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December 9th-To be ready for good works, to maintain peace, and to treat all men as equals

Titus 3: 1Remind them to be subject to rulers, to authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good deed, 2to malign no one, to be peaceable, gentle, showing every consideration for all men. 3For we also once were … Continue reading

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December 8th-We need to raise up others who can teach as well.

2 Timothy 2: 2The things which you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also. Paul sums up the education of disciples brilliantly. By describing … Continue reading

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December 6th-How often is it that we pray for our leaders, and, when we do, we focus on their shortcomings?

1 Timothy 2: 1First of all, then, I urge that entreaties and prayers, petitions and thanksgivings, be made on behalf of all men, 2for kings and all who are in authority, so that we may lead a tranquil and quiet … Continue reading

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December 5th-The actions are directed at various people in different situations, but the last one, patience, is for all situations

1 Thessalonians 5:14We urge you, brethren, admonish the unruly, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with everyone. Paul describes some of the desirable Christian behaviors and these for the most part are actions. The actions are directed at … Continue reading

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December 4th-Paul is teaching his teachers to treat newer believers as you would children, with plenty of exhortation and encouragement.

1 Thessalonians 2:9For you recall, brethren, our labor and hardship, how working night and day so as not to be a burden to any of you, we proclaimed to you the gospel of God. 10You are witnesses, and so is … Continue reading

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November 30th-this meshes with our previous topics where we have seen that we, as followers of Christ, may be the only Scripture that our employer or employee ever reads.

Ephesians 6: 5Slaves, be obedient to those who are your masters according to the flesh, with fear and trembling, in the sincerity of your heart, as to Christ; 6not by way of eye service, as men-pleasers, but as slaves of … Continue reading

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November 29th- learning to go to prayer first, and depending on the Holy Spirit for the right words, will always be our best choice.

Ephesians 4: 14As a result, we are no longer to be children, tossed here and there by waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by the trickery of men, by craftiness in deceitful scheming; 15but speaking the truth … Continue reading

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