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Dr. George M. Flattery

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Hebrews 6:9-12 God Does Not Forget

Hebrews 6:9-12 God Does Not Forget Thoughts from Hebrews 6:9-12 God will reward faithful living and service. That…

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1 Timothy 2:1-7

1 Timothy 2:1-7 More Thoughts about 1 Timothy 2:1-7 First, Paul begins this chapter with this statement: “First…

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1 Timothy 3:1-16

1 Timothy 3:1-16 More Thoughts about 1 Timothy 3:1-7 In this passage, Paul lists the qualifications for overseers…

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1 Timothy 4:1-15

1 Timothy 4:1-15 More Thoughts about 1 Timothy: 4:1-5 As Paul writes to Timothy, he declares: “But the…

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1 Timothy 5:1-25

1 Timothy 5:1-25 Thoughts about 1 Timothy 5:1-2 Paul’s letters to Timothy are commonly regarded as Pastoral Epistles.…

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1 Timothy 6:1-26

1 Timothy 6:1-26 Thoughts about 1 Timothy 6:1-3 Paul has taught Timothy how to lead various groups of…

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2 Timothy 1:1-18

2 Timothy 1:1-18 Thoughts About 2 Timothy 1:1-2 This was Paul’s final letter. He wrote to Timothy to…

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2 Timothy 2:1-26 Vessels of Honor

2 Timothy 2:1-26 Vessels of Honor Thoughts from 2 Timothy 2:1-26 Vessels of Honor In verse 21 of…

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2 Timothy 4:1-22

2 Timothy 4:1-22 NAS 2 Timothy 4:1 I solemnly charge you in the presence of God and of…

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Acts 10:20

Acts 10:20 NAS Acts 10:20 “But arise, go downstairs, and accompany them without misgivings; for I have sent…

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Acts 16:6-10 Clarify Your Vision

Acts 16:6-10 Clarify Your Vision Thoughts from Acts 16:6-10 Clarify Your Vision Christ has commanded us, as believers, to…

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Being Strong in Spirit Luke 1:80

Being Strong in Spirit Luke 1:80 Thoughts about Being Strong in Spirit Luke 1:80 All of us face…

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Colossians 2

Colossians 2 Thoughts about Colossians 2:1-3 Paul writes about his concern for the people in the churches at…

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Colossians 4

Colossians 4 More Thoughts About Colossians 4:2-6 The Colossian church was troubled by teachers of false doctrine. So,…

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Ephesians 1:1-23

Ephesians 1:1-23 Thoughts about Ephesians For millions of people, this past year has been very tough. Many people…

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Ephesians 3:1-21

Ephesians 3:1-21 More Thoughts about Ephesians 3:1 Paul begins the third chapter of his letter to the Ephesians…

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Ephesians 4:1-32

Ephesians 4:1-32 More Thoughts about Ephesians 4:1-6 In this chapter, Paul begins the second half of his letter…

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Ephesians 6:1-24

Ephesians 6:1-24 More Thoughts about Ephesians 6:1-4 Paul has just talked about the relationship between husbands and wives.…

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Ephesians Themes

Ephesians Themes Thoughts about Themes in Ephesians Yesterday, I finished posting expository devotional thoughts on Paul’s letter to…

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Exodus 33:14 The Presence of God

Exodus 33:14 The Presence of God NAS Exodus 33:14 And He said, “My presence shall go with you,…

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Hebrews 11:6 Paths to Faith-Reason

Hebrews 11:6 Paths to Faith-Reason Thoughts about Paths to Faith Beginning today, I am going to post several…

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John 1:35-51

John 1:35-51 Thoughts from John 1:35-51 As I announced before, I am doing a series of posts on…

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John 7:14-17 Paths to Faith-Obedience

John 7:14-17 Paths to Faith-Obedience When people come to faith in Christ, it sometimes takes a while. They…

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Luke 4:16-21

Luke 4:16-21 Thoughts from Luke 4:16-21 Broadly speaking, the mission of Christ was to preach the kingdom of…

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Luke 7:19-30 and Matthew 14:1-12

Luke 7:19-30 and Matthew 14:1-12 Thoughts from Luke 7:19-30 and Matthew 14:1-12 The Problem of Suffering Through the…

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Paths to Faith—Christ’s Works

Paths to Faith—Christ’s Works NAS Luke 7:19 And summoning two of his disciples, John sent them to the…

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Paths to Faith—Christ’s Works

