Jars of Clay

“But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us. We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed; always carrying in the body the death of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus may also be manifested in our bodies. For we who live are always being given over to death for Jesus’ sake, so that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our mortal flesh. So death is at […]

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Coronavirus and Christ – John Piper

 Dear friends, we’re continuing to use John Piper’s free book, Coronavirus and Christ, for our Wednesday devotion. If you haven’t got a copy yet, please download it. Today’s devotion is the Second half of Chapter 10, “Creating Good Works in Danger”. Here are some questions to help us make the most of it: What strikes you most from this reading? What is one Biblical truth I can hold onto today from this reading? Who is one person I can share this truth with?  (Who may need this encouragement)  May the Lord our refuge and strength continue to grow us as […]

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Unveiled

“Since we have such a hope, we are very bold, not like Moses, who would put a veil over his face so that the Israelites might not gaze at the outcome of what was being brought to an end. But their minds were hardened. For to this day, when they read the old covenant, that same veil remains unlifted, because only through Christ is it taken away. Yes, to this day whenever Moses is read a veil lies over their hearts. But when one turns to the Lord, the veil is removed. Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where […]

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Coronavirus and Christ – John Piper

 Dear friends, we’re continuing to use John Piper’s free book, Coronavirus and Christ, for our Wednesday devotion. If you haven’t got a copy yet, please download it. Today’s devotion is the First half of Chapter 10, “Creating Good Works in Danger”. Here are some questions to help us make the most of it: What strikes you most from this reading? What is one Biblical truth I can hold onto today from this reading? Who is one person I can share this truth with?  (Who may need this encouragement)  May the Lord our refuge and strength continue to grow us as […]

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Forgiveness

“Now if anyone has caused pain, he has caused it not to me, but in some measure—not to put it too severely—to all of you. For such a one, this punishment by the majority is enough, so you should rather turn to forgive and comfort him, or he may be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow. So I beg you to reaffirm your love for him. For this is why I wrote, that I might test you and know whether you are obedient in everything. Anyone whom you forgive, I also forgive. Indeed, what I have forgiven, if I have forgiven anything, […]

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