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Powered by 4 - Dec. 17, 2010

  • 2010 Dec 17

Our Life = Christ

today's reading.
Genesis 1:27-28; Jeremiah 29:11; Colossians 3:1-17 So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them...

think about it.
What value does God put on us, whether or not we are married (Gen. 1:27-28)? How does God's promise (Jer. 29:11) help you trust Him even when you don't understand? Single or married, what does God want to see us become as His chosen ones (Col. 3:1-17)? What does it say about our worth and purpose, on our own or married?

the blog.
Colossians 3:1-17 was like a breath of fresh air for me today. This is such an excellent passage and a great place to go for reminders of what our lives should look like as Christ-followers and what it is that God has for us. This passage is literally jammed full of direction and instruction for us.

As I began reading, the first few words of verse 4 ("When Christ, who is your life. . .") hit me head on. I stopped right there and asked myself What does "Christ is my life" really mean for me? I had some thoughts and then, as I continued on, what Paul had to say helped me answer that question even more.

So what does "Christ being your life" mean for you? Was there a specific portion of Colossians 3:1-17 that spoke to you today? Tami W.

P.S. Today is the final day of our family series on Back to the Bible, so if you haven't already, check out the programs on our website. Also, we've developed a brand new resource for families that's pretty unique and super fun. Take a look at our God IS … Family Devotional Cards to see why I'm so excited. 

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