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How Can We NOT

“It’s true that some are preaching out of jealousy and rivalry. But others preach about Christ with pure motives. They preach because they love me, for they know I have been appointed to defend the Good News. Those others do not have pure motives as they preach about Christ. They preach with selfish ambition, not sincerely, intending […]

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Fresh Confidence

“And because of my imprisonment, most of the believers here have gained confidence and boldly speak God’s message without fear (Phil. 1:14).” “And now, O Lord, hear their threats, and give us, your servants, great boldness in preaching your word… After this prayer, the meeting place shook, and they were all filled with the Holy Spirit. Then […]

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Changed

“May you always be filled with the fruit of your salvation—the righteous character produced in your life by Jesus Christ—for this will bring much glory and praise to God (Phil. 1:11).” “Our people must learn to do good by meeting the urgent needs of others; then they will not be unproductive (Titus 3:14).” “And those […]

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The One Constant

“And I want you to know, my dear brothers and sisters,[that everything that has happened to me here has helped to spread the Good News. For everyone here, including the whole palace guard, knows that I am in chains because of Christ (Phil. 1:12-13).” “But the Lord stood with me and gave me strength so that I […]

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Descriptive Prayer

“I pray that your love will overflow more and more, and that you will keep on growing in knowledge and understanding. For I want you to understand what really matters, so that you may live pure and blameless lives until the day of Christ’s return (Phil. 1:9-10).” “I believe in your commands; now teach me good […]