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Luke 4:14-21 – The Spirit of the Lord Is Upon Me

Luke 4:14-21 14Then Jesus, filled with the power of the Spirit, returned to Galilee, and a report about him spread through all the surrounding country. 15He began to teach in their synagogues and was praised by everyone. 16When he came to … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 12:12-31a – Members that Seem Weaker Are Indispensable

1 Corinthians 12:12-31a 12For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ. 13For in the one Spirit we were all baptized into … Continue reading

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Baptism of the Lord – Acts 8:14-17 – Receive 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 as yet … Continue reading

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Epiphany – Matthew 2:1-12 – They Were Overwhelmed with Joy

Matthew 2:1-12 1In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came to Jerusalem, 2asking, “Where is the child who has been born king of the Jews? For we observed his … Continue reading

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Epiphany – Ephesians 3:1-12 – The Boundless Riches of Christ

Ephesians 3:1-12 1This is the reason that I Paul am a prisoner for Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles — 2for surely you have already heard of the commission of God’s grace that was given me for you, 3and how … Continue reading

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Colossians 3:12-17 – Clothe Yourself with Love!

Colossians 3:12-17 12As God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience. 13Bear with one another and, if anyone has a complaint against another, forgive each other; just as the Lord has forgiven you, so … Continue reading

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Christmas Joy! Hebrews 1:144 (5-12) The Reflection of God’s Glory

HEBREWS 1:1-4 (5-12) 1Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets, 2but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom he … Continue reading

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Christmas Joy! Psalm 98:1-9 Make a Joyful Noise!

PSALM 98:1-9 1   O sing to the LORD a new song, for he has done marvelous things. His right hand and his holy arm have gained him victory. 2   The LORD has made known his victory; he has revealed his vindication in … Continue reading

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Christmas Joy! Isaiah 52:7-10 – Redeeming Love!

ISAIAH 52:7-10 7   How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of the messenger who announces peace, who brings good news, who announces salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.” 8   Listen! Your sentinels lift up their voices, together they sing … Continue reading

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Christmas at Dawn: Joy to the World!

ISAIAH 62:6-12 6   Upon your walls, O Jerusalem, I have posted sentinels; all day and all night they shall never be silent. You who remind the Lord, take no rest, 7   and give him no rest until he establishes Jerusalem and makes … Continue reading

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