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04/05/2019

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Chris Reed   Bridging The Gap: One of the greatest truths of scripture is that it is “alive and active,” meaning it boasts of being able to speak to each and every one us. This is absolutely 100% true, but jumping straight to our own situations can cause trouble with...

03/22/2019

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Chris Reed   Context: Context is so important when we are reading scripture. A grain of sand is underwhelming when removed from the context of the beach. But when placed in its context, I think we all see how beautiful and important it is. Being aware of the surrounding passages is very...

03/06/2019

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Chris Reed   My youngest and I had a bad day the other day. She had been blazingly disobedient and wanted nothing to do with anything I asked her to do. Everything was a fight, and the consequence was that she had to go to bed early. The only problem was she did not want to go bed early...

02/19/2019

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Chris Reed   Some Fun Paul Facts: Paul was a Roman citizen and a Jew. Both of these identities made Paul perfect for the mission God would call him to. Paul is introduced to us in Acts 8 as Saul of Tarsus. This would have been his Hebrew name. He was a zealous Pharisee. He would have...

02/07/2019

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Chris Reed   Some fun Philippians facts: You can find the story of the start of the church in Philippi in Acts 16:11-40. Paul likely wrote the letter sometime in 60-62 AD from a Roman prison. Paul typically wrote his letters to deal with rising issues in his churches, but from all...

01/26/2019

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Chris Reed   Two weeks ago, I did my devotion on how to read and study the Bible, and I think it would be good for us to continue through Philippians. This is a little different because instead of a quick snippet, I want to create time for you to engage God’s Word and think about...

01/11/2019

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Chris Reed   I want to do something a little different with the devo today. Instead of giving you a quick thought to digest, I want to create time for you to engage God’s Word and think about its implications for your own life. Now, if you are panicked already, don’t be. There...

12/21/2018

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Chris Reed   I grew up in the church, and when I arrived at my first Bible class in college, the question that came to my mind constantly was, “Why have I never heard about this stuff in church?”  After a few years of studying the Bible, how to read the Bible, how to...

12/06/2018

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Chris Reed   Deliver my soul from the wicked by your sword, from men by your hand, O Lord, from men of the world whose portion is in this life. You fill their womb with treasure; they are satisfied with children, and they leave their abundance to their infants. As for me, I shall...

11/24/2018

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Chris Reed   You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore. Psalm 16:11   There is one part of me that thinks our faith is one pure discipline. The only way we are faithful is if we grin and...