Monthly Archives: January 2018

Two Levels of Belief

Friday, January 31                       There’s another phrase in John 1:12 that calls for clarification—“he gave the right to be children of God.”  Why not just that they became the children … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Tuesday, January 30                     I used to be bothered by hymns that praise Jesus’ “name.”  Why not praise Jesus rather than his name?  But I found out the Bible uses the … Continue reading

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That Miserable Mosaic Law

Monday, January 29            The Mosaic Law is a description of God’s moral standard.  No one but Jesus could fully obey it.  Martin Luther was on the verge of suicide after concluding that God was expecting … Continue reading

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Death and Life

Sunday, January 28                           Life and death are coupled in many ways.  The Bible has a lot to say about both.  But I ran across a statement by … Continue reading

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Trust and Obey

Saturday, January 27                        Trust and Obey I’ve never had a full understanding as to why we need to pray.  God is both sovereign and loving, and is also omniscient.  He also is not willing that anyone perish.  Logic tells me … Continue reading

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Friday, January 26          The Gift of Divinity After Peter says in 2 Peter 1:3 that  God has given us everything we need for life and godliness, he says in verse 5 to make every effort to … Continue reading

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Bad News/Good News

Wednesday, January 24             “An unbeliever needs to know the bad news before he knows the good news.”  The missionaries with Ethnos360 found that out the hard way.  After working with a number of indigenous … Continue reading

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