Category Archives: Psalms

We have a clear conscience and desire to live honorably in every way

For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out. For I do not do the good I want to do, but the evil I do not want to do—this I keep on doing. … Continue reading

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The righteous choose their friends carefully

Do not envy the violent or choose any of their ways … Do not envy the wicked, do not desire their company. … But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve … … Continue reading

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Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming on you

Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes. Your gold and silver are corroded. Their corrosion will testify against you and eat your flesh like fire. You have hoarded wealth in the last days. Look! The wages you … Continue reading

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Wicked deceivers … trust in their wealth and boast of their great riches

If I have put my trust in gold or said to pure gold, “You are my security,” if I have rejoiced over my great wealth, the fortune my hands had gained, then these also would be sins to be judged, … Continue reading

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We boast in the hope of the glory of God

Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts … Continue reading

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Easter Week – 19: Saturday Before Easter – Darkness 1

I looked at the earth, and it was formless and empty; and at the heavens, and their light was gone.

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Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord

Those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask … Continue reading

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The Lord knows how to rescue the godly from trials

Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not … Continue reading

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Easter Week – 18: Good Friday – 2

Now it was the day of Preparation, and the next day was to be a special Sabbath. Because the Jewish leaders did not want the bodies left on the crosses during the Sabbath, they asked Pilate to have the legs … Continue reading

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Easter Week – 17: Good Friday – 1

Finally Pilate handed him over to them to be crucified. So the soldiers took charge of Jesus.

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