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John 9:1-3 – So Why?

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- the why is not the question, it’s the what is going to happen?

John 9:1-3 NLT

[1] As Jesus was walking along, he saw a man who had been blind from birth. [2] “Rabbi,” his disciples asked him, “why was this man born blind? Was it because of his own sins or his parents’ sins?” [3] “It was not because of his sins or his parents’ sins,” Jesus answered. “This happened so the power of God could be seen in him.

 

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1 Corinthians 1:30-31 – No Boasting

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- I am amazed again by how good God is to me.

1 Corinthians 1:30-31 NLT

[30] God has united you with Christ Jesus. For our benefit God made him to be wisdom itself. Christ made us right with God; he made us pure and holy, and he freed us from sin. [31] Therefore, as the Scriptures say, “If you want to boast, boast only about the LORD.”

 

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John 8:12,32 – Liveable Faith

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- light and freedom are to be lived not just believed in.

John 8:12,32 NLT

[12] Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, “I am the light of the world. If you follow me, you won’t have to walk in darkness, because you will have the light that leads to life.” [32] And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

 

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Harmony is the Expression of Heaven on Earth

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- I see that I can separate quickly based on disagreement, whereas God calls me to harmony.

Romans 15:5 NLT

[5] May God, who gives this patience and encouragement, help you live in complete harmony with each other, as is fitting for followers of Christ Jesus.

 

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John 7:40-44 – So Who Is He?

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- the question of is Jesus the messiah, has never stopped being debated. It is the most critical question of life.

John 7:40-44 NLT

[40] When the crowds heard him say this, some of them declared, “Surely this man is the Prophet we’ve been expecting.” [41] Others said, “He is the Messiah.” Still, others said, “But he can’t be! Will the Messiah come from Galilee? [42] For the Scriptures clearly state that the Messiah will be born of the royal line of David, in Bethlehem, the village where King David was born.” [43] So the crowd was divided about him. [44] Some even wanted him arrested, but no one laid a hand on him.

 

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Romans 14:22-23 – Who makes the rules?

 

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- God himself shapes my life.

Romans 14:22-23 NLT

[22] Blessed are those who don’t feel guilty for doing something they have decided is right. [23] But if you have doubts about whether or not you should eat something, you are sinning if you go ahead and do it. For you are not following your convictions. If you do anything you believe is not right, you are sinning.

 

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John 6:26-29 – The foundation for following.

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- how secure is the foundational truth upon which my following Jesus is established?

John 6:26-29 NLT

[26] Jesus replied, “I tell you the truth, you want to be with me because I fed you, not because you understood the miraculous signs.”

 

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Luke 20:22-25 – Who are you like?

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- I am made in the image of God, this is my true self.

Luke 20:22-25 TPT

[22] is it proper or not to pay taxes to a corrupt government?” [23] Jesus saw right through their cunning ploy and said, “Why are you testing me? [24] Show me one of the Roman coins. Whose head is on the coin? Whose title is stamped on it?” They answered, “Why, it’s Caesar’s.” [25] Jesus said, “Precisely. The coin bears the image of the Emperor Caesar, and you should give back to Caesar all that belongs to him. But you bear the image of God. So give back to God all that belongs to him.”

 

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Jude 1:22-23 – Placard or Posture

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- I so often defend the truth with placard and condemnation in hand rather than posture myself with mercy and compassion.

Jude 1:22-23 TPT

[22] Keep being compassionate to those who still have doubts, [23] and snatch others out of the fire to save them. Be merciful over and over to them, but always couple your mercy with the fear of God. Be extremely careful to keep yourselves free from the pollutions of the flesh.

 

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Luke 19:7-10 – Stuff Happens When Life Comes To Your House

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- do I live open to the transformative effect of the intimacy of Jesus?

Luke 19:7-10 TPT

[7] As Jesus left to go with Zacchaeus, many in the crowd complained, “Look at this! Of all the people to have dinner with, he’s going to eat in the house of a crook.” [8] Zacchaeus joyously welcomed Jesus and was amazed over his gracious visit to his home. Zacchaeus stood in front of the Lord and said, “Half of all that I own I will give to the poor. And Lord, if I have cheated anyone, I promise to pay back four times as much as I stole.” [9-10] Jesus said to him, “This shows that today life has come to you and your household, for you are a true son of Abraham. The Son of Man has come to seek out and to give life to those who are lost.”

 

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1 John 5:4,19 – Overcome this world!

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- I have been given the great power of faith to overcome the world’s systems of evil and live in the life of the kingdom of God.

1 John 5:4,19 TPT

[4] You see, every child of God overcomes the world, for our faith is the victorious power that triumphs over the world. [19] We know that we are God’s children and that the whole world lies under the misery and influence of the Evil One.

 

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Luke 18:9-14 – Tax collectors go home right with God.

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- it’s all grace and mercy, nothing of me.

Luke 18:9-14 TPT

[9] Jesus taught this parable to those who were convinced they were morally upright and those who trusted in their own virtue yet looked down on others with disgust: [10] “Once there were two men who went into the temple to pray. One was a proud religious leader, the other a despised tax collector. [11-12] The religious leader stood apart from the others and prayed, ‘How I thank you, O God, that I’m not wicked like everyone else. They’re cheaters, swindlers, and crooks like that tax collector over there. God, you know that I never cheat or commit adultery; I fast from food twice a week and I give you a tenth of all I make.’ [13] “The tax collector stood off alone in the corner, away from the Holy Place, and covered his face in his hands, feeling that he was unworthy to even look up to God. Beating his breast, he sobbed with brokenness and tears saying, ‘God, please, in your mercy and because of the blood sacrifice, forgive me, for I am nothing but the most miserable of all sinners!’ [14] “Which one of them left for home that day made right with God? It was the humble tax collector and not the religious leader! For everyone who praises himself will one day be humiliated before all, and everyone who humbles himself will one day be lifted up and honored before all.”

 

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Romans 1:20 – Evidence Everywhere

Here is the revelation that is shaping my life today- God makes himself known everywhere to everyone.

Romans 1:20 NLT

[20] Forever since the world was created, people have seen the earth and sky. Through everything God made, they can clearly see his invisible qualities-his eternal power and divine nature. So they have no excuse for not knowing God.

 

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