Monthly Archives: August 2015

August 30, 2015


Acts 23:11 The following night the Lord stood near Paul and said, “Take courage! As you have testified about me in Jerusalem, so you must also testify in Rome.” The Lord had given Paul a brilliant line of defense, stated … Continue reading

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August 29, 2015


Acts 16:19 When the owners of the slave girl realized that their hope of making money was gone, they seized Paul and Silas and dragged them into the market-place to face the authorities. There are good hopes and there are … Continue reading

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August 28, 2015


Acts 2:14 Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say.” It occurred … Continue reading

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August 27, 2015


John 5:38-40 “nor does his word dwell in you, for you do not believe the one he sent. You diligently study the Scriptures because you think that by them you possess eternal life. These are the Scriptures that testify about … Continue reading

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August 26, 2015


Luke 24:33-34 They got up and returned at once to Jerusalem. There they found the Eleven and those with them, assembled together and saying, “It is true! The Lord has risen and has appeared to Simon.” This is a clear … Continue reading

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August 25, 2016


Matthew 12:21 “In his name the nations will put their hope.” It is always pleasing, even exciting to me when one of the Gospel writers points out that Jesus fulfilled an Old Testament prophecy. Matthew does that particularly, as his … Continue reading

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August 24, 2015


Zechariah 9:12 Return to your fortress, O prisoners of hope; even now I announce that I will restore twice as much to you. I understand that Hebrew prepositions can be somewhat indefinite. English translations have traditionally rendered this as ‚Äúprisoners … Continue reading

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August 23, 2015


Micah 7:7 But as for me, I watch in hope for the Lord, I wait for God my Savior; my God will hear me. The circumstances just described are horrible indeed, and frankly bring to mind conditions in the US … Continue reading

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August 22, 2015


Hosea 2:15 There I will give her back her vineyards, and will make the Valley of Achor a door of hope. There she will sing as in the days of her youth, as in the day she came up out … Continue reading

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August 21, 2015


Ezekiel 37:3, 10 He asked me, “Son of man, can these bones live?” I said, “O Sovereign Lord, you alone know.” So I prophesied as he commanded me, and breath entered them; they came to life and stood up on … Continue reading

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