AMBASSADORS IN THE WORLD - 2020s Edition

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The New Year is almost upon us.  The end of one year and the beginning of the next is a natural and perfect time to reflect.  Who are we and where did we come from?  What are we doing here now?  Where are we going? After what we’ve experienced in 2020, it is timely...

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Tags: heaven, love, jesus, mercy, god, powers, fear, authority, government, conflict, obedience, exile, world, citizen, strangers, king jesus, citizenship, struggles, ambassadorship, ambassador, alien, rulers, sojourner, cold war, nazis, 2020, 2021

FEAR, THE BEGINNING OF WISDOM - P4

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“For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another” (Galatians 5:13). There is no free society without self-control.  Self-control restrains your passions, lusts, and desires from...

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Tags: christ, justice, holy spirit, fear, authority, law, self-control, christianity, fruit of the spirit, fear of god, united states, restraint, founders, goverment

GALATIANS 5:13 - Berean Lamp Memory Verse - (June 12-19)

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The Berean Lamp Memory Verse for this week is: “For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another” (Galatians 5:13). There is no free society without self-control. Self-control restrains...

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Tags: christ, justice, holy spirit, fear, authority, law, self-control, christianity, fruit of the spirit, fear of god, united states, restraint, founders, goverment

Phases of Rebellion

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“But whatever things were gain to me, those things I have counted as loss for the sake of Christ” (Philippians 3:7 NASB). Many times old habits, struggles, or challenges revisit our lives.  Maybe we get angry, struggle with an old temptation, or fall into immature...

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Tags: authority, child, children, children of god, discipleship, father, frustration, god, holy spirit, inheritance, jesus, life, lose, loss, management, normal, paul, phases, rebellion, resentment, resistance, rights, rubbish, struggle, teenager

Berean Lamp Devotional - Revelation of the Sons of God P6

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“For He rescued us from the domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of His beloved Son” (Colossians 1:13). The great irony of man’s rebellion is that the god-like status he grasps at to attain will be given as a free gift to the Sons of God, while he will suffer...

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Tags: authority, christ, creation, desolation, father, gift, god, healing, jesus, kingdom, life, powers, promises, rejection, restoration, resurrection, salvation, servant, walk

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - Colossians 1:13 - (Mar 23-30)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from Colossians 1:13.  The Memory Verse for the Devotional this Friday is the sixth and final part in our series where we have looked at a few samples of man's long-standing conspiracy to "throw off" God's judgment, His Messiah's authority, and His Holy...

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Tags: authority, christ, conspiracy, death, desolation, eternal life, gift, god, inheritance, jesus, judgment, king, kingdom, last days, life, millennium, power, rebellion, reign, resurrection, rule, second death

Berean Lamp Memory Verse - 1 John 4:18 - (Aug 20-27)

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Our Memory Verse for this week comes from 1 John chapter 4, where John tells us that fear is associated with expectation of punishment. He adds that Believers should not fear, because God loves us with a perfect love, and perfect love casts out all fear.  Yet, so many of us remain afraid of...

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Tags: authority, children of god, discipline, fear, inheritance, judgment, love, worry


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