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Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God's will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 When a teacher asked her children what…
For if, by the trespass of one man, death reigned through that one man, how much more will those who receive God's abundant provision of grace and of the gift…
Be joyful always. 1 Thessalonians 5:16 In his book, How Bad Are Your Sins?, Lance Webb tells of the time Grimaldi, an entertainer and clown who made everybody laugh, went…
For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the LORD by doing what is right and…

Rejoice

November 21, 2014
Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Philippians 4:4 There's a practice which has become relatively common. A waitress brings you your food and says, "Enjoy!"…
You shall not steal.... You shall not covet your neighbor's house. You shall not cover your neighbor's wife...or anything that belongs to your neighbor. Exodus 20:15,17 What would you do…
But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve.... But as for me and my household, we will serve the…
Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge. Psalm 62:8 The night was cold and frigid as the U.S.…
God sets the lonely in families, he leads forth the prisoners with singing; but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land. Psalm 68:6 "You just don't understand! You've never been…
But let your communication be, Yea, yea; Nay, nay: for whatsoever is more than these cometh of evil.  Matthew 5:37, KJV "You just don't understand!" says Deborah Tannen of men…
Don't you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time?  Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father...  John 14:9 It's an old…
You are in error because you do not know the Scriptures or the power of God.  Matthew 22:29 What you believe about God profoundly affects your daily life.  It affects…
Then he said to them all: “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” Luke 9:23 One of the…

Psalm 103

November 10, 2014
Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is with me, bless his holy name!  Psalm 103:1 The man whom the New Testament describes as a “man after God’s…
So they are no longer two, but one. Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate.  Matthew 19:6 You have probably long forgotten about it. The cartoon showed…
Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe.  Hebrews 12:28 There are very few…
About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the other prisoners were listening to them.  Acts 16:25 John Donne, who died in 1631, critiqued the…
Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother when he sins against me? Up to seven times?”  Matthew 18:21 Keeping your sanity…
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.  Matthew 6:33 It’s a mad, mad world. Keeping your head when…
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.  Matthew 6:34 I’m glad I grew up with English. Frankly,…

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