How Then Should We Give? (2 Cor 9:6-7)

| Sep 4, 2016

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Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. 7Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.  —2 Corinthians 9:6-7 God has designed the world so that if you plant a handful of tomato seeds, you […]

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Applying the Gospel (Phil 2:12-13)

| Mar 27, 2016

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Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, 13for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure. —Philippians 2:12-13 When my sins are […]

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Made Personally by the Divine (Psa 139:13-14)

| Jun 5, 2014

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For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. 14I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.—Psalm 139:13-14 In verse 13, David sees that his personal history as a living, distinct and whole human being started in the […]

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God’s Watch-Care (Psalm 139:1-3)

| Apr 27, 2014

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O Lord, you have searched me and known me! 2You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. 3You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways.—Psalm 139:1-3 Somewhere around the age of 21, I discovered King David’s Psalm 139. […]

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