Monthly Archives: January 2019

Prayer and Grace

Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains. Pray that I may proclaim it … Continue reading

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Christian Relationships

Colossians 3:18-4:1 In this section, Paul gives insight to how Christians should behave in the major personal relationships of daily life.  In 3:18-19, he speaks of husbands and wives, in 3:20-21 he speaks of parents and children, and from 3:22-4:1, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: January 30, 2019

A short while ago when I got up we had a wind chill factor outside of -54 (about – 48 C by my calculation)  and now I find myself sifting through my photos from Jamaica…      

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Living Christ

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and … Continue reading

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Unity in Christ

Colossians 3: 5-14 In the last section, we saw Paul tell us how to live our new lives, by setting our hearts and minds on the things that are above, and not on the things of this world.  In this … Continue reading

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Raising our Sights

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 … Continue reading

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Following the “Rules”

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 … Continue reading

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