Tag Archives: love

To Do List

As they say in the South, I was fixin’ to write a quick piece on being kind to one another (Ephesians 4:32), but read on. Turns out Chapter 5 is chock-full of exhortations that are worth saying and doing. They … Continue reading

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Backstage Pass

19 Therefore, brethren, since we have confidence to enter the holy place by the blood of Jesus, 20 by a new and living way which He inaugurated for us through the veil, that is, His flesh, 21 and since we … Continue reading

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Standard Issue for On the Job Training

Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge, and in your knowledge, self-control, and in your self-control, perseverance, and in your perseverance, godliness, and in your godliness, … Continue reading

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Morning and Evening Thoughts–1 John 3:13-22

13 Do not be surprised, brethren, if the world hates you. 14 We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death. 15 Everyone who hates … Continue reading

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Blinded by the Light

8 On the other hand, I am writing a new commandment to you, which is true in Him and in you, because the darkness is passing away and the true Light is already shining. 9 The one who says he … Continue reading

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The Christian’s Walk, Part 2

1 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children; 2 and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma. 3 But immorality or any impurity or greed must not even be named among you, as … Continue reading

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But God…

 1 And you were dead in your trespasses and sins, 2 in which you formerly walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, of the spirit that is now working in the sons of disobedience. 3 Among them we too all formerly lived in the … Continue reading

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