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The Inheritance of the Meek

January 3 (Matthew 5:5 NIV) Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. The ideal American male is tall, muscular, and is involved in athletics. Football players tend to be the top of that heap. If they excel … 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 26 – A Light of Revelation

Luke 2:21-52; Ezekiel 38-39; Isaiah 61 “A light to bring revelation to the Gentiles, And the glory of Your people Israel.” (Luke 2:32 NKJV) Jesus had a two-fold mission: He was the Son of David, calling the people of Israel … Continue reading

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December 10 – Mutual Submission for the Spread of the Gospel

Ephesians 5:21-33; Ezekiel 16; Isaiah 45 “submitting to one another in the fear of God.” (Ephesians 5:21 NKJV) With these words, Paul begins his instructions to Christian men that turns society on its ear.  If you’re used to reading these … Continue reading

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October 5 – I Just Can’t Stop Worshiping!

Revelation 5; Nehemiah 7:5-8:12; Psalm 100 “Then I looked, and I heard the voice of many angels around the throne, the living creatures, and the elders; and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of … Continue reading

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September 29 – Walking in the Truth

3 John 1; Ezra 7-8; Psalm 94 “I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth.” (3 John 4) By the time he wrote this, John was old. He saw the church and the followers … Continue reading

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September 17 – If Accusations Spread Like Wildfire, Shouldn’t God’s Grace?

John 18:19-38; 2 Chronicles 27-28; Psalm 84 “Pilate then went out to them and said, ‘What accusation do you bring against this Man?’ They answered and said to him, ‘If He were not an evildoer, we would not have delivered … Continue reading

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September 3 – Hearing the Voice of the Good Shepherd

John 10:1-21; 2 Chronicles 8; Psalm 73 “But he who enters by the door is the shepherd of the sheep. To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice; and he calls his own sheep by name and … Continue reading

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August 7 – The Rich Generosity of the Grace of God

2 Corinthians 8; 2 Kings 20-21; Nahum 2 “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that you, through his poverty, might become rich.” (2 … Continue reading

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August 1 – Toward a Balanced Faith

1 Corinthians 16; 2 Kings 12; 2 Kings 13; Micah 3  Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong. Let all that you do be done with love. (1 Corinthians 16:13-14 NKJV)  Paul wrapped up this first letter … Continue reading

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