Category Archives: 1 Timothy

The Worse Sinner

Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst. 16 But for that very reason I was shown mercy so that in me, the worst of … Continue reading

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The Ananias in My Life

[reprinted from March 16, 2012] [Ananias said,] “Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus, who appeared to you on the road you were traveling, has sent me so that you can regain your sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit.”   … Continue reading

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The Bottom Line

Yet true godliness with contentment is itself great wealth. 7 After all, we brought nothing with us when we came into the world, and we can’t take anything with us when we leave it.8 So if we have enough food … Continue reading

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Keep My Candle Lit

[reprinted from January 10, 2012] Jody’s note 9/11/13: Remembering all those who died on September 11, 2001 and all those who continue to walk on, keeping their candle lit. There is not enough darkness in all the world to put … Continue reading

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Alarm Clock

The first thing I want you to do is pray. Pray every way you know how, for everyone you know. Pray especially for rulers and their governments to rule well so we can be quietly about our business of living … Continue reading

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Last Will and Testimony

“Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners.” This saying is true, and it can be trusted. I was the worst sinner of all! But since I was worse than anyone else, God had mercy on me and let … Continue reading

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A Good Word for 2013

Obey the rulers who have authority over you. Only God can give authority to anyone, and he puts these rulers in their places of power. People who oppose the authorities are opposing what God has done, and they will be … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Attitude

[reprinted from November 17, 2010] I am writing these things to you now, even though I hope to be with you soon, so that if I am delayed, you will know how people must conduct themselves in the household of … Continue reading

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The Ananias in My Life

[Ananias said,] “Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus, who appeared to you on the road you were traveling, has sent me so that you can regain your sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit.”             … Continue reading

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Keep My Candle Lit

There is not enough darkness in all the world to put out the light of one small candle. These words were found inscribed on a small headstone after a devastating air raid in Great Britain during World War II. Can … Continue reading

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