Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Mark 10:14b-16 NIV 2011 “Let the little children come to me… Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a child will never enter it.” And he took the children in his arms, placed his hands on them and blessed them. Mark’s Godpel was written to encourage believers to persevere by relying on the…

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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

2 Corinthians 3:5-6 NIV 2011 Not that we are competent in ourselves to claim anything for ourselves, but our competence comes from God. He has made us competent as ministers of the new covenant—not of the letter but of the Spirit, for the letter kills, but the Spirit gives life. Paul was a Pharisee steeped in God’s Law. With this…

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Monday, May 25, 2020

Romans 15:17-18 NIV 2011 Therefore I glory in Christ Jesus in my service to God. I will not venture to speak of anything except what Christ has accomplished through me in leading the Gentiles to obey God by what I have said and done… Paul was called to serve Christ by sharing the Good News with the Gentiles. At every…

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Sunday, May 24, 2020

Romans 6:1, 22 NIV 2011 What shall we say, then? Shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase? But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life. Paul wanted the Romans to know they were made holy, sanctified,…

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Saturday, May 23, 2020

Romans 5:15 NIV 2011 But the gift is not like the trespass. For if many died by trespass of the one man, how much more did God’s grace and the gift that came by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, overflow to the many! Paul’s second of four S’s found in his letter to the faithful in Rome…

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Romans 2:22-23 NIV 2011 This righteousness is given through faith in Jesus Christ to all who believe. There is no difference between Jew and Gentiles, for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God… Paul offered the Romans insight into righteousness that comes through faith in God. Romans 1:17, “For in the gospel the righteousness of God…

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Psalm 40:4-5 NIV 2011 Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, who does not look to the proud, to those who turn aside to false gods. Many, Lord my God, are the wonders you have done, the things you planned for us. None can compare with you; were I to speak and tell of your deeds, they would…

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Hebrews 2:17-18 NIV 2011 For this reason he had to be made like them, fully human in every way, in order that he might become a merciful and faithful high priest in service to God, and that he might make atonement for the sins of his people. Because he himself suffered when he was tempted, he is able to help…

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Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Psalm 84:10b-11 NIV 2011 I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicket. For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless. This psalm is of the Sons of Korah, a…

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Monday, May 18, 2020

Job 23:8,10 NIV 2011 “But if I go to the east, he is not there; if I go to the west, I do not find him. “But he knows the way that I take; when he has tested me, I will come forth as gold.” The book of Job revealed bad things do happen to good people. Job was a…

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