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Abundance

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Christmas Infinities

I am the door; those who enter through me will be kept safe, and will go in and out and find sustenance … I came that they may have infinitely more than the necessities of life. John 10:9–10 What do Ebenezer Scrooge, George Bailey, Jack Campbell and Sidney Milburn have in common? They are all … Continue reading

Abundance #8 — Praise Abundance

They shall speak of the power of your awesome acts; and tell of your greatness. They shall bubble over with the memory of your abundant goodness, singing joyfully of your righteousness. Psalms 145:7 From idol worship to Father of Many Nations, you transformed Abraham into the “Friend of God.” From prisoner to prime minister, your … Continue reading

Abundance #7 — Just Abundance

To everyone who has shall more be given. So he shall have an abundance. But from the one who does not have, even what he has shall be taken away. Matthew 25:29 While the tares grow in the field among the wheat; while the wicked prosper alongside the righteous; while the rain falls on the … Continue reading

Abundance #6 — Abundant Suffering

As the sufferings of Christ are ours in abundance, so also our comfort is abundant through Christ, … which is effective in the patient enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer. 2 Corinthians 1:5 Paul warned all his converts in advance that they would suffer as Christ did. For he knew that God … Continue reading

Abundance #5 — Abundant Life

The thief comes only to steal, and kill, and destroy; I came that my people might have life, and might have it abundantly. John 10:10 In relationship with Jesus God offers us the ultimately satisfying life. It will be one of bold adventure, as he leads us each day into a world filled with dangerous … Continue reading

Abundance #4 — Forgiving Abundance

Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts. Let him return to the Eternal, for he will have compassion on him; indeed, to our God, for he will abundantly pardon. Isaiah 55:7 “As far as the east is from the west” is abundant pardon. God will remove our sin from us … Continue reading

Sufficient Abundance

Do what you have purposed in your heart; not grudgingly or under compulsion; for God loves a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace abound to you, that always having all sufficiency in everything, you may have an abundance for every good deed. 2 Corinthians 9:7-8 The only way we can be … Continue reading

Abundance #2 — Duty-free Abundance

Be gracious to me, O Eternal, for I cry to you all day long. Make the soul of your servant glad, for I lift up my soul to you O Lord. For you, Lord, are good, and ready to forgive, and abundant in lovingkindness to all who call upon you. Psalm 86:3-5 In our relationship … Continue reading

Abundance #1 — Exceeding Abundance

Now to him who is able to do exceeding abundantly beyond all that we ask or think, according to the power that works within us, be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations forever and ever. Ephesians 3:20-21 Because God is glorious, God is extravagant. The courts of Heaven resound with … Continue reading