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    • Monday: Boasting in the Flesh September 24, 2017
      Read Galatians 6:12-13. What is Paul saying in these verses? Although Paul has hinted previously about the agenda and motivation of his opponents (see Gal. 1:7, Gal. 4:17), his remarks in Galatians 6:12-13 are the first explicit comments he makes about his opponents. He describes them as wanting “to make a good showing in the fleshâ€� (ESV). The phrase “a good […]
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    • Sunday: Paul’s Own Hand September 23, 2017
      Compare Paul’s closing remarks in Galatians 6:11-18 to the final remarks he makes in his other letters. In what way is the ending of Galatians similar to and different from them? (See the final remarks in Romans, 1 Corinthians and 2 Corinthians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and 1 Thessalonians and 2 Thessalonians.) Paul’s closing remarks are not always uniform, […]
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    • Sabbath: Boasting in the Cross September 22, 2017
      Read for This Week’s Study: Gal. 6:11-18, Rom. 6:1-6, Rom. 12:1-8, 2 Cor. 4:10, 2 Cor. 5:17, 2 Cor. 11:23-29, Memory Text: “But far be it from me to boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the worldâ€� (Galatians 6:14, ESV). This study on Galatians has been intense. […]
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    • Friday: Further Thought – Gospel and Church September 21, 2017
      Further Thought: “The Spirit of God keeps evil under the control of conscience. When man exalts himself above the influence of the Spirit, he reaps a harvest of iniquity. Over such a man the Spirit has less and less influence to restrain him from sowing seeds of disobedience. Warnings have less and less power over […]
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    • Thursday: Sowing and Reaping September 20, 2017
      (Gal. 6:6-10) In Galatians 6:7, the word translated “mockedâ€� (mukterizo) occurs only here in the New Testament, though it often appears in the Greek translation of the Old Testament. It literally means “to turn up one’s nose in contempt.â€� In the Old Testament it typically refers to the despising of God’s prophets (2 Chron. 36:16, Jer. 20:7), and […]
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    • Faithful Dogs? March 30, 2016
      My dog is faithful. He is always glad to see me. He wags his tail and follows me around when I’m home.
    • Golden Rule March 29, 2016
      While in the Marine Corps, I spent some time in Africa conducting missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
    • Just Ask March 29, 2016
      It was Saturday night. I was sitting alone in our family’s car, watching the people walking by. I was six years old, and broke.
    • Real Prosperity March 3, 2016
      There is no doubt that the Bible talks about prosperity. God wants to prosper His people.
    • Meaningful Meditations March 3, 2016
      In today’s “information age” when our senses are continuously bombarded with stimuli, silence can be an obscure commodity.