Category Archives: John

We know and rely on the love God has for us

God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. … This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we … Continue reading

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There is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus

We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain, where our forerunner, Jesus, has entered on our behalf.

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The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us

God was pleased to have all his fullness dwell in (the Lord Jesus Christ), and through him to reconcile to himself all things, whether things on earth or things in heaven, by making peace through his blood, shed on the … Continue reading

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I know that my redeemer lives

The Lord who rescues Israel lives. … Even now my witness is in heaven; my advocate is on high. … For if, while we were God’s enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, how much … Continue reading

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From the fullness of his grace we have all received one blessing after another

The blessing of the Lord be upon you; we bless you in the name of the Lord. … The Lord bestows his blessing, even life forevermore. … So will I save you, and you will be a blessing. Do not … Continue reading

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The Lord gave him success in everything he did

Jabez cried out to the God of Israel, “Oh, that you would bless me and enlarge my territory! Let your hand be with me, and keep me from harm so that I will be free from pain.” And God granted … Continue reading

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No one who puts a hand to the plow and looks back is fit for service in the kingdom of God

Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize … Continue reading

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First seek the counsel of the Lord

Seek his kingdom. … Also, seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper. … A future awaits those … Continue reading

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I was found by those who did not seek me

And Isaiah boldly says, “I was found by those who did not seek me; I revealed myself to those who did not ask for me.”

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Great is the Lord and most worthy of praise

For great is the Lord and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods. … I know that the Lord is great, that our Lord is greater than all gods.

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