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50 Days of Promises (18): Predestined

Ephesians 5:5 he predestined us for adoption as sons through Jesus Christ, according to the purpose of his will I struggle with the balance between conviction and grace. Lately it feels like God wants me to be painfully aware of how short I … Continue reading

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50 Days of Promises (14): More Than Conquerors

Romans 8: 35-37 35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? 36 As it is written, “For your sake we are being killed all … Continue reading

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50 Days of Promises (13): Part Three – Free Indeed

Romans 8:1-2 8 There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. Every … Continue reading

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50 Days of Promises (10): Eternal Victory

Revelations 21:7 7 The one who conquers will have this heritage, and I will be his God and he will be my son. There are two types of promises, one in which God is the only one who acts on … Continue reading

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50 Days of Promises (9): Brought Closer to God

Ephesians 2:13 But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ. The concept of being far off is not hard for me to associate with. Can you relate? The … Continue reading

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50 Days of Promises (8): Established and Blameless

1 Corinthians 1:4-9  I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus, 5 that in every way you were enriched in him in all speech and all … Continue reading

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50 Days of Promises (7): Adoption to Sonship

Ephesians 1:3-6 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, 4 even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and … Continue reading

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50 Days of Promises (5): Delivered From Darkness

Colossians 1:13 He has delivered us from the domain of darkness and transferred us to the kingdom of his beloved Son.   For me this morning the most powerful aspect of this short but profoundly powerful verse is the tense, past tense; “has delivered”. … Continue reading

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50 Days of Promises (3): New Creations

2 Corinthians 5:17-19  Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come. 18 All this is from God, who through Christ reconciled us to himself and gave us … Continue reading

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Joyful Living

This started as a simple entry in my own personal journal for Sunday October 13, 2013. They are questions from the sermon notes from my local church. They are questions that I would typically glance at and brush off with … Continue reading

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