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Feb

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Ephesians 4:31-32

As God has Forgiven You… Forgiving one another can sometimes be one of the most difficult things we will ever do: All bitterness, fury, anger, shouting, and reviling must be removed from you, along with all malice. (And) be kind to one another, compassionate, forgiving one another as God has forgiven you in Christ. -Ephesians 4:31-32, […]

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Feb

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Ephesians 4:29-30

Christians and Foul Language… Does the Bible comment on the use of foul language?  It sure does: No foul language should come out of your mouths, but only such as is good for needed edification, that it may impart grace to those who hear. And do not grieve the holy Spirit of God, with which you […]

18
Feb

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Ephesians 4:28

Honest Work… When you leave work each day, do you feel accomplished in your efforts? The thief must no longer steal, but rather labor, doing honest work with his (own) hands, so that he may have something to share with one in need. -Ephesians 4:28, NAB We may not be professional thieves or bank robbers, but […]

17
Feb

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One Sinner Who Repents

Luke 15:7… When explaining why He ate with sinners, Jesus said: …There will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous people who have no need of repentance. -Luke 15:7, NAB The full quote of this verse comes from Jesus’ parable about the lost sheep, where He states that if […]

14
Feb

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Ephesians 4:25

Speak the Truth… In a world full of lies, we need to be defenders of truth: Therefore, putting away falsehood, speak the truth, each one to his neighbor, for we are members one of another. -Ephesians 4:25, NAB Lying is one of my pet peeves.  I do not like to lie, and I do not like […]

12
Feb

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Ephesians 4:17-19

Separate Yourself… Can you separate yourself from the world? So I declare and testify in the Lord that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds; darkened in understanding, alienated from the life of God because of their ignorance, because of their hardness of heart, they have become […]

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Feb

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The Retirement of Pope Bendedict XVI

Matthew 16:18-19… With the news of the retirement of Pope Benedict XVI, I want to take time with this special Daily Bible Verse: “And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it. I will give […]