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Rejoicing in Persecution

January 9 (Matthew 5:11-12 NIV) 11. “Blessed are you when people insult you, persecute you and falsely say all kinds of evil against you because of me. 12. Rejoice and be glad, because great is your reward in heaven, for … Continue reading

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In the Midst of Persecution, Look Forward

January 8 (Matthew 5:10 NIV) Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Persecution can take many forms, and it can occur for many reasons. Often persecution happens because of nationality or … Continue reading

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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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December 16 – The Power Of His Resurrection For Everyday Living

Philippians 3; Ezekiel 23; Isaiah 51 “that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death,” (Philippians 3:10 NKJV) Paul wanted to be sure that his righteousness depended … Continue reading

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November 30 – Finding Hope in God in the Midst of Utter Desolation

Galatians 4:21-31; Lamentations 3-4; Psalm 146 “This I recall to my mind, Therefore I have hope. Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. ‘The Lord … Continue reading

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November 7 – When Persecution Comes

2 Timothy 3; Jeremiah 9-10; Psalm 123 “Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.” (2 Timothy 3:12 NKJV) In the message before Paul said this, he mentioned many of his persecutions, but ended … Continue reading

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October 31 – Have You Prayed For Your Political Leaders Today?

1 Timothy 2; Isaiah 34-35; Psalm 119:65-96 “Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet … Continue reading

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October 29 – But Shouldn’t Christians Take Care of Everybody?

2 Thessalonians 3; Isaiah 29-30; Psalm 119:1-32 “For even when we were with you, we commanded you this: If anyone will not work, neither shall he eat. For we hear that there are some who walk among you in a … Continue reading

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October 26 – Dealing With People Inside and Outside of the Church

1 Thessalonians 5; Isaiah 23-24; Psalm 116 “Now we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are unruly, comfort the fainthearted, uphold the weak, be patient with all. See that no one renders evil for evil to anyone, but always pursue … Continue reading

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October 25 – Work In The Lord Is Never In Vain

1 Thessalonians 4; Isaiah 20-22; Psalm 115 “But I do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who have fallen asleep, lest you sorrow as others who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and … Continue reading

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