Category Archives: the flesh

the living dead

Ephesians 2:1-3 (JDV) Ephesians 2:1 And you were dead in your violations and sins Ephesians 2:2 in which you previously lived during the age of this world, according to the ruler of the power of the air, the breath now … Continue reading

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fruit of the Breath

Galatians 5:22-26 (JDV) Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Breath is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, Galatians 5:23 gentleness, and self-mastery. There is no law against such things. Galatians 5:24 But those who belong to Christ Jesus … Continue reading

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three enemies

DO YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE FIGHTING? Luke 8:11-15 Luk 8:11 “Now the illustration applies to this: The seed is the word of God. Luk 8:12 Those along the path are the ones who have heard; then the devil comes … Continue reading

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replacing rock stars

WHAT DOES LIGHT DO TO DARKNESS? 1 Corinthians 1:26-31 26 You want evidence? Think about when you were called, brothers. Not many of you were wise by human standards, not many powerful, not many noble; 27 but God has chosen … Continue reading

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first look at murder

Genesis 4.  Cain’s offering had disappointed God.  The reason was that God looked not at the offering, but at the heart of the offerer.  God warned Cain that he had a choice.  He could rule over his sinful heart, or … Continue reading

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the debts he calls us to pay

Romans 13.  Believers have been set free from the debt to sin and are now free to live in the righteousness given to us through the grace and mercy of God.  Our change in status before God includes a new … Continue reading

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these who cause divisions

Jude 17-23.  Jude warned that Satan intends to disrupt God’s people from within. True believers must  overcome this strategy by remaining strong internally and by reacting correctly to external ungodliness. Remaining strong = “keep yourselves in the love of God” … Continue reading

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