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It's December 10; Good Morning Union

“For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given.”         Isaiah 9:6


After yesterday’s “providential” opening of the Bible to the “snow verse,” I just kept looking at other things Isaiah had to say and I came upon an equally famous “Christmas verse” this morning! I was captured by the four prophetic names He gave Jesus:

“Wonderful Counselor”- He will guide me, if I wish,

“Mighty God”- He will be my strength, if I let Him,

It's December 9; Good Morning Union

“’Come now let us reason together,’ says the Lord. ‘Though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow.’”                Isaiah 1:18


It's December 5; Good Morning Union

“Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.”           Romans 12:11


And how, pray tell, do I do that? I think I might have said this before, maybe a hundred times or more! “If it’s important to God, it’s clear in His word!” This must be important to God because I found at least 15 specific things listed around this verse that help me understand how to keep my zeal and spiritual fervor for the Lord:


It's December 4; Good Morning Union

“Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.”              Romans 12:9


It's December 3; Good Morning Union

“Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought.”  Romans 12: 3


The next theme that I found in Paul’s thoughts to the church members in Rome is- deal with pride as you recognize potential. He lists a whole group of gifts and talents that he says if I have them then I should use them to their max! But I shouldn’t think that I am great, or better than anyone else, if I have them. Just use them to God’s glory, give Him the credit for anything good that comes from them and keep on.


It's December 2; Good Morning Union

“I urge you, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—THIS is your spiritual act of worship.”                Romans 12:1


It's November 22; Good Morning Union

“Give thanks in all circumstances … for this is the will of God concerning you.”     1 Thessalonians 5:18

It's November 21; Good Morning Union

“So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in Him.”         Colossians 2:6

And, how do I do that? If it’s important to God, it’s clear in His word! It must be important because here’s what Paul says:

November 20, 2013

“The Lord your God is with you…” Zephaniah 3:17
Not the most read book in the Bible but wow, what a verse of promise and hope; and what a picture of God! “The Lord your God is with you, He is might to save.” It’s about the “promise” of His perpetual presence, and the “hope” in His ability to offer me eternal life. And then brother Zeph painted three pictures of God for me this morning:


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