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It's April 29; Good Morning Union

“Blessed is he whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sin is covered.”              Psalm 32:1

Just reviewing this psalm that I learned a long time ago. There is so much in it.

1.       Blessed also means happy! I’ll be happy when

a.       My transgressions are forgiven

b.      My sins are covered

It's April 28; Good Morning Union

“It is more blessed to give than to receive.”         Acts 20: 35

It's April 27; Good Morning Union

“God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.”          Romans 5:8

It's April 26; Good Morning Union

“Be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.”  Romans 16:19

It's April 25; Good Morning Union

“Pay attention to what I say; listen closely to my words.”              Proverbs 4:20

I was reminded last night, at the CVA constituency meeting, of the importance of focusing on that which is MOST important. Solomon had many bits of wisdom, maybe from all his experience with messing life up, that I can take advantage of SO THAT I don’t have to repeat his failures. This piece is SO important that he stresses it four times:

It's April 22; Good Morning Union

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ he is a new creature…” 2 Corinthians 5:17 When I am “in Christ” it will be evident. I say that as a work-in-progress; a journey; a process, not as a perfect end product. I will be a “new creature.” And Paul defines that “new creature” in this way: 1. The old has gone 2. The new has come

It's April 21; Good Morning Union

“May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. “              Galatians 6:14

It's April 20; Good Morning Union

“Therefore put on the full armor of God…”          Ephesians 6: 13-18

A very famous section of Paul’s letter to the believers in Ephesus. I’m not sure all the pieces of armor are still as important as they were in a first century battle, but the meaning of those pieces as described by Paul are just as significant:

It's April 19; Good Morning Union

“And my God will supply all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus.”  Philippians 4:19

The whole fourth chapter of Paul’s letter to the Philippians is rich rich rich!

“Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again, REJOICE

It's April 18; Good Morning Union

“Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance…”    1 Timothy 1: 15-16

Wow, that caught my attention! Paul comes out pretty strong on this one. What he’s about to tell his young mentee is both “trustworthy” and “deserving of FULL acceptance.” So what is it? Two things I saw in the verse:

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