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Bible Study Devotional – Day 149 – Commentary Luke 5:20-23 – Is God’s Word relevant?

When Jesus saw their faith, he said, “Friend your sins are forgiven.” The Pharisees and the teachers of the law began thinking to themselves, “Who is this fellow who speaks blasphemy? Who can forgive sins but God alone?” Jesus knew what they were thinking and asked, “Why are you thinking these things in your hearts? […]

Bible Study Devotional – Day 133 – Commentary Luke 4:1 – How do we fight temptation?

Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. (Luke 4:1)   In Karen Kingsbury’s Baxter family novels, self-righteous, unforgiving Luke barely speaks to his sister, Ashley, because she conceived her son, Cole, out of wedlock. […]

Bible Study Devotional – Day 39 – Commentary Romans 8:5-7 – Christian vs. non-Christian behavior

Those who live according to the sinful nature have their minds set on what that nature desires; but those who live in accordance with the Spirit have their minds set on what the Spirit desires. The mind of sinful man is death, but the mind controlled by the Spirit is life and peace; the sinful […]

Bible Study Devotional – Day 37 – Commentary Romans 7:25 – 8:2 – How does Jesus set us free from sin?

So then, I myself in my mind am a slave to God’s law, but in my sinful nature a slave to the law of sin.  But, therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set me free from the […]

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