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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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Isaiah 40:21-31 – Those who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength

ISAIAH 40:21-31 21  Have you not known? Have you not heard? Has it not been told you from the beginning? Have you not understood from the foundations of the earth? 22  It is he who sits above the circle of the earth, … Continue reading

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John 1:43-51 – I saw you under the fig tree

JOHN 1:43-51 43The next day Jesus decided to go to Galilee. He found Philip and said to him, “Follow me.” 44Now Philip was from Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter. 45Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found him … 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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Matthew 4:12-23 Follow me and I will make you fish for people

Matthew 4:12-23 12Now when Jesus heard that John had been arrested, he withdrew to Galilee. 13He left Nazareth and made his home in Capernaum by the sea, in the territory of Zebulun and Naphtali, 14so that what had been spoken … Continue reading

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1 Corinthians 1:10-18 Let there be no divisions among you

1 Corinthians 1:10-18 10Now I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you be in agreement and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in … Continue reading

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Psalm 27:1,4-9 He will set me high on a rock

Psalm 27:1, 4-9 1   The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? 4   One thing I asked of the LORD, that will I seek … Continue reading

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Isaiah 9:1-4 – The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light

Isaiah 9:1-4 1But there will be no gloom for those who were in anguish. In the former time he brought into contempt the land of Zebulun and the land of Naphtali, but in the latter time he will make glorious … Continue reading

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John 1:29-42 Come and see

John 1:29-42 29The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him and declared, “Here is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! 30This is he of whom I said, ‘After me comes a man who … Continue reading

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Epiphany of the Lord: From oppression and violence he redeems their life

Epiphany readings will be posted throughout the day: morning, midday, afternoon, and evening prayers. PSALM 72:1-7, 10-14 1   Give the king your justice, O God, and your righteousness to a king’s son. 2   May he judge your people with righteousness, and your … Continue reading

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