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It's February 8; Good Morning Union

“Be careful that your acts of righteousness are done to be seen by God and not by men.”            Matthew 6:1

It appears to be so much about motive! Jesus give three illustrations as He explains the importance of DOING, but doing for the right reason.

It's February 3; Good Morning Union

Well, I intended to send this from the Paris airport but didn’t have time  between flights!! So here I am in Beirut, Sabbath has already begun at Middle East University and I’m on my way to vespers. I preach here tomorrow then off to see our SM Seth and a few Biblical sites around here.

And now for the first time—Good AFTERNOON Union!!

 

“Go the second mile.”   Matthew 5:38-42

It's January 31; Good Morning Union

“Leave your gift at the altar and go—first be reconciled to your brother; then come and offer your gift.”            Matthew 5:17

It's January 30; Good Morning Union

“Let your light shine.” Matthew 5: 14-16

The way I see it, I don’t have any choice but to let my light shine. It shines for good or it shines for bad (or it just shines sometimes!), because my life has its impact on every life around me. I cannot be my own island or believe the fallacy that I can do what I want whether it affect anyone or not, and if it does affect them, well, that’s their problem! EVERYTHING I do has some effect on someone! So my choice is not IF I’m going to let my light/life shine, it’s what kind of shining will take place.

It's January 27; Good Morning Union

“Rejoice”             Matthew 5: 11-12

Jesus and other Bible writers talk often about rejoicing. I especially like Paul’s “command” to the church in Philippi, “Rejoice in the Lord ALWAYS, I will say it again—REJOICE.” It’s a very positive and upbeat section of Scripture, including things like:

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