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After Easter

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John 21 (HCSB) Jesus’ Third Appearance to the Disciples 21 After this, Jesus revealed Himself again to His disciples by the Sea of Tiberias. He revealed Himself in this way: 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called “Twin”), Nathanael from Cana of Galilee, Zebedee’ssons, and two others of His disciples were together. 3 “I’m going fishing,” Simon Peter said to them. […]

The Birth of a Disciple

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Luke 5:1-11 (NIV) Jesus Calls His First Disciples 5 One day as Jesus was standing by the Lake of Gennesaret,[a] the people were crowding around him and listening to the word of God. 2 He saw at the water’s edge two boats, left there by the fishermen, who were washing their nets. 3 He got into one of the boats, the one […]

Jesus and Goliath

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1 Samuel 17:1-11 David and Goliath 17 Now the Philistines gathered their forces for war and assembled at Sokoh in Judah. They pitched camp at Ephes Dammim, between Sokoh and Azekah. 2 Saul and the Israelites assembled and camped in the Valley of Elah and drew up their battle line to meet the Philistines. 3 The Philistines occupied one hill and the Israelites […]

Watch your Step

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1 Thessalonians 2:10-12 10 You are witnesses, and so is God, of how devoutly, righteously, and blamelesslywe conducted ourselves with you believers.  11 As you know, like a father with his own children,  12 we encouraged, comforted, and implored each one of you to walk worthy of God, who calls you into His own kingdom and glory.

Talking to God

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Revelation 5:8 The Lamb Is Worthy 8 When He took the scroll, the four living creatures and the 24 elders fell down before the Lamb. Each one had a harp and gold bowls filled with incense, which are the prayers of the saints.

Living Your Life

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Philippians 1:27 (HCSB) 27 Just one thing: Live your life in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ. Then, whether I come and see you or am absent, I will hear about you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind,[a] working side by side for the faith that comes from the gospel,  Footnotes: Philippians 1:27 Lit soul

Distress

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James 1:27 (HCSB) 27 Pure and undefiled religion before our God and Father is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself unstained by the world.

Strategies for Victory

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Ephesians 6:10-18 (NASB) The Armor of God 10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil. 12 For our struggle is not against [a]flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against […]

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

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Genesis 19:1-30 (HCSB) The Destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah 19 The two angels entered Sodom in the evening as Lot was sitting at Sodom’s gate. When Lot saw them, he got up to meet them. He bowed with his face to the ground 2 and said, “My lords, turn aside to your servant’s house, wash your feet, and spend the […]