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Two Wisdoms: Earthbound Unspiritual Demonic

“Such ‘wisdom’ does not come down from heaven but is earthly, unspiritual, of the devil.” (James 3:15)The world’s wisdom fails, even though it sounds like a pretty good worldview to us most of the time. Again, we’re talking about a plan of deciding wha…

Two Wisdoms: Success = Envy and Ambition?

“But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth.” (James 3:14)How do you define success in life? That’s the giant question James is trying to get his readers to wrestle with. Yesterday, he set…

Two Wisdoms: Wisdom Shows

“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.” (James 3:13)Are you a wise person? According to James, if I knew you I wouldn’t have to ask that question. Having a high …

Two Wisdoms: Wisdom Shows

“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.” (James 3:13)Are you a wise person? According to James, if I knew you I wouldn’t have to ask that question. Having a high …

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Col2: All the Way Full

“For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form, and you have been given fullness in Christ, who is the head over every power and authority.” (Colossians 2:9-10)Do you feel full? Do you feel filled up? In focusing on our need to keep …

Col2: Don’t Get Caught

“See to it that no one takes you captive through hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition and the basic principles of this world rather than on Christ.” (Colossians 2:8)Does it really matter what someone believes? Do we have to…

Col2: Dig In Deep Get Stronger

“So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him, rooted and built up in him, strengthened in the faith as you were taught, and overflowing with thankfulness.” (Colossians 2:6-7)What does it mean to “live in Christ”? Even if…

Col2: I’m a Christian; Now What?

“So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him.” (Colossians 2:6)The idea in this verse is both simple and profound. In delivering to his readers — and us — what we need to know about Jesus, Paul answers the question we …

Col2: Fine-Sounding Arguments

“I tell you this so that no one may deceive you by fine-sounding arguments. For though I am absent from you in body, I am present with you in spirit and delight to see how orderly you are and how firm your faith in Christ is.” (Colossians 2:4-5)A great…

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