Posts tagged with ‘Christ’

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Your Work Matters To God

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  “Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. Remember that the Lord will give you an inheritance as your reward, and that the Master you are serving is Christ” (Colossians 3:23-24, NLT). Sometimes you feel as if your efforts are going unnoticed.  Maybe you are […]

He is Risen!

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There is much to complain about these days. We complain about the economy.  We complain about higher taxes and lower morals.  We complain about our jobs, and we complain about the lack of a job.  We complain about the weather and the catastrophes that are plaguing our world.  We complain about our spouse, our children, […]

A New Horizon

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2017 is a new horizon. It will bring many surprises. Some will be filled with joy, and some will take us to our knees. Some surprises come from things we put into action, and some just seem to come out of nowhere.   Regardless, we face 2017 with great anticipation and determination. Our journeys most often […]

Season of Advent

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The History of Advent                                  The word “Advent” is derived from the Latin word adventus, meaning “coming,” which is a translation of the Greek word parousia. Scholars believe that during the 4th and 5th centuries in Spain and Gaul, Advent […]

Looking Unto Jesus

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“Looking unto Jesus.” —Hebrews 12:2 It is ever the Holy Spirit’s work to turn our eyes away from self to Jesus; but Satan’s work is just the opposite of this, for he is constantly trying to make us regard ourselves instead of Christ. He insinuates, “Your sins are too great for pardon; you have no […]

The Best Conceptual Explanation of the Trinity I’ve Seen

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The Trinity is easily one of the hardest concepts to navigate in Christianity. For some, it can even be a barrier to accepting Christianity. If you’ve ever found yourself in that awkward conversational dance when you have to explain how God could be three entities at once, let me share with you the best conceptual explanation of the Trinity I’ve […]

Building the Temple

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“He shall build the temple of the Lord; and he shall bear the glory.” — Zechariah 6:13 Christ himself is the builder of his spiritual temple, and he has built it on the mountains of his unchangeable affection, his omnipotent grace, and his infallible truthfulness. But as it was in Solomon’s temple, so in this; […]

Perfect in Christ

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“Perfect in Christ Jesus.” — Colossians 1:28 Do you not feel in your own soul that perfection is not in you? Does not every day teach you that? Every tear which trickles from your eye, weeps “imperfection”; every harsh word which proceeds from your lip, mutters “imperfection.” You have too frequently had a view of […]