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What is Highly Esteemed Among Men Is an Abomination in the Sight of God

“You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For what is highly esteemed among men is an abomination in the sight of God.” – Jesus (Luke 16:15) Jesus is speaking to the Pharisees about money. Men love money. … Continue reading

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Under God’s Arrangement

“He who will transform our lowly body that it may be conformed to His glorious body, according to the working by which He is able even to SUBDUE all things to Himself.” – Phil. 3:21 (Emphasis mine.) God transforms, conforms, … Continue reading

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Who were the Scythians?

“there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcised nor uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave nor free, but Christ is all and in all.” – Col. 3:11 Who were the Scythians? Barbarians (ignorant and uncultured) were bad enough, but Scythians were the rudest … Continue reading

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Let Us Have Grace

“Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom which cannot be shaken, let us have grace, by which we may serve God acceptably with reverence and godly fear.” – Heb. 12:28 We are receiving an unshakable kingdom. We should show others … Continue reading

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This Is the Will of God in Christ Jesus For You

“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” – 1 Thes. 5:16-18 This is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you: (Not health and wealth. … Continue reading

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All Seek Their Own Things

“For all seek their own, not the things which are of Christ Jesus.” – Phil. 2:21 Without the Holy Spirit’s intervention, all seek (search for, desire, require, demand)… NOT the things of Jesus (love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; Gal. … Continue reading

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Counted Loss For Christ

“But what things were gain to me, these I have counted loss for Christ. Yet indeed I also count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss … Continue reading

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