Monthly Archives: November 2016

SMS 139: Psalm 96:9

Worship the Lord in the splendor of his[a] holiness;     tremble before him, all the earth. Psalm 96:9, NIV We have a tendency to be over-familiar with God, to forget that he is holy and all-powerful. How should our reverent fear … Continue reading

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SMS 138: Hosea 2:8

She has not acknowledged that I was the one     who gave her the grain, the new wine and oil, who lavished on her the silver and gold—     which they used for Baal. Hosea 2:8 (NIV) How often do we thank … Continue reading

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SMS 137: Psalm 112:1b-2

How joyful are those who fear the Lord     and delight in obeying his commands. 2 Their children will be successful everywhere;     an entire generation of godly people will be blessed. Psalm 112:1b-2, NLT Our deeds and influence will outlast us, and … Continue reading

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SMS 136: 1 Corinthians 8:1c

But while knowledge makes us feel important, it is love that strengthens the church. (1 Corinthians 8:1c, NLT) Our goal in knowing more about God and his word should be to love him and the people around us more. How … Continue reading

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SMS 135: 2 Corinthians 10:5

We use our powerful God-tools for smashing warped philosophies, tearing down barriers erected against the truth of God, fitting every loose thought and emotion and impulse into the structure of life shaped by Christ. (2 Cor. 10:5, MSG) Spiritual battles … Continue reading

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