Tag Archives: obedience

Devoted to Good Works

Believers should be “devoted to good works.” Paul makes that point repeatedly in these verses (2:7, 14; 3:1, 8, 14). In particular he points out that they should devote themselves to good works that would help out those in urgent need (3:14). Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the “So That” (Oct 24)

Why did God give us the Bible? Why should we be diligent students of it? The phrase “so that” points us to the reason: “So that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.” Continue reading

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The Right Response (Sept 4)

As scripture is read and explained and applied through preaching, God speaks to us. His word to us requires a response. That response is an important part of our worship. Continue reading

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The Hand of the Lord (Aug 8)

Ezra was clearly a man devoted to the Lord and his word, and therefore, the hand of the Lord was upon him. Continue reading

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I’ve Got a Better Idea (June 23)

Often the path we have been seeking opens when we follow through on that one thing God has asked us to do but that we are resisting. Continue reading

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Make Your Home in Me (May 25)

Abide in his presence through prayer, abide in his word through obedience and you will find intimacy with God and the joy of his presence. Continue reading

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Disciplines Find Freedom (May 16)

True freedom requires discipline. It requires hearing and obeying GOd’s word. Continue reading

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Fear of God vs. Fear of Man (May 14)

May 14 Fear of God vs. Fear of Man Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 69:5-12 | 1 Samuel 15:1-16:23 | John 8:1-20 | Proverbs 15:8-10 Today’s Scripture Focus:  1 Samuel 15:1-16:23 Does the Lord delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as … Continue reading

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I’ve Got a Better Idea (Jun 23)

June 23 I’ve Got a Better Idea Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 137:1-8 | 2 Kings 4:18-5:27 | Acts 15:1-35 | Proverbs 17:22 Today’s Scripture Focus:  2 Kings 4:18-5:27 Elisha sent a messenger to say to him, “Go, wash yourself seven times … Continue reading

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The Strength to Go On (Apr 25)

April 25 The Strength to Go On Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 59:14-17| Judges 4:1-5:31| Luke 22:35-53| Proverbs 14:3-4 Today’s Scripture Focus: Luke 22:35-53 When he rose from prayer and went back to the disciples, he found them asleep, exhausted from … Continue reading

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