Sunday, September 6, 2020

1 Corinthians 13:5-7 NIV 2011 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Paul cautioned the church in Corinth regarding their love. Love reflected goodness in their hearts.…

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Saturday, September 5, 2020

Isaiah 59:17, John 2:17, Romans 12:11 NIV 2011 He put righteousness as his breastplate, and the helmet of salvation on his head; he put on the garments of vengeance and wrapped himself in zeal as in a cloak. His disciples remembered that it is written: “Zeal for your house will consume me.” Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your…

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Friday, September 4, 2020

Jeremiah 29:11,13 NIV 2011 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.  “You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.” During the reign of the last five kings of Judah Jeremiah was…

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

John 15:11-13 NIV 2011 “I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and your joy may be complete. My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” John began chapter 15 with Jesus’ last “I am” statement:…

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Judges 13:24-25 NIV 2011 The woman gave birth to a boy and named him Samson. He grew and the Lord blessed him, and the Spirit of the Lord began to stir him while he was in Mahaneh Dan, between Zorah and Eshtaol. God chose Manoah from the clan of Danites and his wife who was childless to give birth to…

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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

John 10:28-30 NIV 2011 “I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand. My Father, who has given them to me, is greater than all; no one can snatch them out of my Father’s hand. I and the Father are one.” Jesus answered the question asked by the Jews, John…

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Monday, August 31, 2020

John 8:36, Galatians 5:13 NIV 2011 “So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.” You my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge in the flesh; rather serve one another humbly in love. The disciple John used Jesus’ words during a conversation with teachers of the law…

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Sunday, August 30, 2020

Matthew 19:14 Luke 18:17 NIV 2011 Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.”  “Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child will never enter it.” Crowds followed Jesus wherever He was teaching. The Pharisees…

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Saturday, August 29, 2020

Philippians 2:3-5 NIV 2011 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interest but each of you to the interests of the others. In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus. Paul restated two ethical enemies of harmony and unity within the…

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Friday, August 28, 2020

Joel 2:13 NIV 2011  Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from ending calamity. The Lord sent His prophet Joel to advise God’s people of Judah to wake up. Joel told them to look at the destruction of…

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