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By Pete Smith
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Going to the Moon
‘When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; ‘What is man, that thou art mindful of him?  and the son of man, that thou visitest him?’ —Psalm 8:3, 4
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September 30, 2022
Thomas’ Unbelief
‘And when he had so said, he shewed unto them his hands and his side. Then were the disciples glad, when they saw the Lord. ‘… ‘And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost: ‘… ‘And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God. ‘Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.’ —John 20:20–29
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September 29, 2022
His Shed Blood
‘And he that saw it bare record, and his record is true: and he knoweth that he saith true, that ye might believe.’ —John 19:35 ‘But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.’ —1 John 1:7
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September 28, 2022
The Soldier and His Spear
‘But when they came to Jesus, and saw that he was dead already, they brake not his legs: ‘But one of the soldiers with a spear pierced his side, and forthwith came there out blood and water. ‘… ‘For these things were done, that the scripture should be fulfilled, A bone of him shall not be broken. ‘And again another scripture saith, They shall look on him whom they pierced.’ —John 19:33–37
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September 27, 2022
The Family Altar
‘And he removed from thence unto a mountain on the east of Bethel, and pitched his tent, having Bethel on the west, and Hai on the east:  and there he builded an altar unto the Lord, and called upon the name of the Lord.’ —Genesis 12:8 ‘And he builded an altar there, and called upon the name of the Lord, and pitched his tent there: and there Isaac's servants digged a well.’ —Genesis 26:25
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September 26, 2022
The Character of Christ
‘Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.’ —Colossians 3:16
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September 25, 2022
Our Quiet Time
‘And he said unto them, Come ye yourselves apart into a desert place, and rest a while:  for there were many coming and going, and they had no leisure so much as to eat.’ —Mark 6:31 ‘My voice shalt thou hear in the morning, O Lord; in the morning will I direct my prayer unto thee, and will look up.’ —Psalm 5:3
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September 24, 2022
The Heart of Christianity
‘Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life.’ —John 5:24
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September 23, 2022
His Miracles
‘Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go?  thou hast the words of eternal life.’ —John 6:68 ‘Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world:  he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life.’ —John 8:12 ‘Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live’ —John 11:25
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September 22, 2022
Indirect Claims
‘Why doth this man thus speak blasphemies? who can forgive sins but God only?’ —Mark 2:7 ‘Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go?  thou hast the words of eternal life.’ —John 6:68
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September 21, 2022
He Is God
‘I and my Father are one.’ —John 10:30 ‘The Jews answered him, We have a law, and by our law he ought to die, because he made himself the Son of God.’ —John 19:7
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September 20, 2022
Christ's Teaching
‘Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life.’ —John 6:47
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September 19, 2022
True Compassion
‘So Jesus had compassion on them, and touched their eyes:  and immediately their eyes received sight, and they followed him.’ —Matthew 20:34
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September 18, 2022
Old Age
‘And even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you:  I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you.’ —Isaiah 46:4
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September 17, 2022
Alice Benden
‘Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.’ —Psalm 42:11
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September 16, 2022
What a Promise!
