Category Archives: Identity

Garden living …

May 9, 2013 “The Lord God commanded the man, saying, “from any tree of the garden you may eat freely; but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that … Continue reading

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Jesus … are you serious about this?

May 3, 2013 “So, chosen by God for this new life of love, dress in the wardrobe God picked out for you: compassion, kindness, humility, quiet strength, discipline. Be even-tempered, content with second place, quick to forgive an offense. Forgive … Continue reading

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Lies .. Labels .. and a New Way ..

May 2, 2013 “So, if you’re serious about living this resurrection life with Christ, act like it. Pursue the things over which Christ presides. .. Your old life is dead. Your new life, which is your real life – even … Continue reading

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Healthy Die-eating….

May 1, 2013 “They’re a lot of hot air, that’s all they are. They’re completely out of touch with the source of life, Christ, who puts us together in one piece, whose very breath and blood flow through us. He … Continue reading

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Hide and Seek … Finding yourself in Christ

March 20, 2013 “And He was saying to them all, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me. For whoever wishes to save his life will lose it, … Continue reading

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You were worth it….

February 26, 2013 Isaiah 43:3-4 “I paid a huge price for you; all of Egypt and rich Cush and Seba thrown in. That’s how much you mean to me! That’s how much I love you! I’d sell off the whole … Continue reading

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God’s time .. and your life …

February 22, 2013 “It stands to reason, doesn’t it, that if the alive-and-present God who raised Jesus from the dead moves into your life, he’ll do the same thing in you that he did in Jesus, bringing you alive to … Continue reading

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Table manners …

February 18, 2013 “The way of life — to God! — is vigorous and requires your total attention. A lot of you are going to assume that you’ll sit down to God’s salvation banquet just because you’ve been hanging around … Continue reading

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Pulled along by … Who?

February 11, 2013 “As obedient children, let yourselves be pulled into a way of life shaped by God’s life, a life energetic and blazing with holiness. God said, “I am holy; you be holy.” 1 Peter 1:16 The Message There … Continue reading

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A God-Shaped life….

January 29, 2013 “As obedient children, let yourselves be pulled into a way of life shaped by God’s life, a life energetic and blazing with holiness. God said, “I am holy; you be holy.” 1 Peter 1:17 The Message Life … Continue reading

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