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"Greater Love" - John 15:13

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down His life for His friends. John 15:13 Read John 15 here:  Verse 12 commands us to love one another as Christ has loved us. This love is explained in verse 13, He loved us by laying His life down for us. This is the greatest love known to man. These words in chapter 15 were told by Christ before His death, to show that Christ not only tells us how to love, but yet again shows us how,. Christ proves Himself to be a great teacher by being our...

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"This is Not Our Home" - 2 Corinthians 5:2

For in this tent we groan, longing to put on our heavenly dwelling, 2 Corinthians 5:2 (ESV) When we look at a world broken with suffering beyond comprehension, it sometimes seems impossible to find joy, hope, or peace. We can't help but be constantly reminded of the suffering around us and the brokenness within us, we are burdened, but we can have courage, for we have a Savior that suffers with us and a Savior who promises peace. For He is God on the mountain, and He is God in the valley. We are stuck in the tension that Paul...

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"Power in Weakness" - 2 Corinthians 12:9-10

"But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong." 2 Corinthians 12:9-10   When we are poured out, Christ’s power can be poured in. When we depend on our efforts, our work, and our discipline, we distract from the power of Christ. But if...

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"New Thing" - Isaiah 43:19

"Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert." Isaiah 43:19   God delivered the Israelites out of the land of Egypt, and He now wants them to look at what He will do for His people next. What is this new thing? What is the way in the wilderness and river in the desert?    “Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”  John 14:6 “Whoever...

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