Archive for March, 2014

March 31

March 31

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March 31 HC#33 – Romans 8:12-17 We are children of God by adoption.  Thanks to the work of Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit we who are believers are brought into the family of God and thus are sons and daughters of the Living Lord.  We are then given many benefits that belong to children […]

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March 30

March 30

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March 30 HC#33 – Micah 5:1-6 Jesus is the only begotten son of the Father.  That is a very King James English phrase.  In fact, if you read John 3:16 in some modern versions (like the NIV) you will read “one and only Son” rather than the word “begotten”.  But how can Jesus be the […]

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March 29

March 29

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March 29 HC#32 – Ephesians 6:10-20 We also must fight as part of the kingly office.  We must fight against sin and the devil in this current life.  It is not something we like to think about too much, but we are in a spiritual battle here on earth.  If we are not prepared to […]

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March 28

March 28

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March 28 HC#32 – Romans 12:1-2 Christians also share in the priestly role as we are called to present a sacrifice to the Lord.  Romans 12:1-2 makes it pretty clear that the sacrifice we present is ourselves.  This sacrifice is to be a living sacrifice, or in other words, we present our lives to God […]

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March 27

March 27

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  March 27 HC#32 – Acts 1:6-11 As part of Christ, we share in His anointing.  We are not Christ, but we are called Christians.  Thus, we have a role as a Prophet, Priest, and King as well.  Now this is not like Christ, but rather because we are part of Him. So we have […]

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March 26

March 26

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March 26 HC#31 – Revelation 19:11-16 The last and final office of Jesus Christ is King.  As King, Jesus is our ruler and Lord.  But Kings have other duties as well.  The king was to protect his subjects, fight off the enemies and preserve the kingdom.  Jesus has these roles as well.  The Kingship of […]

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March 25

March 25

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March 25 HC#31 – Hebrews 8:1-13 The second major office of Christ is High Priest, and He is the only High Priest.  Hebrews speaks at great length about the many ways Christ is greater than the old ways, and Jesus being greater than the old priests is one of those things discussed.  Hebrews 8 specifically […]

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March 24

March 24

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March 24 HC#31 – John 14:8-14 In theological terms people often speak of the Threefold office of Christ.  These three major jobs or roles fulfilled by Christ for us are Prophet, Priest, and King.  The Catechism refers to this in answering the question why is He called Christ?  Basically it is because Christ has been […]

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March 23

March 23

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March 23 HC#30 – Matthew 23:13-28 Jesus pronounces woes to the Pharisees here.  Let us remember for a moment the Pharisees were the religious leaders.  They were looked upon as a very godly group of men.  Men who did what they were supposed to do and made sure that they kept the law.  They would […]

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March 22

March 22

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March 22 HC#30 – I Corinthians 1:10-31 There was a problem in Corinth.  The people of Corinth were following men rather than Jesus Christ.  They divided into factions each claiming a saint as their leader and separating themselves accordingly.  One group thought Paul the best and they claimed they were of Paul.  Another pointed to […]

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