Encouragement

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Listen… so that you will live

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Isaiah 55 Invitation to the Thirsty 55 “Come, all you who are thirsty,     come to the waters; and you who have no money,     come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk     without money and without cost. 2 Why spend money on what is not bread,     and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to […]

Inspiration from the Prophets

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Acts 8:26-39 (NASB) 26 But an angel of the Lord spoke to Philip saying, “Get up and go south to the road that descends from Jerusalem to Gaza.” ([a]This is a desert road.) 27 So he got up and went; and there was an Ethiopian eunuch, a court official of Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, who was […]

Reverence for God

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Haggai 1:1-15 A Call to Build the House of the Lord 1 In the second year of King Darius, on the first day of the sixth month, the word of the Lord came through the prophet Haggai to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua son of Jozadak, the high priest: 2 […]

Surviving the Storm

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Acts 27 Sailing for Rome 27 When it was decided that we were to sail to Italy, they handed over Paul and some other prisoners to a centurion named Julius, of the Imperial Regiment.[a]2 When we had boarded a ship of Adramyttium, we put to sea, intending to sail to ports along the coast of Asia. Aristarchus, […]

I am Not Ashamed

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Romans 1:16 16 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.

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 […]