Tag Archives: Scriptures

Turning Defeat Into Victory – 4

Scripture Text – Joshua 8 Henry Ford defined a mistake as “an opportunity to begin again, more intelligently.” Joshua would also have agreed, because he is about to “begin again, more intelligently” and organize a victory out of his mistakes. … Continue reading

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Food For Thought 2/02/2023

They Dared Lose Home Dr. Truett of Texas was invited to a church that was raising $6,500 to dedicate a church building. After $3,500 had been promised, the offerings ceased. Then a plainly-dressed woman arose and spoke to her husband … Continue reading

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The Constraint of The Call

Thursday February 2, 2023 1 Corinthians 9:16 Woe is me if I do not preach the gospel! Beware of stopping your ears to the call of God. Everyone who is saved is called to testify to the fact; but that … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 2/02/2023

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Illustrated Message 2/02/2023

Exodus 1:17 Had said to them In disobeying Pharaoh, the Hebrew midwives were motivated by their loyalty to Yahweh, and a sense of moral rightness derived from their faith in Yahweh. God rewarded the midwives for their actions (verse 21). … Continue reading

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Bible Verse of The Day 2/02/2023

INTRODUCTION TO 1 PETER: First Peter is about maintaining hope in the midst of suffering. Because Jesus Himself suffered, and because God can be trusted to put all things right, Peter counsels believers to maintain their faith in Jesus. Believers … Continue reading

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Turning Defeat Into Victory – 3

Scripture Text – Joshua 8 Henry Ford defined a mistake as “an opportunity to begin again, more intelligently.” Joshua would also have agreed, because he is about to “begin again, more intelligently” and organize a victory out of his mistakes. … Continue reading

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Food For Thought 2/01/2023

Criswell Returns 30-Year Salary W. A. Criswell, pastor of the 18,000-member First Baptist Church of Dallas, Texas, gave back to the church $600,000, his salary accumulated over the past 30 years. Dr. Criswell told his congregation that when he entered … Continue reading

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John 4:14

Wednesday February 1, 2023 John 4:14 “A fountain of water springing up into everlasting life.” In the life overflowing in service for others, we find the deep fountain of life running over the spring and finding vent in rivers of … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 2/01/2023

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Illustrated Message 2/01/2023

Esther 4:14 For if indeed you keep silent This remark of Mordecai’s is one of the most faithful responses in the book, yet it lacks any direct mention of God. Mordecai’s thinking seems to reflect that of Judaism in general—that … Continue reading

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Bible Verse of The Day 2/01/2023

INTRODUCTION TO 1 PETER: First Peter is about maintaining hope in the midst of suffering. Because Jesus Himself suffered, and because God can be trusted to put all things right, Peter counsels believers to maintain their faith in Jesus. Believers … Continue reading

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Turning Defeat Into Victory – 2

Scripture Text – Joshua 8 Henry Ford defined a mistake as “an opportunity to begin again, more intelligently.” Joshua would also have agreed, because he is about to “begin again, more intelligently” and organize a victory out of his mistakes. … Continue reading

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Food For Thought 1/31/2023

More Losses Than Giving The average American misplaces more money each year than the per-member contributions to a majority of U. S. church denominations, says President Arthur R. Mckay of McCormick Theological Seminary. Cash lost averages $75 per person annually, … Continue reading

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The Two Talents

Tuesday January 31, 2023 Matthew 25:22-23 “He also who had received two talents came and said, ‘Lord, you delivered to me two talents; look, I have gained two more talents besides them.’ His lord said to him, ‘Well done, good … Continue reading

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Reflecting With God 1/31/2023

Thinking, praying, reading, studying the Bible – when we do these things, we are reflecting on the Word of God. To reflect is to contemplate and/or consider, and God wants us to deeply reflect on His Word so that we … Continue reading

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Illustrated Message 1/31/2023

Ephesians 1:6 The Beloved A reference to Jesus. To the praise of the glory A unique phrase found only in this blessing (see also Ephesians 1:12-14) as a liturgical expression of praise to God. Faithlife Verse of the Day Art, … Continue reading

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Bible Verse of The Day 1/31/2023

INTRODUCTION TO 1 PETER: First Peter is about maintaining hope in the midst of suffering. Because Jesus Himself suffered, and because God can be trusted to put all things right, Peter counsels believers to maintain their faith in Jesus. Believers … Continue reading

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Turning Defeat Into Victory – 1

Scripture Text – Joshua 8 The following quotation runs contrary to what most people today think about life, including people in the church. It was said in a sermon preached on August 12, 1849, by the famous British preacher F.W. … Continue reading

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Food For Thought 1/30/2023

Higher Income Means Lower Giving The Russell Sage Foundation several years ago published the results of a survey. In the United States, families with a net income of less than $3,000 a year gave more than 60% of all the … Continue reading

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