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The Best Answer to Prayer

The Best Answer to Prayer

The word of the Lord came to [Abraham]… “A son who is your own flesh and blood will be your heir.” He took him outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars — if indeed you can count them.” Then He said to him, “So shall your offspring be.” Abram believed

Believing and Listening

The Best Answer to Prayer The word of the Lord came to [Abraham]… “A son who is your own flesh and blood will be your heir.” He took him outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars — if indeed you can count them.” Then He said to him, “So shall

No Merit of My Own

Look closely, phrase by phrase, at the implications of this pivotal statement: But now the righteousness of God apart from the law is revealed, being witnessed by the Law and the Prophets, even the righteousness of God, through faith in Jesus Christ, to all and on all who believe. — Romans 3:21-22 “But now… is

Jesus, Friend of Sinners

This righteousness is given through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference between Jew and Gentile, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, and all are justified freely by His grace through the redemption that came by Christ Jesus. – Romans 3:22-24 The number-one question people asked Jesus about himself

Fit For Battle: Put On the Full Armor of God

Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. – Ephesians 6:11 Don’t doubt for a moment the devil’s existence, and don’t doubt for a moment that he is your Enemy. Forget the cute cartoon images of an impish figure with a pitchfork and a red

A Robe of Righteousness

You were all clothed with Christ. — Galatians 3:27 We eat our share of forbidden fruit. We say what we shouldn’t say. Go where we shouldn’t go. Pluck fruit from trees we shouldn’t touch. And when we do, the door opens, and the shame tumbles in. And we hide. We sew fig leaves… We cover ourselves

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