Category Archives: life in Christ

Never on sale …

August 15, 2017 “Out of sheer generosity he put us in right standing with himself. A pure gift. He got us out of the mess we’re in and restored us to where he always wanted us to be. And he … Continue reading

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Ready .. Set .. Let go

July 26, 2017 “For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.” Philippians 1:6 New American Standard There is only one Person who … Continue reading

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You don’t really want to be in control .. do you?

June 28, 2017 “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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Stopping on the road … letting go

June 26, 2017 “God the Master, the Holy One of Israel, has this solemn counsel. “Your salvation requires you to turn back to me and stop your silly efforts to save yourselves. Your strength will come from settling down in … Continue reading

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The grace solution…

June 16, 2017 “You therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus.” 2 Timothy 2:1 You have to learn a whole new language when you follow Jesus. You learn it as you step into everyday … Continue reading

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5 plus 2

June 12, 2017 “Jesus said, “You do it. Fix supper for them.” They replied, “Are you serious? You want us to go spend a fortune on food for their supper?” But he was quite serious. “How many loaves of bread do you … Continue reading

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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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When the HouseKeeper shows up ..

May 30, 2017 “The heart is hopelessly dark and deceitful, a puzzle that no one can figure out. But I, God, search the heart and examine the mind. I get to the heart of the human. I get to the … 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’re really old …if

September 14, 2016 “We who have run for our very lives to God have every reason to grab the promised hope with both hands and never let go. It’s an unbreakable spiritual lifeline, reaching past all appearances right to the … Continue reading

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