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Live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human passions but for the will of God

by Mike Ratliff

1 Since therefore Christ suffered in the flesh, arm yourselves with the same way of thinking, for whoever has suffered in the flesh has ceased from sin, 2 so as to live for the rest of the time in the flesh no longer for human passions but for the will of God. 

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Morning Devotion: Never poor

The Christian who feels he or she has lost everything should try to remember that he or she is rich beyond comprehension.

For no amount of earthly calamity can bankrupt the certainty of God’s promise to the one who remains faithful to Him in the midst of terrible circumstances. 193 more words

Testimony

Fight the good fight of the faith

by Mike Ratliff

12 Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.

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God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap

by Mike Ratliff

7 Do not be deceived:God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap. 8 For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

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Morning Devotion: What's really important

Sometimes, the Gospel is served when our egos are suppressed.

It’s never pleasant when a non-Christian says or does something offensive to us.

And it’s an emotional stretch sometimes when we choose to forgo the purchase of a much-wanted item so that we might donate the money to a truly needy person or to a missions ministry of some sort. 285 more words

Grace

Morning Devotion: Don't trip them

No, the dog didn’t eat my homework. But the cyberspace dog did eat my first Morning Devotion post earlier today and it’s nowhere to be found. 235 more words

Testimony

Is it God's will for Christians to be Holy?

by Mike Ratliff

1 Finally, then, brothers, we ask and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, just as you are doing, that you do so more and more.

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