Paths to Faith—Christ’s Works NAS Luke 7:19 And summoning two of his disciples, John sent them to the…

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Luke 7:19-30 and Matthew 14:1-12

Luke 7:19-30 and Matthew 14:1-12 Thoughts from Luke 7:19-30 and Matthew 14:1-12 The Problem of Suffering Through the…

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Doing the Kingdom’s Business

Doing the Kingdom’s Business Thoughts about Doing the Kingdom’s Business As I talk about this subject, I will…

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Mark 14:47-52

Mark 14:47-52 Thoughts on Mark 14:47-52 It is the last night of Jesus’ ministry on earth. Jesus and…

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Matthew 3:13-15

Matthew 3:13-15 Thoughts from Matthew 3:13-15 Why was Jesus baptized by John the Baptist? Jesus told us why…

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Matthew 4:1-11

Matthew 4:1-11 Thoughts from Matthew 4:1-11 Today, I will begin a series of posts based on the words…

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Matthew 4:4 The Word—Source of Life

Matthew 4:4 the Word—Source of Life Thoughts from Matthew 4:4 We have been talking about Paths to Faith,…

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Paths to Faith Matthew 16:13-19

Paths to Faith Matthew 16:13-19 Thoughts about Paths to Faith Matthew 16:13-19 We have been discussing reason as…

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Matthew 13:45-46

Matthew 13:45-46 Thoughts from Matthew 13:45-46 We often talk about values. Most people are concerned about economic and…

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Matthew 16:13-16 Walking with Jesus

Matthew 16:13-16 Walking with Jesus Thoughts about Walking with Jesus: Matthew 16:13-16 When people think about visiting Israel,…

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Matthew 26:26-46

Matthew 26:26-46 The Passion and Power of Christ Thoughts about the Passion and Power of Christ: God desires…

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Determine Your Destiny

Determine Your Destiny Thoughts from Matthew 27:46 For a few days, we will focus on Matthew 27:46 and…

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Matthew 28:16-20: Jesus and His authority

Matthew 28:16-20: Jesus and His authority Thoughts from Matthew 28:16-20. In this passage, Jesus gave the Great Commission.…

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Philippians 2:1-30

Philippians 2:1-30 Thoughts About Philippians: 2:1-4. The last paragraph of chapter one emphasizes the unity of the Spirit…

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Philippians 4:7-9

Philippians 4:7-9 Thoughts from Philippians 4:7-9. With this text as a basis, I will be writing for a…

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Titus 3:5-6 Renewal

Titus 3:5-6 Renewal Thoughts from Titus 3:5-6 Renewal When we talk about our spiritual lives, we often hear…

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Titus 3:1-15

Titus 3:1-15 More Thoughts about Titus: 3:1-15. Chapter three in Paul’s letter to Titus contains one of his…

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Titus 2:1-15

Titus 2:1-15 More Thoughts about Titus 2:1-15 Paul says to Titus: “But as for you, speak the things…

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Titus 1:1-3:15

Titus 1:1-3:15 Thoughts about Titus 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy, and Titus are commonly known as the Pastoral Epistles.…

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Romans 8:14-17 Assurance of Salvation

Romans 8:14-17 Assurance of Salvation Thoughts from Romans 8:14-17. In today’s world, millions of people subscribe to the…

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Romans 15:13 Abound in Hope

Romans 15:13 Abound in Hope Thoughts about Romans 15:13.  In this text, Paul says, “Now may the God…

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Romans 12:10-11 Fervent in Spirit

Romans 12:10-11 Fervent in Spirit Thoughts About Romans 12:10-11: Fervent in Spirit A full life includes our being…

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Romans 12:1-21 God’s Fulfilling Will

Romans 12:1-21 God’s Fulfilling Will Thoughts from Romans 12:1-21. My subject for a few days will be “God’s…

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Romans 8:18-30 The Will of God

Romans 8:18-30 The Will of God Thoughts from Romans 8:18-30 The Will of God Our text is a…

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Romans 8:1-3 Freedom from Guilt

Romans 8:1-3 Freedom from Guilt NAS Romans 8:1 there is therefore now no condemnation for those who are…

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Philippians 4:10-20 Contentment

Philippians 4:10-20 Contentment Thoughts from Philippians 4:10-20 Contentment Millions of people everywhere are discontented. There is such an…

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Philippians 4:1-23

Philippians 4:1-23 More Thoughts about Philippians: 4:1-3. In his letter to the Philippians Paul has dealt with the…

