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Supernatural Response; January 19, 2023


Acts 16:25 About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them. The picture here is clear. Luke specifies in verse 23 that they had been “severely” flogged, and their … Continue reading

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The Love of Jesus; January 12, 2023


John 17:24 “Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am, and to see my glory, the glory you have given me because you loved me before the creation of the world.” It struck … Continue reading

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The Fear of the Lord; December 20, 2022


Isaiah 11:3-4 And he will delight in the fear of the Lord. He will not judge by what he sees with his eyes, or decide by what he hears with his ears; but with righteousness he will judge the needy, … Continue reading

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Rest; December 18, 2022


Hebrews 4:9-11 There remains, then, a Sabbath-rest for the people of God; for anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from his own work, just as God did from his. Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest, … Continue reading

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Fake News; November 27, 2022


Matthew 28:15 So the soldiers took the money and did as they were instructed. And this story has been widely circulated among the Jews to this very day. This little section of five verses, sandwiched between Jesus’ resurrection and the … Continue reading

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Emotions; November 12, 2022


Jeremiah 31:13-14 “Then maidens will dance and be glad, young men and old as well. I will turn their mourning into gladness; I will give them comfort and joy instead of sorrow. I will satisfy the priests with abundance, and … Continue reading

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Inner Peace; September 24, 2022


Psalm 118:17 I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the Lord has done. I think that probably countless saints down through the centuries have been encouraged by this verse, and probably will be until the Lord’s return. … Continue reading

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Hard Times; August 22, 2022


Psalm 35:9 Then my soul will rejoice in the Lord and delight in his salvation. Unusually, today’s reading has very little that I had previously underlined. The Psalm as a whole is a prayer that God would not only rescue … Continue reading

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Focus; August 14, 2022


Psalms 21:13 Be exalted, O Lord, in your strength; we will sing and praise your might. As came out yesterday, this Psalm seems like one written by a court poet for the benefit of King David, rather than one written … Continue reading

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Each Part; June 12, 2022


Ephesians 4:16 From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work. Growth, and for that matter success, is dependent on structure and cooperative … Continue reading

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