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Daily challenges from the Word of God by Raymond McGough

Posted on October 14, 2010 at 7:46 PM

 

Ephesians5:3 Our flesh. Your flesh and my flesh is always the enemy. What is it? That which comes from our human intellect the things we desire and want. There is always a battle between what my spirit would want of me and my old nature. I know what I like. But it is not always the things that please God. Paul the apostle is quite aware of this problem and it continues to be a problem of Christ’s church. F...

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Challenges from the Word of God by Raymond McGough

Posted on October 13, 2010 at 1:59 PM

Daily challenges from the Word of God

Ephesians 5:2 I was speaking of walking in the love of Christ our Lord. Remaining in verse 2 of chapter5 the apostle Paul describes for us the divine quality of an everlasting mercy, compassion, and pity God makes visible to you and me in the sacrifice of his Son Jesus Christ on our behalf. Enshrined in the word love. Astoundingly while we were yet sinners God was reconciling you and I to...

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A challenge for today from God's Word by Raymond McGough

Posted on October 12, 2010 at 7:18 AM

Ephesians 5:2 to day we look at the love of God. A contrast between earthly love and divine love. Paul the apostle is speaking of the love of Christ. The love of our Lord and Saviour abides in you and me. We are to walk in that love. The evangelist uses the present tense, “...Walk in love,” In his first letter to the church at Thessalonica Paul elaborates on what he speaks of here. As a man of God I believe he was capable of a number of roles... Apostle, chu...

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A challenge for us today by Raymond McGough

Posted on October 11, 2010 at 6:06 PM

Ephesians.5.1 writing to the Christians at Ephesus the apostle Paul gives them a challenge to imitate God. To be like God. A challenge to you and me. We are not God, but God lives inside of each true believer. To qualify what I am saying here you have to be born of the Spirit of God to be able to understand what the apostle is writing of.(Jn.3.3) Jesus answered and said to him, “ Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born from above, he cannot see the kingdo...

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Trusting in the Lord our God

Posted on August 10, 2010 at 7:03 PM

 

There is a word that has gripped me with fear,

A word which I always dreaded to hear,

The doctor said “Your husband has cancer in his kidney,”

That dreaded moment that could have filled me with dismay.

But my trust is in th...

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The fiery furnace + the three Hebrew children

Posted on July 22, 2010 at 2:48 PM

 

I read this in a recent Word For Today and it really encouraged me. I hope it will do the same for you.

THE GOD WE SERVE IS ABLE TO SAVE US FROM IT...BUT EVEN IF HE DOES NOT Daniel 3:17-18 NIV Facing the fiery furnace the three Hebrew children refused to compromise their beliefs or change their behaviour.

They told the king, 'If we are thrown into the blazing furnace,...

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The Lord gave me this today 27/5/10 regarding our armour

Posted on May 27, 2010 at 7:21 AM

The Whole ArmoUr of God

Eph 6:10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.

Eph 6:11 Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil's schemes.

Eph 6:12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and a...

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JESUS IS ALIVE

Posted on April 4, 2010 at 7:58 PM

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   Praise the Lord who died for us, He is risen indeed. What love was this, do we really perceive it?

 

“Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing” (Luke 23:34). ...

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God loves the nations of this world

Posted on February 27, 2010 at 7:25 PM

Hab 1:5 "Look around at the godless nations. Look long and hard. Brace yourself for a shock. Something's about to take place and you're going to find it hard to believe. MSG

  God is the God of the breakthrough. I believe He wants to break through in all the nations of the world prior to the Lord's return. Revival like never before is on it's way.

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When you pass through the waters I will be with you

Posted on January 31, 2010 at 4:14 AM

Isa 43:1 But now, this is what the LORD says-

he who created you, O Jacob,

he who formed you, O Israel:

"Fear not, for I have redeemed you;

I have summoned you by name; you are mine.

Isa 43:2 When you pass through the waters,

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