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Eph.5:16 (NRSV) “making the most of the time, because the days are evil.” (emphasis added)
The New Living Translation of the same Eph.5:16 reads, “Make the most of every opportunity in these evil days” (emphasis added). If you are going to fulfil your destiny, you have to make the most of every opportunity. Read the rest of this entry
Rom.8:38-39 (Voice) “For I have every confidence that nothing—not death, life, heavenly messengers, dark spirits, the present, the future, spiritual powers, height, depth, nor any created thing—can come between us and the love of God revealed in the Anointed, Jesus our Lord.
Eph.3:18-19 “And may you have the power to understand, as all God’s people should, how wide, how long, how high, and how deep his love is. May you experience the love of Christ, though it is too great to understand fully.” (emphasis added). Read the rest of this entry
Eph. 3:1 (NRSV) “This is the reason that I Paul am a prisoner for Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles”
Some people ask, ‘Didn’t Jesus suffer so that we can be comfortable?’ Jesus died so that you can be in a relationship with God, so that your sins can be forgiven, so you can be in right standing with God, Read the rest of this entry
Eph.2:3 (NRSV) All of us once lived among them in the passions of our flesh, following the desires of flesh and senses, and we were by nature children of wrath, like everyone else” (emphasis added).
Really no one, not one of us can claim to be holier than another because the truth is, if God did not deliver you, you would not have been delivered. The Bible says, “All of us”, meaning we have all been there. Read the rest of this entry
Eph.2:1 (NRSV) “You were dead through the trespasses and sins.” (emphasis added).
James 4:17 (NRSV) “Anyone, then, who knows the right thing to do and fails to do it, commits sin.” Yesterday, we learned that to sin is to miss the mark. The best way I can explain transgression is this. Read the rest of this entry
3 Jn.1:2 “Dear friend, I hope all is well with you and that you are as healthy in body as you are strong in spirit”
It is truly amazing how people walk with God and it is as if God becomes their life. I am trusting God that the health He has in store for us, will become a reality in our lives Read the rest of this entry
Acts 4:32 “All the believers were united in heart and mind. And they felt that what they owned was not their own, so they shared everything they had.” (emphasis added)
It is both unscriptural and a misnomer to have spiritual shared wellbeing without having physical and financial shared wellbeing. From a holistic standpoint, Read the rest of this entry
Eph.2:12 “In those days you were living apart from Christ. You were excluded from citizenship among the people of Israel, and you did not know the covenant promises God had made to them…”
There was a time you and I were not part of the common wealth of God’s people, of Israel. But now, because of Jesus, we have attained citizenship of the nation of Israel. Read the rest of this entry
Eccl. 4:12 “A person standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer. Three are even better, for a triple-braided cord is not easily broken.”
There is great value in the small group fellowships and there is great value in being planted in the large group fellowship. When we come together, we bring our fire together and it is like a bonfire effect – powerful. Read the rest of this entry
Luke 4:40 “As the sun went down that evening, people throughout the village brought sick family members to Jesus. No matter what their diseases were, the touch of his hand healed every one.”
Matt.15:30 “A vast crowd brought to him people who were lame, blind, crippled, those who couldn’t speak, and many others. They laid them before Jesus, and he healed them all” (emphasis added). Read the rest of this entry