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  • The Christian Conscience – Romans 14

    The Christian Conscience – Romans 14

    April 11, 2021 No Comment

    Romans chapter 14  1 Now accept the one who is weak in faith, but not for the purpose of passing judgment on his opinions.  What is this phrase “ weak in faith”? Someone who adheres to convictions that are not supported in scripture  or who focuses on minor issues not pertaining to faith as if […]

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  • Resurrection Hope

    Resurrection Hope

    April 4, 2021 No Comment

    the Jewish Seder is a yearly family ritual to celebrate the passover. the passover is the culmination of the 10th plague recorded in Exodus resulting in the liberation of the Hebrews from the Egyptians. While there is clear symbology in the exodus story regarding the blood of the lamb covering those who would then be […]

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  • Rom 13: 8-10 Debt of Love

    Rom 13: 8-10 Debt of Love

    March 28, 2021 No Comment

    8 Owe nothing to anyone except to love one another; for the one who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the Law. 9 For this, “YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY, YOU SHALL NOT MURDER, YOU SHALL NOT STEAL, YOU SHALL NOT COVET,” and if there is any other commandment, it is summed up in this saying, […]

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  • Rom 13: 1-7 Government and the Christian

    Rom 13: 1-7 Government and the Christian

    March 21, 2021 No Comment

    this text combines “religion” and “politics” the two most volatile topics I can think of what is the christian’s response and responsibility to government on earth (when we have what is called dual citizenship) ? we are citizens of this country , but also citizens of heaven. Phil 3:20  One could read this and say […]

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  • Love in Action Rom 12: 9-21

    Love in Action Rom 12: 9-21

    March 14, 2021 No Comment

    through the first 11 chapters of Romans, Paul has been explaining the various status people find themselves in in relationship with God. the first three chapters: in our unredeemed state, we are enemies of God (deservedly so) the various testimonies against us establishing our guilt before God (creation, our own conscience, our own internal laws, […]

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  • Gifts of the Spirit 5

    Gifts of the Spirit 5

    March 7, 2021 No Comment

    MISSIONARY: Eph. 3:6-8 Eph. 3:6 to be specific, that the Gentiles are fellow heirs and fellow members of the body, and fellow partakers of the promise in Christ Jesus through the gospel, Eph. 3:7 of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of God’s grace which was given to me according to […]

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  • Gifts of the Spirit 4

    Gifts of the Spirit 4

    February 28, 2021 No Comment

    Other gifts from Misc passages: CELIBACY: 1 Cor. 7:7,8 1Cor. 7:1 ¶ Now concerning the things about which you wrote, it is good for a man not to touch a woman. 1Cor. 7:2 But because of sexual immoralities, each man is to have his own wife, and each woman is to have her own husband. […]

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  • Gifts of the Spirit 3

    Gifts of the Spirit 3

    February 21, 2021 No Comment

    Eph. 4:1 ¶ Therefore I, the prisoner of the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called, Eph. 4:2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, Eph. 4:3 being diligent to keep the unity of the Spirit in the […]

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  • Gifts of the Spirit 2

    Gifts of the Spirit 2

    February 14, 2021 No Comment

    1 Cor 12 verse 8 wisdom λόγος σοφίας  word of wisdom the gift is not “wisdom” it is a “word of wisdom” (a divinely given perspective to the application of truth leading to godly living (nor is it THE word of wisdom since there is no   “ὁ  ho” preceding the word) In Ancient Greek, […]

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  • Gifts of the Spirit 1

    Gifts of the Spirit 1

    January 31, 2021 No Comment

    3 major passages dealing with gifts of the Spirit in the NT James 4 “asking but not receiving because or wrong motives (consuming things for ourselves) gifts given by the Father through the Spirit Rom 12 exhortation exhorts (1x)  G3870 4151   [3870]   παρακαλέω, parakaleō, v.  [4123 + 2813].  to ask, beg, plead; to […]

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