Rock-Bottom Goodness

Romans 7: 15-25 15 I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate. 16 Now if I do what I do not want, I agree that the law is good. 17 But in fact it is no longer I that do it, but sin that dwells […]

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Get Out of the Boat

Psalm 86: 1-10 Incline your ear, O Lord, and answer me,     for I am poor and needy. 2 Preserve my life, for I am devoted to you;     save your servant who trusts in you. You are my God; 3 be gracious to me, O Lord,     for to you do I cry all day long. 4 Gladden the soul of your […]

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1 Corinthians 10:13 13 No testing has overtaken you that is not common to everyone. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tested beyond your strength, but with the testing he will also provide the way out so that you may be able to endure it.

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God Made Flesh and All That Jazz

Philippians 2: 1-11 2 Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, 2 then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind. 3 Do nothing out […]

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Is the Truth Dead

John 14:15-21 15 “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate, to be with you forever. 17 This is the Spirit of truth, whom the world cannot receive, because it neither sees him nor knows him. You know him, because he abides with […]

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Who is the Champion?

Matthew 21:1-11New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 21 When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her; untie them and bring them to me. […]

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