Category Archives: Christ in you

Want to impress God today…?

June 2, 2017 “If, when we were at our worst, we were put on friendly terms with God by the sacrificial death of his Son, now that we’re at our best, just think of how our lives will expand and … Continue reading

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Meet your new neighbor …

May 25, 2017 “For the word of God is living and effective and sharper than any double-edged sword, penetrating as far as the separation of soul and spirit, joints and marrow. It is able to judge the ideas and thoughts … Continue reading

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You are the beloved .. get used to it

May 12, 2107 “writing to those loved by God the Father, called and kept safe by Jesus Christ.” Jude 2 Message You better get used to hearing the words “loved by God” or “beloved” because it is part of your … Continue reading

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The way is wide open … for you

September 7, 2016 “”Come, follow Me,” Jesus said,  “and I will make you fishers of men.” At once they left their nets and followed Him.” Mark 1:17-18 NIV “Follow me” … Jesus defines what life is going to look like … Continue reading

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The Not Going Back Option…

“Indeed, I have been crucified with Christ. My ego is no longer central. It is no longer important I appear righteous before you or have your good opinion, and I am no longer driven to impress God. Christ lives in … Continue reading

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It looks a lot like …?

February 9, 2016 “So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience; bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, whoever has a complaint against anyone, … Continue reading

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Gloriously Out of Balance ….

“… what we see is that anyone united with the Messiah gets a fresh start, is created new. The old life is gone; a new life burgeons.” 2 Corinthians 5:17 The Message There is no middle ground in Christ. You … Continue reading

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Hidden in Plain Sight (2)

November 15, 2013 “How many loaves of bread do you have?” Mark 6:38 The Message In a race-divided nation a God-appointed preacher said: “The secret of the Christian life is simply the presence of Jesus Christ.” This nail-scarred .. grave-risen … Continue reading

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Is This For Real…?

July 24, 2013 “…Christ in you, the hope of glory.” Colossians 1:27 New American Standard It is life-changing real. It is so real that God uses everything in your life .. good parts of you .. bad parts of you … Continue reading

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Mission filled life…

June 28, 2013 “In the same way that you gave me a mission in the world, I give them a mission in the world. I’m consecrating myself for their sakes .. So they’ll be truth-consecrated in their mission.” John 17:19 … Continue reading

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