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1 Samuel 8 – Give Us a King to Govern Us

1 Samuel 8:4-11 (12-15) 16-20 (11:14-15) 8:4Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at Ramah, 5and said to him, “You are old and your sons do not follow in your ways; appoint for us, then, … Continue reading

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Romans 8:22-27 – The Spirit helps us in our weakness

ROMANS 8:22-27 22We know that the whole creation has been groaning in labor pains until now; 23and not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the first fruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly while we wait for adoption, the redemption … Continue reading

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Acts 10:44-48 The Holy Spirit fell upon all who heard the word

 ACTS 10:44-48 44While Peter was still speaking, the Holy Spirit fell upon all who heard the word. 45The circumcised believers who had come with Peter were astounded that the gift of the Holy Spirit had been poured out even on the … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 6: Glorify God in your body

12“All things are lawful for me,” but not all things are beneficial. “All things are lawful for me,” but I will not be dominated by anything. 13“Food is meant for the stomach and the stomach for food,” and God will destroy … 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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Mark 1:4-11 – The Spirit descended like a dove

MARK 1:4-11 4John the baptizer appeared in the wilderness, proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. 5And people from the whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem were going out to him, and were baptized by … Continue reading

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Acts 19:1-7 The Holy Spirit came upon them

ACTS 19:1-7 1While Apollos was in Corinth, Paul passed through the interior regions and came to Ephesus, where he found some disciples. 2He said to them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you became believers?” They replied, “No, we have … Continue reading

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Advent – Mark 1:1-8 – He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit

http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/%7Ejanknegt/r0012.html “Baptism” by Jim Janknegt. Used with permission MARK 1:1-8 1The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. 2As it is written in he prophet Isaiah, “See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, … Continue reading

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Acts 8:14-17 – They received the Holy Spirit

Acts 8:14-17 14Now when the apostles at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had accepted the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them. 15The two went down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit 16(for … 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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