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Brief Thoughts: Letting Eclipses Blind us

“For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus.” (Phil. 1:6) “…Let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before […]

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Brief thoughts: Gifting’s extremes

 “But to each one is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.” (1 Cor. 12:7-8) “To one he gave five talents, to another, two, and to another, one, each according to his own ability…” (Matt. 25:15) There are two truths that can be draw from these verses discussing how God gifts every […]

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The Church: From darkness to light

“Arise, shine, for your light has come and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you! For behold, darkness will cover the earth, and deep darkness the peoples, but the Lord will rise upon you, and His glory will appear upon you. Nations will come to your light, and kings to the brightness of […]

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But God!

“Such were some of you. BUT you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ and in the Spirit of our God.” (1 Cor. 6:11)  “Among them we too all formerly lived in the lusts of our flesh…BUT God, being rich in mercy, because of […]

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Hiding and motivation

“For I am conscious of nothing against myself. Yet I am not by this acquitted, but the one who examines me is the Lord. Therefore, do not go on passing judgment before the time, but wait until the Lord comes who will both bring to light the things hidden in the darkness and disclose the […]

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Robbed of Spiritual Growth

“Complacency is a deadly foe of all spiritual growth. Acute desire must be present or there will be no manifestation of Christ…” -A.W. Tozer   Complacency is what the cheap grace modern Christendom advances gives us, and spiritual growth and the manifestation of Christ is what it robs us of. True grace will not excuse […]

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Brief Thoughts: Abiding love

 “He who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit.”  (John 15:5) “Now, little children, abide in Him, so that when He appears, we may have confidence and not shrink away from Him in shame at His coming.” (1 John 2:28-29) Abiding is the most complete form of love in the Bible, […]

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What we Think and Are

“And if anyone thinks that he knows anything, he knows nothing yet as he ought to know.”        (1 Cor. 8:2-3)  “For you are the seal of my apostleship in the Lord.” (1 Cor. 9:2) It does not matter if we think we are something, about our successes, or the kingdoms we may have established here […]

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Brief Thoughts: Changing Perspectives

“Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, dwell on these things.” (Phil. 4:8-9) “For as he thinks in his heart, so is he.” (Prov. 23:7) Because of my particular […]

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Brief Thoughts: Sinners or Saints?

“If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. But if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin. […]

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