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God Shows No Partiality, January 22, 2017

“So Peter opened his mouth and said: “‘Truly I understand that God shows no partiality, but in every nation anyone who fears him and does what is right is acceptable to him.’” Acts 10:34-35 This verse contains an “Aha!” moment for Peter. He just had a vision by which God demanded that he not call “common” (or in other words [...]

2019-09-06T12:15:46-05:00January 22nd, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

Do Not Add or Subtract, January 21, 2017

“Do not add to what I command you and do not subtract from it, but keep the commands of the Lord your God that I give you.” Deuteronomy 4:2 Long ago, God made a covenant with the Israelites: they would be God’s blessed people so long as they obeyed him. But God’s commandments can often be neutered or even made [...]

2017-01-20T10:31:07-06:00January 21st, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

What Wars against Your Soul, January 16, 2017

by Dan North Beloved, I urge you as sojourners and exiles to abstain from the passions of the flesh, which wage war against your soul. 1 Peter 2:11 Peter calls Christians “sojourners” and “exiles” because our identity as Christians tends to alienate us from the unbelieving world around us. In 1 Peter 4:4 he notes that unbelievers are [...]

2017-01-15T19:20:54-06:00January 16th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

The Lord Said to my Lord, January 9, 2017

By Dan North David himself, in the Holy Spirit, declared, “‘The Lord said to my Lord, “Sit at my right hand, until I put your enemies under your feet.”’ Mark 12:36 Countering the patriarchal logic of his day, Jesus pointed to Psalm 110:1 to demonstrate that the Messiah was to be King over everyone, even ancestors like [...]

2017-01-09T08:25:26-06:00January 9th, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

The New Has Come, January 2, 2017

By Dan North “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.” 2 Corinthians 5:17 New Years’ resolutions are helpful. Take the opportunity of a calendar change to change yourself for the better. A new year, a new you! But know that true renewal that leads [...]

2019-09-06T12:15:46-05:00January 2nd, 2017|Today At 12th and Maine|

The Spirit of Truth, December 26, 2017

by Dan North “But when he, the Spirit of truth, comes, he will guide you into all the truth. He will not speak on his own; he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come.” John 16:13 In this verse, Jesus is comforting his disciples with the promise that [...]

2016-12-23T15:34:08-06:00December 26th, 2016|Today At 12th and Maine|

The Word Became Flesh, December 24, 2016

by Dan North “The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth.” John 1:14 Merry Christmas! The Christ is here! John tells us that the Word, who “was God” and who “was in the [...]

2016-12-23T14:44:53-06:00December 24th, 2016|Today At 12th and Maine|

Nothing is Too Hard for You, December 17, 2016

by Dan North “Ah, Sovereign Lord, you have made the heavens and the earth by your great power and outstretched arm. Nothing is too hard for you.” Jeremiah 32:17 Jeremiah says this as a response to a command from God to buy land in the holy city of Jerusalem. Why’s that a big deal? Well, as Jeremiah notes [...]

2019-09-06T12:15:46-05:00December 17th, 2016|Today At 12th and Maine|
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