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Just as a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on those who fear Him.  Psalm 103:13 What happens to God’s compassion when we blow it? In an interesting paradox, John says, “I am writing these things to you that you may not sin. And if anyone sins…” (1 John 2:1). I…

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Wisdom from the Word for You

His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness. 2 Peter 1:3 To live as saints, God’s grace has given us everything we need—though maybe not everything we always want. “In everything you were enriched,” Paul told the Corinthian Christians. He then mentioned three areas in which this was so: speech,…

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Wisdom from the Word for You

              …to the church of God…to those who have been sanctified in Christ Jesus, saints by calling.         1 Corinthians 1:2 The word hypocrite chills our souls. No one likes to be called a hypocrite. As Christians, we can find ourselves being called hypocrites when we act saintly…and…

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Wisdom from the Word for You

Behold, the kingdom of God is in your midst. Luke 17:21 The Pharisees asked Jesus when the kingdom of God would come. He answered, “The kingdom of God is not coming with signs to be observed; nor will they say, ‘Look, here it is!’ or, ‘There it is!’ For behold, the kingdom of God is…

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Wisdom from the Word for You

There is an appointed time for everything.  And there is a time for every event under heaven…  Ecclesiastes 3:1 The literal rendering here is: “To all a set time, and a time for every purpose under the heavens.” There is a purpose, a delight, a pleasure, a good reason behind anything and everything that comes…

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Wisdom from the Word for You

I’ve been thinking about loyalty… Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up!  Ecclesiastes 4:9&10 William Nesbitt was a navy doctor in WWII, assigned…

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Wisdom from the Word for You

I think God has exhibited us apostles last of all, as men condemned to death.  1 Corinthians 4:9 Learning humility has a lot to do with your perception. Listen to Paul, as he contrasted his situation with the raw pride of the boastful Corinthians: As teachers, we look foolish, he was saying, because we preach…

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Wisdom from the Word for You

What do you have that you did not receive? But if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it? 1 Corinthians 4:7 If we possess only what God has given us, why should we boast as if we created or earned it ourselves? The answer is pride. The whole…

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Wisdom from the Word for You

…in order that no one of you might become arrogant in behalf of one against the other. 1 Corinthians 4:6 In his first letter to the Corinthians, Paul spoke about division in the church, specifically over teachers. The cause of the Corinthian factionalism—some proclaimed Paul, some Apollos, some Cephas—was basically pride. They were proud of…

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Wisdom from the Word for You

I’ve been thinking about how love lifts… In this is love, not that we have loved God but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.  I John 4:10&11 (ESV) I admit it! I am deeply loved!…

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