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 […]

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 […]

No Barrier – No more!

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                                               Love removed the barrier! God is LOVE, … and Love expresses Himself in what He does. Therefore, when man messed up … Love set out to put things right. How? By expressing who He is?       For God so loved the world that He gave       His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him […]

Breastplate of Righteousness

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                                                   … that place in Him!       Stand therefore … having put on the breastplate of righteousness,       Eph 6:14 Righteousness is not about what you have or what you can do, … but is a position, the place in which you are, because of Him,       that we might become the righteousness of God in […]

In Him we live

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                               … that special place, in Grace!!       for in Him we live and move and have our being,       Acts 17:28 This tells us that where Christ is, is where we live, … where we spend (or should spend) our days! … in Him and in His presence! It is kind of like being a […]

Why Faith?

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                                      … for the just shall live by faith!       My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials,       knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.       James 1:2-3 Why is our faith tested, and why does God allow it?       It is by faith that we believe and receive […]

Let God show you

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                                                             … His Picture!   Every thought, every plan, every action we take, … is based on a picture (not just some words) So also the circumstances we find ourselves in, … pictures that often are a challenge to deal with. Important therefore is the perception of those pictures, … and to know that any […]

God saw the need…

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                               Jesus was the Seed!   God saw the need (that mankind had). Jesus was the Seed (sent to do His will). Jesus did not come because He saw the need, … or because he saw Himself as the answer, but Jesus came because God sent Him. (John 3:16) During His ministry on earth, Jesus […]

A Loving Father…

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                                    … who gives!   If you go to God just as God … with your needs and expectations, you are likely to be disappointed. But if you go to God as Father, … as the loving Father that He is, He will bless you and give to you in abundance.       But seek first […]

Known by God

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                What does it take for God to know you?   There are a number of places in scripture that quote God and Jesus, … as saying that they do NOT know you!       Many will say to Me in that day, ‘Lord, Lord, have we not       prophesied in Your name, cast out demons […]