‘Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have:  for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.’ —Hebrews 13:5 ‘And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?  that is to say, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?’ —Matthew 27:46
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September 15, 2022
Unfailing Companion
‘Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have:  for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.’ —Hebrews 13:5
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September 14, 2022
Divine Comfort
‘Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.’ —Matthew 5:4 ‘But Jesus turned him about, and when he saw her, he said, Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith hath made thee whole.  And the woman was made whole from that hour.’ —Matthew 9:22
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September 13, 2022
The Comforting One
‘Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God, even our Father, which hath loved us, and hath given us everlasting consolation and good hope through grace ‘Comfort your hearts, and stablish you in every good word and work.’ —2 Thessalonians 2:17 ‘To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all that mourn’ —2 Thessalonians 2:16
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September 12, 2022
The Need for Kindness
‘And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.’ —Ephesians 4:32
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September 11, 2022
Searching Question
‘And Barzillai said unto the king, How long have I to live, that I should go up with the king unto Jerusalem?’ —2 Samuel 19:34
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September 10, 2022
Levi's Call
‘And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the receipt of custom, and said unto him, Follow me.  And he arose and followed him.’ —Mark 2:14
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September 09, 2022
Isaac Watts
‘I will speak of the glorious honour of thy majesty, and of thy wondrous works.’ —Psalm 145:5
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September 08, 2022
Preserving All
‘The Lord preserveth all them that love him:  but all the wicked will he destroy.’ —Psalm 145:20 ‘And I give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand.’ —John 10:28
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September 07, 2022
Near to All
‘The Lord is nigh unto all them that call upon him, to all that call upon him in truth.’ —Psalm 145:18 ‘Seek ye the Lord while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near’ —Isaiah 55:6
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September 06, 2022
Good to All
‘The Lord is good to all: and his tender mercies are over all his works.’ —Psalm 145:9 ‘He loveth righteousness and judgment: the earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.’ —Psalm 33:5 ‘In God we boast all the day long, and praise thy name for ever.  Selah.’ —Psalm 44:8
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September 05, 2022
A New Existence
‘Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature:  old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.’ —2 Corinthians 5:17
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September 04, 2022
Calvary’s Secret
‘And when they were come to the place, which is called Calvary, there they crucified him, and the malefactors, one on the right hand, and the other on the left.’ –Luke 23:33
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September 03, 2022
Be in Time
‘I am the door:  by me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out, and find pasture.’ —John 10:9
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September 02, 2022
The King of Heaven
‘And all the inhabitants of the earth are reputed as nothing:  and he doeth according to his will in the army of heaven, and among the inhabitants of the earth:  and none can stay his hand, or say unto him, What doest thou? ‘… ‘Now I Nebuchadnezzar praise and extol and honour the King of heaven, all whose works are truth, and his ways judgment:  and those that walk in pride he is able to abase.’ —Daniel 4:35. 27
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September 01, 2022
A God in Heaven
‘But there is a God in heaven that revealeth secrets, and maketh known to the king Nebuchadnezzar what shall be in the latter days.  Thy dream, and the visions of thy head upon thy bed, are these’ —Daniel 2:28 ‘Forasmuch as thou sawest that the stone was cut out of the mountain without hands, and that it brake in pieces the iron, the brass, the clay, the silver, and the gold; the great God hath made known to the king what shall come to pass hereafter:  and the dream is certain, and the interpretation thereof sure.’ —Daniel 2:45
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August 31, 2022
First Priority
‘Then Daniel went in, and desired of the king that he would give him time, and that he would shew the king the interpretation.’ —Daniel 2:16 ‘Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us’ —Ephesians 3:20
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August 30, 2022
Prayers Answered
‘That they would desire mercies of the God of heaven concerning this secret; that Daniel and his fellows should not perish with the rest of the wise men of Babylon. ‘… ‘Daniel answered and said, Blessed be the name of God for ever and ever: for wisdom and might are his’ —Daniel 2:18, 20
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August 29, 2022
A Cheerful Giver
‘Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity:  for God loveth a cheerful giver.’ —2 Corinthians 9:7
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August 28, 2022
Forty-Two Years
‘But to him that worketh not, but believeth on him that justifieth the ungodly, his faith is counted for righteousness.’ —Romans 4:5
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August 27, 2022
Joseph of Arimathæa: God's Man
‘And he made his grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death; because he had done no violence, neither was any deceit in his mouth.’ —Isaiah 53:9
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August 26, 2022
Joseph of Arimathæa: The Secret Disciple
‘And after this Joseph of Arimathæa, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly for fear of the Jews, besought Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus:  and Pilate gave him leave.  He came therefore, and took the body of Jesus.’ —John 19:38
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August 25, 2022
Joseph of Arimathæa: A Just Man
‘And, behold, there was a man named Joseph, a counsellor; and he was a good man, and a just: ‘(The same had not consented to the counsel and deed of them;) he was of Arimathaea, a city of the Jews:  who also himself waited for the kingdom of God.’ —Luke 23:50-51 ‘Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.’ —Habakkuk 2:4
