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The most exaulted

“Serving, whether behind the scenes or not, is the most exalted form of love the Bible knows of. Love in the Bible consists in giving oneself to the other, and the giving of oneself defines the term ‘service.’ What the … Continue reading

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Day 37 – Love Serves

“Through Silvanus, whom I consider a faithful brother, I have written this short letter to encourage you and to testify that this is the true grace of God.” 1 Peter 5:12 “But Jesus called them to him and said, ‘You … Continue reading

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Resources for kingdom work

“Jesus expected his followers to support the work of God.  Love supports the work of God.  Supporting Jesus turns one’s love for Jesus and for his kingdom vision and for his followers into living reality.  When Jesus called his followers … Continue reading

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Day 36 – Love Is Supporting

“The twelve were with [Jesus], as well as some women who had been cured of evil spirits and infirmities: Mary, called Magdalene, from who seven demons had gone out, ad Joanna, the wife of Herod’s  steward Chuza, and Susanna, and … Continue reading

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Love of others

“Love of others means to yearn for, pray for, and work for the other person so that they can become the person God wants them to be and do what God wants them to do.” (p177) What do you yearn … Continue reading

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Kingdom of justice

“We hope for justice in this world, and  we live as if that kingdom of justice were already here, because Jesus taught us to pray, ‘Your kingdom come.  Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven’ (Matthew … Continue reading

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Day 35 – The Greatest of These is Love

“And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinthians 13:13 Facing the Day – We live the love of the Jesus Creed by faith with hope.  

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Where it ends

“Most of us connect what we do with who we are.  Most of us associate our worth with our gifts.  Our gifts are a gift from God, and God gives us these gifts – whatever it is God has assigned … Continue reading

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Who are you

“It is easy for us to think that who we are is what we do.  What we do, to be sure, is a gift from God.  But Paul reminds us that what we do has a goal: to establish and … Continue reading

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Day 34 – The End of Gifts

“But as for prophecies, they will come to an end; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will come to an end.” 1 Corinthians 13:8 “Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even … Continue reading

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