Tag Archives: Righteousness

Faster Listening

Anger and quick speaking does not give life. There is a better way. Speed up your listening. When we are being ruled by emotion, and particularly anger, we will not produce right thinking or right behaviour or right words. Rather, … Continue reading

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Better A Little

Today we consider the tremendous value of avoiding turmoil, finding love, living right, and making peace. If you have to give up these treasures of a little in order to access wealth and feasting, the advice is… don’t. Stop defining … Continue reading

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Works Ruse

Works are a ruse. They take our minds off the truth: we need Jesus. The reason we need Jesus is because we fall short of God’s standard of living and his holiness. We are saved by grace, enacted for us … Continue reading

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Betrayal

It will be me. It will be you. It will be us. We will betray him. Again. Our betrayals are a reminder of the consequence of our sin. We are reminded that Jesus had to die for us. The disciples … Continue reading

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Persecuted

When we do what is right in our commitment to God, we will inevitably be persecuted. Jesus says to expect this. If we do what Jesus would not do, however, thinking that we are pleasing him, we may find ourselves … Continue reading

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