life in for a kingdom life. The real action comes next: The main character in this drama—compared to him I’m a mere stagehand—will ignite the kingdom life … Continue reading

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