Category Archives: 1 Peter

I have strayed like a lost sheep

We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all. … This is the fate of those who trust in themselves … They are … Continue reading

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You … have stood by me in my trials

You saw with your own eyes the great trials … the mighty hand and outstretched arm, with which the Lord your God brought you out.

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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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Think Before You Speak

The words of the reckless pierce like swords, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.

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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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This is a gift of God

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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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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