Tag Archives: Apostle Paul

Dead to sin

Romans 6:1-11 Many years ago, in the middle of January, I was born, the third child for my parents. Seventy-eight days later I died. How can this be since I am writing this today? The answer is found within our … Continue reading

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Give thanks for the faithful

Colossians 1:1-14 How often do you find yourself praying for someone? It is likely that you often pray for those who are sick, facing difficulties or for safe travels of a friend. But when you pray, how often do you … Continue reading

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Focus on life in Christ

Luke 13:31-35, Philippians 3:17-4:1 Lent is that time for us to take a serious look at how we live. Do our values reflect the teaching of Jesus, or are they more reflective of a world turned inward upon itself? Our … Continue reading

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Seek the things above

Colossians 3:1-11 Have you ever noticed how fair weather and sunny skies lift the attitude among people? Smiles seem more prevalent and people seem to have a more positive outlook. Life is cheerful when the skies are clear, but such … Continue reading

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Boasting in Christ

1 Corinthians 1:10-31 There’s a cliché in sports that says, “It’s not bragging if you can back it up.” This is a favorite among gifted athletes who continually make the morning highlight reels. Given their accomplishments, why should they not … Continue reading

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Of first importance

1 Corinthians 15:1-10 Early in the morning, so many people are already wondering how they will tackle their daunting list of to-dos. This list never seems to get any shorter. There are always errands to run, new issues to address, … Continue reading

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A perfect life

2 Corinthians 4:7-18 Have you ever wondered what it might be like to live a perfect life? Imagine, a life with no worries, no sickness and no pain. Instead, there is nothing but happiness, peace and serenity. In this perfect … Continue reading

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