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Matthew 14:13-21 – Leftovers

Matthew 14:13-21 13Now when Jesus heard this, he withdrew from there in a boat to a deserted place by himself. But when the crowds heard it, they followed him on foot from the towns. 14When he went ashore, he saw a … Continue reading

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Romans 9:1-5 – Unceasing anguish in my heart

Romans 9:1-5 1I am speaking the truth in Christ — I am not lying; my conscience confirms it by the Holy Spirit — 2I have great sorrow and unceasing anguish in my heart. 3For I could wish that I myself were accursed … Continue reading

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Psalm 17:1-7, 15 – Seeking refuge from adversaries

Psalm 17:1-7, 15 1   Hear a just cause, O LORD; attend to my cry; give ear to my prayer from lips free of deceit. 2   From you let my vindication come; let your eyes see the right. 3   If you try my heart, … Continue reading

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Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 – Bring out of your treasure what is new and what is old

Matthew 13:31-33, 44-52 31He put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in his field;32it is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it has grown it is … Continue reading

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Romans 8:26-39 – Nothing can separate us from the love of God

Romans 8:26-39 26Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words. 27And God, who searches the heart, knows what is … Continue reading

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Psalm 128:1-6 – It shall go well with you

Psalm 128:1-6 1Happy is everyone who fears the LORD, who walks in his ways. 2You shall eat the fruit of the labor of your hands; you shall be happy, and it shall go well with you. 3Your wife will be … Continue reading

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Genesis 29:15-28 – Deception

Genesis 29:15-28 15Then Laban said to Jacob, “Because you are my kinsman, should you therefore serve me for nothing? Tell me, what shall your wages be?” 16Now Laban had two daughters; the name of the elder was Leah, and the name … Continue reading

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Psalm 105:1-11, 45b – Call on his name

Psalm 105:1-11, 45b 1O give thanks to the LORD, call on his name, make known his deeds among the peoples. 2Sing to him, sing praises to him; tell of all his wonderful works. 3Glory in his holy name; let the … Continue reading

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Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 – Did you not sow good seed in your field?

Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43 24He put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; 25but while everybody was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and then … Continue reading

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Romans 8:12-25 – For all who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God

Romans 8:12-25 12So then, brothers and sisters, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh — 13for if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death … Continue reading

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