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[Living Life 11/16/2017] Nahum 1:1-5, Child or Enemy?

http://qt.swim.org/user_dir/living/user_print_web.php?edit_all=2017-11-16 https://newcreationunited.wordpress.com/ “The Lord is a jealous and avenging God; the Lord take vengeance and is filled with wrath.  The Lord takes vengeance on his foes and vents his wrath on his enemies.”  Nahum 1:2 This is a verse that … Continue reading

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[Living Life 11/15/2017] Philemon 1:15-25, Putting the Kingdom First

http://qt.swim.org/user_dir/living/user_print_web.php?edit_all=2017-11-15 “If he has done you any wrong or owes you anything, charge it to me.  I, Paul, am writing this with my own hand, I will pay it back — not to mention that you owe me your very self.” … Continue reading

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[Living Life 11/02/2017] Nahum 3:1-11

http://qt.swim.org/user_dir/living/user_print_web.php?edit_all=2017-11-02 https://newcreationunited.wordpress.com/ “You too will become drunk; you will go into hiding and seek refuge from the enemy.”  Nahum 3:11 Ninevah was a great city in Assyria.  Historically, it was the largest city in the world for about 50 years … Continue reading

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[Living Life 11/01/2017] Amos 1:1-12

http://qt.swim.org/user_dir/living/user_print_web.php?edit_all=2017-11-01 https://newcreationunited.wordpress.com/ “I will send fire…I will break down…I will destroy…” Amos 1:4-5 Usually the prophets bring news of God’s judgment.  Like an Asian parent, in the Old Testament, God is often addressing/punishing the people for what they are not doing … Continue reading

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[Living Life 10/31/2017] Psalm 60

http://qt.swim.org/user_dir/living/user_print_web.php?edit_all=2017-10-31 https://newcreationunited.wordpress.com/ “You have rejected us….now restore us.” Psalm 60:1 “With God we will gain the victory, and he will trample down our enemies.” Psalm 60:12 Even though King David, today’s psalmist, attributed his difficulties to God being angry, David had … Continue reading

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[Living Life 10/30/2017] Psalm 59

http://qt.swim.org/user_dir/living/user_print_web.php?edit_all=2017-10-30 https://newcreationunited.wordpress.com/ “You are my strength. I sing praise to you.”  Psalm 59:17 The psalmist declares that God is his strength.  What is our source of strength today? As Christians, we are well aware of this idea of God being our … Continue reading

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[Living Life 10/27/2017] Psalm 56

http://qt.swim.org/user_dir/living/user_print_web.php?edit_all=2017-10-27 https://newcreationunited.wordpress.com/ “When I am afraid, I will trust in you.”  Psalm 56:3 “I will trust in you.”  What does that mean? How does that translate in behavior? Exactly what are we trusting that God will do?  Are we trusting … Continue reading

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