Category Archives: Witness

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 – Hope in the midst of grief

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 13But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers and sisters, about those who have died, so that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. 14For since we believe that Jesus died and … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 2:9-13 – We dealt with each one of you like a father with his children

1 Thessalonians 2:9-13 9You remember our labor and toil, brothers and sisters; we worked night and day, so that we might not burden any of you while we proclaimed to you the gospel of God. 10You are witnesses, and God also, … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 – We had courage in our God to declare to you the gospel of God in spite of great opposition

1 Thessalonians 2:1-8 1You yourselves know, brothers and sisters, that our coming to you was not in vain, 2but though we had already suffered and been shamefully mistreated at Philippi, as you know, we had courage in our God to declare … Continue reading

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1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 – In spite of persecution you received the Word with joy

1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 1Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace. 2We always give thanks to God for all of you and mention you … Continue reading

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Philippians 4:1-9 – Rejoice in the Lord Always

Philippians 4:1-9 1Therefore, my brothers and sisters, whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm in the Lord in this way, my beloved. 2I urge Euodia and I urge Syntyche to be of the same mind … Continue reading

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Philippians 3:4b-14 – I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection

Philippians 3:4b-14 4bIf anyone else has reason to be confident in the flesh, I have more: 5circumcised on the eighth day, a member of the people of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew born of Hebrews; as to the … Continue reading

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Philippians 2:1-13 – Enabling you both to will and to work for his good pleasure

Philippians 2:1-13 1If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, 2make my joy complete: be of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and … Continue reading

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Philippians 1:21-30 – Striving side by side with one mind for the faith of the gospel

Philippians 1:21-30 21For to me, living is Christ and dying is gain. 22If I am to live in the flesh, that means fruitful labor for me; and I do not know which I prefer. 23I am hard pressed between the two: my … Continue reading

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John 7:37-39 – Out of the believer’s heart shall flow rivers of living water

John 7:37-39 37On the last day of the festival, the great day, while Jesus was standing there, he cried out, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me, 38and let the one who believes in me drink. As the scripture … Continue reading

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John 20:19-23 – Receive the Holy Spirit and forgive

John 20:19-23 19When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and … Continue reading

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