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Worshipping Disciples Part III

Proverbs 3:1-11 New International Version (NIV) Wisdom Bestows Well-Being 3 My son, do not forget my teaching,     but keep my commands in your heart, 2 for they will prolong your life many years     and bring you peace and prosperity. 3 Let love and faithfulness never leave you;     bind them around your neck,     write them on the tablet of your heart. 4 Then […]

Worshipping Disciples Part II

Psalm 86:8-13 New International Version (NIV) 8 Among the gods there is none like you, Lord;     no deeds can compare with yours. 9 All the nations you have made     will come and worship before you, Lord;     they will bring glory to your name. 10 For you are great and do marvelous deeds;     you alone are God. 11 Teach me your way, Lord,     that I may rely on your […]

Worshipping Disciples

Isaiah 46 New International Version (NIV) Gods of Babylon 46 Bel bows down, Nebo stoops low;     their idols are borne by beasts of burden. The images that are carried about are burdensome,     a burden for the weary. 2 They stoop and bow down together;     unable to rescue the burden,     they themselves go off into captivity. 3 “Listen to me, you descendants of Jacob, […]

A New Year’s Resolution or New Life?

Colossians 3:1-17 New International Version (NIV) Living as Those Made Alive in Christ 3 Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. 3 For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God. 4 When […]

Advent 5 – Rooted and Established in Love

Ephesians 3:14-21 New International Version (NIV) A Prayer for the Ephesians 14 For this reason I kneel before the Father, 15 from whom every family in heaven and on earth derives its name. 16 I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, 17 so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I […]

Advent 4 – Future Hope

Colossians 1:15-23 New International Version (NIV) The Supremacy of the Son of God 15 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. 17 He is […]

Advent 3 – Hope Has Come

Luke 2:1-21 New International Version (NIV) The Birth of Jesus 2 In those days Caesar Augustus issued a decree that a census should be taken of the entire Roman world. 2 (This was the first census that took place while Quirinius was governor of Syria.) 3 And everyone went to their own town to register. 4 So Joseph also went up from the town […]

Advent 2 – Hope Promised

Luke 1:68-75 New International Version (NIV) 68 “Praise be to the Lord, the God of Israel,     because he has come to his people and redeemed them. 69 He has raised up a horn of salvation for us     in the house of his servant David 70 (as he said through his holy prophets of long ago), 71 salvation from our enemies     and […]

On Stealing and Missing the Blessing!

Genesis 26:34-27:45 New International Version (NIV) Jacob Takes Esau’s Blessing 34 When Esau was forty years old, he married Judith daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and also Basemath daughter of Elon the Hittite. 35 They were a source of grief to Isaac and Rebekah. 27 When Isaac was old and his eyes were so weak that he could no longer see, he […]