“The Comfort of the Chosen Ones”

1 Peter 1:1-2 1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who reside as exiles, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, who are chosen 2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, by the sanctifying work of the Spirit, to the obedience of Jesus Christ and the sprinkling of His blood: May […]

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“Get Busy Living!”

Jeremiah 29:1—14 1 Now these are the words of the letter which Jeremiah the prophet sent from Jerusalem to the rest of the elders of the exile, the priests, the prophets, and all the people whom Nebuchadnezzar had taken away into exile from Jerusalem to Babylon. 2 (This was after King Jeconiah and the queen […]

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“Go Make Disciples”

Matthew 28:16-20 16 But the eleven disciples proceeded to Galilee, to the mountain which Jesus had designated. 17 And when they saw Him, they worshiped Him; but some doubted. 18 And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. 19 Go therefore and […]

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“Glorying in the Cross of Christ”

Galatians 6:14-18 14 But may it never be that I would boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.  15 For neither is circumcision anything, nor uncircumcision, but a new creation.  16 And those who will walk in step […]

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“Pride, Cowardice, & Hypocrisy”

Galatians 6:11-13 11 See with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand! 12 As many as are wanting to make a good showing in the flesh, these are trying to compel you to be circumcised, simply so that they will not be persecuted for the cross of Christ. 13 For […]

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“Sowing & Reaping”

Galatians 6:7-10 7 Do not be deceived, God is not mocked, for whatever a man sows, this he will also reap.  8 For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.  9 And let […]

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“Self-Examination & Burden Bearing”

Galatians 5:26 & 6:1-6 Galatians 5:26 26 Let us not become those with vain glory, challenging one another, envying one another.    Galatians 6:1-6 1 Brothers, even if anyone is caught in any transgression, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness, each of you looking to yourself, so that […]

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Galatians 5:19-25 19 Now the deeds of the flesh are evident, which are: sexual immorality, impurity, sensuality, 20 idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambition, dissensions, factions, 21 envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have forewarned you, that those who practice such things […]

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