Category Archives: balance

the ruined retreat

PLAN FOR REST, BUT BE FLEXIBLE Luke 9:10-11 Luk 9:10 When the missionaries returned, they told Jesus everything they had accomplished. Then he took them with him and they had a private retreat at a town called Bethsaida. Luk 9:11 … Continue reading

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when power comes

ARE WE PREACHING THE FULL GOSPEL? Luke 6:17-19 Luk 6:17 Then he came down with them and stood on a level place. And a large number of his disciples had gathered along with a vast multitude from all over Judea, … Continue reading

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no one in his right mind

Luke 4:9-13 Luk 4:9 Then the devil brought him to Jerusalem, had him stand on the highest point of the temple, and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down from here, Luk 4:10 because … Continue reading

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when our commitments clash

Luke 2:48-52 Luk 2:48 And when they saw him, they were stunned and his mother said to him, “Child, why have you done this to us? Look, your father and I have been searching for you anxiously!” Luk 2:49 But … Continue reading

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whole health

Luke 2:39-41 Luk 2:39 And when they had completed everything according to the law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, to their own town of Nazareth. Luk 2:40 And the child continued growing and becoming strong, filled with wisdom, … Continue reading

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give carefully

WE NEED WISDOM AS WELL AS GENEROSITY Leviticus 27:14-21 Lev 27:14 “When a man dedicates his house as a holy gift to Yahveh, the priest will value it as either good or bad; as the priest values it, so it … Continue reading

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obstinate Apollos

1 Corinthians 16:12-14 1Co 16:12 Now about our brother Apollos, I strongly urged him to visit you with the other brothers, but he did not at all want to come now. He will come when he has the opportunity. 1Co … Continue reading

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properly and tactfully

1 Corinthians 14:37-40 1Co 14:37 If anyone considers himself a prophet, or spiritual, he should really know that the things I am writing to you are a command of the Lord, 1Co 14:38 but if anyone ignores them, he should … Continue reading

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helpful heresies

  1 Corinthians 11:17-19 1Co 11:17 But as I give this command, I cannot show appreciation, because when you come together it is not for the better but for the worse. 1Co 11:18 Because first, I hear that there are … Continue reading

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too far

1 Corinthians 10:19-22 1Co 10:19 What am I saying then? That something offered to idols is real, or that an idol is real? 1Co 10:20 Instead, I am saying that what they sacrifice, they sacrifice to demons and not to … Continue reading

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