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Victory In Jesus

Ponder: 1Cor. 15.54-57
Today’s Verse: “But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”
(1Cor. 15.57).
 
When I feel defeated by sin I need to be reminded that victory is found in Christ.   Christ won
the battle over sin and death long ago; therefore, as Christ’s possession, we are conquerors.
Through our baptism in the name of Jesus Christ “we were washed, we were sanctified; we were justified in His name and by the Spirit of our God” (1Cor. 6.11). Paul wrote about our victory in
Christ in several of his letters.

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Painted Tombstones

Today’s Bible Verse: “Except you repent, you shall all like manner perish” (Luke 13:3).
 
Most of us have an idea as to what the term “repentance” pertains to, and often means, but is
generally overlooked as a change-of-mind. And though the subject of this story may never have
turned from his former lifestyle, he had a background painted with colorful scriptures.

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Promise Of Eternal Life

That eternal life begins the day one is born into the family of God through being immersed in water
for the forgiveness of one’s sins (John 3:1-8; Mark 16:16; Acts 2:38). Even though we will die physically, our soul doesn’t have to ever die again. One of the great comforts of this verse is that
the promise of eternal life comes from God who does not lie (Titus 1:2). Since God promised us
eternal life, we know that He will give it to us

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