Wednesday Preview: diligent effort to live out the Treasured life

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Monday: Life is short, we need to decide what matters most. What do you treasure? Tuesday: Good is what drives us to choose things. The issue is whether we treasure the Source of good. God is the treasure from whom all lasting treasures come. Treasure God. Wednesday: Treasuring God starts with simple faith (confidence, trust). Trusting that in his goodness, revealed in the person and work of Christ, he has accepted us into his family, we now ought to diligently seek to grow up in understanding and applying his goodness. …

Wednesday – redemption.

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Romans 5:18-19 Therefore, as one trespass led to condemnation for all men, so one act of righteousness leads to justification and life for all men. For as by the one man’s disobedience the many were made sinners, so by the one man’s obedience the many will be made righteous. Wednesday – redemption. Humanity chose to defy God. Humanity lives in a God defying world. A God defying world is encased in death. God in Christ is God’s gracious response to humanity’s defiance. Defiance is overcome with sacrificial obedience Righteousness overcomes …

Dark vs Light

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It appeared that DARKNESS had overcome LIGHT. Luke 23 It was now about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour, while the sun’s light failed. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two. Then Jesus, calling out with a loud voice, said, Father, into your hands I commit my spirit! And having said this he breathed his last. Now when the centurion saw what had taken place, he praised God, saying, Certainly this man was innocent! And all the crowds …