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I have a set of scripture-prayer cards.  I received them as a gift this past Mother's Day, but have not given them much of a look.  If you've read my last couple of posts then you know that I am struggling a bit with who am I and what I am supposed to be doing. … Continue reading Baggage

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May 2017 Scripture Writing Plan: Day 28 – Romans 12:17-21

8 if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead,[a] do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully. Love in Action 9 Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. 10 Be devoted to one another in love. … Continue reading May 2017 Scripture Writing Plan: Day 28 – Romans 12:17-21

May 2017 Scripture Writing Plan: Day 27 – Romans 12:8-16

8 if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead,[a] do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully. Love in Action 9 Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. 10 Be devoted to one another in love. … Continue reading May 2017 Scripture Writing Plan: Day 27 – Romans 12:8-16

May 2017 Scripture Writing Plan: Day 26 – Romans 12:3-7

Humble Service in the Body of Christ 3 For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you. 4 For just as each of … Continue reading May 2017 Scripture Writing Plan: Day 26 – Romans 12:3-7

Bible-In-A-Year Day 332: Romans 15-16

Romans 15 (NIV) 15 We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves. 2 Each of us should please our neighbors for their good, to build them up. 3 For even Christ did not please himself but, as it is written: “The insults of those who insult you have … Continue reading Bible-In-A-Year Day 332: Romans 15-16

Bible-In-A-Year Day 331: Romans 11-14

Romans 11 (NIV) The Remnant of Israel 11 I ask then: Did God reject his people? By no means! I am an Israelite myself, a descendant of Abraham, from the tribe of Benjamin. 2 God did not reject his people, whom he foreknew. Don’t you know what Scripture says in the passage about Elijah—how he appealed to … Continue reading Bible-In-A-Year Day 331: Romans 11-14

Bible-In-A-Year Day 330: Romans 8-10

Romans 8 (NIV) Life Through the Spirit 8 Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, 2 because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you[a] free from the law of sin and death. 3 For what the law was powerless to do because it was weakened … Continue reading Bible-In-A-Year Day 330: Romans 8-10

Bible-In-A-Year Day 329: Romans 4-7

Romans 4 (NIV) Abraham Justified by Faith 4 What then shall we say that Abraham, our forefather according to the flesh, discovered in this matter? 2 If, in fact, Abraham was justified by works, he had something to boast about—but not before God. 3 What does Scripture say? “Abraham believed God, and it was credited to him as … Continue reading Bible-In-A-Year Day 329: Romans 4-7

Bible-In-A-Year Day 328: Romans 1-3

Romans 1 (NIV) 1 Paul, a servant of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle and set apart for the gospel of God— 2 the gospel he promised beforehand through his prophets in the Holy Scriptures 3 regarding his Son, who as to his earthly life[a] was a descendant of David, 4 and who through the Spirit of holiness … Continue reading Bible-In-A-Year Day 328: Romans 1-3

August Scripture Writing Plan: Day 24 – Romans 2:12-16

12 All who sin apart from the law will also perish apart from the law, and all who sin under the law will be judged by the law. 13 For it is not those who hear the law who are righteous in God’s sight, but it is those who obey the law who will be declared righteous. … Continue reading August Scripture Writing Plan: Day 24 – Romans 2:12-16