Dunblane Cathedral - Thought for the Day

Thoughts and reflections from the Ministers and other members of the Catheral will be posted here on a daily basis.

Published on Wed, 5 Aug 2020 23:01
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Return, O Israel, to the LORD your God, for you have stumbled because of your iniquity. Take words with you and return to the LORD;say to him,   ‘Take away all...

Published on Wed, 5 Aug 2020 10:27
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"Now fear the LORD and serve him with all faithfulness. Throw away the gods your ancestors worshiped beyond the Euphrates River and in Egypt, and serve the LORD....

Published on Tue, 4 Aug 2020 01:14
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Risks

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Jacob also went on his way, and the angels of God met him. When Jacob saw them, he said, “This is the camp of God!” So he named that place Mahanaim...

Published on Mon, 3 Aug 2020 00:00
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The Lord is gracious and compassionate,
 slow to anger and rich in love.

The Lord is good to a...

Published on Sat, 1 Aug 2020 00:00
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While Jesus was in one of the towns, a man came along who was covered with leprosy. When he saw Jesus, he fell with his face to the ground and begged him, “Lor...

Published on Fri, 31 Jul 2020 10:03
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They came back to Moses and Aaron and the whole Israelite community at Kadesh  in the Desert of Paran. There they reported to them  and to the whole assembly and...

Published on Thu, 30 Jul 2020 00:00
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In the second year of his reign, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; his mind was troubled and he could not sleep. So the king summoned the magicians, enchanters, sorcerers an...

Published on Wed, 29 Jul 2020 00:00
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Jesus said, “Why do you call me, ‘Lord, Lord’, and do not do what I tell you. I will tell you what someone is like who comes to me, hears my words, and acts ...

Published by IT Administrator on Tue, 28 Jul 2020 00:00
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God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the...

Published on Mon, 27 Jul 2020 00:00
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“When Athaliah the mother of Ahaziah saw that her son was dead, she proceeded to destroy the whole royal family. But Jehosheba, the daughter of King Jehoram and ...

Published on Sat, 25 Jul 2020 00:00
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Now when the Pharisees and some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered around him, they noticed that some of his disciples were eating with defiled hands, ...

Published on Fri, 24 Jul 2020 00:00
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The Father who Forgot……….         

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Then one of the synagogue leaders, named Jairus, came, and when he saw Jesus, he fell at his ...

Published by IT Administrator on Thu, 23 Jul 2020 00:00
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Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. She had a sister named Mary, who sat at the L...

Published by IT Administrator on Wed, 22 Jul 2020 00:00
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JESUS SAID “EPHPHATHA” - BE OPENED

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After Jesus took the deaf mute aside, away from the crowd, He put His finger into ...

Published on Tue, 21 Jul 2020 00:00
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This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all. If we claim to have fellowship with him and yet ...

Published by IT Administrator on Mon, 20 Jul 2020 00:00
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Teach me your way, Lord,
   that I may rely on your faithfulness;
give me an undivided heart,...

Published on Sat, 18 Jul 2020 00:00
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When a foreigner resides among you in your land, do not ill-treat them. The foreigner residing among you must be treated as your native-born. Love them as yourse...

Published on Thu, 16 Jul 2020 23:17
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I was glad when they said to me,
  ‘Let us go to the house of the LORD!’ 

Our feet ...

Published on Thu, 16 Jul 2020 00:00
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The Psalmist wrote “I joyed when to the house of God, go up they said to me.” No doubt these words resonate in many of our hearts, as churches prepare to emerg...

Published on Wed, 15 Jul 2020 00:00
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‘You’re the salt of the earth! But if the salt becomes tasteless, how is it going to get salty again? It’s no good for anything. You might as well throw it o...

Published on Tue, 14 Jul 2020 00:00
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But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law...

Published on Mon, 13 Jul 2020 00:00
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Suddenly a furious storm came up on the lake, so that the waves swept over the boat. But Jesus was sleeping....

Published on Sat, 11 Jul 2020 00:00
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Now after John was arrested, Jesus came to Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God, and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent,...

Published on Fri, 10 Jul 2020 00:00
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But Naomi said to her two daughters-in-law, ‘Go back each of you to your mother’s house. May the Lord deal kindly with you, as you have dealt with the dead and with...

Published on Thu, 9 Jul 2020 00:00
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‘Walk on air against your better judgement’

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So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where C...

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Published on Wed, 8 Jul 2020 00:00
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If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, make my joy complete: be of the sa...

Published on Tue, 7 Jul 2020 00:00
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Once when we were going to the place of prayer, we were met by a female slave who had a spirit by which she predicted the future. She earned a great deal of money ...

Published on Mon, 6 Jul 2020 00:00
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Then Job replied:
“Doubtless you are the only people who matter,
   and wisdom will die with you!...

