The Truth

January 12 “The truth” Speak every man truth with his neighbour. —Ephesians 4:25 Read Ephesians 4:17-32 When the old man is put off, our attention is directed to the lusts of our flesh. When the new man is put on, we are led by the Holy Spirit. After saying these things, Paul continues with the…

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Love

January 11 “Love” Love worketh no ill to his neighbour. —Romans 13:10 Read Romans 13:8-14 The various commandments Paul mentions in this Scripture passage can only be fulfilled when a person is filled with love, for love is the fulfilling of the law. Love guarantees that no evil will befall our neighbour. After the fall,…

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Meekness

January 10 “Meekness” Wherefore smitest thou thy fellow? —Exodus 2:13 Read Exodus 2:11-25 Moses was faced with a choice in Egypt: either enjoy riches there or suffer affliction with the people of God. By faith he chose the latter, the good part. However, in his haste, he killed an Egyptian and tried to conceal the…

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The Fruit of Faith

January 9 “The fruit of faith” Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. —Leviticus 19:18 Read Leviticus 19:11-18 One can recognize a true Christian by his deeds; they are a fruit of faith. Sometimes we can win over our neighbour by our godly walk. Can this also be said of you and me? Perhaps you…

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Forgiveness

January 8 “Forgiveness” Am I my brother’s keeper? —Genesis 4:9 Read Genesis 4:1-16 Yesterday we were confronted with a moving example of neighbourly love. Today we are faced with a bad example; the first family that existed was confronted with a murder committed by a son. Two sons in this family had the same parents…

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