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Spiritual Maturity
August 28, 2018

Are You Spiritually Fit? Part 2

How did you do on your spiritual fitness assessment?  Are you spiritually flabby?  Do you need to add a few more exercises to help build up your spiritual muscles?  Like physical fitness, if you want to grow stronger, spiritually, you’ll need to be intentional in your “workouts”.  But why?  Why should believers care about being […]

June 19, 2018

Thank You from the Hamilton’s

Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and our God and Father, who has loved us and given us everlasting consolation and good hope by grace, comfort your hearts and establish you in every good word and work. 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17 (NKJ) Dear Friends and Family of In the Word Ministries, Words cannot express Ron […]

June 5, 2018

In But Not of this World

“Prove all things; hold fast that which is good. Abstain from all appearance of evil.  And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.” 1 Thessalonians 5:21-23 (KJV) It’s not easy to live […]

May 1, 2018

In God We Trust-2018

“Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You.  In God (I will praise His word), In God I have put my trust; I will not fear. What can flesh do to me?”  Psalm 56:3, 4 (NKJ) As I prepared to write this week’s WordBytes, I searched the web for topics that were trending in […]

January 3, 2018

Things I Learned in 2017

“But let him who glories glory in this, That he understands and knows Me, That I am the LORD.” Jeremiah 9:24 (NKJ)   Who’d a thunk it?  (Yes, that’s what I said.)  We are rapidly approaching two decades into the 21st century.  My, how time flies!   When people ask what I’ve been doing, it’s hard […]

November 7, 2017

Redeeming the Time

 “See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools but as wise, redeeming the time, because the days are evil.”   Ephesians 5:15-16 (NKJ) “Walk in wisdom toward those who are outside, redeeming the time.”  Colossians 4:5 (NKJ)  As a child, I remember going with my parents to shop for groceries. Upon paying the bill, my […]

August 29, 2017

The Wisdom of God

But we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block and to the Greeks foolishness, but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.” 1 Cor. 1:23, 24 (NKJV) After reading 1 Corinthians 1-2, I wanted to get out of my seat, stand […]

July 25, 2017

How to Untangle a Knot

When He was alone with His Disciples, Jesus went over everything, sorting out the tangles, untying the knots.  Mark 4:34 (The Message) The crowds and the Disciples were amazed as Jesus taught (Matt. 7:29; 13:54).  He was “never without a story” and used them to help His audience gain a greater understanding of God and […]

July 18, 2017

God’s Gift of Rest

“For we who have believed do enter that rest, as He has said: “So I swore in My wrath, ‘They shall not enter My rest,’ “although the works were finished from the foundation of the world.” Hebrews 4:11 (NKJV) While on vacation this month, I had the opportunity to purchase my second Fitbit device after […]

July 11, 2017

Returning to Our First Love, Part 2

“Nevertheless I have this against you, that you have left your first love.” Revelation 2:4   (NKJ) Last week we explored the need to return to our first love, Jesus Christ.  This return is characterized by our deep devotion and love for Him.  This week we will continue this discussion by examining ways to journey back […]

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