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Romans 12: 1-2, “Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and …

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2 Corinthians 5:17, “This means that anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun!” NLT When we give our lives to God, we become new. God loves everyone, and wants everyone to have a relationship with Him. That love is what draws us to Him. Then, there are …

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“A voice came from the cloud, saying, “This is my Son, whom I have chosen; listen to Him.” Luke 9:35 The Scripture above was said after Jesus came up out of the water when John the Baptist baptized Him. This is God Himself speaking. He is telling the people who were gathered there to listen to Jesus. I think we …

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“If it seems we are crazy, it is to bring glory to God. And if we are in our right minds, it is for your benefit. Either way, Christ’s love controls us. Since we believe that Christ died for all, we also believe that we have all died to our old life.” 2 Corinthians 5: 13 & 14 NLT I …

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“‘When the people of the land come before the Lord at the appointed festivals, whoever enters by the north gate to worship is to go out the south gate; and whoever enters by the south gate is to go out the north gate. No one is to return through the gate by which they entered, but each is to go …

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“Think of it—the Lord is ready to heal me!     I will sing his praises with instruments every day of my life     in the Temple of the Lord.” Isaiah 38:20 NLT Did you know that God WANTS to heal us from things? I am not referring to our health, only. He does want us to be healed in that regard. But …

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“And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him.” Hebrews 11:6 NIV Small Groups started at my church this week. Our Wednesday night’s have changed. We used to have Bible study at church, but we are super excited about kicking …

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“And just as each person is destined to die once and after that comes judgment, so also Christ died once for all time as a sacrifice to take away the sins of many people. He will come again, not to deal with our sins, but to bring salvation to all who are eagerly waiting for Him.” Hebrews 9: 27-28NLT I …

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“This is the message we heard from Jesus and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in Him at all.” 1 John 1:5 Have you seen that story floating around Facebook where the teacher is trying to prove that God does not exist? The teacher points out all the bad in the world, and says …

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“A city is built up by the blessing of the upright, but it is torn down by the  mouth of the wicked.” Proverbs 11:11 HCSB Today is the 15th anniversary of the World Trade Center tragedy and the other attacks. Most people can remember exactly where they were when they heard the news. I know I remember. What is sad …

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