Monthly Archives: July 2012

Good people don’t need grace

““A certain moneylender had two debtors. One owed five hundred denarii, and the other fifty. When they could not pay, he cancelled the debt of both. Now which of them will love him more?” Simon answered, “The one, I suppose, … Continue reading

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Jesus + Anything = Nothing

“Look out for the dogs, look out for the evildoers, look out for those who mutilate the flesh. For we are the circumcision, who worship by the Spirit of God and glory in Christ Jesus and put no confidence in … Continue reading

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The fuel to kill complaining

“Do all things without grumbling or disputing, that you may be blameless and innocent, children of God without blemish in the midst of a crooked and twisted generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world” (Philippians 2:14–15 ESV) … Continue reading

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Behave as citizens worthy of the gospel of Christ

“Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ” (Philippians 1:27 ESV) This can also be translated:  “behave as citizens worthy of the gospel of Christ.”  This sounds similar to what Paul says in 3:20:  “but … Continue reading

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We are visually impaired

“For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.” (Philippians 1:21 ESV) This is one of the most well known verses in all of scripture among Christians.  It is used to motivate people to live godly lives … Continue reading

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The firm foundation for all authentic spiritual growth & transformation

“I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy, because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now. And I am … Continue reading

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The birth of a church, the miracle that still happens today

“So, setting sail from Troas, we made a direct voyage to Samothrace, and the following day to Neapolis, and from there to Philippi, which is a leading city of the district of Macedonia and a Roman colony. We remained in … Continue reading

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