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Philippians 3:1-21

Philippians 3:1-21 More Thoughts about Philippians: 3:1-21. After writing concerning Timothy and Epaphroditus, Paul returns to his admonitions.…

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Philippians 3:1-16

Philippians 3:1-16 Thoughts from Philippians 3:1-16. We have just discussed several aspects of our spiritual walk that may…

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Philippians 2:1-30

Philippians 2:1-30 Thoughts About Philippians: 2:1-4. The last paragraph of chapter one emphasizes the unity of the Spirit…

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Philippians 1:18-26

Philippians 1:18-26 Thoughts from Philippians 1:18-26. As we pursue our goals in life, both for personal living and…

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Philippians 1:1-2

Philippians 1:1-2 Thoughts about Philippians 1:1-2. Paul’s salutation in his letter to the Philippians is written in the…

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Philippians

Philippians Thoughts about Philippians. Most of my posts have been about various topics based on Biblical passages. Today,…

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Matthew 19:12

Matthew 19:12 Thoughts from Matthew 19:12 My “thoughts” for a few days will be what Jesus said about…

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Luke 4:43

Luke 4:43 Thoughts from Luke 4:43 After being tempted by the devil, Jesus went to Nazareth and preached…

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John 2:13-25

John 2:13-25 Thoughts from John 2:13-25 As previously announced, we are studying the words of Jesus. Today, we…

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Hebrews 11:1-2, 6, 32-40

Hebrews 11:1-2, 6, 32-40 NIV Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance…

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Hebrews 10:36 Discipline of Delay

Hebrews 10:36 Discipline of Delay Thoughts about Delay For my next “thoughts,” I will comment on the role…

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Healing

Healing Thoughts from John 5:1-9, Mark 9:14-29, and Mark 1:40-45 These are Scriptures about Divine Healing We often…

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God’s People

God’s People Thoughts About God’s People 1 Peter 2:9-10 The problems of life are many! All of us,…

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Ephesians 6:18-20

Ephesians 6:18-20 Thoughts from Ephesians 6:18-20 This passage will be our text for the next few days. I…

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Ephesians 5:1-33

Ephesians 5:1-33 More Thoughts about Ephesians: 5:1-2 Here, Paul introduces more instructions on Christian living by stating a…

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Ephesians 3:14-21

Ephesians 3:14-21 Thoughts from Ephesians 3:14-21 My topic today, based on Paul’s prayer in this passage, is “becoming…

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Ephesians 2:1-22

Ephesians 2:1-22 More Thoughts about Ephesians 2:1-3 Chapter one of Paul’s letter to the Ephesians emphasized God’s spiritual…

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Doing the Kingdom’s Business

Doing the Kingdom’s Business Thoughts about Doing the Kingdom’s Business As I talk about this subject, I will…

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Colossians 3

Colossians 3 More thoughts about Colossians 3:1-4 In these verses, Paul writes what one writer calls a “hinge”…

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Colossians

Colossians 1 Thoughts about Colossians Starting today, I will begin posting comments on Paul’s letter to the Colossians.…

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Acts 8:4-24

Acts 8:4-24 Thoughts from Acts 8:4-24 In this passage, Luke tells the story of one of the great…

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Acts 10:9-16

Acts 10:9-16 Thought Number One from Acts 10:9-16 We are commenting on the breakthrough of the gospel among…

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2 Timothy 3:1-16

2 Timothy 3:1-16 More Thoughts about 2 Timothy 3:1-5 Paul begins 3:1-5 by saying, “But realize this, that…

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2 Timothy 2:1-26

2 Timothy 2:1-26 NAS 2 Timothy 2:1 You, therefore, my son, be strong in the grace that is…

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1 John 3:1-3

1 John 3:1-3 Thoughts From 1 John 3:1-3 We Shall Be Like Him.  We as Christians have an…

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1 Timothy 1:1-6:21

1 Timothy 1:1-6:21 Thoughts about 1 Timothy Today, I will begin a series of posts about Paul’s letters…

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Perspective

Perspective Thoughts about Perspective.  Occasionally, it is wise for each of us to step away from our normal…

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Job 33:4-6

Job 33:4-6 NAU  Job 33:4 “The Spirit of God has made me, And the breath of the Almighty…

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The Hiddenness of God

The Hiddenness of God Thoughts about the Hiddenness of God.  As Christians, we read our Bibles, pray, go…

