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I hope this would be a helpful tool for many readers, to guide them and help them find salvation through Jesus Christ. Ephesians 2:8-9 King James Version (KJV) 8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: 9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Jesus Christ "has broken down the middle wall of separation"

What a powerful message!  v 14 For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;

Ephesians 2

 1And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins;
 2Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:
 3Among whom also we all had our conversation in times past in the lusts of our flesh, fulfilling the desires of the flesh and of the mind; and were by nature the children of wrath, even as others.
 4But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us,
 5Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)
 6And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:
 7That in the ages to come he might shew the exceeding riches of his grace in his kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.
 8For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
 9Not of works, lest any man should boast.
 10For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.
 11Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the flesh, who are called Uncircumcision by that which is called the Circumcision in the flesh made by hands;
 12That at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope, and without God in the world:
 13But now in Christ Jesus ye who sometimes were far off are made nigh by the blood of Christ.
 14For he is our peace, who hath made both one, and hath broken down the middle wall of partition between us;
 15Having abolished in his flesh the enmity, even the law of commandments contained in ordinances; for to make in himself of twain one new man, so making peace;
 16And that he might reconcile both unto God in one body by the cross, having slain the enmity thereby:
 17And came and preached peace to you which were afar off, and to them that were nigh.
 18For through him we both have access by one Spirit unto the Father.
 19Now therefore ye are no more strangers and foreigners, but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God;
 20And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone;
 21In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy temple in the Lord:
 22In whom ye also are builded together for an habitation of God through the Spirit.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Teaching Sound Doctrine!

Titus 2

Qualities of a Sound Church
 1 But as for you, speak the things which are proper for sound doctrine: 2 that the older men be sober, reverent, temperate, sound in faith, in love, in patience; 3 the older women likewise, that they be reverent in behavior, not slanderers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things— 4 that they admonish the young women to love their husbands, to love their children, 5 to be discreet, chaste, homemakers, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God may not be blasphemed.
6 Likewise, exhort the young men to be sober-minded, 7 in all things showing yourself to be a pattern of good works; in doctrine showingintegrity, reverence, incorruptibility,[a] 8 sound speech that cannot be condemned, that one who is an opponent may be ashamed, having nothing evil to say of you.[b]
9 Exhort bondservants to be obedient to their own masters, to be well pleasing in all things, not answering back, 10 not pilfering, but showing all good fidelity, that they may adorn the doctrine of God our Savior in all things.
Trained by Saving Grace
  
11 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, 12 teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age, 13 looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ, 14 who gave Himself for us, that He might redeem us from every lawless deed and purify for Himself His own special people, zealous for good works.
15 Speak these things, exhort, and rebuke with all authority. Let no one despise you.

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