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Good Life Journal - Hebrews 4

Scripture: Hebrews 4:16 Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in the time of need. Observation: Jesus, son of God, is our great high priest who is able to sympathize and understand our weakness as he also was a man. Jesus is God as the author tells us Jesus passed through the heavens in verse 14. A...

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Good Life Journal - Hebrews 3

Scripture :"So we see that they were unable to enter because of unbelief" - Hebrews 3:19 Observation :The writer of Hebrews chapter three looks at the nation of Israel under the leadership of Moses in comparison to the church and Christ. Moses was a faithful servant in God's house but Jesus is the one over the house. The writer states that it was because of unbelief tha...

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Good Life Journal - Hebrews 2

Scripture: "Therefore we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard lest we drift away from it....Therefore he had to be made like his brothers in every respect so that He might become a merciful and faithful high priest in the service of God to make propitiation for the sins of the people; for because He Himself has suffered when tempted, he is able to help th...

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Good Life Journal - Hebrews 1

Scripture: Hebrews 1:1-2Long ago, at many times and in many ways, God spoke to our fathers by the prophets, but in these last days he has spoken to us by his Son, whom he appointed the heir of all things, through whom also he created the world. Observation: As the writer of Hebrews starts he begins the story of Christ as a continuation of the narrative of God's dealing ...

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Good Life Journal - Ephesians 5

Scripture: Ephesians 5:4 4Let there be no filthiness nor foolish talk nor crude joking, which are out of place, but instead let there be thanksgiving. Observation: Walking in love and honoring the Father through the Lord Jesus Christ is what we are called to. Walking in a manner that is worthy of Christ and not in step with the disobedient of which the wrath of God is...

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Good Life Journal - Ephesians 4

Scripture: "I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called-with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace...Now I say and testify in the Lord that you must no longer walk as the Gentiles do: In the futil...

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Good Life Journal - Ephesians 3

Scripture: Ephesians 3:18-19 - may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with the fullness of God. Observation: Paul has just told the Ephesians not to lose heart for his suffering for the sake of the gospel. The glory of the gospel ...

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Good Life Journal - Ephesians 1

Scripture: Ephesians 1:13-14 In him you also, when you heard the word of truth, the gospel of your salvation, and believed in him, were sealed with the promised Holy Spirit, who is the guarantee of our inheritance until we acquire possession of it, to the praise of his glory. Observation: After introducing himself as the writer of the letter, Paul communicates that as ...

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Good Life Journal - Ephesians 2

Scripture :Ephesians 2:4-6 -"ButGod, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christby grace you have been saved and raised us up with him and seated us with him in the heavenly places in Christ Jesus" Observation :Ephesians chapter two discusses our identity in Jesus. It...

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Good Life Journal - Galatians 6

Scripture: Galatians 6:14 But far be it from me to boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world. Observation: The apostle Paul did not trust in any of the earthly or religious accolades he had received to be his confidence among others. Instead he boasted only in the work of Christ. This is what def...

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