08 Jul Hebrews 12:5-11; Hosea 6:4-6

5 and you have forgotten the exhortation which is addressed to you as sons, “My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, Nor faint when you are reproved by Him; 6 For those whom the Lord loves He disciplines, And He scourges every son whom...

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06 Jul I Samuel 10:19

19 “But you have now rejected your God, who saves you out of all you calamities and distresses…” Check this out…so the people of Israel rejected God and decided they wanted a king to protect them instead. And Saul “looked” good – he was a full...

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11 Jan Matthew 21: 23- 27

23 When He entered the temple, the chief priests and the elders of the people came to Him while He was teaching, and said, "By what authority are You doing these things, and who gave You this authority?" 24 Jesus said to them, "I will...

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22 Mar Matthew 1:21

21 She will bear a Son; and you shall call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.” Jesus entered the temple complex. He turned over the tables of the money changers and those selling doves. Jesus said the temple was supposed to be a house...

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02 Feb Ephesians 5:1-2

5 Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children; 2 and walk in love, just as Christ also loved [a]you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God [b]as a fragrant aroma. What does Paul tell the Christ followers in Ephesus to do in these verses?  When you consider God’s...

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01 Feb Matthew 5:7

7 “Blessed are the merciful, for they shall receive mercy. We continue our study of the Beatitudes, a list of counter-cultural attributes that should mark True Disciples.  Jesus says “Blessed are the merciful…” and assures them of receiving mercy.  The merciful extends mercy to others, demonstrating God’s mercy...

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30 Jan Matthew 5:6

6 “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied. In contrast to the world’s pursuit of things to “fill us,” Jesus commends “those who hunger and thirst for righteousness” and states “they shall be satisfied.”  Do you have a healthy appetite for...

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