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Studies in Colossians – 1:26

This is a series of brief comments on Paul’s Epistle to the Colossian Christians. Not a full commentary, it is meant to encourage readers to dwell on the various verses and passages that comprise the letter. Whenever we dwell in … Continue reading

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Some Key Passages in Romans — part 13

As we examine Romans 12:1-2 our attention is grabbed by the idea that we are to make of ourselves a living sacrifice, laying our lives on the altar.By the mercy of God we are not destroyed but raised from the … Continue reading

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Some Key Passages in Romans – part 12

I’ve been quite caught up in the presidential election in the US and have neglected to write more about Romans. (See my blog mikenowandthen.wordpress.com ) Today I return to the subject by looking carefully at Romans 12:1-2, two verses which … Continue reading

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How To Study the Bible – 3

Studying the Bible for yourself, rather than just letting someone else tell you what it means, requires inductive study. That means looking at the text with no preconceived notions, letting the text itself be the foundation for what you come … Continue reading

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Dwelling in Deuteronomy

Deuteronomy, chapters 1-2 One of the threads running through these opening chapters – through all of Scripture and even through all of church history! – is the tension between human freedom and divine sovereignty. Who was responsible for the conquest … Continue reading

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