Friday, September 19, 2020

Psalm 51:1-3 NIV 2011 Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash away all my iniquity and cleanse me from my sin. For I know my transgressions, and my sin is always before me. David approached God with a humble spirit and a contrite heart. After the…

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Thursday, September 17, 2020

Matthew 10:29-31 NIV 2011 Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Fathers’s care. And even the very hairs on your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows. Jesus’ disciples were clearly aware of God’s attention to tiny details. Luke…

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Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Revelation 14:13 NIV 2011 Then I heard a voice from heaven say, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.”  “Yes,” says the Spirit, “they will rest from their labor, for their deeds will follow them.” John heard from heaven the second beatitude of those who belong to Jesus at death. John addressed all…

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Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Psalm 1:1, Matthew 5:3 NIV 2011 Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers… “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” The Psalter offers a contrast between walking in wickedness and not. Psalm 1:6,…

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Monday, September 14, 2020

Psalm 42:1-2, 11b NIV 2011 As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you my god. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. Psalm 42 begins book two of…

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Sunday, September 13, 2020

1 Kings 17:5-6 NIV 2011 So he did what the Lord had told him. He went to the Kerith Ravine, east of the Jordan, and stayed there. The ravens brought him bread and meat in the morning and bread and meat in the evening, and he drank from the brook. The Lord spoke to Elijah in verse 1 marking the…

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Saturday, September 12, 2020

Isaiah 30:17-18 NIV 2011 “A thousand will flee at the threat of one; at the threat of five you will all flee away, till you are left like a flagstaff on a mountaintop, like a banner on a hill.” Yet the Lord longs to be gracious to you; therefore he will rise up to show you compassion. For the Lord…

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Friday, September 11, 2020

Psalm 121:5-8 NIV 2011 The Lord watches over you—the Lord is your shade at your right hand; the sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night. The Lord will keep you from all harm—he will watch over your life the Lord will watch over your coming and going, both now and forevermore. This second Psalm of…

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Thursday, September 10, 2020

Matthew 23:25-26 NIV2011 “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of greed and self-indulgence. Blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup and dish, and then the outside also will be clean.” Jesus had just entered the city of Jerusalem on…

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Romans 1:15-16 NIV 2011 That is why I am so eager to preach the gospel also to you who are in Rome. For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. The Lord called Paul on the Damascus Road…

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