Monthly Archives: September 2018

Jesus’ Example

For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit. After being made alive, he went and made proclamation to the imprisoned spirits— … Continue reading

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TLP Living: September 17, 2018

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TLP Inspiration: September 17, 2018

To Be Blessed In verse 10, Jesus said that those who are persecuted for righteousness are blessed; here He gets personal, for now He isn’t referring to someone else, or some group of individuals, now it is about “you”. People … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon Notes: September 16, 2018

Title: To Be Defiled Text:Mark 7:1-23 Parallel Texts: Matthew 15:1-20; John 7:1 Mark’s account changes it’s focus at this point, as does Matthew’s and Luke’s, for from this point forward up to Jesus’ final arrival in Jerusalem, Jesus focuses on … Continue reading

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TLP Inspiration: September 15, 2018

Persecuted Because of Righteousness As a rule, do you expect to see a righteous person persecuting another person because the persecuted person is righteous? My guess is “probably not.” If this is true, then what sort of person persecutes another … Continue reading

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Opportunity and Suffering

Who is going to harm you if you are eager to do good? But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.” But in your hearts revere Christ as … Continue reading

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Life 101

Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble. Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing.  1 Peter … Continue reading

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Marriage

1 Peter 3:1-7 Peter moves on from his discussion of Christian slaves and their masters in which he called upon slaves to be good and reliable workers who respect their masters for the sake of the Gospel, and now applies … Continue reading

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The One Who First Loved Us

“He committed no sin,     and no deceit was found in his mouth.” When they hurled their insults at him, he did not retaliate; when he suffered, he made no threats. Instead, he entrusted himself to him who judges justly. “He himself bore … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: September 12, 2018

September in Virginia

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