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Keep His Word Near

But what does it say? “The word is near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart,” that is, the word of faith we are proclaiming. Romans 10:8 In today’s passage the Apostle Paul reminds the saints in … Continue reading

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God Is Made Plain to Us

The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of people, who suppress the truth by their wickedness, since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God has made it … Continue reading

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Suffering Produces Perseverance

Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character hope. Romans 5:3-4 Viktor Frankl was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist as well as a Holocaust survivor. As a … Continue reading

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Patient and Hopeful through Prayer

But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently. Romans 8:25 One of the things I enjoying doing is talking with other folks living with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. I do this through the … Continue reading

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Righteousness and Peacefulness

For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities – his eternal power and divine nature – have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse. For although they knew God, … Continue reading

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Present Sufferings

I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us. Romans 8:18 A few years ago, before my son headed of on the missionary field, he had rotator cuff shoulder surgery. … Continue reading

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Encouragement of the Scriptures

For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. Romans 15:4 Today’s passage was written by the Apostle Paul to remind the … Continue reading

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Devoted Servants of God

Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves. Romans 12:9–10 After my diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease, a member of my church … Continue reading

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More than Conquerors

As it is written: “For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.” No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. Romans 8:36–37 I recently … Continue reading

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I Am Not Afraid

For you did not receive a spirit that makes you a slave again to fear, but you received the Spirit of sonship. And by him we cry, “Abba, Father.” The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s … Continue reading

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