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Rich man, poor man, wise man, fool

Godly leaders are few and far between both in the home and in the parliament. Today we read of practical wisdom of how to rule well regardless of the context, as well as the character of the rich and the poor.Proverbs 27: 1 Do not boast about tomorrow, for you do not know what a day may bring.2 Let another praise you, and not your own mouth; a stra...
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Water, honey, fools and sluggards

We finish the book of Proverbs this week. More practical day to day wisdom in dealing with the realities of life on earth – including thosewho are fools, sluggards and liars.Proverbs 25: More Proverbs of Solomon1 These also are proverbs of Solomon which the men of Hezekiah king of Judah copied.2 It is the glory of God to conceal things, but the glo...
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Devotion to Christ

Paul continues with some practical Christianity and final words to the Colossians.Colossians 3: Put On the New Self1 If then you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.3 For you have died, and your life ...
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The preeminence of Christ

We are in Colossians today and tomorrow. The substance of our faith begins and ends with Christ. Rules, regulations and legalism should all be put to death – none of these things please God. Christ alone is sufficient.Colossians 1: Greeting1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,2 To the saints and faithful br...
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Think on these things...

Paul tells us that the gospel cannot just be theoretical, it must also be practical by impacting the lives and actions of believers.Philippians 4: 1 Therefore, my brothers, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved.Exhortation, Encouragement, and Prayer 2 I entreat Euodia and I entreat Syntyche to agree in ...
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