Tag Archives: joy

RADICAL JOY

Philippians – Overflowing Joy   1-2 Paul and Timothy, both of us committed servants of Christ Jesus, write this letter to all the followers of Jesus in Philippi, pastors and ministers included. We greet you with the grace and peace … Continue reading

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HONOR

Ephesians – Belief and Behavior   “Honor your father and mother” were the words whispered to me one day as I was going about my work. What?, I do love them. Again, “honor your father and mother” in an almost … Continue reading

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WASTES OF TIMES

Ephesians – Belief and Behavior   We waste a lot of time doing things of no real value. We worry over getting things done and miss what is in front of us who need our attention most. Our favorite phrase … Continue reading

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IDOLIZED RELIGION

Ephesians 5 – Belief and Behavior   How does it make you feel to be used for someone else’s purpose to get ahead in this world….using church work as the tool? Our one and only desire as believers should be … Continue reading

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DIVERSE, NOT DIVIDED!

Ephesians – Belief and Behavior   As in most of Paul’s letters we come to the middle where God’s Word to us shifts from declaring who we are in Christ (belief) to what we do in Christ (behavior). I love … Continue reading

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THE CROSS HAS THE FINAL WORD!

Galatians – Freedom in Christ   I must confess. Music lifts my spirit and soothes my soul. I was raised in a musical family who taught me that music was important, necessary and enjoyable in life. I still have my … Continue reading

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FAITH EXPRESSED IN LOVE MATTERS!

Galatians – Freedom in Christ   As a science teacher, we did the well-known “tornado in a bottle” experiment to show that air and water can change places. We used two pop bottles connected at the openings. Water is in … Continue reading

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