Category Archives: indwelling

The Open Secret …

July 11, 2016 “I’ve learned by now to be quite content whatever my circumstances. I’m just as happy with little as with much, with much as with little. I’ve found the recipe for being happy whether full or hungry, hands … Continue reading

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Room by room …

July 1, 2016 “Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” Colossians 3:16 NASB Just think … 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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Those strange Jesus-Followers …

September 16, 2013 “They committed themselves to the teaching of the apostles, the life together, the common meal, and the prayers.” Acts 2:42 The Message With Jesus there is an “inside life” and an “outside life”. You begin to want … Continue reading

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Freedom: In-To-Dependence

July 4, 2013 “Christ has set us free to live a free life. So take your stand! Never again let anyone put a harness of slavery on you.” Galatians 5:1 The Message You didn’t earn your freedom. You’ve fought countless … Continue reading

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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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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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When Jesus finds you …?

Dec. 31, 2012 “God rescued us from dead-end alleys and dark dungeons. He’s set us up in the kingdom of the Son he loves so much, the Son who got us out of the pit we were in, got rid … Continue reading

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Broken in freedom …

June 22, 2012 “Christ redeemed us from that self-defeating, cursed life by absorbing it completely into himself. Do you remember the Scripture that says, “Cursed is everyone who hangs on a tree”? That is what happened when Jesus was nailed … Continue reading

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June 11, 2012 “…that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power through His Spirit in the inner man, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith …” Ephesians 3:16-17 … Continue reading

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