Monthly Archives: September 2021

Response to Truth; September 21, 2021


Acts 7:57 At this they covered their ears and, yelling at the top of their voices, they all rushed at him. It’s amazing sometimes what people will do when confronted with unwelcome truth. The thing that jumps out at me … Continue reading

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Delegation; September 20, 2021


Acts 6:2-4 So the Twelve gathered all the disciples together and said, “It would not be right for us to neglect the ministry of the word of God in order to wait on tables. Brothers, choose seven men from among … Continue reading

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Persecution; September 19, 2021


Acts 4:29-30 “Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness. Stretch out your hand to heal and perform miraculous signs and wonders through the name of your holy servant Jesus.” Reading this … Continue reading

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Peter; September 18, 2021


Acts 3:16 “By faith in the name of Jesus, this man whom you see and know was made strong. It is Jesus’ name and the faith that comes through him that has given this complete healing to him, as you … Continue reading

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Pentecost; September 17, 2021


Acts 2:42 They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. The events on the day of Pentecost were momentous in every way, and here we have the response to … Continue reading

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Decisions; September 16, 2021


Acts 1:24-26 Then they prayed, “Lord, you know everyone’s heart. Show us which of these two you have chosen to take over this apostolic ministry, which Judas left to go where he belongs.” Then they cast lots, and the lot … Continue reading

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Perception; September 15, 2021


Acts 1:14 They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers. It is interesting to try to imagine the atmosphere in this prayer meeting. They were obeying what … Continue reading

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Assignments; September 14, 2021


John 18:11 Jesus commanded Peter, “Put your sword away! Shall I not drink the cup the Father has given me?” John doesn’t record Jesus’ agonized prayer about this “cup,” but at the time he wrote that was already circulating through … Continue reading

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Identifying with Christ; September 13, 2021


John 17:14-15 “I have given them your word and the world has hated them, for they are not of the world any more than I am of the world. My prayer is not that you take them out of the … Continue reading

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Praying for the World; September 12, 2021


John 17:9 “I pray for them. I am not praying for the world, but for those you have given me, for they are yours.” This verse in English has always bothered me a bit. It feels like when God told … Continue reading

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