Author Archives: rockyfort

About rockyfort

I am a retired Middle School Teacher. I share each day what God is teaching me from reading His word hoping that people can benefit from reading what God has taught me.

Working For the Lord: Philippians 2:12-30

After that great hymn, Paul talked a lot about the work that all believers should do in the Lord and he mentioned two of the workers who had the right attitude about that work: Timothy and Epaphroditus. Timothy was like … Continue reading

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Sing It Loud! – Philippians 2:1-11

I had a discussion with someone today who noted that it takes a lot longer to read these Bible Studies than it took to read the devotionals. It should. The devotionals, which I know were long by devotional standards anyway, … Continue reading

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A New Twist! Philippians 1:19-30

I have a YouTube introduction, but for some reason, WordPress isn’t letting me post it the normal way. So, ya gotta see it by clicking the link above. I discovered that my pastor occasionally reads what I write, which I … Continue reading

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Philippians: The Epistle of Joy – Looking at 1:1-18

Here’s the video introduction to this week’s Bible Study Philippians 1 Philippians is also known as the epistle of joy. Paul wrote this while he was in prison. I believe it was while he was in prison in Rome during … Continue reading

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Daily Enduring Truth – A New Vision Going Forward

I have been writing devotionals of one sort or another for over ten years, beginning in the year 2009 or 2010 on Facebook. I felt it was important to share, as a form of accountability, what God was teaching me … Continue reading

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December 31 – Seeing Strange Things in the New Year

Luke 5:1-26; Ezekiel 48; Isaiah 66 “And they were all amazed, and they glorified God and were filled with fear, saying, ‘We have seen strange things today!’” (Luke 5:26 NKJV) One day Jesus was teaching. Then, the crowds started coming … Continue reading

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December 30 – Serving With Authority

Luke 4:31-44; Ezekiel 46-47; Isaiah 65 “And they were astonished at His teaching, for His word was with authority.” (Luke 4:32 NKJV) The Luke passage today seems to be a summary of a number of weeks. We see that Jesus … Continue reading

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December 29 – Jesus Defines His Mission

Luke 4:1-30; Ezekiel 44-45; Isaiah 64 “The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, Because He has anointed Me To preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, To proclaim liberty to the captives … Continue reading

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December 28 – Fully God, Fully Man, Always With Us

Luke 3:21-38; Ezekiel 42-43; Isaiah 63 “When all the people were baptized, it came to pass that Jesus also was baptized; and while He prayed, the heaven was opened. And the Holy Spirit descended in bodily form like a dove … Continue reading

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