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Don't Be Superficial
March 4th, 2021
If one quickly and blindly believes something without examination, that belief can be just as quickly shattered if challenged by an experience that does not line up with the belief....  Read More
by Christopher Miller
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Worries and Distractions
March 3rd, 2021
So, Martha taking on the traditional role that was expected of her, was working hard preparing the food for the men who had no doubt gathered to hear Jesus’ teachings. But Mary boldly sat at Jesus’ f...  Read More
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Don't Worry be Happy
March 2nd, 2021
The marching orders we have from Jude are to keep ourselves in the love of God and to anticipate the mercy of Jesus knowing that this all leads to eternal life. Wow! What a great deal, what a stress...  Read More
by Christopher Miller
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No Fear in Love
March 1st, 2021
Those who live out of God’s love in this world can peacefully lay their heads down at night and sleep deeply. Their minds are not filled with fears of what will happen tomorrow or what the future con...  Read More
by Christopher Miller
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Love Restored
February 28th, 2021
Through the gift of God’s grace and forgiveness, the love of God from which we were created, and which had always been implanted in us, is restored in those who follow in Jesus’ footsteps....  Read More
by Christopher Miller
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Acting Out Truth
February 27th, 2021
It is easy to make lofty speeches that express love and grace and forgiveness and peace, it is quite another thing to take actions that move us toward the accomplishment of the same....  Read More
by Christopher Miller
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Joyous Extravagant Generosity
February 26th, 2021
It appears that in God’s economy, love translates into extravagant generosity. Because of God’s love for the world, he gave himself freely in the person of Jesus. ...  Read More
by Christopher Miller
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Child of God
February 25th, 2021
In other words, one should be able to say about us, “The apple does not fall far from the tree,” when they are referring to God as our father....  Read More
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Don't be Drawn Away
February 24th, 2021
John is describing someone who loves power, prestige, privilege, and possessions. These four “Ps” describe the attraction of the broken world which Satan uses to separate us from our relationship wit...  Read More
by Christopher Miller
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What Makes Jesus Tick?
February 23rd, 2021
John seems to be saying that we can be sure we know what makes Jesus tick, if we live as he has told us to live. Remember, for those of us who have claimed Jesus as Lord and Savior, what we have real...  Read More
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Forgive Me My Sin
February 22nd, 2021
This text from 1 John really helps me with my wrestling over this issue. John is undoubtedly saying that the purpose of his writing is so that [I] may not sin. However, he quickly follows that up wi...  Read More
by Christopher Miller
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Self-Deception
February 21st, 2021
if we say we have no sin, then we have no reason to seek forgiveness and the reconciliation with God that comes in our forgiveness. And, if like me, you believe that our entire purpose in life is to ...  Read More
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