Posts with the tag “christian-living”

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022
November 15th, 2022
          Titus was a young pastor who had been charged with spreading the gospel and building disciples for Christ on the island of Crete.  Paul wrote a three-chapter letter to Titus to encourage him...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, November 14, 2022
November 14th, 2022
          Paul wrote a second letter to Timothy.  Some people believe this was either Paul’s final letter that we have in our Bibles or at least one of his last letters.  He gave some parting words to...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, November 10, 2022
November 10th, 2022
          Paul and Timothy shared a special relationship.  They were more like a father and son than merely co-laborers or co-workers in the gospel.  They were bound together in Christ and their share...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, November 9, 2022
November 9th, 2022
           Paul’s second letter to the Thessalonians cleared up some misconceptions that the believers in that town had about the Lord’s second coming and how they were to prepare for such an event.  ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, November 8, 2022
November 8th, 2022
            In our Bibles, we have two letters that Paul wrote to the Christians in Thessalonica.  Paul had likely founded this church during his second missionary journey. Paul’s message to the Thess...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, November 1, 2022
November 1st, 2022
          Near the end of Galatians, Paul wrote in a rather tongue-in-cheek way.  He wanted to call emphasis to the importance of the message that he was sending to the Galatian believers.  This messa...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, October 24, 2022
October 24th, 2022
             I recently had my annual eye exam.  My optometrist asked me to fix my eyes on certain locations as he conducted the exam to test my vision and the health of my eyes.  Where I fixed my eye...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, October 11, 2022
October 11th, 2022
           We do not know everything there is to know about heaven in perfect detail and understanding.  Indeed, we, as humans, are not going to possess that kind of perfect understanding in this worl...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Monday, October 10, 2022
October 10th, 2022
              There is much conversation about the end of time and the end times.  And, frankly, this topic has been a popular conversation for a long, long time.  People often wonder about how to get...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, October 6, 2022
October 6th, 2022
          We often encounter evil in the world today as we experience the sinfulness of others.  There is the natural and human tendency to want to lash out at or against evil and injustice.  If we ar...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, October 4, 2022
October 4th, 2022
             As a missionary, Paul always maintained a passion for the Jewish people to know Jesus as their Messiah.  He preached often at synagogues and labored to show his listeners that Jesus was t...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, September 1, 2022
September 1st, 2022
              Mark is likely the earliest of the four gospels.  This gospel was also a source for both Matthew and Luke.  Together, the first three gospels are often called the synoptic gospels becaus...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, July 27, 2022
July 27th, 2022
            Proverbs is known as a book of wisdom.  It was written by Solomon—a man blessed by God with wisdom and understanding.  And, incidentally, Solomon gained his wisdom simply by asking God for...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, June 16, 2022
June 16th, 2022
              In I Kings 2, David is nearing death.  He’s enjoyed a prominent place in Israel as a musician, writer, defeater of Goliath and Israel’s second king.  He was not perfect but he was called...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, June 14, 2022
June 14th, 2022
           The word “power” can bring a lot of images to mind.  We can think of political figures, imposing generals and massive armies ready to spring into action.  We can think of the engines on a l...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, June 2, 2022
June 2nd, 2022
            Near the end of the Old Testament, we come across a minor prophet named Micah.  He was from Moresheth and spoke the word of the Lord during the reigns of three kings of Judah—Jotham, Ahaz ...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, June 1, 2022
June 1st, 2022
           In I Samuel 8, the people of Israel complain about their lack of a king.  They voice their discontent and anger to Samuel.  Many in Israel desired to be like other nations with a king to ru...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, May 26, 2022
May 26th, 2022
            People are often passionate or excited about a variety of things.  Some people are passionate about their hobbies.  Others get energized going to work and completing the duties of the day....  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Tuesday, May 17, 2022
May 17th, 2022
          In 2 Corinthians 9:12, Paul wrote, “For I know your eagerness to help and I have been boasting about it to the Macedonians.”  The backdrop for this statement was Paul’s collection for the sa...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Thursday, March 31, 2022
March 31st, 2022
            It has been said that we can enjoy as much of God as we wish.  Think of these words in terms of a relationship with a spouse or child.  You may have some casual contact and a few perfuncto...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, March 30, 2022
March 30th, 2022
           We have probably all heard the expression that “we reap what we sow.”  Indeed, it has a biblical origin.  Galatians 6:7 says, “a man reaps what he sows.”  Generally speaking, the verse is s...  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss
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Wednesday, March 2, 2022
March 2nd, 2022
           I read a statistic recently that suggested the diet management and healthy eating industry in America is about $200 billion in annual revenue.  That is a lot of money and a lot of interest....  Read More
by Tom Cabaniss

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