Published on Sat, 4 Jul 2020 00:00
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O Lord, our Lord, Your greatness is seen in all the world!  Your praise reaches up to the heavens!  It is sung by children and babies....

Published on Thu, 2 Jul 2020 23:29
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Let every person be subject to the governing authorities; for there is no authority except from God, and those authorities that exist have been instituted by God. ...

Published on Thu, 2 Jul 2020 00:00
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No man is an island.

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For 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. F...

Published on Wed, 1 Jul 2020 00:00
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Never mind the sparrows!

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“Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Don't be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.”...

Published on Tue, 30 Jun 2020 00:00
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Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing. Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard am...

Published on Mon, 29 Jun 2020 00:00
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“Anyone who welcomes you welcomes me, and anyone who welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me. Whoever welcomes a prophet as a prophet will receive a prophet’s...

Published on Sat, 27 Jun 2020 16:29
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Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves,
    for the rights of all who are destitute....

Published on Fri, 26 Jun 2020 00:00
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They heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden at the time of the evening breeze, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the LORD God among the tree...

Published on Thu, 25 Jun 2020 00:00
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Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. Brothe...

Published on Wed, 24 Jun 2020 00:00
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In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. And just as he was coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens torn apart a...

Published on Tue, 23 Jun 2020 08:22
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Complaint

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O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; for his steadfast love endures forever. Say also: “Save us, O God of our ...

Published on Mon, 22 Jun 2020 00:00
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Hear me, Lord, and answer me,
   for I am poor and needy.
Guard my life, for I am faithful to you;...

Published on Sat, 20 Jun 2020 00:00
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God’s Steadfastness

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If the Lord had not been my help,
    my soul would soon have lived in the land of si...

Published on Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:00
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The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: ‘Come, go down to the potter’s house, and there I will let you hear my words.’ So I went down to the potter’s ho...

Published on Thu, 18 Jun 2020 00:56
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Lord, how long shall I cry for help,
   and you will not listen?
Or cry to you ‘Violence!’...

Published on Wed, 17 Jun 2020 00:00
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When the whole nation had finished crossing the Jordan, the LORD said to Joshua, "Choose twelve men from among the people, one from each tribe, and tell them t...

Published on Tue, 16 Jun 2020 10:16
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OVERCOMING EVIL WITH GOOD

In a world divided by politics, everyone is eager to point out the current difficulties of life in a broken world. Across the w...

Published on Mon, 15 Jun 2020 00:00
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God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness, so that they may rule over the fish in the sea and the birds in the sky, over the livestock and a...

Published on Sat, 13 Jun 2020 12:04
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Moving on

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Now the LORD said to Abram, ‘Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. I ...

Published on Fri, 12 Jun 2020 00:00
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The Confession of 1967

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So then, remember that at one time you Gentiles by birth, called ‘the uncircumcision’ by those who are called ‘the ci...

Published on Thu, 11 Jun 2020 00:00
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Do your best to come to me soon, for Demas, in love with this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalma...

Published on Wed, 10 Jun 2020 00:00
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While walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon (who is called Peter) and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. &nbsp...

Published on Tue, 9 Jun 2020 00:00
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The LORD spoke to Moses, saying: Speak to Aaron and his sons, saying, Thus you shall bless the Israelites: You shall say to them,...

Published on Mon, 8 Jun 2020 00:00
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Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with yo...

Published on Sat, 6 Jun 2020 00:00
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Oh that you would rend the heavens and come down, that the mountains would tremble before you!....You have hidden your face from us and made us waste away because of ou...

Published on Fri, 5 Jun 2020 09:12
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‘I still have many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth; for he will not sp...

Published on Thu, 4 Jun 2020 09:35
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With what shall I come before the Lord
    and bow down before the exalted God?
Shall...

Published on Wed, 3 Jun 2020 00:00
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For when God made a promise to Abraham, since he had no one greater by whom to swear, he swore by himself, saying, "Surely I will bless you and multiply you." And ...

Published on Tue, 2 Jun 2020 00:00
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Now there were devout Jews from every nation under heaven living in Jerusalem. And at this sound the crowd gathered and was bewildered, because each one heard them sp...

Published on Mon, 1 Jun 2020 00:00
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On the last day of the festival, the great day, while Jesus was standing there, he cried out, ‘Let anyone who is thirsty come to me, and let the one who beli...

Published on Sat, 30 May 2020 08:57
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As Jesus and his disciples were on their way, he came to a village where a woman named Martha opened her home to him. She had a sister called Mary, who sat at the Lord’s...

Published on Fri, 29 May 2020 09:40
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Later the following events took place: Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard in Jezreel, beside the palace of King Ahab of Samaria. And Ahab said to Naboth,...

Published on Thu, 28 May 2020 00:00
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Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, so that he may exalt you in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you. Discipline ...

Published on Wed, 27 May 2020 00:00
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For I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took a loaf of bread, and when he had given than...

