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The Value of Godliness

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“For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and the life to come.  This is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance.”  (1 Timothy 4:8-9) I felt a strong conviction earlier this week while at the gym.  The verse above was in a […]

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Mercy, Not Sacrifice

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“As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth.  ‘Follow me,’ he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him.”  (Matthew 9:9) This interaction between Jesus and Matthew is pretty shocking.  Tax collectors in the time of Jesus were seen as crooked thieves.  These were the […]

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Perfect Forever

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Hebrews 9 and 10 are incredible chapters of Scripture.  Both chapters were written to show us how superior the sacrifice of Christ is in comparison to our old form of religion.  Chapter 9 shows how the blood of animals could not achieve the cleansing that was ultimately needed.  Chapter 10 shows us how ultimate, victorious, […]

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Killing Pride

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“God presented Christ as a sacrifice of atonement, through the shedding of his blood – to be received by faith.  He did this to demonstrate his righteousness, because in his forbearance he had left the sins committed beforehand unpunished – he did it to demonstrate his righteousness at the present time, so as to be […]

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Free From Idols

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“Dear children, keep yourself from idols.”  (1 John 5:21) Simple.  Clear.  Direct.  Easy to understand.  Oh, so important.  This is the essence of the Christian faith.  Idols shall not exist.  Let’s define an idol by using the NLT’s translation of this verse: Dear children, keep away from anything that might take God’s place in your hearts.  There is […]