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First to the Lord

Is seems that, by any measure, the churches in the province of Macedonia weren’t particularly well off churches. In fact, for most they would have been known for the affliction they endured and the poverty they dealt with. Their trials … Continue reading

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How Do I Smell?

If I’m correctly applying what I’m reading this morning, then I have an odor. If, what Paul says concerning himself is also true of me, than I emit a particular scent. Not a literal aroma (though some of us do), … Continue reading

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The Great Context

There seems to have been an on-going debate within the Corinth church. To eat, or not to eat–that is the question. Is food offered to idols fair game for the dinner table now that we are free in Christ? Or, … Continue reading

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Doing What You Can, When You Can

She had sat at the Master’s feet and listened while others had busied themselves around Him. She had quietly meditated on what He had said, seeking to know the secrets things of the Messiah, while others had reacted to and … Continue reading

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From Fear to Fear

Apparently there’s fear, and then there’s fear. Reading Jonah this morning, and in the opening act of this well known story it’s the fear factor that’s caught my attention. The first thing I noticed was Jonah’s “national fear” or his … Continue reading

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