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God loves it when we're relentless in our quest for more grace in us and in others
Ephesians 1:15-23
In Christ, we get everything!
Ephesians 1:11-14
Let everything that has breath praise the Lord!
Ephesians 1:3-10
Like the song says:  count your blessings, count them one by one!
Ephesians 1:3-10
Ask for gratitude & clarity!  Display wisdom and gracious speech!
Colossians 4:2-6
Let's bring the aroma of Christ into every arena of life!
Colossians 3:18-4:1
The Christian life isn't complicated, but it will drive us to cry out for more grace!
Colossians 3:12-17
Does your everyday life look like you believe that Christ could return at any moment?
Colossians 3:5-11
The Christian life doesn't happen by accident.  Empowered by the Spirit, we must seek & set!
Colossians 3:1-4
Born again believers must live a born again life!
Colossians 2:20-23
Christ has come!  Eat, drink, and worship to the glory of God!
Colossians 2:16-19
If we will ponder all that Christ is, gratitude and obedience should come easily, and the concept of leaving him should be unthinkable.
Colossians 2:6-15
Christ or the world!  Everyone belongs to someone.
Colossians 2:1-5
Suffer joyfully; preach confidently.  Christ is worth it all!
Colossians 1:24-29
Never get over the shock of the gospel!
Colossians 1:21-23
The Spirit is praying and the Father is working to make us like Jesus
Romans 8:26-30
Worship Jesus!
Colossians 1:15-20
Some of our most powerful and meaningful works of ministry are done on our knees in our prayer closet.
Colossians 1:9-14
Want to see God go to work in the lives of someone that you love?  Pray for them!  Want to show how much you love someone?  Pray for them!
Philippians 1:3-11
Not sure what to pray for?  You could a lot worse than to spend time thanking God for fruit in the lives of those around you!
Colossians 1:3-8
Prayer works, so work at prayer.
James 5:13-20
Mercy means more than just "not getting what you do deserve."  Mercy is imparitally meeting the needs of those who cannot benefit you
James 2:1-13
Clean out the junk, bring in the treasure, and then get to work.  There's joy to be had.
James 1:19-21
Temptation doesn't come from God, but everything good does.  Cling to those truths to endure the trials and win the prize.
James 1:12-15
The path of wisdom is laid out for us.  It's a hard path, but it's worth it.
James 1:2-11
God will give us what we need to endure, not what we need to coast
James 1:2-11
Love God by hating your sin and loving those who cannot help themselves
James 1:19-27
God only gives good gifts, but sometimes the gift is suffering.
James 1:12-18
Mercy means more than just "not getting what you do deserve."  Mercy is imparitally meeting the needs of those who cannot benefit you
James 2:1-13
Let us enter into every season of trial resolving to praise the Lord, not waiting to decide whether he deserves our praise or not.
Psalms 9:1-20
Dealing with doubt requires us to start from the proper place:  On our knees before God.  Once there, he'll open our eyes to see glory!
Psalm 73:16-28
Thank God for faith, hope, and love, and thank God for faithful teachers.
Colossians 1:3-8
Faith, hope, and love in the hearts of once hellbound sinners is a miracle of God, so thank him over and over for them!
Colossians 1:3-8
Grace greater than we can possibly imagine
Isaiah 55:6-9
There is one source for grace and peace!
Colossians 1:1-2
God never chooses us and blesses us to hoard his blessings for ourselves.  Pass them on!
Colossians 1:1-2
Are you afraid to share the gospel?  Begin with gratitude!
Philippians 2:12-16
Life means relationships.  This passage explores what harmonious relationships should look like in the church.
1 Thessalonians 5:12-22
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Romans 8
Romans 8:31-39
The balm for every wound; the hope for every battle.
#Hope
Published June 27th, 2022
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Paul unpacks what we can say when we are assailed by fear, worry, guilt/shame, and hopelessness.
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Romans 8:31-39
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What then shall we say to these things?
p If God is for us, who can be 1 against us?
q He who did not spare his own Son
but r gave him up for us all,
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how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?
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Who shall bring any charge against God’s elect?
s It is God who justifies.
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t Who is to condemn?
Christ Jesus is the one who died—
more than that, who was raised—
u who is at the right hand of God,
v who indeed is interceding for us. 1
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Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?
Shall tribulation,
or distress,
or persecution,
or famine,
or nakedness,
or danger,
or sword?
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As it is written,
w “For your sake x we are being killed all the day long;
we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.”
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No, in all these things we are more than y conquerors
through z him who loved us.
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For I am sure that neither death nor life,
nor angels nor rulers,
nor things present nor things to come,
nor powers,
nor height nor depth,
nor anything else in all creation,
will be able to separate us from the love of God
in Christ Jesus our Lord.
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