Author Archives: BJ

invitation

Open Invitation (John 1:12-13)

Originally posted 1/8/14 But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God. They are reborn—not with a physical birth resulting from human passion or plan, but a birth that comes from

invitation

Open Invitation (John 1:12-13)

Originally posted 1/8/14 But to all who believed him and accepted him, he gave the right to become children of God. They are reborn—not with a physical birth resulting from human passion or plan, but a birth that comes from

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James 2:10 (The Test: Pass or Fail)

Originally posted on 11/18/13 Read: Ezekiel 37:1-38:23, James 1:19-2:17, Psalm 117:1-2, Proverbs 28:1 For the person who keeps all of the laws except one is as guilty as a person who has broken all of God’s laws. (James 2:10) Relate: In college,

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James 2:10 (The Test: Pass or Fail)

Originally posted on 11/18/13 Read: Ezekiel 37:1-38:23, James 1:19-2:17, Psalm 117:1-2, Proverbs 28:1 For the person who keeps all of the laws except one is as guilty as a person who has broken all of God’s laws. (James 2:10) Relate: In college,

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Ezekiel 17:49-50 (I Am Sodom)

Originally posted 11/7/13 Read: Ezekiel 16:42-17:24, Hebrews 8:1-13, Psalm 106:13-31, Proverbs 27:7-9 Sodom’s sins were arrogance, gluttony, and laziness, while the poor and needy suffered outside her door. She was haughty and committed detestable sins, so I wiped her out, as you have seen. (Ezekiel

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Ezekiel 17:49-50 (I Am Sodom)

Originally posted 11/7/13 Read: Ezekiel 16:42-17:24, Hebrews 8:1-13, Psalm 106:13-31, Proverbs 27:7-9 Sodom’s sins were arrogance, gluttony, and laziness, while the poor and needy suffered outside her door. She was haughty and committed detestable sins, so I wiped her out, as you have seen. (Ezekiel

perseverance

2 Thessalonians 3:13 (Perseverance)

Originally posted on 10/15/13 Read: Jeremiah 26:1-27:22, 2 Thessalonians 3:1-18, Psalm 85:1-13, Proverbs 25:16 As for the rest of you, dear brothers and sisters, never get tired of doing good. 2Thessalonians 3:13 Relate: What is perseverance? Some say its a habit. Its

perseverance

2 Thessalonians 3:13 (Perseverance)

Originally posted on 10/15/13 Read: Jeremiah 26:1-27:22, 2 Thessalonians 3:1-18, Psalm 85:1-13, Proverbs 25:16 As for the rest of you, dear brothers and sisters, never get tired of doing good. 2Thessalonians 3:13 Relate: What is perseverance? Some say its a habit. Its

Nehemiah 3:28 (This One)

Originally posted on 8/12/13 Read: Nehemiah 3:15-5:13, 1 Corinthians 7:25-40, Psalm 32:1-11, Proverbs 21:5-7 Each one repaired the section immediately across from his own house. (Nehemiah 3:28) Relate: I’ve heard the story many times and with many variations and have no

Nehemiah 3:28 (This One)

Originally posted on 8/12/13 Read: Nehemiah 3:15-5:13, 1 Corinthians 7:25-40, Psalm 32:1-11, Proverbs 21:5-7 Each one repaired the section immediately across from his own house. (Nehemiah 3:28) Relate: I’ve heard the story many times and with many variations and have no

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1 Corinthians 4:4 (Poor Judgment)

Originally posted on 8/8/13 Read: Ezra 7:1-8:20, 1 Corinthians 4:1-21, Psalm 30:1-12, Proverbs 20:28-30 My conscience is clear, but that doesn’t prove I’m right. It is the Lord himself who will examine me and decide. (1 Corinthians 4:4) Relate: Good judgement comes

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1 Corinthians 4:4 (Poor Judgment)

Originally posted on 8/8/13 Read: Ezra 7:1-8:20, 1 Corinthians 4:1-21, Psalm 30:1-12, Proverbs 20:28-30 My conscience is clear, but that doesn’t prove I’m right. It is the Lord himself who will examine me and decide. (1 Corinthians 4:4) Relate: Good judgement comes

I Nailed It

Psalm 51:4 (I Nailed It)

Originally posted on 3/9/13 Read: Song of Solomon 5:1-8:14, 2 Corinthians 9:1-15, Psalm 51:1-19, Proverbs 22:24-25 Against you, and you alone, have I sinned; I have done what is evil in your sight. You will be proved right in what you say, and your judgment against me

I Nailed It

Psalm 51:4 (I Nailed It)

Originally posted on 3/9/13 Read: Song of Solomon 5:1-8:14, 2 Corinthians 9:1-15, Psalm 51:1-19, Proverbs 22:24-25 Against you, and you alone, have I sinned; I have done what is evil in your sight. You will be proved right in what you say, and your judgment against me