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The Search for Satisfaction (John 4:1-26)

John 4:1-26 (ESV) 1 Now when Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John 2 (although Jesus himself did not baptize, but only his disciples), 3 he left Judea and departed again for Galilee. 4 And he had to pass through Samaria. 5 So he came to a town of Samaria …

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Hope in the Middle of Fear (Psalm 46)

Psalm 46 (ESV) 46 To the choirmaster. Of the Sons of Korah. According to Alamoth. A Song. 1  God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. 2  Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, 3  though its waters roar and foam, though the …

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Answering God’s Call (Exodus 3:1-4:17)

Exodus 3:1–4:17 (ESV) 3 Now Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law, Jethro, the priest of Midian, and he led his flock to the west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. 2 And the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a flame of fire out of the midst of a bush. He looked, …

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So That All May Know That I AM the Lord

Exodus 1:1-7 (ESV) 1 These are the names of the sons of Israel who came to Egypt with Jacob, each with his household: 2 Reuben, Simeon, Levi, and Judah, 3 Issachar, Zebulun, and Benjamin, 4 Dan and Naphtali, Gad and Asher. 5 All the descendants of Jacob were seventy persons; Joseph was already in Egypt. 6 Then Joseph died, and all his brothers and all that …

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Celebrating the Sea, the Cross and the View from the Pit of Despair (Psalm 77)

Psalm 77 (ESV) To the choirmaster: according to Jeduthun. A Psalm of Asaph. 1  I cry aloud to God, aloud to God, and he will hear me. 2  In the day of my trouble I seek the Lord; in the night my hand is stretched out without wearying; my soul refuses to be comforted. 3  When I remember God, I …

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Matthew 1

“The book of the genealogy of Jesus Christ, the son of David, the son of Abraham. Abraham was the father of Isaac, and Isaac the father of Jacob, and Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, and Judah the father of Perez and Zerah by Tamar, and Perez the father of Hezron, and Hezron the father of Ram, and …

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I Wait for Your Salvation, O LORD”: Finishing Well (Gen 48-49)

Genesis 48:1-49:33 48 After this, Joseph was told, “Behold, your father is ill.” So he took with him his two sons, Manasseh and Ephraim. 2 And it was told to Jacob, “Your son Joseph has come to you.” Then Israel summoned his strength and sat up in bed. 3 And Jacob said to Joseph, “God Almighty appeared to me at …

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“I Myself will go down with you, and I will bring you back up” (Gen 46-47)

Genesis 46:1-47:31 46 So Israel took his journey with all that he had and came to Beersheba, and offered sacrifices to the God of his father Isaac. 2 And God spoke to Israel in visions of the night and said, “Jacob, Jacob.” And he said, “Here am I.” 3 Then he said, “I am God, the God of your father. …

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God’s Severe Mercies (part 2 of 3) – And Some That Aren’t (Gen 43)

Genesis 43:1-34 1 Now the famine was severe in the land. 2 And when they had eaten the grain that they had brought from Egypt, their father said to them, “Go again, buy us a little food.” 3 But Judah said to him, “The man solemnly warned us, saying, ‘You shall not see my face unless your brother is with …

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God’s Severe Mercies (part 1 of 3) – The Necessary First Steps to Restoration (Gen 42)

Genesis 42:1-38 1 When Jacob learned that there was grain for sale in Egypt, he said to his sons, “Why do you look at one another?” 2 And he said, “Behold, I have heard that there is grain for sale in Egypt. Go down and buy grain for us there, that we may live and not die.” 3 So ten …

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