Monday, April 23, 2018

Ephesians 3:14-17a NIV 2011 For this reason I kneel before the Father, from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith.   Paul’s letter to the…

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Psalm 65:1-4 NIV 2011 Praise awaits you, our God, in Zion; to you our vows will be fulfilled. You who answer prayer, to you all people will come. When we were overwhelmed by sins, you forgave our transgressions. Blessed are those you choose and bring near to live in your courts! We are filled with good things of your house,…

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Luke 9:18-20 NIV 2011 Once when Jesus was praying in private and his disciples were with him, he asked them, “Who do the crowds say I am?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others that one of the prophets of long ago has come back to life.” “But what about you?” he asked. “Who…

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Psalm 9:1, 1 Corinthians 15:57, Philippians 1:3 NIV 2011 I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart, I will tell of all your wonderful deeds. But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. I thank my God every time I remember you.   Both the Psalter and Paul have one…

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

1 John 4:15-16 NIV 2011 If anyone acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God lives in them and they in God. And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.   The Apostle John wrote to the churches in Asia…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

1 Kings 2:2-3b NIV 2011 “I am about to go the way of all the earth,” he said. “So be strong, act like a man, and observe what the Lord your God requires. Walk in obedience to him, and keep his decrees and commands, his laws and regulations, as written in the Law of Moses.”   David knew his time…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Exodus 3:4-5 NIV 2011 When the Lord saw that he had gone over to look, God called to him from within the bush, “Moses! Moses!” And Moses said, “Here I am.” “Do not come any closer,” God said. “Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground.”   Pharaoh’s daughter raised Moses as her son…

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Monday, April 16, 2018

John 12:37-38 NIV 2011 Even after Jesus had performed so many signs in their presence, they still would not believe in him. That was to fulfill the word of Isaiah the prophet: “Lord, who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed?”   The first recorded “sign” by the Apostle John is found…

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Matthew 14:22-23a NIV 2011 Immediately Jesus made the disciples get into the boat and go on ahead of him to the other side, while he dismissed the crowd. After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray.   Matthew recorded two specific times Jesus prayed, here and in Gethsemane. The first was after Jesus…

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Saturday, April 14, 2018

Psalm 40:2-3 NIV 2011 He lifted me out of the slimy pit, and out of the mud and mire; he set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand. He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to God. Many will see and fear the Lord and put their trust in…

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