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ARCHIPPUS – who the heck is he?

I am reading through the Bible with a plan the church is using. It is kind of fun knowing we are all reading the same thing. I’ve done this before with a group in Illinois, and it was delightful when we got together and discussed it. Lovely.

Today, in my reading I came across the name Archippus. I’ve seen the name before and I guess just skipped right over it. My reading today was in Colossians. Paul says very simply in Colossians 4:17 And say to Archippus, “Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you may fulfill it.” Simple and profound. Continue reading

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What if we really did it?

What if we really did what the Bible said? Like … really.

For instance, when it says “Be anxious for nothing, but through prayer and supplication let your requests be made known to God.” (Phil. 4:6) What if we really did that?

Instead of worrying.

Instead of fretting.

Instead of trying to figure things out on our own.

Instead of talking about the problem to everyone around us.

Instead of posting weird, vague Facebook posts about our struggle.

Instead of a thousand other things.

What if we really took it to God? What if we really prayed? What if we sat quiet and waited for peace?

What if we trusted Him instead of convince ourselves it will always be dreadful?

What if we really did what the Bible said? And lived like we believed it?

 

Things to ponder.

 

Patricia Meyers
Pondering away

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