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Good Life Journal - Galatians 3

Scripture: Galatians 3:21-22 Is the law then contrary to the promises of God? Certainly not! For if a law had been given that could give life, then righteousness would indeed be by the law. But the Scripture imprisoned everything under sin, so that the promise by faith in Jesus Christ might be given to those who believe. Observation: The law was never meant to give life...

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Good Life Journal - Galatians 2

Scripture: Gal. 2:16 Yet we know that a person is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, so we also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of the law, because by works of the law no one will be justified. Observation: Paul whom knows the law and kept the law to the utmost esteem is a vit...

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Good Life Journal - Galatians 1

Scripture: Gal. 1:9 Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Observation: Paul has written a letter to the churches at Galatia. It is clear that based on the content in Chapter 1, the early Christians were moving away from what Paul had taught them and were believing or following the doctrine of some others that was not in line with the truth. P...

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Good Life Journal - Psalm 118

Scripture: Psalm 118 Vs. 4 "Let those who fear the Lord say His steadfast love endure forever."Vs. 14 "The Lord is my strength and my song; he has become my salvation."Vs. 18 "He had disciplined me severely, but he has not given me over to death."Vs. 19 "Open the gates of righteousness, that I may enter through them and give thanks to the Lord."Vs. 29 "Oh give thanks to ...

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Good Life Journal - Psalm 110-114

8/29/16   Scripture: Ps 110-114 “Blessed is the man who fears the LORD, who greatly delights in his commandments! … Light dawns in the darkness for the upright; he is gracious, merciful, and righteous. It is well with the man … who conducts his affairs with justice. For the righteous will never be moved; he will be remembered forever. He is not...

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Good Life Journal - Psalm 101

Scripture: Psalm 101:1 I will sing of steadfast love and justice; to you, O Lord, I will make music. Observation: The psalmist sees both the love and justice of God as characteristics worthy to write songs about. Application: I have heard a million love songs. Songs about the way someone looks or the way they make someone feel or how much their heart beats when there ...

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Good Life Journal - Psalm 108

Scripture: Psalmb108:3-5 -I will thank you, Lord among all the people. I will sing your praises among the nations. For your unfailing love is higher than the heavens. Your faithfulness reaches to the clouds. Be exalted, O God, above the highest heavens. May your glory shine over all the earth. Observation: The psalmist places his confidence in God and thanks the Lord am...

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Good Life Journal - Psalm 97

Scripture: Psalm 97 v 1: The Lord reigns, let the earth rejoice; let the many coastlands be glad! Observation: The Lord reigns and we are to rejoice. No matter what the circumstances surrounding us, we need to not only remember that he reigns but that we are to rejoice. No matter what we see, hear, experience, he reigns and we are called to rejoice. This Psalm is a grea...

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Good Life Journal - Psalm 94

Scripture: Psalm 94:19 When the cares of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul. Observation: The psalmist shares the reality that the cares of life have a tendency to get overwhelming and stressful. He then shares that his soul is uplifted by the comfort and consolation of God. Application: #1. Everybody has a bad day and sometimes life gets the best of t...

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Good Life Journal - Luke 24

Scripture: Luke 24:6 “He is not here; He has risen! Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee” Observation: This is Luke’s account of the women and later the disciples witnessing the resurrected body of Jesus. Mary Magdalene, Joanna and Mary mother of James arrive at the tomb and witness that the stone is rolled away. They encoun...

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