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Good Life Journal - 1 Timothy 1

Scripture: 1 Timothy 1:15The saying is trustworthy and deserving of full acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am the foremost. Observation: Paul begins his letter to Timothy and reminds him of why he charged his son in the faith to stay in Ephesus; to protect doctrine. He then continues about the grace of God and the law. He then ...

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Good Life Journal - 1 Timothy 2

Scripture: "I desire then that in every place the men should pray, lifting up holy hands without anger or quarreling... ...Likewise (also) that women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel with modesty and self-control; not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire but with what is proper for women who profess godliness---with good works.... (1 Tim 2...

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Good Life Journal - Colossians 4

Scripture: Colossians 4:12-13Vs 12Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ Jesus, greets you, always struggling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand mature and fully assured in all the will of God.Vs 13For I bear him witness that he has worked hard for you and for those in Laodicea and in Hierapolis. Observation: Paul gives reference to many fellow ...

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Good Life Journal - Colossians 3

Scripture: Colossians 3:2 Set your minds of the things that are above, not on things that are on earth.Observation: Paul is assuming that the one is been renewed by Jesus Christ and his Gospel. If one has been saved and redeemed this should change our lives and it was true then as well. He makes this statement in verse 2 that shows that we have a choice to make. Appli...

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Good Life Journal - Colossians 2

Scripture: "For I want you to know how great a struggle I have for you and for those at Laodicea and for all who have not seen me face to face that their hearts may be encouraged (being knit together in love) to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery which is Christ (in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and kn...

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Good Life Journal - Colossians 1

Scripture: Colossians 1:21-23 And you who were once alienated and hostile in mind, doing evil deeds, he has now reconciled in his body of flesh by his death, in order to present you holy and blameless and above reproach before him, if indeed you continue in the faith, stable and steadfast, not shifting from the hope of the gospel that you heard, which has been proclaimed...

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Good Life Journal - Philippians 3

Scripture: "But whatever gain I had I counted as loss for the sake of Christ.Indeed: I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord...For His sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish in order that I may gain Christ and be found in Him (not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the Law but...

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Good Life Journal - Philippians 2

Scripture: Philippians 2:12-13Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure. Observation: Paul encourages the Philippian believers to continue obeying in his absence and to...

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Good Life Journal - Philippians 1

Scripture: Phil. 1 Vs 6 And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ. Vs 14 And most of the brothers, having become confident in the Lord by my imprisonment, are much more bold to speak the word without fear. Vs 20 I will not be at all ashamed, but that with full courage now as always Christ will be ...

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Good Life Journal - Psalm 119

Scripture: Psalm 119:160The sum of your word is truth,and every one of your righteous rules endures forever. Observation: The total completion of the word of God is truth. Every part. The encouraging and popular as well as the burdensome and obscure. The word is true and life-giving. Not only is the word true and life giving, it is eternal. Al the words of God will last...

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