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Christ Lives In Me!

Christ Lives In Me!

It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me. — Galatians 2:20 Jesus Christ was crucified between two thieves on a rugged cross on Calvary, just outside Jerusalem. Think of it: the very Son of God came down from Heaven and “humbled Himself and became obedient to the point of death, even the

You Are No Longer Outcasts

And so you are no longer called outcasts and wanderers, but citizens with God’s People. — Ephesians 2:19 (The Voice) Someone once described a church as a group of porcupines in a snowstorm: we need each other to keep warm, but the closer we get, the more we poke each other — and the more

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Keeping Money Our Servant

Do not worry about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink. . . . Your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. — Matthew 6:25, 32 We aren’t supposed to let money become the most important thing in life, but when bills mount, it’s hard not to become preoccupied. The problem is that

Is God Getting His Share?

Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus. — Philippians 2:5 We Christians are not to be conformed to this world in the way we think. The world by its advertisements, its conversation, and its philosophy is engaged in a gigantic brainwashing. Not always consciously but sometimes unconsciously, the Christian is beset by secular and worldly propaganda,

Philippians 4:13

Through Him Who Gives Me Strength

A friend told me of a nonbeliever who came to him in the midst of a troubled day. Knowing my friend was a Christian, the man asked, “If I get born again, will all of my problems go away?” “No,” said my friend, “but you will have the power to deal with them.” God will

Overflowing Joy

But the fruit of the Spirit is . . .  joy. — Galatians 5:22 The word joy has all but disappeared from our current Christian vocabulary. One reason is because we have confused joy with happiness, and have come to believe it is found in pleasure, security, and prosperity. In doing this, however, we have

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