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Devotionals about Jesus

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Finding Life

Read: John 12:20-32 Whoever loves his life loses it, and whoever hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life. (v. 25) An oxymoron is a seeming contradiction,

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Freedom in Surrender

Read: Galatians 5:1-15 For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another. (v. 13) Surrender.

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Slaves to Righteousness

Read: Romans 6:1-23 You are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness. (v. 16) Bob Dylan sang,

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Surrender, Slavery, and Serving

Read: Luke 1:26-38 And Mary said, “Behold, I am the servant of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” (v. 38) Ask a student what her goal

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Following Christ’s Example

Read: Philippians 2:5-11 Rather, he made himself nothing by taking the very nature of a servant, being made in human likeness. (v. 7) Human examples of surrendering to God, like the

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A Surrendered Life

Read: Philippians 3:1-21 Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all

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Surrender Reputation

Read: John 12:37-50 They loved the glory that comes from man more. (v. 43) Admit it: you care about what others think of you. Nobody wants to be laughed at or

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Thy Will Be Done

Read: John 6:35-40 For I have come down from heaven not to do my will but to do the will of him who sent me. (v. 38) As every parent soon

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Surrender Possessions

Read: Mark 10:17-31 He went away sorrowful, for he had great possessions. (v. 22) The rich young ruler was a man who wanted to follow Christ but wasn’t willing to surrender