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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...

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....

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...

Let No One Judge You

Let No One Judge You So let no one judge you in food or in drink, or regarding a festival or a new moon or sabbaths, which are a shadow of things to come, but the substance is of Christ. (Colossians 2:16-17, NKJV) The opening “so” is important. It connects this...

Nailed To The Cross

Nailed To The Cross And you, being dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has made alive together with Him, having forgiven you all trespasses, having wiped out the handwriting of requirements that was against us, which was contrary to us....

Circumcision Without Hands

Circumcision Without Hands In Him you were also circumcised with the circumcision made without hands, by putting off the body of the sins of the flesh, by the circumcision of Christ, buried with Him in baptism, in which you also were raised with Him through faith in...

Complete In Jesus Christ

Complete In Jesus Christ 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. (Colossians 2:9-10, NKJV) This is a dramatic, airtight declaration of the full Deity of Jesus. Since all the...

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The World Hates Jesus

The World Hates Jesus Then Jesus said to them, “My time has not yet come, but your time is always ready. The world cannot hate you, but it hates Me because I testify of it that its works are evil. You go up to this feast. I am not yet going up to this...

Simply Ruth

Introduction & Chapter 1

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When Tragedy Strikes

When Tragedy Strikes The name of the man was Elimelech, the name of his wife was Naomi, and the names of his two sons were Mahlon and Chilion—Ephrathites of Bethlehem, Judah. And they went to the country of Moab and remained there. Then Elimelech, Naomi’s...

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Christian Links

This is a collection of Christian links I found interesting during the past week. There is also a short devotional.

This feature appears on the blog every Friday. The last 10 issues are listed here.

Christian Links Vol 2 Issue 30

Christian Links Vol 2 Issue 30     Friday 11.03.17       Christian Links Vol 2 Issue 21 Here some great links I came across this week Kari Jobe: Jesus is 'the answer' to healing the nation Trump Bypasses UN to Aid Middle East Christians Pastor...

Christian Links Vol 2 Issue 29

Tidings Of Great Joy!   Luke 2:10; Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people.   "Take a step of faith and believe that God loves you intimately, He has a great plan for...

Christian Links Vol 2 Issue 28

Christian Links Vol 2 Issue 28 Here some great links I came across this week: Philadelphia Eagles' Marcus Johnson baptized in hotel pool with teammates by his side Christian Family of Eight Rescued From Being Executed by ISIS Militants Seven Symptoms of a...

Christian Links Vol 2 Issue 27

Christian Links Vol 2 Issue 27 Here some great links I came across this week: The Dead Sea Scrolls discovery — still riveting after 70 years Atheists Again Get Pastors’ Best Benefit Ruled Ecclesiology and the Zombie Pastor Problem North Korean believers:...

Christian Links Vol 2 Issue 25

Christian Links Vol 2 Issue 25 Here some great links I came across this week: Remembering the Influential Life of Rich Mullins Staying on track Nathan Finn on Why Christians Should Care About Church History 5 reminders Christians need when tragedy strikes...

Odds And Sods

Odds and sods is a collection of random thoughts on issues that face us as Christians. There is also a short devotional.There is also a short devotional.

This feature appears on the blog every Monday. The last 10 issues are listed here.

Odds and Sods Vol 2 Issue 28

Odds and Sods Vol 2 Issue 28 For the time being, this is the last issue of Odds And Sods. I want to focus on putting out more Bible studies. That is the essence of what this site is all about. It is possible that I will continue this as a monthly or...

Odds and Sods Vol 2 Issue 26

Odds and Sods Vol 2 Issue 26 This Wednesday there will be a newsletter. This will put everything back on schedule. The tragedy in Puerto Rico is staggering. A territory that is financially bankrupt is hit by a major hurricane. The devastation is beyond...

A Note On Older Series

There are a large number of older series on the blog. During the migration from the old hosting company to the new one, some posts were lost and most of the images did not make it.

I will go backwards through these series and add images as well as reconstruct the missing posts. There will be an archive either at the bottom of this page or in the sidebar so you can access these blog posts.

Thank you for your patience!

Completed Series

Praying Through The Sermon On The Mount