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Finding God’s Presence

Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 What is God’s will for us? Where can we find joy? Is it God’s will that we … Continue reading

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Weekly Bible Study Notes: May 5, 2021

John 11:1-44 This is a famous story about the miracle that Jesus performs in raising Lazarus from the tomb, but it is much more than that.  Jesus will reveal much about His own death and the hope that we will … 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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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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A Little Reflection

Has God been filling your life with blessings?  Has He given you peace in a tough situation? Well, you see what I mean by reflection… We spend so much time and energy running ourselves ragged these days, and so much … Continue reading

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No More Shadows

Therefore do not let anyone judge you by what you eat or drink, or with regard to a religious festival, a New Moon celebration or a Sabbath day. These are a shadow of the things that were to come; the reality, however, is found in … Continue reading

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Triumph!

When you were dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your sinful nature, God made you alive with Christ. He forgave us all our sins, having cancelled the written code, with its regulations, that was against us and opposed … Continue reading

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