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Month: April 2019

Let’s live a new life in the risen Lord and keep our bodies from impurity.

Let’s live a new life in the risen Lord and keep our bodies from impurity.

BibleGateway: Proverbs 6:16-29 ESV Text: Proverbs 6:16-29 Proverbs 6:16–29 (Listen) 16   There are six things that the LORD hates,    seven that are an abomination to him:17   haughty eyes, a lying tongue,    and hands that shed innocent blood,18   a heart that devises wicked plans,    feet that make haste to run to evil,19   a false witness who breathes out lies,    and one who sows discord among brothers. Warnings Against Adultery 20   My son, keep your father’s commandment,    and forsake not your mother’s teaching.21   Bind them on your heart always;    tie them around your neck.22   When…

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Jesus reassured Peter that even after his denials in the courtyard, he would still go on to be a minister of the Gospel.

Jesus reassured Peter that even after his denials in the courtyard, he would still go on to be a minister of the Gospel.

BibleGateway: John 21:1-19 ESV Text: John 21:1-19 John 21:1–19 (Listen) Jesus Appears to Seven Disciples 21:1 After this Jesus revealed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias, and he revealed himself in this way. 2 Simon Peter, Thomas (called the Twin), Nathanael of Cana in Galilee, the sons of Zebedee, and two others of his disciples were together. 3 Simon Peter said to them, “I am going fishing.” They said to him, “We will go with you.” They went out…

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Jesus gives the ministry to His disciples (the authority to forgive or not forgive sins). We are His disciples too with that same authority.

Jesus gives the ministry to His disciples (the authority to forgive or not forgive sins). We are His disciples too with that same authority.

BibleGateway: John 20:19-31 ESV Text: John 20:19-31 John 20:19–31 (Listen) Jesus Appears to the Disciples 19 On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews,1 Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 20 When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples were glad when they saw the Lord. 21 Jesus said to…

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The deaths of the Passover lambs delivered the Israelites from death—a sign of a greater Passover Lamb.

The deaths of the Passover lambs delivered the Israelites from death—a sign of a greater Passover Lamb.

BibleGateway: Exodus 12:14-36 ESV Text: Exodus 12:14-36 Exodus 12:14–36 (Listen) 14 “This day shall be for you a memorial day, and you shall keep it as a feast to the LORD; throughout your generations, as a statute forever, you shall keep it as a feast. 15 Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread. On the first day you shall remove leaven out of your houses, for if anyone eats what is leavened, from the first day until the seventh day, that person…

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Jesus’ resurrection turns our tears to joy!

Jesus’ resurrection turns our tears to joy!

BibleGateway: John 20:10-18 ESV Text: John 20:10-18 John 20:10–18 (Listen) 10 Then the disciples went back to their homes. Jesus Appears to Mary Magdalene 11 But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb, and as she wept she stooped to look into the tomb. 12 And she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had lain, one at the head and one at the feet. 13 They said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping?” She said to them, “They have…

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Our own wisdom is faulty and incomplete, but the Lord provides us with perfect wisdom in His Word. Trust in His wisdom!

Our own wisdom is faulty and incomplete, but the Lord provides us with perfect wisdom in His Word. Trust in His wisdom!

BibleGateway: Proverbs 3:1-17 ESV Text: Proverbs 3:1-17 Proverbs 3:1–17 (Listen) Trust in the Lord with All Your Heart 3:1   My son, do not forget my teaching,    but let your heart keep my commandments,2   for length of days and years of life    and peace they will add to you. 3   Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you;    bind them around your neck;    write them on the tablet of your heart.4   So you will find favor and good success1    in the sight of God and man. 5   Trust in the LORD…

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The great deliverance of Israel begins in earnest as Moses approaches Pharaoh.

The great deliverance of Israel begins in earnest as Moses approaches Pharaoh.

BibleGateway: Exodus 7:1-13 ESV Text: Exodus 7:1-13 Exodus 7:1–13 (Listen) Moses and Aaron Before Pharaoh 7:1 And the LORD said to Moses, “See, I have made you like God to Pharaoh, and your brother Aaron shall be your prophet. 2 You shall speak all that I command you, and your brother Aaron shall tell Pharaoh to let the people of Israel go out of his land. 3 But I will harden Pharaoh’s heart, and though I multiply my signs and wonders in the…

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Now the dead is living!

Now the dead is living!

BibleGateway: Matthew 28:1-10 ESV Text: Matthew 28:1-10 Matthew 28:1–10 (Listen) The Resurrection 28:1 Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. 2 And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3 His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing white as snow. 4 And for fear of him…

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“Why have you forsaken me?” Jesus cried. We know, don’t we? It was for us.

“Why have you forsaken me?” Jesus cried. We know, don’t we? It was for us.

BibleGateway: Matthew 27:32-66 ESV Text: Matthew 27:32-66 Matthew 27:32–66 (Listen) The Crucifixion 32 As they went out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name. They compelled this man to carry his cross. 33 And when they came to a place called Golgotha (which means Place of a Skull), 34 they offered him wine to drink, mixed with gall, but when he tasted it, he would not drink it. 35 And when they had crucified him, they divided his garments among them by…

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Jesus became the substitute for Barabbas—and for us all.

Jesus became the substitute for Barabbas—and for us all.

BibleGateway: Matthew 27:11-31 ESV Text: Matthew 27:11-31 Matthew 27:11–31 (Listen) Jesus Before Pilate 11 Now Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” Jesus said, “You have said so.” 12 But when he was accused by the chief priests and elders, he gave no answer. 13 Then Pilate said to him, “Do you not hear how many things they testify against you?” 14 But he gave him no answer, not even to a single charge,…

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