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Jesus Is Able (Revelation 5)

Nov 28, 2017

Jesus Is Able Revelation 5 Text: But one of the elders said to me, “Do not weep. Behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has prevailed to open the scroll and to loose its seven seals.” Revelation 5:5 NKJV Learn and Apply: There are some …

GodSpeed (2 John 1)

Nov 21, 2017

Godspeed Reading: 2 John 1 Text: If anyone comes to you and does not bring this doctrine, do not receive him into your house nor greet him. —2 John 1:10 Learn and Apply: The word of God teaches us to be careful not to support an endeavor that is inconsistent …

The Word of God Gives Us Assurance (1 John 5 )

Nov 20, 2017

The Word of God Gives Us Assurance 1 John 5 Text: I write these things to you . . . that you may know that you have eternal life. 1 John 5:13 Learn and Apply: When we are confused and unsure of our salvation and place in God’s heart, the …

It’s All About The Love (1 John 4)

Nov 19, 2017

Its All About The Love 1 John 4 Text: We have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is love. —1 John 4:16 Learn and Apply: Giving love to others can be challenging in some situations, but it’s possible because of the love God has first …

Totally Clean (1 John 1)

Nov 16, 2017

Totally Clean 1 John 1 If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. —1 John 1:9 Learn and Apply: Christ’s sacrifice makes it possible for us to receive total cleansing from every sin we have ever …

A Sweet Spirit (1 Peter 3)

Nov 10, 2017

A Sweet Spirit 1 Peter 3 Text: Not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing. 1 Peter 3:9 Learn and Apply Marriage life is very exciting, and challenging too. I like to see it …

The Talking Tree (1 Peter 2)

Nov 09, 2017

“He himself bore our sins” in his body on the cross. 1 Peter 2:24 One of the earliest Christian poems in English literature is “The Dream of the Rood.” The word rood comes from the Old English word rod or pole and refers to the cross on which Christ was …

Ripples of Hope (1 Peter 1)

Nov 08, 2017

Ripples of Hope 1 Peter 1 Text: In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ. 1 Peter 1:3 Learn and Apply: In 1966, U.S. Senator Robert Kennedy made an influential visit to South Africa. There he offered words …

Five-Finger Prayers (James 5)

Nov 07, 2017

Five-Finger Prayer James 5 Text: Pray for each other. James 5:16 Prayer is a conversation with God, not a formula. Yet sometimes we might need to use a “method” to freshen up our prayer time. We can pray the Psalms or other Scriptures (such as The Lord’s Prayer), or use …

A Picture of Humility (James 4)

Nov 06, 2017

Text:God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble. —James 4:6 Learn and Apply: During the Easter season, my wife and I attended a church service where the participants sought to model the events that Jesus and His disciples experienced on the night before He was crucified. As part …