Monthly Archives: September 2017

September 9, 2017: Day 21 – Titus 3

Paul’s final message to Titus who is working hard on the field, is to make sure that the community known as the Way, or Christians, be courteous to everyone.  He appeals to them based upon the fact that we also … Continue reading

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September 8, 2017: Day 20 – Titus 2

I would like you to read Genesis 2:20-24, Ephesians 5:21, and then reread Titus 2:4-5 and see if you notice anything.  They are all teachings on women in Scripture which have been used to keep women in a specific place. … Continue reading

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September 7, 2017: Day 19 – Titus 1

It is hard to believe that Little Feat took the place of my post last night…but they did and it was amazing.  What a great band and what a great concert.  Now back to Scripture and playing a little catch … Continue reading

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September 6, 2017: Day 18 – II Timothy 4

I have used this chapter more than any other chapter for funeral services.  If you just block out I Timothy 4:6-8 you will find a great context for leaving people with hope for the passing of a loved one.  Paul … Continue reading

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September 5, 2017: Day 17 – II Timothy 3

So, you’re probably wondering who Jannes and Jambres are.  They are not mentioned by name anywhere in the Bible, but tradition has it that they are the sorcerers and the magicians that opposed Moses in Exodus 7:10-12.  That has to … Continue reading

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September 4, 2017: Day 16 – II Timothy 2

I was going to save this explanation until Revelation, but I think it might fit in well with this chapter in II Timothy.  If we were to say that the Cowboys destroyed the Eagles, you would all know that I … Continue reading

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September 3, 2017: Day 15 – II Timothy 1

Paul writes another letter to Timothy as he encourages his “son” in his oversight of the church in Ephesus.  Paul reaches out to Timothy and brings up some of the familial contacts that they have in common.  Isn’t it interesting … Continue reading

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September 2, 2017: Day 14 – I Timothy 6

So let’s be clear.  Paul tells Christian slaves that they are to obey their masters.  Slavery was accepted in the 1st century but even then it was wrong and not the will of God.  These verses have been used in … Continue reading

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September 1, 2017: Day 13 – I Timothy 5

This is an interesting chapter and one where you can see that Paul has very specific advice for the church in Ephesus which may or may not apply to other churches with different demographic groups.  He addresses the church and … Continue reading

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