Category Archives: Accountability

Forgiveness Starts With Yourself

Mark 12:28-31 (NIV) 28 One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” 29 “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is … Continue reading

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Are There Too Many Opera Singers in Our Lives?

Psalm 107:23-32 (NIV) 23 Some went out on the sea in ships;     they were merchants on the mighty waters. 24 They saw the works of the lord,     his wonderful deeds in the deep. 25 For he spoke and stirred up a tempest     that lifted high the … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the Blood

1 Peter 1:17-21 (NIV) 17 Since you call on a Father who judges each person’s work impartially, live out your time as foreigners here in reverent fear.18 For you know that it was not with perishable things such as silver or gold that you were … Continue reading

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What in the World Are We Telling Ourselves?

Romans 8:31-39 (NIV) 31 What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us? 32 He who did not spare his own Son, but gave him up for us all—how will he not also, along … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Idle Talk

Proverbs 12:13-22 (NIV) 13 Evildoers are trapped by their sinful talk,     and so the innocent escape trouble. 14 From the fruit of their lips people are filled with good things,     and the work of their hands brings them reward. 15 The way of … Continue reading

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Consider the Words You Speak

2 Timothy 2:23-3:5 (NIV) 23 Don’t have anything to do with foolish and stupid arguments, because you know they produce quarrels. 24 And the Lord’s servant must not be quarrelsome but must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful.25 Opponents must be … Continue reading

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Don’t Be a Slave to Shame

Mark 2:13-17(NIV) 13 Once again Jesus went out beside the lake. A large crowd came to him, and he began to teach them. 14 As he walked along, he saw Levi son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” Jesus told him, and … Continue reading

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