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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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Psalm 139 – Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

PSALM 139:1-6,13-18 1   O LORD, you have searched me and known me. 2   You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from far away. 3   You search out my path and my lying down, and are … 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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Matthew 25:1-13 – Keep awake!

Matthew 25:1-13 1“Then the kingdom of heaven will be like this. Ten bridesmaids took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. 2Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. 3When the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with … Continue reading

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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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Psalm 78:1-7 – We will tell to the coming generation

Psalm 78:1-7 1   Give ear, O my people, to my teaching; incline your ears to the words of my mouth. 2   I will open my mouth in a parable; I will utter dark sayings from of old, 3   things that we have heard … Continue reading

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Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 – Choose this day whom you will serve

Joshua 24:1-3a, 14-25 1Then Joshua gathered all the tribes of Israel to Shechem, and summoned the elders, the heads, the judges, and the officers of Israel; and they presented themselves before God. 2And Joshua said to all the people, “Thus says … Continue reading

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Matthew 23:1-12 – All who exalt themselves will be humbled

Matthew 23:1-12 1Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples, 2“The scribes and the Pharisees sit on Moses’ seat; 3therefore, do whatever they teach you and follow it; but do not do as they do, for they do not practice … 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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