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Author: Jon Clayton

An Active Faith

04.26  Numbers 3 Psalms 37 Song Of Solomon 1 Hebrews 1 For there stood by me this night an angel of the God to whom I belong and whom I serve,saying, ‘Do not be afraid, Paul; you must be brought before Caesar; and indeed God has granted you all those who sail with you.’Therefore take heart, men, for I believe God that it will be just as it was told me. (Acts 27:23-25, NKJV) “An active faith can give thanks for a promise, though it be not yet performed; knowing that God’s bonds are as good as ready money.”...

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Odds and Sods Vol 1 Issue 2

The changeover to this site is going well. Certainly there are glitches. If you are a Postmatic subscriber, you may have to re-subscribe. I am having difficulty with that. Lots of things to be done. I am struck this week by the difficulty of forgiveness. It is the hardest of all Christian graces. The Lord showed me some unforgiveness in my heart a week or so ago. And I am still struggling to work through it. God has forgiven me so much. As His representative, I must do so out of gratitude for all that He has forgiven me. Then...

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What Do You Preach?

04.25  Numbers 2 Psalms 36 Ecclesiastes 12 Philemon 1 “If the message you preach isn’t good news for every person from every tribe, tongue, & nation, then it isn’t the real gospel.” —Nathan Finn Thank you for reading The Simple Christian Life. Please feel free to express your thoughts and opinions by leaving a comment!...

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Sunday Quotes Vol 1 Issue 2

04.24 Numbers 1 Psalms 35 Ecclesiastes 11 Titus 3 “If Christ is the living Lord of my life, my encounter with him discloses his word for me, and indeed I have no other means of knowing him, but through his plain word and command.” — Dietrich Bonhoeffer “Lying covers a multitude of sins – temporarily.” — Dwight L. Moody “We can stand affliction better than we can stand prosperity, for in prosperity we forget God.” — D.L. Moody “But the biblical gospel is clear that salvation, from first to last, is Godís doing. It is His calling; His plan; His action; His work. And so it is He who deserves all the glory, for all time.” — Tim Keller “The object of Jesusí command (to follow Him) is always the sameñto evoke whole-hearted faith, to make us love God and our neighbour with all our heart and soul.” — Dietrich Bonhoeffer “The worst moment for an atheist is when he feels a profound sense of gratitude and has no one to thank.” — G.K. Chesterton “When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die.” — Dietrich Bonhoeffer Thank you for reading The Simple Christian Life. Please feel free to express your thoughts and opinions by leaving a comment!...

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Christian Links Vol 1 Issue 1

Here some great links I came across in the last week: Anti-BDS legislation violates free speech School superintendent, principal confront moms over ‘Jesus Lunch’ Could reading the Bible make politics more civil? What is the origin of the Christian fish symbol? Mexico’s Christians face beatings, forced conversions at hands of hybrid faiths What is the origin of the Christian fish symbol? 5 Massive Changes Coming to Your Church (If They’re Not Here Already) Pat Boone: ‘SNL’ parody of ‘God’s Not Dead 2’ offensive to Christians, Jews and homosexuals Muslim leader stopped in plot to kill Christians after seeing vision of Jesus; Becomes evangelist preaching the Gospel Fired for preaching: Georgia dumps doctor over church sermons Thank you for reading The Simple Christian Life. Please feel free to express your thoughts and opinions by leaving a comment! <:))))><< *** News stories and editorials on this page do not necessarily represent the views of The Simple Christian Life. Nor can I control objectionable advertising on news sites....

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Today’s Bible Verse & Christian Quote

Today’s Bible Verse:

Colossians 2:9-10; For in Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily; and you are complete in Him, who is the head of all principality and power.

Today’s Christian Quote:

“In the Ephesian Epistle the church is the primary object, and the thought passes upward to Christ as the head of the church. In the Colossian Epistle, Christ is the primary object, and the thought passes downward to the church as the body of Christ.” – William Sanday

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