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Stages of the Cross: Week 5 - Friday

Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance. 1 Corinthians 13:7 When considering how we treat other people, Andy Stanley prompts Christians to ask the question, "What does love require of me?" If this question becomes the filter through...

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Stages of the Cross: Week 5 - Thursday

And from then on, this disciple took her into his home. John 19:27b We've been talking a lot about honoring our parents this week. Today, we must stop and think about those who have become like parents to us and those who do not have children. Are we honoring those who cared for us like our own...

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Stages of the Cross: Week 5 - Wednesday

For instance, God says, 'Honor your father and mother,' and 'Anyone who speaks disrespectfully of father or mother must be put to death.' But you say it is all right for people to say to their parents, 'Sorry, I can't help you. For I have vowed to give to God what I would have given to you...

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Stages of the Cross: Week 5 - Tuesday

Honor your father and mother." This is the first commandment with a promise: If you honor your father and mother, "things will go well for you, and you will have a long life on the earth." Ephesians 6:2 In Exodus 20, the people of Israel were given ten instructions to follow by God. These...

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Stages of the Cross: Week 5 - Monday

When Jesus saw His mother standing there beside the disciple He loved, He said to her, "Dear woman, here is your son." And He said to this disciple, "Here is your mother." John 19:26-27a Can you imagine the sight? Jesus, hanging on a cross, looking at His beloved mother, Mary. Can you imagine...

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Stages of the Cross: Week 4 - Saturday

There is salvation in no one else! God has given no other name under heaven by which we must be saved." Acts 4:12 As believers, we are on a rescue mission to bring as many people to faith in Christ as we possibly can. After all, how can we live any other way knowing that the lives of those...

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Stages of the Cross: Week 4 - Friday

"I tell you the truth, those who listen to My message and believe in God who sent Me have eternal life. They will never be condemned for their sins, but they have already passed from death into life." John 5:24 When given a gift, we do nothing to earn it, right? If we had to earn it, that gift...

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Stages of the Cross: Week 4 - Thursday

He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain. All these things are gone forever." Revelation 21:4 Right now, we are seeing just how broken, messed up, and full of pain this world is. Sickness and death seem to be all around us. Loneliness...

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Stages of the Cross: Week 4 - Wednesday

Yes, we are fully confident, and we would rather be away from these earthly bodies, for then we will be at home with the Lord. 2 Corinthians 5:8 I have a confession today: I do not like camping. Oh, I am all about bonfires and s'mores, but I am not a fan of the whole "sleeping in a tent" thing...

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Stages of the Cross: Week 4 - Tuesday

God saved you by His grace when you believed. And you can't take credit for this; it is a gift from God. Ephesians 2:8 Who was the last person you bought a present for? Can you imagine if that person opened their present from you and then offered to pay you for the present? I certainly can't!...

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