Christianity and Good Citizenship-Matthew 17:24-27

DAILY DISCIPLINE #156 By Colleen Donahue In A.D. 70 the Jewish temple had been destroyed. This costly structure had been supported during the years of its existence by Jewish males over 20 years of age that paid an annual tax of one half shekel. Now, the Roman emperor decreed that the tax must still be…

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Our Position in Christ-What We Have By Being In Christ

DAILY DISCIPLINE #191 By Colleen Donahue OUR POSITION “IN CHRIST”- PART 3 What We Have By Being “in Christ”   You’ll remember in the last study that when Adam and Eve sinned, we lost four things: 1. Our righteousness or right-standing with God 2. Our relationship with God 3. Our rights as his children 4.…

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Our Position in Christ-Getting Back What We Lost

DAILY DISCIPLINE #190 By Colleen Donahue   OUR POSITION “IN CHRIST”- PART 2 Getting Back What We Lost God created marriage and family as an environment to enable all of us to grow up in a safe place. He planned that we would have a mom and a dad who would love us, and then…

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Our Position In Christ-Getting There and Living From There

DAILY DISCIPLINE #189 By Colleen Donahue OUR POSITION “IN CHRIST”- PART1 Getting There and Living From There Our Heavenly Father loves each and everyone of us with an intensity that only a father can know. Whether or not we feel worthy of his love is not even an issue. He has done the same for…

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Is Healing For Today?

DAILY DISCIPLINE #188 By Colleen Donahue IS HEALING FOR YOU TODAY? There are three attitudes towards healing today: 1. Healing is not for us today because miracles don’t belong to this present day and age. 2. God heals in answer to special prayer and according to his own will in the matter. 3. Healing is…

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Sheep and Goats – Practical Christianity

DAILY DISCIPLINE #187 By Colleen Donahue We come now to the Lord’s final words in what is called the Olivet prophecy. This is not so much a parable but straight forward language with judgment as the main theme. The great desire of Christ’s heart is to see God’s will done on earth as it is…

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Watching and Waiting For the Lord-Part 3

DAILY DISCIPLINE #186 By Colleen Donahue Jesus has been using stories to illustrate what it means for us to watch and wait for Him. In the first story he compares faithful with unfaithful believers. In the second story of the ten virgins Jesus illustrates wise vs. unwise believers waiting. It’s a story that shows the…

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Watching and Watching For the Lord-Part 2

DAILY DISCIPLINE #185 By Colleen Donahue Jesus in speaking with his disciples about end times, is trying to illustrate what it means for us to watch and wait for him. In the first story (Matthew 24:45-51) he compared a faithful servant with an unfaithful servant — both were Christians serving God by “feeding” other believers…

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Watching and Waiting for the Lord-Part 1

DAILY DISCIPLINE #184 By Colleen Donahue Jesus has been giving his disciples a clear description of what will happen in the last days before He comes back to earth. Peppered throughout the Olivet Prophecy (Matthew 24) is the command to watch and wait for Him. Jesus now presents us with three stories about what it…

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End Times-Part 4- The Second Coming of Christ

DAILY DISCIPLINE #183 By Colleen Donahue We have been studying the Olivet Prophecy that Jesus gave his disciples in the 24th chapter of Matthew. In the first two studies we looked at the perils that would occur in the “pre-end of age” (the time frame between the first and second coming of Jesus Christ). Our…

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