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Abide In Him

Hmm . . . I guess John was listening. Ask me about “abiding” and John 15 comes to mind first as the go to passage. There, Jesus talks of a vine (aka Him) and branches (aka His followers) and the … Continue reading

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A Perpetual Spring

It was quite the claim. Intriguing, in fact. To never be thirsty again would be wonderful. But to never have to come to the well to draw water again? That would be amazing! No more the daily burden of carrying … Continue reading

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Taming the Untamable

Oh, if ever there were an area of my life in which I needed to know the functional reality of “it is no longer I who live but Christ lives in me” (Galatians 2:20), it’s the area of what comes … Continue reading

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Listen and Do

“Listen to my voice, and do all that I command you. So shall you be My people, and I will be your God, that I may confirm the oath that I swore to your fathers, to give them a land … Continue reading

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Those Who Belong to Christ

I know it’s not supposed to be about me. But this morning it ends up being about me. Maybe that makes sense considering I’m reading about the gospel preached by Paul. The good news that: . . .Christ died for … Continue reading

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His Righteous Triumphs

Deborah. A wife, a prophetess, a judge of Israel (Jud. 4:4). Willing to be a “right hand man” for a fearful general called by a faithful God (4:6-9). And, a singer songwriter. This morning I’m hovering over her song in … Continue reading

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Christ Is In You

Four words. That’s what I’m chewing on this morning. Yet four words within one grand context — Romans 8. There’s no way you can read Romans 8 and not be stirred within your soul. There is therefore now no condemnation … Continue reading

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Created After the Likeness of God

I pause this morning and consider how emphatic Paul is in exhorting the Ephesians: Now this I say and testify in the Lord, that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds. (Ephesians … Continue reading

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Since reading Rankin Wilbourne’ book, Union with Christ, I have been more mindful of the implications of “it is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me” (Gal. 2:20). That not only am I “in Christ”, but … Continue reading

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Three words. That’s what I’m chewing on this morning. Two of those words popping, I’m sure, because of a book I’ve been reading by Rankin Wilbourne on the doctrine of our Union with Christ — in which one of the … Continue reading

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