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About harleynd

I completed my second year at Grace College in Winona Lake, Indiana this year where I will earn my Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Studies and Biblical Studies in May 2015. This summer I am at home working at Grace Church in Wooster, Ohio as Spiritual Growth/Grace Groups Intern.

August 10: Salvation 101

Read Ephesians 2:8-10 These are some of the most famous verses in Scripture and for good reason. This is Salvation 101 and yet these verses are packed so full that we can miss each important detail if we don’t break … Continue reading

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August 9: Too Big, Too Little

Read Luke 9:1-17 Here is one of the greatest mysteries: God chooses to do His kingdom work through sinful humans. It’s one of the greatest mysteries because He doesn’t need us. He could do a much more efficient job Himself. … Continue reading

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August 2: Hospitality

Read 3 John 1-15  Every time I go to Cambodia and Thailand, I am always floored by the hospitality shown. Our brothers and sisters there go way out of their way to accommodate us including preparing feasts for a few … Continue reading

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August 1: Truth & Love

Read 2 John 1-13 The second letter from the apostle John is written to “the elect lady.” This is most likely referring to a local church rather than to a literal woman since John uses the plural form to speak … Continue reading

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July 22: Mount of Transfiguration

Read Matthew 17:1-9 Peter, James and John witnessed their Master transformed before their eyes. Jesus was standing radiantly with two Old Testament heroes, Abraham and Elijah. Peter, feeling the need to say something as usual, offers some classic Jewish hospitality to the glorious guests. It’s … Continue reading

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July 20: Mount of Beatitudes (Sermon on the Mount)

Read Matthew 5:17-48 It’s so easy to view Jesus as the abolisher or fixer of the Law. In the famous “Sermon on the Mount,” Jesus declares that that is far from the truth. The Law of God is perfect because the … Continue reading

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July 19: Mount Carmel

Read 1 Kings 18:16-40 Needless to say, this is how I’ve pictured Mount Carmel since my Sunday school days. Unfortunately, the real Mount Carmel is a regular mountain made out of rock, but what took place on it was one … Continue reading

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