Tag Archives: Joy

They came to Him from every quarter

“They came to Him from every quarter.”— Mark 1:45 People of all types came to Jesus from every direction. Their paths were different, but their center was the same. Still true today. I refer you to Spurgeon’s wonderful sermon, “Gathering … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of This World

“Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you seems to be wise in this age, let him become a fool that he may become wise. For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, … Continue reading

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Through God We Live

“yet for us there is one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we for Him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, through whom are all things, and through whom we live.” – 1 Cor. 8:6 It is through … Continue reading

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Faith Is Accounted For Righteousness

“But to him who does not work but believes on Him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is accounted for righteousness,” – Rom. 4:5 The person who’s faith is accounted for righteousness is the person who does not lean on … Continue reading

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Enriched In Everything By Him

“that you were enriched in everything by Him in all utterance and all knowledge,” – 1 Cor. 1:5 Everything is enriched by Jesus. Everything is improved, enhanced, upgraded, sweetened, and adorned by the Son of Man. Without Him, everything is … Continue reading

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The Wrong Seed For The Harvest You Desire

Be careful what seeds you are planting, watering, and ultimately – harvesting. It would be crazy for a farmer to plant corn and then expect sunflowers. Likewise, don’t expect joy, patience, and good will, if you are planting seeds of doubt, … Continue reading

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Keep It Simple

I like things simple. Simple life. Simple truth: light/dark truth/lie freedom/bondage. “Better is a little with the fear of the Lord, Than great treasure with trouble.” – Prov. 15:16 KISS: Keep It Simple, Silly. Read John.

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Insights from Proverbs 5

Insights from Proverbs 5 for the 5th: I can sum up Prov. 5 in 5 words: Keep it in your pants. If you would like to… Not drink poison? Not get sliced up by a sword? Not wander aimlessly? Not … Continue reading

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No Longer Slaves

Augustine of Hippo said “he who sings prays twice,” once with our music and once with our words. This song has pierced my heart as only music can. It is my anthem of freedom. My fears were drowned in perfect … Continue reading

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Love Mercy

We are called to not only be merciful, but to love mercy (Micah 6:8). To love it! When you love something you sacrifice for it, you protect it, and you put it before yourself. Mercy (not getting what you deserve) … Continue reading

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