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Author: Jon Clayton

How Do You Look At It?

05.26  Numbers 35 Psalms 79 Isaiah 27 1 John 5 “If you think of this world as a place intended simply for our happiness, you find it quite intolerable; think of it as a place for correction, and it’s not so bad. Imagine a set of people all living in the same building. Half of them think it is a hotel, the other half think it is a prison. Those who think it a hotel might regard it as quite intolerable, and those who thought it was a prison might decide that it was really surprisingly comfortable. . ....

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Dwell On The Word

05.25  Numbers 34 Psalms 78:40-72 Isaiah 26 1 John 4 I will meditate on Your precepts, And contemplate Your ways. (Psalms 119:15, NKJV) The Psalmist is instructing us to think about the Scriptures we are reading. By thinking about the verses, we allow the Holy Spirit to work in our lives as He gives us insight into the Bible. Try it, you will see amazing in your intimacy with God as well as the living of your life in Christ. 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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Discipline That Prepares Us

05.24  Numbers 33 Psalms 78:1-39 Isaiah 25 1 John 3   “The whole Bible and all past history unite to teach that battles are always won before the armies take the field. The converse of this is true also. Battles are never lost the day they are fought. They are lost the day or the year before; the results merely become manifest when the armies meet. If we were wise enough, we could predict without fail the outcome of any battle, for the law of causation determines it always. Lot fled from Sodom with the tattered remnant of his...

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Odds and Sods Vol 1 Issue 6

Israel wandered in the desert for nearly 40 years before they entered into the Promised Land. Most believers do the same. It is easy for God to take us out of Egypt. It is difficult for us to get the Egypt out of ourselves. It involves dying to self in order to live for God. “We are justified freely, by grace; meritoriously, by Christ; instrumentally, by faith; evidentially, by good works.” – William Marsh Or do you despise the riches of His goodness, forbearance, and longsuffering, not knowing that the goodness of God leads you to repentance? (Romans 2:4,...

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Humble Yourself

05.23  Numbers 32 Psalms 77 Isaiah 24 1 John 2 For whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and he who humbles himself will be exalted. (Luke 14:11, NKJV) “If you ask the way to the crown ’tis by the cross; to the mountain ’tis by the valley; to exaltation ’tis he that humbleth himself.” – J. H. Evans Thank you for reading The Simple Christian Life. Please feel free to express your thoughts and opinions by leaving a comment! <:))))><< photo credit: Vasudeva via photopin...

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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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