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True: God’s Plan of Salvation

God’s plan to save mankind was to send His one and only Son, Jesus. Remember, God wanted a relationship with us, but sin caused us to be separated from God. Therefore, God lovingly made a way for that great chasm to be bridged. Jesus left Heaven, came to earth, and lived a perfect life, never giving in to the temptation of sin. He accepted the punishment of death for all mankind. He was the perfect sacrifice necessary for our salvation. Luke 19:10 states Jesus’ purpose for coming: “For the Son of Man came to seek and to save what was lost.” (That’s you and me!) Our salvation is a free gift, paid for in full by Jesus. Continue reading

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True: God Is Holy and We Are Sinners

If only God is holy, what does that mean for us? How can we ever have a relationship with Him and eventually join Him in His amazing new heaven and earth? The good news is “For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” (John 3:16) And “For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 6:23) Continue reading

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True: God Seeks and Invites All

The compassionate shepherd leaves his other ninety-nine sheep in safety to seek the one that wandered off. When he finds it, he rejoices! These parables demonstrate God’s great love for us, all of us, those who have not chosen to believe as well as those who believe but have wandered off. Jesus is the shepherd who searches for you, to bring you into His loving arms and rejoice over you! Continue reading

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True: We Can Control Our Thoughts

Since it is clear that God desires for us to control our thought life, what better way than to begin with meditating on and memorizing Philippians 4:8? (See above.) These are words the apostle Paul wrote to encourage fellow believers, so let’s instill them into our lives as well. Continue reading

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True: The Bible Is the Word of God

The Bible is true. It is the inspired Word of God, a love letter from God to all mankind. It is a book of ancient history and future hope. It is still relevant today because it contains the message of Good News for all people. The foundation for retraining our thought life will be the Word of God. Each devotion in this series will begin with scripture, AKA truth. Continue reading

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But God Chose

But You chose
The foolish things of this world
And You chose
The weak in this world, too
And You chose
The lowly things, discarded
And You chose
To call me near to You Continue reading

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Stand Firm

Stand firm
Let nothing move you
Always give yourself fully
To the work of the Lord
Because you know
That your labor
In the Lord
Is not in vain Continue reading

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