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Practical Holiness

As Christians, we are called to a life of holiness. But what does that mean? To some it might bring images of life in a monastery rejecting all worldly things to spend the rest of my life in prayer and solitude. To others, it means a rigid life of keeping rules and trying hard. Many of our images of holiness suggest a joyless existence–rigid and austere. But that is not the picture of holiness that the Bible gives. Continue reading

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Fully Mature in Christ (Oct 5)

Why is Paul struggling and working so hard to teach and preach and plant churches? This passage makes his motivation clear. He wants the believers to grow up in their faith and become fully mature in Christ. Continue reading

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Fully Mature in Christ (Oct 5)

October 5 Fully Mature in Christ 
Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 109:1-15 | Jeremiah 4:19-6:16 | Colossians 1:21-2:7 | Proverbs 24:23-25 Today’s Scripture Focus: Colossians 1-2 To them God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of … Continue reading

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True Freedom (Sept 20)

September 20 True Freedom Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 105:23-36 | Isaiah 33:13-36:22 | Galatians 5:13-26 | Proverbs 23:23 Today’s Scripture Focus: Galatians 5 “You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the … Continue reading

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Passing the Test (Sept 13)

September 13 Passing the Test Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 104:1-9 | Isaiah 12:1-14:32 | 2 Corinthians 13:1-14 | Proverbs 23:9-11 Today’s Scripture Focus: 2 Corinthians 13 “Test yourselves to make sure you are solid in the faith. Don’t drift along … Continue reading

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