Tag Archives: Jesus

Dependency on Jesus – Check

These last several days I’ve been thinking about my dependency on Jesus.  I’ve been asking myself if I am more dependent today than previously. This check on my walk with Jesus has been a good exercise for me. Something I need to commit to … Continue reading

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Love in Action – Run from Evil – Romans 12:9-10

Romans 12:9 – a verse about loving others – was quoted to me at a lunch meeting yesterday during a discussion on how we are all broken. This – after a day earlier – a friend had sent me a … Continue reading

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You’re Blessed – Matthew 5-7 (Sermon on the Mount)

This weekend, I finished reading Russell Stendal’s book “Rescue the Captors.”   A friend had recently sent me this book after reading it himself and being spiritually encouraged by it.  I now see why. Stendal; being in dangerous circumstances, learned to rely … Continue reading

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The Love of God Through Jesus – John 3:16

A friend recently forward this devotion to me about John 3:16.  Thought it was very good – decided to learn this verse with my son in Chinese.  Chinese version below devotion. From: Faithgateway.com John 3:16 – The Love of God Through … Continue reading

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Jesus has Risen – Matthew 28:1-10 (Thankful for Angles)

Matthew 28 (verses 1-10 posted below) was part of my bible reading this morning. After reading these verses, I read a couple commentaries on verses 1-10.   I’ve posted below the one from Atone Bible Commentary as it helped me appreciate … Continue reading

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Jesus prays at Gethsemane – Matthew 26:36-46

At a new church member meeting last night, the pastor spent some time talking about the importance of prayer.  He read a piece from John Ortberg’s “If you want to walk on water, you’ve got to get out of the … Continue reading

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Children of God – Galatians 3:26-28

BibleGateway.com Verse of the Day So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, … Continue reading

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Patience in Suffering from James, Be Holy from 1 Peter

Biblegateway.com‘s bible verse of the day today was 1 Peter 1:13.  I read this verse and it really spoke to me.  So often, my hope is in things and myself – not Jesus and the Grace he gives freely. After … Continue reading

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40 Day Journey with Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Just stumbled upon this devotional that was posted on Biblegateway.com in February of 2013, it’s day 1 of the book 40 Day Journey with Dietrich Bonhoeffer. Action item for me from this devotional, journal about where Jesus is currently following … Continue reading

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The Hope of Glory: Christ in You, blog entry by Max Lucado

This blog from Faithgateway.com really spoke to me today. “Pray today, Lord, help me to be so full of Jesus that I can say along with Paul “It is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me” so that … Continue reading

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