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John 15:5 I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. One of the most often quoted theological statements is “God helps those who help themselves”. The troubling thing about basing one’s view of […]

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Stop, in the Name of the Law!

Colossians 2:20-23 If with Christ you died to the elemental spirits of the world, why, as if you were still alive in the world, do you submit to regulations— “Do not handle, Do not taste, Do not touch”  (referring to things that all perish as they are used)—according to human precepts and teachings?  These have […]

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When Times are Good

Deuteronomy 8:11 (ESV) Take care lest you forget the Lord your God by not keeping his commandments and his rules and his statutes, which I command you today One lesson we could all stand to learn is that God not only sustains us through the hard times, but the good times are from Him as […]

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When Everything Falls Apart

Colossians 1:16-17 For by him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by him and for him.  He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. These times we’re living in are difficult, to […]