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Although Peter had once denied His Savior, He was forgiven and Christ sent him out into the ministry.

Although Peter had once denied His Savior, He was forgiven and Christ sent him out into the ministry.

BibleGateway: John 21:15-25 ESV Text: John 21:15-25 John 21:15–25 (Listen) Jesus and Peter 15 When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” He said to him, “Feed my lambs.” 16 He said to him a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you love me?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.”…

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Just as He had promised, Jesus met His disciples in Galilee. Perhaps the catch of fish was a reminder to them of how the Lord would help them catch people too.

Just as He had promised, Jesus met His disciples in Galilee. Perhaps the catch of fish was a reminder to them of how the Lord would help them catch people too.

BibleGateway: John 21:1-14 ESV Text: John 21:1-14 John 21:1–14 (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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The four beasts are four kingdoms. The last one, the Roman Empire, did (and still does through the Roman church and the popes) great damage to the people of God. But Christ and His own will be victorious!

The four beasts are four kingdoms. The last one, the Roman Empire, did (and still does through the Roman church and the popes) great damage to the people of God. But Christ and His own will be victorious!

BibleGateway: Daniel 7:15-28 ESV Text: Daniel 7:15-28 Daniel 7:15–28 (Listen) Daniel’s Vision Interpreted 15 “As for me, Daniel, my spirit within me1 was anxious, and the visions of my head alarmed me. 16 I approached one of those who stood there and asked him the truth concerning all this. So he told me and made known to me the interpretation of the things. 17 ‘These four great beasts are four kings who shall arise out of the earth. 18 But the saints of the…

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Take note of who overcomes the four beasts in Daniel’s vision. It surely sounds like God the Father and God the Son, and it is.

Take note of who overcomes the four beasts in Daniel’s vision. It surely sounds like God the Father and God the Son, and it is.

BibleGateway: Daniel 7:1-14 ESV Text: Daniel 7:1-14 Daniel 7:1–14 (Listen) Daniel’s Vision of the Four Beasts 7:1 In the first year of Belshazzar king of Babylon, Daniel saw a dream and visions of his head as he lay in his bed. Then he wrote down the dream and told the sum of the matter. 2 Daniel declared,1 “I saw in my vision by night, and behold, the four winds of heaven were stirring up the great sea. 3 And four great beasts came…

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Jesus brought “proof” for Thomas, but more importantly He brought him peace— the same peace you have from Jesus too.

Jesus brought “proof” for Thomas, but more importantly He brought him peace— the same peace you have from Jesus too.

BibleGateway: John 20:24-31 ESV Text: John 20:24-31 John 20:24–31 (Listen) Jesus and Thomas 24 Now Thomas, one of the twelve, called the Twin,1 was not with them when Jesus came. 25 So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord.” But he said to them, “Unless I see in his hands the mark of the nails, and place my finger into the mark of the nails, and place my hand into his side, I will never believe.” 26 Eight days later,…

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King David’s family had sinful family problems too. Here David’s son Absalom took revenge on Amnon by murdering him. How the world needs the forgiveness of Christ!

King David’s family had sinful family problems too. Here David’s son Absalom took revenge on Amnon by murdering him. How the world needs the forgiveness of Christ!

BibleGateway: 2 Samuel 13:23-39 ESV Text: 2 Samuel 13:23-39 2 Samuel 13:23–39 (Listen) Absalom Murders Amnon 23 After two full years Absalom had sheepshearers at Baal-hazor, which is near Ephraim, and Absalom invited all the king’s sons. 24 And Absalom came to the king and said, “Behold, your servant has sheepshearers. Please let the king and his servants go with your servant.” 25 But the king said to Absalom, “No, my son, let us not all go, lest we be burdensome to you.”…

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Those who stand with the Lord will always emerge victorious, for even if Daniel had died in the den of lions he would have been forever with the Lord.

Those who stand with the Lord will always emerge victorious, for even if Daniel had died in the den of lions he would have been forever with the Lord.

BibleGateway: Daniel 6:19-28 ESV Text: Daniel 6:19-28 Daniel 6:19–28 (Listen) 19 Then, at break of day, the king arose and went in haste to the den of lions. 20 As he came near to the den where Daniel was, he cried out in a tone of anguish. The king declared to Daniel, “O Daniel, servant of the living God, has your God, whom you serve continually, been able to deliver you from the lions?” 21 Then Daniel said to the king, “O king,…

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May God keep our government from ever demanding of us that we worship a false god or insisting that we must turn from the truth.

May God keep our government from ever demanding of us that we worship a false god or insisting that we must turn from the truth.

BibleGateway: Daniel 6:1-18 ESV Text: Daniel 6:1-18 Daniel 6:1–18 (Listen) Daniel and the Lions’ Den 6:1 It pleased Darius to set over the kingdom 120 satraps, to be throughout the whole kingdom; 2 and over them three high officials, of whom Daniel was one, to whom these satraps should give account, so that the king might suffer no loss. 3 Then this Daniel became distinguished above all the other high officials and satraps, because an excellent spirit was in him. And the king…

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Who has the authority on earth to forgive sins? Well, you do! That’s what Jesus says.

Who has the authority on earth to forgive sins? Well, you do! That’s what Jesus says.

BibleGateway: John 20:19-23 ESV Text: John 20:19-23 John 20:19–23 (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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Mary should have known Jesus would rise, but look how gently Jesus comforts her in her sadness. With the same gentleness He comforts us.

Mary should have known Jesus would rise, but look how gently Jesus comforts her in her sadness. With the same gentleness He comforts us.

BibleGateway: John 20:9-18 ESV Text: John 20:9-18 John 20:9–18 (Listen) 9 for as yet they did not understand the Scripture, that he must rise from the dead. 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…

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