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Be Still

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Psalm 46 God Our Refuge For the choir director. A song of the sons of Korah. According to Alamoth.[a] 1 God is our refuge and strength, a helper who is always found in times of trouble. 2 Therefore we will not be afraid, though the earth trembles and the mountains topple into the depths of the seas, […]

Eternity in Our Hearts

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John 7 (HCSB) The Unbelief of Jesus’ Brothers 7 After this, Jesus traveled in Galilee, since He did not want to travel in Judeabecause the Jews were trying to kill Him. 2 The Jewish Festival of Tabernacles[a][b]was near, 3 so His brothers said to Him, “Leave here and go to Judea so Your disciples can see Your works that […]

Two Kinds of Food

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– Audio not available – “Don’t work for the food that perishes but for the food that lasts for eternal life, which the Son of Manwill give you, because God the Father has set His seal of approval on Him.” v27 John 6 (HCSB) The Fourth Sign: Feeding 5,000 6 After this, Jesus crossed the Sea of […]

Healing the Sick

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John 5:1-9 (HCSB) The Third Sign: Healing the Sick 5 After this, a Jewish festival took place, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 2 By the Sheep Gate in Jerusalem there is a pool, called Bethesda[a] in Hebrew, which has five colonnades.[b] 3 Within these lay a large number of the sick—blind, lame, and paralyzed [—waiting for the moving […]

Course Corrections

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John 4:1-14 (HCSB) Jesus and the Samaritan Woman 4 When Jesus[a] knew that the Pharisees heard He was making and baptizing more disciples than John 2 (though Jesus Himself was not baptizing, but His disciples were), 3 He left Judea and went again to Galilee. 4 He had to travel through Samaria, 5 so He came to a town of Samaria […]

The True Temple

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Cleansing the Temple Complex 13 The Jewish Passover was near, so Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 In the temple complex He found people selling oxen, sheep, and doves, and He also found the money changers sitting there. 15 After making a whip out of cords, He drove everyone out of the temple complex with their sheep and […]

From Disaster to Victory

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2 Timothy 3 (HCSB) Difficult Times Ahead 3 But know this: Difficult times will come in the last days. 2 For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, boastful, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3 unloving, irreconcilable, slanderers, without self-control, brutal, without love for what is good, 4 traitors, reckless, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than […]

Transitions

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Deuteronomy 8 (HCSB) Remember the Lord 8 “You must carefully follow every command I am giving you today, so that you may live and increase, and may enter and take possession of the land the Lordswore to your fathers. 2 Remember that the Lord your God led you on the entire journey these 40 years in the wilderness, […]

Freedom from Our Past

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John 1:29-36 (HCSB) The Lamb of God 29 The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, “Here is the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! 30 This is the One I told you about: ‘After me comes a man who has surpassed me, because He existed before me.’ 31 I didn’t […]

Adjusting Our Focus

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Isaiah 40:29-31 (HCSB) 29 He gives strength to the weary and strengthens the powerless. 30 Youths may faint and grow weary, and young men stumble and fall, 31 but those who trust in the Lord will renew their strength; they will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary; they will walk and not faint. […]