S156P1 – Our good spiritual progress: milk first

1 Pet. 2:1-5 So put away all malice and all deceit and hypocrisy and envy and all slander.  Like newborn infants, long for the pure spiritual milk, that by it you may grow up into salvation— if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.  As you come to him, a living stone rejected…

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Our future hope is hope for now

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-35apz-12d098b We hope now for the promises which are to come, visions of his word which will be reality.  We are not left merely to hope.  One day, we will have all we await.  Hope will be fulfilled and no longer have a place.

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S155P9 – Certainty in an uncertain world: we will know him

1 Cor. 2:11-13 For who knows a person’s thoughts except the spirit of that person, which is in him?  So also no one comprehends the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.  Now we have received not the spirit of the world, but the Spirit who is from God, that we might understand the…

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S155P8 – Certainty in an uncertain world: we are his pride

Col. 1:21-23 And you, who once were alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him, if indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope…

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S155P7 – Certainty in an uncertain world: only good from God

Jam. 1:12-15 Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.  Let no one say when he is tempted, “I am being tempted by God,” for God cannot be tempted with evil,…

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S155P6 – Certainty in an uncertain world: our inheritance awaits

Gal. 4:28-31 Now you, brothers, like Isaac, are children of promise.  But just as at that time he who was born according to the flesh persecuted him who was born according to the Spirit, so also it is now.  But what does the Scripture say?  “Cast out the slave woman and her son, for the…

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S155P5 – Certainty in an uncertain world: all ends well

Rom. 8:28-30 And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.  For those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, in order that he might be the firstborn among many brothers.  And…

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S155P3 – Certainty in an uncertain world: He will build it

Eph. 2:17-22 And [Christ] came and preached peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near.  For through him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father.  So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints and members of the…

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The lives we live

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-ziq9w-12c7de8 Each has a life to live, a race to run.  Not every course, however, looks the same.  Let us put aside our own expectations and welcome the course God has for each of us, even if it looks very different than what we see in others.

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