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Nursery Duty

Spiritual infancy is not a matter of age—it’s a matter of maturity (the lack of it). It is quite possible to grow old in the Lord without growing up in the Lord. Continue reading

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Disciples Find Freedom

What is a disciple? Elsewhere Jesus tells us that a disciple is a student who becomes like his or her teacher. His teaching here amplifies that by suggesting a disciple is one who becomes like Christ by the discipline of hearing and obeying his commands. He further shows that the disciple, who is a “son” by rights and relationship, is able to find freedom from sin. Continue reading

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When Words are Many

Our words do get us in a lot of trouble.  As the proverb reminds us, “When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise.” Continue reading

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Growing Up or Growing Old

I’ve heard it said that “Some people grow up in the Lord, others just grow old in the Lord. ”Unfortunately sometimes this is the case. There is a big difference between “growing up” and “just growing old” in the Lord. 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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Nursery Duty (Aug 6)

August 6 Nursery Duty Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 84:1:4 | Ezra 3:1 – 4:24 | 1 Cor. 2:6 – 3:4 | Proverbs 20:24-25 Today’s Scripture Focus: 1 Corinthians 2:6- 3:4 “But as for right now, friends, I’m completely frustrated by … Continue reading

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Nursery Duty (Aug 6)

August 6 Nursery Duty Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 84:1:4| Ezra 3:1 – 4:24| 1 Cor. 2:6 – 3:4|Proverbs 20:24-25 Today’s Scripture Focus: 1 Corinthians 2:6- 3:4 “But as for right now, friends, I’m completely frustrated by your unspiritual dealing with … Continue reading

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Growing Up (Nov 3)

November 3 Growing Up or Growing Old? Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 119:97-104 | Ezekiel 7:1-9:11 | Hebrews 5:1-14 | Proverbs 26:28 Today’s Scripture Focus: Hebrews 5:1-14 “We have much to say about this, but it is hard to explain because … 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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Glowing with Glory (Aug 29)

August 29 Glowing with Glory Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 95:1-11 | Job 33:1 – 33:33 | 2 Corinthians 3:1-18 | Proverbs 22:8-9 Today’s Scripture Focus: 2 Corinthians 3 “And we, who with unveiled faces all reflect the Lord’s glory, are … Continue reading

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