Category Archives: Virtue Miscellaneous

Thanking God for Himself

Today I want to thank God that he is: A Saving God – Isaiah 1:18 Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are … Continue reading

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God Is Greater

In Isaiah 33, God reminds us that he is greater than all the things that come against us. He Is Our Strength (v2) – He is our arm of strength for daily life. He gives us strength in the midst … Continue reading

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We Can Have Great Peace in a World of Things

Paul tells us that he is content whether he faces plenty or hunger, abundance or need (Philippians 4:11-13). He is at peace with a lot or a little. And we too are called to be at peace whether we have … Continue reading

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We Can Have Great Peace in a Life Filled with Trials

A lot of circumstances can lead to anxiety – that unsettled feeling in the pit of your stomach, that fear in your heart and your mind. But God calls us to peace (Philippians 4:6-7). Indeed he calls us to a … Continue reading

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We Can Have Great Peace in a Church Filled with Differences

In Acts 16, we get a glimpse of the planting of the church at Philippi. The first members include a wealthy woman, a jailor, and possibly a slave girl. These are very different people – hardly people that would have … Continue reading

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We Have a Great Hope to Be Resurrected With Jesus

Today we look at the last of our great hopes from the book of Philippians. As we have already seen, we have a great hope to be with Jesus and to see his return. Today we consider that: We have … Continue reading

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We Have a Great Hope to See Jesus Return

Yesterday, we looked at one of Paul’s three great hopes in the book of Philippians. Today we want to consider the second great hope: We have a great hope to see Jesus return. In Philippians 3:20-21, we are reminded that … Continue reading

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We Have a Great Hope to Be With Jesus

In the book of Philippians, Paul gives us three great hopes. I want to look at one of those hopes each of the next three days. So today we want to consider that: We have a great hope to be … Continue reading

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Growing in Generosity

We see the generosity of the early church in Acts 4:32-37.  People were selling what they had and giving it to the church to meet the needs of their fellow Christians.  Our churches too should be marked by generosity.  How … Continue reading

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How To Persevere

God wants us to persevere in trials.  God wants us to persevere in doing good.  So how can we persevere?  Four words from God’s Word: Grace (II Corinthians 12:9) – His grace will be sufficient for us.  In our moments … Continue reading

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