Tag Archives: Paul

Thinking about being good

Galatians 2: 21 I do not nullify the grace of God, for if righteousness comes through the Law, then Christ died needlessly. This passage always makes me pause.  Why?  It’s because of how little Peter did to bring it about. … Continue reading

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Contentment – A New Way to Look at Life

Godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment. For we have brought nothing into the world, so we cannot take anything out of it either. If we have food and covering, with these we shall be … Continue reading

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Thinking again about Heaven

But we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even … Continue reading

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The Thread of Truth

What is God about? I find it ironic how often the answer to that question will not reflect a person’s personal theology about Him. For example, a person like me who has been saved through Christ’s loving and sacrificial giving … Continue reading

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When Christians Act Like Atheists

Today we think about one of the oddest actions in the world. No, it isn’t when people who don’t believe in God act like they don’t believe in Him. It isn’t when people who are iffy about God act like … Continue reading

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The Power We Have

This week we thought about God’s uncommon faithfulness. He was faithful to Paul when he was heading to Rome. Paul’s relationship with God tells us much about God’s relationship with all of His people. God is faithful. He encourages. He … Continue reading

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Be An Example

Paul said, “Be imitators of me, just as I also am of Christ.”  Quite a statement!  It speaks of Paul’s desire to see those around him become like Jesus.  It speaks of a discipleship that was more modeling than teaching.  … Continue reading

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