Category Archives: Manly Passage of the Day

Live by and keep in step with the Spirit – Galatians 5:25

What does it mean to “live by the Spirit” and “keep in step with the Spirit” (Galatians 5:25)? Paul writes, “Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step with the Spirit.”  The first illicit the second.  We … Continue reading

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Light and Momentary Suffering

Light and Momentary Sufferin All of us must endure suffering. Even if we live a relatively pain free life, we still deal with loss and discouragements. Some of us have tremendous suffering. Others have a normal amount of suffering. Regardless, … Continue reading

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One Powerful Word – Matthew 8:8, 16

I have always admired people who speak powerfully.  Some people have a gift of speaking meaningfully.  It doesn’t take them as many words to say it just right. The Greeks appreciated the meaning of words.  The word often translated “word” in … Continue reading

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Complete Security

Romans 8:31-39 I love how this passage concludes with “nothing can separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord!”  What an incredible statement that pulls the whole passage together.  This passage puts our insecurities at … Continue reading

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Manly Passages of the Day: Ephesians 3:16 Strength Your Inner Man

“Strengthen your inner man” is an interesting statement in the bible (Ephesians 3:16; 2Corinthians 4:16).  Try to picture this with your natural thinking.  It may sound like we have a miniature person within us.  From a psychological perspective, it may … Continue reading

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Manly Passage of the Day: Titus 2:11-14

God’s grace teaches us to say “NO!” (Titus 2:11-14). This passage is manly in how it describes God’s grace, which not often thought about in a manly way. What man gets alert and geared up when the topic of grace … Continue reading

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Manly Passage of the Day: Luke 21:34-36

“Be on your guard, so that your minds are not dulled from carousing, drunkenness, and worries of life, or that day will come on you unexpectedly 35 like a trap. For it will come on all who live on the … Continue reading

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Manly Passage of the Day: Luke 21:19

“By your endurance gain your lives.” Luke 21:19 Here is the pragmatism of Jesus. We can be weak and in terrible spiritual condition, yet these words can motivate us to seek God. We know God is faithful to His promises. … Continue reading

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Manly Passage of the Day: Luke 16:19-31

Jesus describes the after-life in this passage. It is particularly challenging because we must question the way we’re living and which side we relate to more. Are we more like the Rich Man or Lazarus? Jesus gives two opposite types … Continue reading

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Manly Passage of the Day: Luke 8:15-18

I used to think the parable of the sower was only for people studying the bible to become Christians. Now I believe it applies more to those who have been Christians for years. Luke is a gospel with more lordship … Continue reading

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