Published on Tue, 26 May 2020 00:00
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In the first book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus did and taught from the beginning until the day when he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructio...

Published on Mon, 25 May 2020 09:58
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In the month of Nisan in the twentieth year of King Artaxerxes, when wine was brought for him, I took the wine and gave it to the king. I had not been sad in his pres...

Published on Sat, 23 May 2020 08:00
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The Resilient Spirit

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“We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck do...

Published on Fri, 22 May 2020 08:00
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Then each of them went home, while Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him and he sat down and b...

Published on Thu, 21 May 2020 09:37
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In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the...

Published on Wed, 20 May 2020 11:24
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Then Job answered: 

‘I have heard many such things;
  miserable comforters are you all....

Published on Tue, 19 May 2020 08:00
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"There was a man who had two sons. The younger one said to his father, 'Father, give me my share of the estate.' So he divided his property between them. "Not long...

Published on Mon, 18 May 2020 08:00
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Listen to me, O coastlands,
   pay attention, you peoples from far away!

The LORD called me ...

Published on Sat, 16 May 2020 08:00
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Like new-born babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, now that you have tasted that the Lord is good....

Published on Fri, 15 May 2020 09:27
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Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.

Psalm 119:105

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word wa...

Published on Thu, 14 May 2020 10:34
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Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not rely on your own insight. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths....

Published on Wed, 13 May 2020 08:00
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My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends. You are my friends if you d...

Published on Tue, 12 May 2020 08:00
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Be at Peace

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Jesus said, ‘But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry abo...

Published on Mon, 11 May 2020 08:00
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Praise the LORD!
Sing to the LORD a new song,
his praise in the assembly of the faithful. ...

Published on Sun, 10 May 2020 08:00
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Love for God and One Another

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Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.  Whoev...

Published on Sat, 9 May 2020 13:07
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And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love....

Published on Fri, 8 May 2020 08:00
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Can a woman forget her nursing-child,
   or show no compassion for the child of her womb?...

Published on Thu, 7 May 2020 09:48
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When Pharaoh let the people go, God did not lead them on the road through the Philistine country, though that was shorter. For God said, “If they face war, t...

Published on Wed, 6 May 2020 08:00
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We know that in all things God works for good with those who love Him (GNB)

Romans 8, verse 28...

Published on Tue, 5 May 2020 09:17
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I waited patiently for the LORD;
he inclined to me and heard my cry.
He drew me up from the deso...

Published on Tue, 5 May 2020 08:00
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"Dwelling Deeply"

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Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of moc...

Published on Sat, 2 May 2020 10:51
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For it is as if a man, going on a journey, summoned his slaves and entrusted his property to them; to one he gave five talents, to another two, to another one, to ...

Published on Fri, 1 May 2020 08:00
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"The Blame Game"

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They heard the sound of the LORD God walking in the garden at the time of the evening breeze, and the man and his wife hid themse...

Published on Thu, 30 Apr 2020 08:16
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There is a time for everything,
    and a season for every activity under the heavens:...

Published on Wed, 29 Apr 2020 10:49
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My command is this: love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. You are my friends if you...

Published on Tue, 28 Apr 2020 08:00
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At that time Jesus declared, "I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to...

Published on Mon, 27 Apr 2020 08:00
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Since you call on a Father who judges each person’s work impartially, live out your time as foreigners here in reverent fear.  For you know that it was not with peris...

Published on Sat, 25 Apr 2020 08:00
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And why do you worry about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they neither toil nor spin, yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was...

Published on Fri, 24 Apr 2020 08:00
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Now Thomas (also known as Didymus), one of the Twelve, was not with the disciples when Jesus came. So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord!”...

Published on Thu, 23 Apr 2020 09:40
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Now the Lord said to Abram, ‘Go from your country and your kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. ...

Published on Wed, 22 Apr 2020 08:00
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How much better to get wisdom than gold!

To get understanding is to be chosen rather than silver....

Published on Tue, 21 Apr 2020 08:00
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Christ and His Friend

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After the death of Moses the servant of the LORD, the LORD said to Joshua son of Nun, Moses' aide: "Moses my servant is...

Published on Mon, 20 Apr 2020 08:00
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Leaving that place, Jesus withdrew to the region of Tyre and Sidon. 22 A Canaanite woman from that vicinity came to him, crying out, “Lord, Son of David, have ...

Published on Sun, 19 Apr 2020 16:23
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Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. So she ran and ...

Published on Sat, 18 Apr 2020 08:00
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Signs of Resurrection

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Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem.  They were talking with...

Published on Fri, 17 Apr 2020 08:00
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“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”...

Published on Thu, 16 Apr 2020 08:00
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The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee. Finding Philip, he said to him, ‘Follow me.’...

Published on Wed, 15 Apr 2020 08:00
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‘Hope through it all’

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Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift! 

 2 Corinthians 9:15...

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