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Andy Wood
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Mercy means more than just "not getting what you do deserve."  Mercy is imparitally meeting the needs of those who cannot benefit you
James 2:1-13
Clean out the junk, bring in the treasure, and then get to work.  There's joy to be had.
James 1:19-21
Temptation doesn't come from God, but everything good does.  Cling to those truths to endure the trials and win the prize.
James 1:12-15
The path of wisdom is laid out for us.  It's a hard path, but it's worth it.
James 1:2-11
God will give us what we need to endure, not what we need to coast
James 1:2-11
Love God by hating your sin and loving those who cannot help themselves
James 1:19-27
God only gives good gifts, but sometimes the gift is suffering.
James 1:12-18
Mercy means more than just "not getting what you do deserve."  Mercy is imparitally meeting the needs of those who cannot benefit you
James 2:1-13
Let us enter into every season of trial resolving to praise the Lord, not waiting to decide whether he deserves our praise or not.
Psalms 9:1-20
Dealing with doubt requires us to start from the proper place:  On our knees before God.  Once there, he'll open our eyes to see glory!
Psalm 73:16-28
Thank God for faith, hope, and love, and thank God for faithful teachers.
Colossians 1:3-8
Faith, hope, and love in the hearts of once hellbound sinners is a miracle of God, so thank him over and over for them!
Colossians 1:3-8
Grace greater than we can possibly imagine
Isaiah 55:6-9
There is one source for grace and peace!
Colossians 1:1-2
Are you afraid to share the gospel?  Begin with gratitude!
Philippians 2:12-16
Life means relationships.  This passage explores what harmonious relationships should look like in the church.
1 Thessalonians 5:12-22
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Chosen to bless
Colossians 1:1-2
God never chooses us and blesses us to hoard his blessings for ourselves.  Pass them on!
#blessing
Published June 17th, 2021
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As God's chosen ambassador, Paul writes to impart grace and peace to those in Colossae made holy by their union with Christ.
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Paul,
Paul
a an apostle of Christ Jesus
a man chosen and sent out by the risen Lord Jesus himself
b by the will of God,
Chosen before the foundation of the earth by God himself
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and Timothy
As well as Timothy
c our brother,
Our beloved brother in Christ (and my true son in the faith)
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To the d saints
To those set apart by God
and faithful brothers 1
And to those who have been faithful to the Lord Jesus
in Christ
United to Christ by faith
at Colossae:
and living in the city of Colossae
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e Grace to you
I pray for and write to impart God's riches to you
and peace
As well as the fullness of the blessing
from God
that can only come from God
our Father.
who has adopted us into his forever family
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Brent Karding
Where is the Manner in verse 1? I don't see a way in which 1 is showing the way in which 2 takes place, in the way that 2gh is showing the Manner of 2ef.
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