Righteous

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                                                        … or not?   Much too often the reality of righteousness, … and what it means to be righteous, is linked with sin and made subject to being sinless, … when in fact, righteousness has nothing to do with sin.       The reality of becoming righteous       … lies not in what you do or […]

Calling things that be not

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                                            … as though they are!         God, who gives life to the dead and       calls those things which do not exist as though they did;       Rom 4:17 Calling things that be not as though they are, .. is what God did, and those things became what He called them! We also should […]

Not in my strength

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                                                                … but in His!   God is serious about blessing us and being the strength in our lives, … but He is also as serious about how He will do it.       Thus says the Lord: ‘Cursed is the man       who trusts in man and makes flesh his strength,’       Jeremiah 17:5 That God […]

That I may…

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                                               inherit eternal life!   A rich young ruler came to Jesus asking,       Good Teacher, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?       Mark 10:17 When Jesus told him what the Law required, … the young ruler told Him that he had kept the law since his youth, … which however could […]

Believing faith

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                                           … moves mountains!         So Jesus answered and said to them,       Have faith in God. For assuredly, I say to you,       whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed       and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart,       but believes that those things he says will be […]

For …

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                                                           God was with Him   What was the secret to Jesus’ ministry on earth?       God was not doing things for Jesus or in His ministry,       … just because of who He was,       but because Jesus was walking with Him,       …God could do things in Jesus’ life. What God did in Jesus’ […]

The Law

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                                      … of Love!   What has the Law to do with Love? The Law shows up sin by telling us … what not to do! Now all these don’ts won’t save you, … but what they are pointing to is the royal law!       ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself,’       James 2:8 To […]

All things are possible

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                                                                              to … !   Jesus told us       If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes.       Mark 9:23 Then in explaining this,       Jesus answered and said to them, ‘Have faith in God.       For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain,       ‘Be removed and be […]

Fight the good fight

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                                                            … of faith!         For whatever is born of God overcomes the world.       And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.       1 John 5:4 Having made Jesus your Lord, … enables you to be an overcomer. However, something more is needed, … for you to be that overcomer and […]

No doubt

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                                                      … in your heart!         So Jesus answered and said to them, ‘Have faith in God.       For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain,       ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’       and does not doubt in his heart,       but believes that those things he says will […]