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August 24, 2022
Joseph of Arimathæa: The Honourable Counsellor
‘Joseph of Arimathæa, an honourable counsellor, which also waited for the kingdom of God, came, and went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.’ —Mark 15:43
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August 23, 2022
Joseph of Arimathæa: The Rich Jew
‘When the even was come, there came a rich man of Arimathæa, named Joseph, who also himself was Jesus' disciple ‘… ‘And laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock: and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulchre, and departed.’ —Matthew 27:57, 60
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August 22, 2022
Transformation
‘Then they went out to see what was done; and came to Jesus, and found the man, out of whom the devils were departed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, and in his right mind: and they were afraid.’ —Luke 8:35
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August 21, 2022
Danger of Pride
‘Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit?  there is more hope of a fool than of him.’ —Proverbs 26:12 ‘But he giveth more grace.  Wherefore he saith, God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace unto the humble.’ —James 4:6
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August 20, 2022
Cleaving to Christ
‘So every man of Israel went up from after David, and followed Sheba the son of Bichri:  but the men of Judah clave unto their king, from Jordan even to Jerusalem.’ —2 Samuel 20:2 ‘ Who, when he came, and had seen the grace of God, was glad, and exhorted them all, that with purpose of heart they would cleave unto the Lord.’ —Acts 11:23
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August 19, 2022
The Cross & Faith
‘O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?’ —Galatians 3:1
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August 18, 2022
The Cross Today
‘O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?’ —Galatians 3:1 ‘But we preach Christ crucified, unto the Jews a stumblingblock, and unto the Greeks foolishness’ —1 Corinthians 1:23 ‘For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.’ —1 Corinthians 1:21
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August 17, 2022
The Cross Portrayed
‘O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?’ —Galatians 3:1
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August 16, 2022
Christ Crucified
‘O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified among you?’ —Galatians 3:1 'For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel:  not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect. ‘For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.’ —1 Corinthians 1:17-18
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August 15, 2022
Rejection & Ridicule
‘ But and if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye:  and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled; ‘But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts: and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you with meekness and fear’ —1 Peter 3:14, 15 ‘He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength.’ —Isaiah 40:29
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August 14, 2022
Preaching to the Trees
‘So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth:  it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it.’ —Isaiah 55:11
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August 13, 2022
Peter's Thought
‘Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.’ —1 Peter 5:7 ‘Commit thy way unto the Lᴏʀᴅ; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.’ —Psalm 37:5
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August 12, 2022
How God Sustains Us
‘Cast thy burden upon the Lᴏʀᴅ, and he shall sustain thee:  he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.’ —Psalm 55:22
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August 11, 2022
Cast It upon Him
‘Cast thy burden upon the Lᴏʀᴅ, and he shall sustain thee:  he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.’ —Psalm 55:22 ‘Then said I unto them, Cast ye away every man the abominations of his eyes, and defile not yourselves with the idols of Egypt:  I am the Lᴏʀᴅ your God.’ —Ezekiel 20:7
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August 10, 2022
Bearing Our Burdens
‘Cast thy burden upon the Lᴏʀᴅ, and he shall sustain thee:  he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.’ —Psalm 55:22 ‘Blessed be the Lᴏʀᴅ, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation.  Selah.’ —Psalm 68:19
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August 09, 2022
Our Burdens
‘Cast thy burden upon the Lᴏʀᴅ, and he shall sustain thee:  he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.’ —Psalm 55:22
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August 08, 2022
So Great Salvation
‘How shall we escape, if we neglect so great salvation; which at the first began to be spoken by the Lord, and was confirmed unto us by them that heard him’ —Hebrews 2:3
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August 07, 2022
Angels Rejoice with Him
‘Likewise, I say unto you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner that repenteth.’ —Luke 15:10
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August 06, 2022
Angels Give a Promise about Him
‘And while they looked stedfastly toward heaven as he went up, behold, two men stood by them in white apparel; ‘Which also said, Ye men of Galilee, why stand ye gazing up into heaven?  this same Jesus, which is taken up from you into heaven, shall so come in like manner as ye have seen him go into heaven. —Acts 1:10-11
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August 05, 2022
Angels Testify of Him
‘And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it. ‘His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow: ‘And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men. ‘And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye:  for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified. ‘He is not here: for he is risen, as he said.  Come, see the place where the Lord lay. ‘And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen from the dead; and, behold, he goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye see him:  lo, I have told you.’ —Matthew 28:2–7 ‘Seek ye the Lᴏʀᴅ while he may be found, call ye upon him while he is near’ —Isaiah 55:6
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August 04, 2022
Angels Look at Him
