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Our faith in God can be measured by the boldness of our prayers and our ability to forgive.
Mark 11:20-26
The righteous man trusts in the Lord's direction and grows, but the wicked man trusts in the direction of other wicked men and perishes.
Psalm 1:1-6
Instead of seeking worldly gain and approval, Christians should live a life of service and selflessness motivated by the example of Jesus.
Mark 10:35-45
Divorce is sinful and “re-marriage” is adultery
Mark 10:2-12
Fiery trials of love from our Father on Earth keep us from the unquenchable fire of wrath from our Judge in Hell.
Mark 9:42-50
Live in light of the the Second Coming, your soul depends on it.
Mark 8:31-8:38
The self-righteous legalist is not any more safe from God's Wrath than the licentious man.
Romans 2:1-5
Pursue peace with the brotherhood and encourage one another, and do not let trivial matters profane the Christian faith through quarreling
Romans 14:12-23
In life or in death, in eating or in fasting, in work or at play, Glorify God all the day!
Romans 14:1-11
Love is the Foundation for fulfilling the whole Law. You cannot fulfill a single iota of the Law without Love!
Romans 13:8-10
Our logical response to seeing the glories of God should be radical, sacrificial service to God for the sake of His glory.
Romans 12:1-2
Those who do God’s will will enter His kingdom, and to do God’s will is to know Him.
Matthew 7:21-23
It is worth it to take a road that leads to suffering in this life, if at the end of the path you find eternal life
Matthew 7:13-14
Everything is God's and all things are made from Him and for Him. He is infinitely glorious; the only sound we can manage in response is Oh!
Romans 11:32-36
God has sovereignly worked throughout history to accomplish his plan of salvation for all people, and it is very mysterious!
Romans 11:25-32
Faith should not boast pridefully but should fear God's power to act severely toward those who do not rest wholly on His grace in Christ
Romans 11:16-24
God is infinitely wise in His sovereignty. He is not cruel. None perish simply to perish.
Romans 11:11-16
Saving Faith necessitates an appropriate response!
James 1:26-27
God will never reject those whom he graciously loves! We can rest peacefully in his promises.
Romans 11:1-10
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Praise God the Father, the Merciful One!
1 Peter 1:3-5
The purpose of God's mercy is that we may praise Him! The ground for God's deserving of praise is his merciful nature!
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Published December 17th, 2018
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God the Father is greatly to be praised because, consistent with his merciful nature, He brought us into new life in Christ in order that we may hope in and receive an unimaginable inheritance that He guards and protects for us through our faith.
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g Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ!
Greatly is God the Father of Jesus to be Praised!
h According to his great mercy,
Because, In consistency with God's great mercy,
i he has caused us to be born again
He has caused us to be born of the Spirit to a new life that lives to God and not to sin(John 3:4-8)(Rom 6:1-11)
to a living hope
and this new life gives us great hope,
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j through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead,
born again by Jesus' Resurrection from death (Romans 6:4 - "Just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life")
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to k an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and l unfading,
and this living hope is an inheritance that cannot be taken away or destroyed,
m kept in heaven for you,
and the inheritance is kept in heaven for us,
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who by God’s power are being guarded
who are being Guarded by the power of God,
n through faith
through faith,
for a salvation o ready to be revealed in the last time.
for the purpose of a salvation that will be revealed in the last time.
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