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Standing Firm in Unity

Whatever happens, conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or only hear about you in my absence, I will know that you stand firm in the one Spirit, striving … Continue reading

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Weekly Bible Study Notes: May 19, 2021

John 13:1-17 This is the beginning of the second section of John’s Gospel; there are no more scenes of Jesus teaching the crowds.  The pattern of chapters 2-12 where there is a miracle or sign followed by Jesus giving an … Continue reading

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For They Will Inherit the Earth

A person who is “meek” is often thought of as being resigned to their circumstances, even weak, but that really isn’t what is being described here. Those who are “meek” are those who understand that they are dependent upon God, … Continue reading

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Those Who Mourn

I normally don’t think of a person in mourning as all that blessed- at least not in their time of grief. Yet, if you think about it, someone who cannot grieve is really to be pitied, after all, in order … Continue reading

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Prayer and Grace

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains. Pray that I may proclaim it … Continue reading

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Christian Relationships

Colossians 3:18-4:1 In this section, Paul gives insight to how Christians should behave in the major personal relationships of daily life.  In 3:18-19, he speaks of husbands and wives, in 3:20-21 he speaks of parents and children, and from 3:22-4:1, … Continue reading

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Living Christ

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and … Continue reading

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Unity in Christ

Colossians 3: 5-14 In the last section, we saw Paul tell us how to live our new lives, by setting our hearts and minds on the things that are above, and not on the things of this world.  In this … Continue reading

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Raising our Sights

Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now … Continue reading

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A Little Reflection

Has God been filling your life with blessings?  Has He given you peace in a tough situation? Well, you see what I mean by reflection… We spend so much time and energy running ourselves ragged these days, and so much … Continue reading

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