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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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Psalm 36:5-10 – How Precious Is Your Steadfast Love

Psalm 36:5-10 5Your steadfast love, O LORD, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds. 6Your righteousness is like the mighty mountains, your judgments are like the great deep; you save humans and animals alike, O LORD. 7How precious … Continue reading

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Isaiah 62:1-5 – I Will Not Keep Silent; I Will Not Rest

Isaiah 62:1-5 1For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent, and for Jerusalem’s sake I will not rest, until her vindication shines out like the dawn, and her salvation like a burning torch. 2The nations shall see your vindication, and … Continue reading

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Baptism of the Lord – Luke 3 – You Are the Beloved in Whom I AM Well Pleased

Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 15As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Messiah, 16John answered all of them by saying, “I baptize you with water; but one who is … 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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Baptism of the Lord – Psalm 29:1-11 – The Lord Shakes the Wilderness

PSALM 29:1-11 1   Ascribe to the LORD, O heavenly beings,ascribe to the LORD glory and strength.2   Ascribe to the LORD the glory of his name;worship the LORD in holy splendor. 3   The voice of the LORD is over the waters;the God of glory … Continue reading

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Epiphany – Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14 – May Righteousness Flourish and Peace Abound

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 poor with justice.3   May the mountains yield prosperity for the people,and the hills, in righteousness.4   May he defend the … Continue reading

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Epiphany – Isaiah 60:1-6 – The Magi Matter

Isaiah 60:1-6 1   Arise, shine; for your light has come,and the glory of the LORD has risen upon you.2   For darkness shall cover the earth,and thick darkness the peoples;but the LORD will arise upon you,and his glory will appear over you.3   Nations shall … Continue reading

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Luke 2:41-52 – Jesus Lost and Found

Luke 2:41-52 41Now every year his parents went to Jerusalem for the festival of the Passover. 42And when he was twelve years old, they went up as usual for the festival. 43When the festival was ended and they started to return, the … Continue reading

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