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    My Christmas Prayer

    Ephesians 3:14-20 “For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom His whole family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I pray that out of His glorious riches He may strengthen you with power through His Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the saints, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.…

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    Suppressions of Grace

    Suppressions of Grace Romans 1:16-25  There is living by Gods word for the fulfillment of soul (“for in the Gospel a righteousness from God is revealed”) and living by Gods love for the fulfillment of God (“a righteousness that is by faith).  The former focuses on rules and doctrine, while the ladder focuses on Gods Kingdom and Grace.  The first is an instruction manual and the second is the key to open it, because possession of doctrinal information does not equate to spiritual growth. Many contemporaries will only apply a sprinkling of each of these disciplines to their lives and teaching of the Word.  This allows a hands off approach…

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    Gods Problem

    God has a problem. How can he allow us as sinners into heaven for all eternity? We have a problem. How could we sin when God loves us so much? His solution was to send an example of God in the form of man, Jesus Christ.Our solution is to live by that example and find grace when we fail, because we have no solutions of our own that can last even an Earthly life, let alone eternity. Why do we try to come up with solutions on our own?  Our hearts are hardened and objectionable to change. We are constantly rewarded with Earthly gifts.  But these gifts and assistances only…