Category Archives: Faith

Psalm 124: 1-8 – The snare is broken and we have escaped

Psalm 124:1-8 1If it had not been the LORD who was on our side — let Israel now say — 2if it had not been the LORD who was on our side, when our enemies attacked us, 3then they would … Continue reading

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Esther 7 – What is your petition?

Esther 7:1-6, 9-10, 9:20-22 1So the king and Haman went in to feast with Queen Esther. 2On the second day, as they were drinking wine, the king again said to Esther, “What is your petition, Queen Esther? It shall be granted … Continue reading

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Mark 9:30-37 – Whoever wants to be first must be last of all and servant of all

Mark 9:30-37 30They went on from there and passed through Galilee. He did not want anyone to know it; 31for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, “The Son of Man is to be betrayed into human hands, and … Continue reading

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James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a – Who is wise and understanding among you?

James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a 13Who is wise and understanding among you? Show by your good life that your works are done with gentleness born of wisdom. 14But if you have bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not be … Continue reading

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Psalm 1 Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked

Psalm 1 1Happy are those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or take the path that sinners tread, or sit in the seat of scoffers; 2but their delight is in the law of the LORD, and on … Continue reading

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Mark 8:27-38 – You are setting your mind not on divine things but on human things

Mark 8:27-38 27Jesus went on with his disciples to the villages of Caesarea Philippi; and on the way he asked his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” 28And they answered him, “John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; and … Continue reading

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James 3:1-12 From the same mouth come blessing and curse

James 3:1-12 1Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers and sisters, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. 2For all of us make many mistakes. Anyone who makes no mistakes in speaking … Continue reading

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Psalm 19 – What do you desire from Wisdom today?

Psalm 19:1-14 1The heavens are telling the glory of God; and the firmament proclaims his handiwork. 2Day to day pours forth speech, and night to night declares knowledge. 3There is no speech, nor are there words; their voice is not … Continue reading

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Proverbs 1:20-33 – I have called and you refused

Proverbs 1:20-33 20Wisdom cries out in the street; in the squares she raises her voice. 21At the busiest corner she cries out; at the entrance of the city gates she speaks: 22“How long, O simple ones, will you love being … Continue reading

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Mark 7:24-37 – They begged him to lay his hand upon him

Mark 7:24-37 24From there he set out and went away to the region of Tyre. He entered a house and did not want anyone to know he was there. Yet he could not escape notice, 25but a woman whose little … Continue reading

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