Category Archives: Acts

To one there is given gifts of healing by that one Spirit

One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer—at three in the afternoon. Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was … Continue reading

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To one there is given through the Spirit a message of wisdom

For Christ did not send me to baptize, but to preach the gospel—not with wisdom and eloquence, lest the cross of Christ be emptied of its power. For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, … Continue reading

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If your gift is to encourage, then give encouragement

So Christ himself gave … the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up. … If you have a word of exhortation for the people, please speak.

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If your gift is teaching, then teach

God has placed in the church first of all apostles, second prophets, third teachers. … In your teaching show integrity, seriousness and soundness of speech that cannot be condemned, so that those who oppose you may be ashamed because they have … Continue reading

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Everything comes from God

The God who made the world and everything in it is the Lord of heaven and earth and does not live in temples built by human hands. … For the earth is the Lord’s and everything in it. 

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In everything do to others what you would have them do to you

The Son of Man will send out his angels, and they will weed out of his kingdom everything that causes sin and all who do evil. … The Father loves the Son and has placed everything in his hands. … … Continue reading

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By myself I can do nothing

He grew up before him like a tender shoot, and like a root out of dry ground. He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him. … Very truly … Continue reading

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They loved human praise more than praise from God

Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ. … On the … Continue reading

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How beautiful are those … who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation

His word is in my heart like a fire, a fire shut up in my bones. I am weary of holding it in; indeed, I cannot. … I preach the gospel … I am compelled to preach. Woe to me … Continue reading

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The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever

  Every word of God is flawless. … It is written: “Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.” … Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the … Continue reading

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