Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Father’s Family

Wednesday, Dec. 31 Eph. 3:14-15 is a very interesting passage. “For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom his whole family in heaven and earth derives its name.” Paul obviously knew Greek. The Greek word for family (pater) … Continue reading

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Fulfilling the Law

Tuesday, Dec. 30 Freedom from the Law does not mean that the Law should be abandoned, revoked, ignored, or that it is obsolete. It’s still God’s standard. While in this earthly life we can’t fulfill the Law because we still … Continue reading

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Rich Poverty

Monday, Dec. 29 “I’ve never been poor, only broke.”—Mike Todd. I have experienced poverty. Not an easy time, especially with a wife and five kids to support. I admit to being a bit discouraged during those times, but I never … Continue reading

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A Pharisee and a Prostitute

Sunday, Dec. 28 Paul’s response to mercy and grace reminds me of the account of Jesus eating in the house of a Pharisee, Simon (Lk. 7:36-48). While there a woman came in and washed Jesus’ feet and poured expensive perfume … Continue reading

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Less than the Least

Saturday, Dec. 27 Eph. 3:8. “Although I am less than the least of all God’s people . . .” Paul also called himself the worst of all sinners in 1 Tim. 1:15. This is an astounding declaration. We think of … Continue reading

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Rapturous Wrappings

Monday, Jan. 26 Adam’s sin was catastrophic. The human race was doomed. Eternal separation from God was inevitable. A mediator was needed, but there was no one who qualified. So God created one. Jesus was both God and man so … Continue reading

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Joy to the World

Thursday, Dec. 25 You might guess that my favorite Christmas song is not “Rudolph, the Red Nosed Reindeer.” It’s “Joy to the World.” This beautiful carol has majestic music, as one might expect coming from Frederick Handel. But the words … Continue reading

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