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[Living Life 03/28/2018] John 13:3-14, The Ultimate Example

http://qt.swim.org/user_dir/living/user_print_web.php?edit_all=2018-03-28 https://newcreationunited.wordpress.com/ Jesus answered, “Unless I wash you, you have no part with me.” (John 13:8)   Jesus who was in a position of great honor decided to eschew all that privilege and lower himself to serve those that the … Continue reading

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[Living Life 03/27/2018] John 12:24 – 12:33 The Cross of Christ

http://qt.swim.org/user_dir/living/user_print_web.php?edit_all=2018-03-27 https://newcreationunited.wordpress.com/ Unless a kernel of wheat falls to the ground, it remains only a single seed.  But if it dies, it produces many seeds. (John 12:24) Death or loss seem so final to us, yet Jesus showed us another … Continue reading

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[Living Life 03/26/2018] Mark 14:1-9, Different Responses

http://qt.swim.org/user_dir/living/user_print_web.php?edit_all=2018-03-26 https://newcreationunited.wordpress.com/ Why this waste of perfume?  (Mark 14.4) This story has confused me in the past.  I wondered why Jesus was not being practical or cost effective with how resources are used.  Jesus cared for the poor and the resale … Continue reading

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[Living Life 12/01/2017] Jonah 1:1-10, Running from God

http://qt.swim.org/user_dir/living/user_print_web.php?edit_all=2017-12-01 https://newcreationunited.wordpress.com/ So they asked him, “Tell us who is responsible for making all this trouble for us? What kind of work do you do?  Where do you come from?  What is your country?  From what people are you?”  Jonah … Continue reading

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[Living Life 11/27/2017] Amos 1:13 – 2:5, A Series of Judgments

http://qt.swim.org/user_dir/living/user_print_web.php?edit_all=2017-11-27 Because they have rejected the law of the Lord and have not kept his decrees…I will send fire upon Judah that will consume the fortresses of Jerusalem.  Amos 2:4-5 I have always had a problem with seeing God as … Continue reading

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[Living Life 11/20/2017] Nahum 3:1-11

http://qt.swim.org/user_dir/living/user_print_web.php?edit_all=2017-11-20 https://newcreationunited.wordpress.com/ “You too will become drunk; you will go into hiding and seek refuge from the enemy.”  Nahum 3:11 Nahum directs this to the Assyrians who were at the height of their powers.  Nahum says these words after he … Continue reading

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[Living Life 11/17/2017] Nahum 1:6-15, Compassion or Wrath?

http://qt.swim.org/user_dir/living/user_print_web.php?edit_all=2017-11-17 https://newcreationunited.wordpress.com/ “The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him, but with an overwhelming flood He will put an end to Ninevah.”  Nahum 1:7 I find it interesting how people … Continue reading

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