This Week In The Word

Key Thoughts and Key Scriptures to Energize Your Life

Burn Out for God

May 29, 2022

In Romans 12 Paul encourages us to “never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.”He says we are to “be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”  When Paul calls for…

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The Wisdom of the Locust and Lizard

May 8, 2022

Last time we began to learn wisdom from even some of God’s smallest creatures in Proverbs 30:24-28: “Four things on earth are small, yet they are extremely wise: Ants are creatures of little strength, yet they…

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The Wisdom of the Ant

April 24, 2022

James talks about how vital perseverance is when it comes to facing the many different kinds of trials that come our way. In fact, he encourages us in James 1:2-4 to “Consider it pure joy,…

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The Purpose of Trials

April 10, 2022

Paul reveals in Romans 5:3-5 that though we would not willingly choose to suffer, our trials do have a purpose. He declares that we can “rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance;…

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Peace with God

March 27, 2022

In Romans 5:1 Paul reveals that: “… since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ….”  Since the fall of Adam, we have been separated from God. It is…

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No Longer a Slave to Fear

March 13, 2022

I remember how I felt about God before I became a follower of Jesus Christ. I thought of Him as being unapproachable, disinterested and angry. I could never have imagined calling Him my Father! But…

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Not Ashamed of the Gospel

February 27, 2022

Paul maintained that our spoken confession about Christ is vital. The world around us needs to know whose side we’re on and that we belong to Jesus. Our friends and neighbors need to know about…

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Dying to Self

February 13, 2022

After we have placed our faith in Christ, God calls us to die to self and live for Him. That’s what Paul means when he says in Romans 12:1 that “in view of God’s mercy”…

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Lord of All

January 30, 2022

When I became a follower of Christ, a very simple Scripture found in Romans 10:9-11 helped me to understand what must be done in order to be saved. It says, “That if you confess with your…

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How can I know God’s love?

January 16, 2022

I grew up in a very demanding family. I know now that my parents had good motivations; but their insistence that I do my best and only my best at whatever I attempted actually became…

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