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Whatever I encounter in this life till I see Jesus face to face is under God's control to make me look more and more like Jesus.
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In life sometimes we don't know what to pray, because the issues are so complex. God's comfort is that the Spirit knows what to pray and he intercedes for us.
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So, today, in joy, in grief, in stressors, in delights, in burdens, in the mundane, even, let us fix our eyes on becoming more like Jesus.
Recently, I was becoming increasingly impatient with someone close to me. I knew that impatience is ungodliness, and I knew I had to grow in patience...
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Have you thought of God as faithful and just to forgive?
MEET ONE OF THE TEACHERS from Santisuk English School and learn more about short-term mission opportunities teaching English at the school.
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Start your day and end your day by reminding yourself that you are dead to sin. As we remind ourselves of the good news of being dead to sin, we are empowered to not live in sin any longer.
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God’s will for you is to be thankful in all of your circumstances. You are dearly, personally, extraordinarily loved by God.
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Whom God put forward as a propitiation by his blood, to be received by faith. (Romans 3.25)
Why did Jesus come to die? What was Jesus accomplishing, while he looked defeated, hanging on a Roman cross? These questions and many others are answered in this verse. God put Jesus forward as a propitiation by his blood. What does that mean?
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What we remember together, what we celebrate together, shapes our identity.
Because of God’s work in Jesus, because of God’s great mercy, we now experience no condemnation.
Jesus is our righteousness. Because the righteous one died in our place, taking our penalty, he gives us his righteousness. We are restored to God.
When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. John 19.30
Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” Hebrews 13.5
…and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us. Romans 5.5Open in Logos Bible Software (if available) We are people of hope, living with varying degrees of hope.
In this blog post, we’re sharing an essay written by Jane Holsteen. She first read this during the worship gatherings at Faith Community Church in honor of Mother’s Day 2015. She graciously gave us permission to post it again this Mother’s Day weekend in the FCC blog. Thank you, Jane!
David was a courageous king. He faced into many terrors, and the Lord was with him.
21 For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps. 22 He committed no sin, neither was deceit found in his mouth.
The word “gospel” means good news. In the ancient world, where there was no internet or 24-hour cable news, news spread by word of mouth.
Guilt is a powerful feeling. No one likes it, but it is a gift. Guilt tells us we have done something wrong.
Next week, April 30, we will begin a series in Paul’s letter to the Romans. We will be looking at the gospel of Jesus and how the gospel transforms every aspect of our lives.
"Who shall bring any charge against God’s elect? It is God who justifies. Who is to condemn? Christ Jesus is the one who died—more than that, who was raised—who is at the right hand of God, who indeed is interceding for us."
Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Philippians 2.3
God will give to us great abundance of wisdom in trials, and he will not get sick of us asking for wisdom—he gives generously to all without reproach.
Fear is an opportunity for us to examine our hearts to see what our heart really trusts.
As we begin this new year, align one of your goals with all the power of God and grace that he generously provides to become more like Jesus this year.