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2 Chronicles 15:1-7

2 Chronicles 15:1-7 NAS 2 Chronicles 15:1 Now the Spirit of God came on Azariah the son of…

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A Deaf and Mute Son

A Deaf and Mute Son Thoughts from John 5:1-9; Mark 9:14-29; and Mark 1:40-45.  These are Scriptures about…

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The Gadarene Demoniac Mark 5:1-20

The Gadarene Demoniac Mark 5:1-20 Thoughts From Mark 5:1-20. After Jesus calmed the storm on the Sea of…

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Calming the Sea Mark 4:35-41

Calming the Sea Mark 4:35-41 Thoughts from Mark 4:35-41. In this passage, Mark tells the story of Jesus…

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A Blind and Dumb Man Matthew 12:22-32

A Blind and Dumb Man Matthew 12:22-32 Thoughts from Matthew 12:22-32. As Matthew tells the story, Jesus healed…

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The Widow’s Son Luke 7:11-17

The Widow’s Son Luke 7:11-17 Thoughts from Luke 7:11-17.  Jesus was making His way to the town of…

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The Centurion’s Servant

The Centurion’s Servant Thoughts from John 5:1-9; Mark 9:14-29; and Mark 1:40-45.  These are Scriptures about Divine Healing. …

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The Man with a Withered Hand Mark 3:1-6

The Man with a Withered Hand Mark 3:1-6 Thoughts from Mark 3:1-6. We have been studying the miracles…

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The Impotent Man

The Impotent Man Thoughts from John 5:1-9; Mark 9:14-29; and Mark 1:40-45. These are Scriptures about Divine Healing.…

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The Paralytic Matthew 9:1-8

The Paralytic Matthew 9:1-8 Thoughts from Matthew 9:1-8. Matthew tells the story of how Jesus healed and forgave…

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A Leper

A Leper Thoughts from John 5:1-9; Mark 9:14-29; and Mark 1:40-45.  These are Scriptures about Divine Healing.  We…

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Peter’s Mother-in-Law Mark 1:29-34

Peter’s Mother-in-Law Mark 1:29-34 Thoughts from Mark 1:29-34.  Here, Mark tells the story of Jesus healing Simon Peter’s…

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The Capernaum Demoniac Mark 1:21-28

The Capernaum Demoniac Mark 1:21-28 Thoughts From Mark 1:21-28.  Mark tells a fascinating story about Jesus, His manner…

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The First Draught of Fishes Luke 5:1-11

The First Draught of Fishes Luke 5:1-11 Thoughts from Luke 5:1-11. Some scholars believe that Luke describes the…

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The Nobleman’s Son John 4:46-54

The Nobleman’s Son John 4:46-54 Thoughts from John 4:46-54. We have just completed our study of the central…

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Jesus’ First Miracle John 2:1-11

Jesus’ First Miracle John 2:1-11 Thoughts from John 2:1-11 Many people face difficult circumstances today. At some point,…

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“Father”

“Father” More thoughts from The Lord’s Prayer, Matthew 6:9-13.  Jesus tells the disciples to address God in this…

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“Heaven”

“Heaven” More Thoughts from The Lord’s Prayer, Matthew 6:9-13.   Jesus exhorted us to begin our prayers with “Our…

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Hallowed Name

Hallowed Name NAU  Matthew 6:9 “Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be…

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“Kingdom”

Kingdom 10 ‘Your kingdom come. More Thoughts from The Lord’s Prayer, Matthew 6:9-13. The second petition that Jesus…

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“Come”

“Come” NAU  Matthew 6:9 “Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be Your…

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“Your Will On Earth”

“Your Will On Earth” NAU  Matthew 6:9 “Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who is in heaven,…

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Give Us Daily Bread

Give Us Daily Bread NAU Matthew 6:9 “Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who is in heaven,…

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Forgive Us We Forgive

Forgive Us We Forgive NAU Matthew 6:9 “Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who is in heaven,…

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Temptation Deliver Us

Temptation Deliver Us NAU  Matthew 6:9 “Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed…

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Prayer

Prayer In my last “thoughts” I suggested that you take some time to pray for a request after…

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Your Kingdom

Your Kingdom NAU  Matthew 6:9 “Pray, then, in this way: ‘Our Father who is in heaven, Hallowed be…

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Revelation 3:7-13 – A Door No Man Can Shut!

Introduction Today, I am going to focus on the sixth letter of John to the churches in Asia.…

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