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1 Year Bible Reading 11.17-19.17

Still not feeling well. It is a bit of a struggle. 11.17 (Friday) 1 Chronicles 9-10 Hebrews 12 Amos 6 Psalms 87-88 11.18 (Saturday) 1 Chronicles 11-12 Hebrews 13 Amos 7 Psalms 89 11.19 (Sunday) 1 Chronicles 13‐14 James 1 Amos 8 Psalms 90 THOT 4 2 Day is the daily portion of the 1 year Bible Reading and a short Bible study to start your day! Simply Following Jesus In Spirit & In Truth....

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Put To Death The Old Self

Put To Death The Old Self Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry. Because of these, the wrath of God is coming. You used to walk in these ways, in the life you once lived. (Colossians 3:5-7, NKJV) Therefore points back to our identification with the risen and enthroned Lord Jesus mentioned in Colossians 3:1-4. It is because we understand this fact that we can put to death the things in our life that are contrary to our identity with Jesus. We put to death in the sense of denying these...

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Please Excuse Me!

Please Excuse Me! I am not feeling very well. There is no devotion today. The 1 year Bible reading is below. 1 Year Bible Reading 11.15 1 Chronicles 5‐6 Hebrews 10 Amos 4 Psalms 85 Thank you for reading The Simple Christian Life. Please feel free to express your thoughts and opinions by leaving a comment! Simply Following Jesus In Spirit & In Truth....

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Die To The Old Person

Die To The Old Person Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. When Christ, who is your life, appears, then you also will appear with him in glory. (Colossians 3:1-4, NKJV) Paul here begins a section where he focuses on practical Christian living, with the clear understanding that practical Christian living is built on the foundation of theological truth....

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The Snare Of Legalism

The Snare Of Legalism Since you died with Christ to the elemental spiritual forces of this world, why, as though you still belonged to the world, do you submit to its rules: “Do not handle! Do not taste! Do not touch!”? These rules, which have to do with things that are all destined to perish with use, are based on merely human commands and teachings. Such regulations indeed have an appearance of wisdom, with their self-imposed worship, their false humility and their harsh treatment of the body, but they lack any value in restraining sensual indulgence. (Colossians 2:20-23, NKJV)...

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Today’s Bible Verse & Christian Quote

Today’s Bible Verse:

Colossians 3:5-7; Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry. Because of these, the wrath of God is coming. You used to walk in these ways, in the life you once lived.

Today’s Christian Quote:

To gratify any sensual appetite is to give it the very food and nourishment by which it lives, thrives, and is active.” – Adam Clarke

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