‘And they clothed him with purple, and platted a crown of thorns, and put it about his head, ‘And began to salute him, Hail, King of the Jews! ‘And they smote him on the head with a reed, and did spit upon him, and bowing their knees worshipped him.’ —Mark 15:17–19 ‘As obedient children, not fashioning yourselves according to the former lusts in your ignorance’ —1 Peter 1:14
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August 03, 2022
Angels Minister to Him
‘Then the devil leaveth him, and, behold, angels came and ministered unto him.’ —Matthew 4:11 ‘And there appeared an angel unto him from heaven, strengthening him.’ —Luke 22:43
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August 02, 2022
Angels Welcome Him
‘And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. ‘For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. ‘And this shall be a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. ‘And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, ‘Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men. ‘And it came to pass, as the angels were gone away from them into heaven, the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, and see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us. ‘And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger.’ —Luke 2:10-16
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August 01, 2022
Angels Worship Him
‘And again, when he bringeth in the firstbegotten into the world, he saith, And let all the angels of God worship him.’ —Hebrews 1:6 ‘And I beheld, and I heard the voice of many angels round about the throne and the beasts and the elders: and the number of them was ten thousand times ten thousand, and thousands of thousands; ‘Saying with a loud voice, Worthy is the Lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and glory, and blessing.’ —Revelation 5:11-12
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July 31, 2022
The Lᴏʀᴅ Heard it
‘And Miriam and Aaron spake against Moses because of the Ethiopian woman whom he had married:  for he had married an Ethiopian woman. ‘And they said, Hath the Lᴏʀᴅ indeed spoken only by Moses?  hath he not spoken also by us?  And the Lᴏʀᴅ heard it.’ —Numbers 11:1, 2 ‘Where no wood is, there the fire goeth out:  so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceaseth.’ —Proverbs 26:20
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July 30, 2022
No Half-Heartedness
‘And they departed, and went through the towns, preaching the gospel, and healing every where.’ —Luke 9:6 ‘In holiness and righteousness before him, all the days of our life.’ —Luke 1:75 ‘And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king; to whom also he gave their testimony, and said, I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my will.’ —Acts 13:22
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July 29, 2022
Feelings Change
‘All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out.’
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July 28, 2022
God Says So
‘If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater:  for this is the witness of God which he hath testified of his Son.’ —1 John 5:9 ‘He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.’ —1 John 5:12 ‘But the word of the Lord endureth for ever.  And this is the word which by the gospel is preached unto you.’ —1 Peter 1:25
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July 27, 2022
The Object of Faith
‘To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory’ —Colossians 1:27
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July 26, 2022
Enjoying Eternal Life
‘Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life.’ —John 6:47 ‘Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ’ —Romans 5:1
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July 25, 2022
Having Assurance
‘For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed:  for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.’ —2 Timothy 1:12 ‘And if we know that he hear us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we desired of him.’ —1 John 5:15 ‘And we know that we are of God, and the whole world lieth in wickedness.’ —1 John 5:19
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July 24, 2022
Saul's Escape (Repeat)
‘But their laying await was known of Saul.  And they watched the gates day and night to kill him.’ —Acts 9:24
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July 23, 2022
Blessed Assurance (Repeat)
‘Blessed assurance, Jesus is mine! Oh, what a foretaste of glory divine! Heir of salvation, purchase of God, Born of his Spirit, washed in his blood. ‘This is my story, this is my song, Praising my Saviour all the day long. This is my story, this is my song, Praising my Saviour all the day long. ‘Perfect communion, perfect delight, Visions of rapture now burst on my sight. Angels descending bring from above Echoes of mercy, whispers of love. ‘Perfect submission, all is at rest. I in my Savior am happy and bless’d, Watching and waiting, looking above, Filled with his goodness, lost in his love.’ —Fanny Crosby
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July 22, 2022
The Plumbline (Repeat)
‘And the Lᴏʀᴅ said unto me, Amos, what seest thou?  And I said, A plumbline.  Then said the Lᴏʀᴅ, Behold, I will set a plumbline in the midst of my people Israel:  I will not again pass by them any more’ —Amos 7:8
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July 21, 2022
Facing Death (Repeat)
‘Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live’ —John 11:25
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July 20, 2022
Moving Forward (Repeat)
‘And Jesus said unto him, No man, having put his hand to the plough, and looking back, is fit for the kingdom of God.’ —Luke 9:62
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July 19, 2022
God (Repeat)
‘In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.’ —Genesis 1:1 ‘Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.’ —Psalm 46:10
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July 18, 2022
A New Song (Repeat)
And they sung a new song, saying, Thou art worthy to take the book, and to open the seals thereof: for thou wast slain, and hast redeemed us to God by thy blood out of every kindred, and tongue, and people, and nation —Revelation 5:9 And he hath put a new song in my mouth, even praise unto our God: many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in the Lᴏʀᴅ. —Psalm 40:3
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July 17, 2022
Guilty before God
‘For as by one man's disobedience many were made sinners, so by the obedience of one shall many be made righteous.’ —Romans 5:19
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July 16, 2022
Burden-Bearing
‘Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ. ‘… ‘As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.’ —Galatians 6:2, 10
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July 15, 2022
Are We Concerned?
