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“Image” – physical and spiritual fitness in Christ

IMAGE – “It depends on who‟s looking!” (Genesis 4: 21-22, 26, 1 Samuel 16:7, 2 Samuel 14 [Absalom‟s whole life story], Proverbs 31:30, Song of Songs 1:6, Jeremiah 9:23-24, 1 Corinthians 13:12, James 1:22-25, 1 Peter 3:4-5)   Image is … Continue reading

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Christian Music Videos on “Image” (physical pictures of the Gospel)

As part of Music Mondays, the following Christian music videos and related Scriptures are provided to build up the Body of Christ for even greater joy and faith to follow Him.  You might also consider using them with “W.A.I.T. Training”, … Continue reading

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Scriptures on “image”

This weekly sub-series can assist your physical and relational exercise of 24 dynamics of spiritual fitness in Scripture that parallel physical and relational fitness:  balance, flexibility, initiative, partners, weight, etc.  You can print some or all of the Scriptures and … Continue reading

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“Image” (suggested applications)

The following is related to an earlier devotional post on “image”, because how we look is not nearly as important as who’s looking.  If you’re not familiar with this series, you may want to review some of the foundational articles … Continue reading

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We are the “seed” of God’s image (part 4 of 4), the King

Being the seed of God’s image means we’re to bear “three-dimensional fruit” for holy relationships of love with Him and each other. Biblical prophets bear fruit “top-down” from God, especially to people in positions of authority to care for others … Continue reading

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We are the “seed” of God’s image (part 3 of 4), the Priest

The serious student of Scripture may be interested in what follows, but a lighter true story first might help remind us of how quickly we can fail and how much we need the Lord to make us truly clean for … Continue reading

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We are the “seed” of God’s image (2 of 4), the Prophet

About 30 years ago, just for fun I decided to make some Indian curried chicken and mango chutney.  Although I don’t think I’d ever seen a mango before.  As I ventured into the fruit section of the grocery store and … Continue reading

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We are the “seed” of God’s image (part 1 of 4), Holy for Relationships

If you haven’t read the earlier post, “Life always starts with Seed”, please do.  In it, I introduce the fact that God created us as His seed to live in His image and gives His Word and Spirit as seed … Continue reading

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Christian Music Videos on “Image” (physical pictures of the Gospel)

As part of Music Mondays, the following Christian music videos and related Scriptures are provided to build up the Body of Christ for even greater joy and faith to follow Him.  You might also consider using them with “W.A.I.T. Training”, … Continue reading

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“Image” poster

This full color, 8″x10″ JPG is one in a series of twenty-four. It is designed to be framed for your home, office, etc. to promote meditation on Scripture and discussion of the biblical principles outlined in “W.A.I.T. training”, which you … Continue reading

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“Image” – it depends on who’s looking

Image is a powerful influence in most cultures. How many magazine covers are air-brushed to remove facial blemishes, shrink waistlines, and enhance the looks of men and women who are already naturally attractive? Our culture seems obsessed with a fantasy … Continue reading

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God waits (a 40-day devotional series)

(In 2017, I wrote this series for the 40 days prior to Easter to prepare our hearts and minds for the significance of Jesus’ resurrection.  I’m reposting the series now for the 40 days after Easter to encourage us to … Continue reading

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Christian Confidence 105: Security for the Present

As you may remember, last time we addressed the question, “What is our hope for the future?”  We conclude this series with the logical follow-up: what is our security now to get us that better future?  Said another way, last time was … Continue reading

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Christian Confidence 103: “What is ultimately ‘good’?”

Christmas day was just a few days ago.  How good yours was?  Answering that depends on how the one asking is using the term ‘good’, right?  They may mean enjoyable good, effectively good, eternally good, or some combination.  Those three … Continue reading

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Christian Confidence 102: “What is God like?”

Christmas just passed, so this is a good time to reflect on the question, “What is God really like?” Last week we addressed the question “What is real/true, and how can I know?” And we noted that the ultimate reality/truth is … Continue reading

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Christian Confidence 101: “What is real/true, and how can I know?”

In last week’s video I introduced 5 questions that need answering for a person to have confidence in Christ.  Today we’re addressing the first: “What is real/true, and how can I know?”  As I also noted last week, this brief series is … Continue reading

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“Stamina” – physical and spiritual fitness in Christ

STAMINA – “Good beginnings aren’t enough” Proverbs 24:16, Isaiah 40:21-26, Hosea 10:12, Galatians 5:6-7 and 6:9-10, Ephesians 6:16-18, 1 Timothy 6:11-12, 2 Timothy 4:7-8, Hebrews 12:4-13   On 24 June 2011, the University of Virginia’s Cavaliers and the University of … Continue reading

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Link to “Becket Law” (a Christian Website)

Becket is a non-profit, public-interest legal and educational institute with a mission to protect the free expression of all faiths. Becket exists to vindicate a simple but frequently neglected principle: that because the religious impulse is natural to human beings, religious … Continue reading

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Christian Music Videos on “Stamina” (physical pictures of the Gospel)

Over and over, the Lord Jesus said that those who endure to the end will be saved. (Matthew 10:22, etc.)  That is a hope that can only be realized by following Jesus by faith in Him.  Without His sacrifice on … Continue reading

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A Word for the Week: “Emotion” (Ephesians 4:26-32)

“Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger, and give no opportunity to the devil.  Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have … Continue reading

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Christian Confidence 100: an Introduction

This shorter series (100-105) is a precursor to the next series on Christian Joy, for confidence is a prerequisite to joy.  Of course, confidence doesn’t make anything real.  But when we know that the foundation of our beliefs – in Christ, our … Continue reading

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“Safety” – physical and spiritual fitness in Christ

Safety – “Watch yourself – others need you!” Proverbs 4:23; 11:14, 18:10; and 25:28, Jeremiah 12:5, Matthew 12:25-29, Luke 11:21-22, 1 Corinthians 6:12-13   Military communities are big on safety. We require our Soldiers to be immunized; motorcycle riders and bicyclists … Continue reading

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Link to “Christian Book Distributors” (a Christian Website)

Since late 1970s to today’s leading resource for Christian goods, Christian Book Distributors has provided a broad selection of commercial goods related to the Christian faith.  You can learn more about the founders, the Hendrickson family, CBD’s catalogs and website, … Continue reading

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Christian Music Videos on “Safety” (physical pictures of the Gospel)

As much as we need physical safety, it’s nothing compared to the safety that our souls need in the Lord Jesus Christ.  I hope the following music videos and related Scriptures will equip and encourage you to follow Him by faith … Continue reading

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A Word for the Week: “Decisions” (Acts 16:6-8)

“And they went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia.   And when they had come up to Mysia, they attempted to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit of Jesus did … Continue reading

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