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Where Fear Meets Faith (part 2) – 1 Samuel 17

by Jim Jamison

Scripture Text: I Samuel 17 Introduction: The last time we were together we explored the issue of fear, and how God uses that fear as a test to help us understand how important it is for us to trust Him. God longs for us to simply accept the gifts from His hand. He has a […]

Where Fear meets Faith (part one) – Numbers 13 & Deuteronomy 1

by Jim Jamison

Fighting your fear Where Faith and Fear meet. (part one) Scripture Text: Numbers 13:1-3, 1 ¶ And the LORD spoke to Moses, saying, 2 “Send men to spy out the land of Canaan, which I am giving to the children of Israel; from each tribe of their fathers you shall send a man, every one […]

Kept by the power of God – 1 Peter 1:3-5

by Jim Jamison

Since we are in interesting, and unprecedented times, allow me to share with you a devotional thought today from the text I had selected from 1Peter 1:3-5 “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to His great mercy He has caused us to be born again to a living hope […]

The establishment of a new heart – Ezekiel 36:26-27

by Jim Jamison

The transformation brought about by the new birth is not only an instantaneous miracle but also a lifelong process of sanctification. For those so transformed, everything changes; the old things have passed away. Old values, ideas, plans, loves, desires, and beliefs vanish, replaced by the new things that accompany salvation. The verb tense used in […]

Our Gratitude toward Christ – 2 Corinthians 5:14

by Jim Jamison

2 Corinthians 5:14 tells us, “For the love of Christ constrains us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead.” The phrase “the love of Christ” is best seen in this context as Christ’s love for us – a love most clearly seen in His sacrificial death. As those […]