‘But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly, that now at the last your care of me hath flourished again; wherein ye were also careful, but ye lacked opportunity.’ —Philippians 4:10
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July 14, 2022
In Debt
‘I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the unwise.’ —Romans 1:14
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July 13, 2022
A Good Addiction
‘I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints)’ —1 Corinthians 16:15
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July 12, 2022
Eric Liddell Wins Gold
‘Wherefore the Lᴏʀᴅ God of Israel saith, I said indeed that thy house, and the house of thy father, should walk before me for ever:  but now the Lᴏʀᴅ saith, Be it far from me; for them that honour me I will honour, and they that despise me shall be lightly esteemed.’ —1 Samuel 2:30 ‘There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee:  I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.’ —Joshua 1:5
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July 11, 2022
Turn Your Eyes upon Jesus
‘The Heavenly Vision’, also known as ‘Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus’ (the first line of its chorus), is a hymn written by Helen Howarth Lemmel.
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July 10, 2022
The All-Knowing One
‘Who redeemeth thy life from destruction; who crowneth thee with lovingkindness and tender mercies’ —Psalm 103:4 ‘But he knoweth the way that I take:  when he hath tried me, I shall come forth as gold.’ —Job 23:10
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July 09, 2022
Claiming Deity
‘Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do:  for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise. ‘For the Father loveth the Son, and sheweth him all things that himself doeth: and he will shew him greater works than these, that ye may marvel. ‘For as the Father raiseth up the dead, and quickeneth them; even so the Son quickeneth whom he will. ‘For the Father judgeth no man, but hath committed all judgment unto the Son: ‘That all men should honour the Son, even as they honour the Father.  He that honoureth not the Son honoureth not the Father which hath sent him.’ —John 5:19-23 ‘Jesus said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Before Abraham was, I am.’ —John 8:58
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July 08, 2022
Deity Displayed
‘For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers:  all things were created by him, and for him’ —Colossians 1:16 ‘Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might take it again. ‘No man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself.  I have power to lay it down, and I have power to take it again.  This commandment have I received of my Father.’ —John 10:17, 18
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July 07, 2022
His Diety
‘For in him dwelleth all the fulness of the Godhead bodily.’ —Colossians 2:9 ‘I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.’ —Revelation 22:13 ‘And he said unto me, It is done.  I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end.  I will give unto him that is athirst of the fountain of the water of life freely.’ —Revelation 21:6
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July 06, 2022
Truly Man
‘Then saith he unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death:  tarry ye here, and watch with me.’ —Matthew 26:38 ‘And when Jesus had cried with a loud voice, he said, Father, into thy hands I commend my spirit:  and having said thus, he gave up the ghost.’ —Luke 23:46
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July 05, 2022
Perfect Humanity
‘And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness:  God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory.’ —1 Timothy 3:16 ‘And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth.’ —John 1:14
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July 04, 2022
The True Foundation
‘The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God’ —Mark 1:1 ‘And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name Jesus:  for he shall save his people from their sins.’ —Matthew 1:21
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July 03, 2022