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King of the World (Psalm 2 and the Gospel of Matthew)


I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said to me, “Thou art my Son; this day have I begotten thee.”

Psalm 2:7

 And Jesus, when He was baptized, went up immediately out of the water: and lo, the heavens were opened to Him, and He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon Him: … 276 more words


Extravagant Worship (May 21)

May 21
Extravagant Worship

Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 71:15-18| 1 Samuel 29:1-31:13| John 11:54-12:19| Proverbs 15:24-26

Today’s Scripture Focus: John 11:54-12:19

“Lazarus and his sisters invited Jesus to dinner at their home. 358 more words


Once upon a time, there was a far-away land that was ruled by a vicious king. His iron hand reached into every corner of his subjects’ lives, every corner – except one. 247 more words

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Sometimes God Waits (May 20)

May 20
Sometimes God Waits

Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 71:9-14 | 1 Samuel 26:1-28:25 | John 11:1-53 |Proverbs 15:22-23

Today’s Scripture Focus: John 11:1-53

“Now Jesus loved Martha and her sister and Lazarus. 407 more words

How do we pray for those who persecute us?

The twentieth chapter of 2nd Kings records the story of King Hezekiah’s illness, Isaiah’s dire prophecy, Hezekiah’s desperate prayer, God’s promise to restore his health, the miraculous sign of the sun going backwards, and Hezekiah’s healing.    451 more words

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We sometimes say that money talks. And, indeed, it does. Get to know two things about a man – how he earns his money and how he spends it – and you have the clue to his character, for you have a searchlight that shows up in the deepest recesses of his soul. 94 more words

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May 20 - Drop the Mic

Acts 26:19-32; 1 Samuel 1:1-2:10; Psalm 49

Some of the best humor in the world is unintended. I think the Bible is full of that unintended humor. 390 more words

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