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Do Not Lose Heart (2 Cor 4)

2 Corinthians 4 (ESV) 4 Therefore, having this ministry by the mercy of God, we do not lose heart. 2 But we have renounced disgraceful, underhanded ways. We refuse to practice cunning or to tamper with God’s word, but by the open statement of the truth we would commend ourselves to everyone’s conscience in the sight of God. 3 And even if our …

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Chapter VIII – Christ the Mediator

Chapter VIII Of Christ the Mediator I. It pleased God, in His eternal purpose, to choose and ordain the Lord Jesus, His only begotten Son, to be the Mediator between God and man,[1] the Prophet,[2] Priest,[3] and King,[4] the Head and Savior of His Church,[5] the Heir of all things,[6] and Judge of the world:[7] unto whom He did from all eternity give a people, to be …

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When Hope Dies – And Yet… (Luke 23:44-24:49)

Luke 23:44-24:49 (ESV) 44 It was now about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour, 45 while the sun’s light failed. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two. 46 Then Jesus, calling out with a loud voice, said, “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!” And having said …

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Ephesians 6:21-24

Ephesians 6:21-24 (ESV) 21 So that you also may know how I am and what I am doing, Tychicus the beloved brother and faithful minister in the Lord will tell you everything. 22 I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know how we are, and that he may encourage your hearts. 23 Peace be to the brothers, …

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The Give and Take of Gospel Partnering (Philippians 4:14-23)

Philippians 4:14-23 (ESV) 14 Yet it was kind of you to share my trouble. 15 And you Philippians yourselves know that in the beginning of the gospel, when I left Macedonia, no church entered into partnership with me in giving and receiving, except you only. 16 Even in Thessalonica you sent me help for my needs once and again. 17 Not that I seek …

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Ephesians 1:15-19

Paul is thankful to God for opening the eyes of the hearts of the Ephesians and granting to them faith, which is demonstrated in their love for the brethren.  Paul talks about the hope we have in Christ.  This hope is not wishful thinking but a certainty built upon the surety of God’s character. Ephesians 1:15019 (ESV) 15 For this reason, …

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The Lord’s Supper (1 Cor 11:23-32)

1 Cor 11:23-32 23For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread, 24 and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, “This is my body which is foryou. Do this in remembrance of me.” 25 In the same way also he took the cup, after supper, saying, “This cup …

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The End? (Mark 15:40-16:19)

Mark 15:40 -16:19 The End?               [40] There were also women looking on from a distance, among whom were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the younger and of Joses, and Salome. [41] When he was in Galilee, they followed him and ministered to him, and there were also many other women who came …

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The Purpose of Prayer (2 Th 1:3-12)

“We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers, as is right, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing. Therefore we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God for your steadfastness and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions that you are …

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The Family Meal (1 Cor 11:17-34)

“But in the following instructions I do not commend you, because when you come together it is not for the better but for the worse. For, in the first place, when you come together as a church, I hear that there are divisions among you. And I believe it in part, for there must be factions among you in order …

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