Category Archives: Discernment

James 2:1-17 You shall love your neighbor as yourself

James 2:1-10 (11-13) 14-17 1My brothers and sisters, do you with your acts of favoritism really believe in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ? 2For if a person with gold rings and in fine clothes comes into your assembly, and if … Continue reading

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1 Kings 2:10-12, 3:3-14 – Understanding to discern what is right

1 Kings 2:10-12, 3:3-14 10Then David slept with his ancestors, and was buried in the city of David. 11The time that David reigned over Israel was forty years; he reigned seven years in Hebron, and thirty-three years in Jerusalem. 12So … Continue reading

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Mark 3:20-35 – Whoever Blasphemes Against the Holy Spirit Cannot be Forgiven

MARK 3:20-35 20… and the crowd came together again, so that they could not even eat. 21When his family heard it, they went out to restrain him, for people were saying, “He has gone out of his mind.” 22And the scribes who … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 3 – Your Servant Is Listening

1 SAMUEL 3:1-10 (11-20) 1Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord under Eli. The word of the Lord was rare in those days; visions were not widespread. 2At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 3 – Your Servant Is Listening

1 SAMUEL 3:1-10 (11-20) 1Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord under Eli. The word of the Lord was rare in those days; visions were not widespread. 2At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim … Continue reading

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Isaiah 49:1-7 The Lord called me before I was born

Isaiah 49:1-7    1Listen to me, O coastlands, pay attention, you peoples from far away! The LORD called me before I was born, while I was in my mother’s womb he named me. 2   He made my mouth like a sharp sword, … Continue reading

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James 2:1-17 You shall love your neighbor as yourself

James 2:1-10 (11-13) 14-17 1My brothers and sisters, do you with your acts of favoritism really believe in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ? 2For if a person with gold rings and in fine clothes comes into your assembly, and if … Continue reading

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1 Kings 2:10-12, 3:3-14 – Understanding to discern what is right

1 Kings 2:10-12, 3:3-14 10Then David slept with his ancestors, and was buried in the city of David. 11The time that David reigned over Israel was forty years; he reigned seven years in Hebron, and thirty-three years in Jerusalem. 12So … Continue reading

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