Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Revelation 21:22-23 NIV 2011 I did not see a temple in the city, because the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are its temple. The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and the Lamb is its lamp. John began his last part of Revelation describing…

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Romans 9:20-21a NIV 2011 But who are you, a human being, to talk back to God? “Shall what is formed say to the one who formed it, ‘Why did you make me like this?’” Does not the potter have the right to make out of the same lump of clay some pottery? Paul wrote chapters nine through eleven to put…

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Monday, August 10, 2020

1 Corinthians 16:13-14, 1 Thessalonians 3:8 NIV 2011 Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. Do everything in love. For now we really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord. Paul concluded his first letter to the faithful in Corinth with practical and personal tidbits of information. His second letter began by…

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Sunday, August 9, 2020

Hebrews 12:1-2a NIV 2011  Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. The author of this letter had just…

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Saturday, August 8, 2020

Joshua 1:7 NIV 2011 “Be strong and very courageous. Be careful to obey all the law my servant Moses gave you, do not turn from it to the right or to the left, that you may be successful wherever you go.” God spoke to Joshua that the success of His people was not guaranteed. He said it was dependent upon…

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Friday, August 7, 2020

Psalm 4:6-8 NIV 2011 Many, Lord, are asking, “Who will bring us prosperity?” Let the light of your face shine on us. Fill my heart with joy when their grain and new wine abound. In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety. The Lord protected David even before he was king.…

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Thursday, August 6, 2020

Psalm 104:28, 139:10, Ezra 7:8-9 NIV 2011 When you give it to them, they gather it up, when you open your hand, they are satisfied with good things. Even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast. Ezra arrived in Jerusalem…for the gracious hand of his God was on him. The psalter looked to the…

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Matthew 20:26b-28 NIV 2011 “Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave—just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” Both Matthew and Mark recorded Jesus’ words to the disciples…

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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Revelation 1:17-18 NIV 2011 When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. Then he placed his right hand on me and said: “Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last. I am the Living One; I was dead, and now look, I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys…

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Monday, August 3, 2020

Psalm 23:1, Isaiah 53:6 NIV 2011 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all. David knew the Lord was leading him where God needed him to go. He also knew the Lord…

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