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Living with a clean conscience (Acts 23)

Paul’s words are very striking in verse 1. My brothers, I have fulfilled my duty to God in all good conscience to this day. How many of us can say the same thing? That our consciences are clear before God? … Continue reading

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I Corinthians 1:26-31 — No room for boasting

In illustrating the “foolishness of God,” Paul uses the people in the Corinthian church as an example. Now if you were going to save as many people as possible, wouldn’t you start with the rich, powerful, wise, and influential?  Wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Romans 3:27-30 — No room for boasting

One of the big conclusions that Paul comes down to in this passage is found in verses 27-30. Where, then, is boasting?  It is excluded.  On what principle?  On that of observing the law?  No, but on that of faith.  … Continue reading

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Jeremiah 9:10-26 — Something to boast about

This is what the Lord says:  “Let not the wise man boast of his wisdom or the strong man boast of his strength or the rich man boast of his riches, but let him who boasts boast about this:  that … Continue reading

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Isaiah 2:6-22 — What do we boast in?

I read a story once of a little boy that had made a bunch of paper boats and paper planes from some old newspapers he found in the basement of his house.  And he was so proud of them, he … Continue reading

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