Today’s Readings

1 Peter 1–2 21 And when Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered about him, and he was beside the sea. 22 Then came one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name, and seeing him, he fell at his feet 23 and implored him earnestly, saying, “My little ...Read More

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Ecclesiastes 11:7–12:1 4   “O LORD, make me know my end    and what is the measure of my days;    let me know how fleeting I am!5   Behold, you have made my days a few handbreadths,    and my lifetime is as nothing before you.  Surely all mankind stands as a mere breath! Selah6     Surely a man goes about as a shadow!  Surely for nothing they ...Read More

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Anxiety Level: 1

‘Cast your cares on the Lord.’ Psalm 55:22 NIV When we’re stressed, the surge of negative emotions can be overwhelming. And unless you unburden your soul before God, it’s easy to make wrong decisions, succumb to wrong impulses, move in the wrong direction, and explode at the wrong people. The psalmist addresses this: ‘Cast your cares on ...Read More

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Deuteronomy 11–13 23 One Sabbath he was going through the grainfields, and as they made their way, his disciples began to pluck heads of grain. 24 And the Pharisees were saying to him, “Look, why are they doing what is not lawful on the Sabbath?” 25 And he said to them, “Have you never read what David did, ...Read More

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In and Out

‘Though our outward man is perishing, yet the inward man is being renewed day by day.’ 2 Corinthians 4:16 NKJV Next time you’re at a supermarket checkout, notice the magazine covers. Photoshopped faces, toned bodies—ads for diets and products that promise you can look that way too. Now, there is nothing wrong with looking your best and ...Read More

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Deuteronomy 8–10 13 He went out again beside the sea, and all the crowd was coming to him, and he was teaching them. 14 And as he passed by, he saw Levi the son of Alphaeus sitting at the tax booth, and he said to him, “Follow me.” And he rose and followed him. 15 And as he ...Read More

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Worry Less, Trust More

‘The message gets choked out, and they never produce anything.’ Mark 4:19 CEV In the ‘Parable of the Sower’, Jesus said the seed fell into four kinds of soil. Here is one of them: ‘The seeds that fell among the thornbushes are… people who hear the message. But they start worrying about the needs of this life. ...Read More

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Deuteronomy 5–7 2:1 And when he returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that he was at home. 2 And many were gathered together, so that there was no more room, not even at the door. And he was preaching the word to them. 3 And they came, bringing to him a paralytic carried by four ...Read More

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Learning Patience

‘Be patient and trust the Lord.’ Psalm 37:7 CEV Patience is born of trust. David said, ‘Trust the Lord and live right! The land will be yours, and you will be safe. Do what the Lord wants, and He will give you your heart’s desire.’ (Psalm 37:3–4 CEV) God has a plan for your life. It includes things you ...Read More

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Deuteronomy 3–4 35 And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed. 36 And Simon and those who were with him searched for him, 37 and they found him and said to him, “Everyone is looking for you.” 38 And he said to ...Read More

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Give Jesus A Chance

‘Come, follow Me, and I will show you how.’ Matthew 4:19 NLT Maybe your friends and family don’t see your potential, but Jesus does. In the most ordinary people, He saw the capacity to change the world. Here’s something you may not have considered: there are two sides to following Jesus—you believe in Him, and He believes ...Read More

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Deuteronomy 1–2 21 And they went into Capernaum, and immediately on the Sabbath he entered the synagogue and was teaching. 22 And they were astonished at his teaching, for he taught them as one who had authority, and not as the scribes. 23 And immediately there was in their synagogue a man with an unclean spirit. And he ...Read More

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Acts 27–28 9 In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10 And when he came up out of the water, immediately he saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. 11 And a voice came from heaven, “You are my beloved ...Read More

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