Category Archives: 1 Peter

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD

Blessed is the nation whose God is the LORD, the people he chose for his inheritance … a remnant chosen by grace … I have chosen you out of the world … so that you might go and bear fruit — … Continue reading

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Words from the mouth of the wise are gracious …

… but fools are consumed by their own lips. // Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.

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The words of the reckless pierce like swords …

… but the tongue of the wise brings healing. 

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New Life – New Year

He who was seated on the throne said, “I am making everything new!” Then he said, “Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true.”

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Year-End Benedictions – 3

May the LORD answer you when you are in distress; may the name of the God of Jacob protect you.

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Gifts of God – 1

If you knew the gift of God … But to each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it.

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Call Upon the Lord

But if I were you, I would appeal to God; I would lay my cause before him.

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Be Holy

Rejoice in the LORD, you who are righteous, and praise his holy name.

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Taste

Taste and see that the Lord is good. … His fruit is sweet to my taste.

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The Lord is Good – 3

And the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory in Christ, after you have suffered a little while, will himself restore you and make you strong, firm and steadfast.

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