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Job 1:1, 2:1-10 – Shall we receive the good at the hand of God and not the bad?

Job 1:1, 2:1-10 1There was once a man in the land of Uz whose name was Job. That man was blameless and upright, one who feared God and turned away from evil. 2:1One day the heavenly beings came to present … Continue reading

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Mark 7:24-37 – They begged him to lay his hand upon him

Mark 7:24-37 24From there he set out and went away to the region of Tyre. He entered a house and did not want anyone to know he was there. Yet he could not escape notice, 25but a woman whose little … Continue reading

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John 6:1-21- Gather up the fragments left over so that nothing may be lost

  John 6:1-21 1After this Jesus went to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, also called the Sea of Tiberias. 2A large crowd kept following him, because they saw the signs that he was doing for the sick. … Continue reading

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Psalm 130 – Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord.

Psalm 130 1Out of the depths I cry to you, O LORD. 2Lord, hear my voice Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications! 3If you, O LORD, should mark iniquities, Lord, who could stand? 4But there … Continue reading

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2 Corinthians 6:1-13 – Now is the acceptable time

2 Corinthians 6:1-13 1As we work together with him, we urge you also not to accept the grace of God in vain. 2For he says, “At an acceptable time I have listened to you, and on a day of salvation … Continue reading

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Mark 4: 26-34 Seeding and Sprouting and Growing and Harvesting

Mark 4:26-34 26He also said, “The kingdom of God is as if someone would scatter seed on the ground, 27and would sleep and rise night and day, and the seed would sprout and grow, he does not know how. 28The … Continue reading

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2 Corinthians 5 – If anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation…

2 Corinthians 5:6-10 (11-13) 14-17 6So we are always confident; even though we know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord — 7for we walk by faith, not by sight. 8Yes, we … Continue reading

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Psalm 20 – May the LORD Fulfill all Your Petitions

Psalm 20 1   The LORD answer you in the day of trouble! The name of the God of Jacob protect you! 2   May he send you help from the sanctuary, and give you support from Zion. 3   May he remember all your offerings, … Continue reading

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Mark 3:20-35 – Whoever Blasphemes Against the Holy Spirit Cannot be Forgiven

MARK 3:20-35 20… and the crowd came together again, so that they could not even eat. 21When his family heard it, they went out to restrain him, for people were saying, “He has gone out of his mind.” 22And the scribes who … 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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