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“For the earth is the Lord’s, and he has set the world in order.” (1 Samuel 2:8b) “For God is not a God of disorder but of peace…” (1 Corinthians 14:33a) God is a God of order. Order in our […]

“This is my body which is given for you.” Luke 22:16 “And so dear brothers and sisters, I plead with you to give your bodies to God because of all he has done for you. Let them be a living […]

“Today I have rolled away the shame of your slavery…” Joshua 5:9 I trust in you for salvation, O Lord!” Genesis 49:18 The Hebrew word for salvation is “Yeshua.” It just happens to be the name the angel gave Joseph […]

And don’t sin by letting anger control you. Don’t let the sun go down while you are still angry, for anger gives a foothold to the devil. (Ephesians 4:26,27) Whether I inherited a propensity to anger, whether I learned it, […]

Don’t be in any rush to become a teacher, my friends. Teaching is highly responsible work. Teachers are held to the strictest standards.  (James 3:1-2a The Message) This prayer is for the teachers in our lives. God bless ’em one […]

Tune your ears to the world of Wisdom; set your heart on a life of Understanding. That’s right—if you make Insight your priority, and won’t take no for an answer, Searching for it like a prospector panning for gold, like […]

There’s more to sex than mere skin on skin. Sex is as much spiritual mystery as physical fact. As written in Scripture, “The two become one.” Since we want to become spiritually one with the Master, we must not pursue […]

God spoke: “Let us make human beings in our image, make them reflecting our nature So they can be responsible for…every animal that moves on the face of Earth.” God created human beings; he created them godlike, Reflecting God’s nature. […]

…Diligently listen to and obey Me, says the Lord, and bring in no burden through the gates of this city on the Sabbath day, but keep the Sabbath day holy (set apart to the worship of God), to do no […]

And this same God who takes care of me will supply all your needs from his glorious riches, which have been given to us in Christ Jesus. (Phil. 4:19) The generous will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be […]

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