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Tag: Family

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Belonging to the Lord

Read: Romans 14:7-9 Whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord. (v. 8 NIV) After seeing my mother alive for the last time, the Spirit reminded me of this

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Belonging to One Another

Read: Romans 12:3-8 So in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others. (v. 5 NIV) Families are wonderful. Families are messy. We need

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Heirs

Read: Galatians 3:26-29 If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s seed, and heirs according to the promise. (v. 29 NIV) What does it mean to be an heir? When

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The Spirit Testifies

Read: Romans 8:14-17 The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children. (v. 16 NIV) There is a big difference between being included and belonging. For example, I

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Children of God

Read: 1 John 3:1-10 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! (v. 1 NIV)

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God’s Forever Family

Read: John 1:1-14 But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God. (v. 12) Being adopted has helped me

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His Father Saw Him

Read: Luke 15:11-24 But while he was still a long way off, his father saw him and felt compassion, and ran and embraced him and kissed him. (v. 20) When I

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Son and Daughter

Read: Matthew 9:1-8; 18-22 Jesus turned, and seeing her he said, “Take heart, daughter; your faith has made you well.” (v. 22) My dad would lovingly say to me, “You’s a

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Carried by the Shepherd

Read: Isaiah 40:1-11 He gathers the lambs in his arms and carries them close to his heart. (v. 11 NIV) David reminds us in Psalm 100 that we are the Lord’s