Category Archives: Philippians

Give us today our daily bread

He humbled you, causing you to hunger and then feeding you with manna, which neither you nor your fathers had known, to teach you that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the … Continue reading

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Those who suffer he delivers in their suffering

It has been granted to you on behalf of Christ not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for him. … I want to know Christ—yes, to know the power of his resurrection and participation in his sufferings, … Continue reading

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Days of suffering confront me

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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Relieve the troubles of my heart and free me from my anguish

I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty … Continue reading

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I tell you, do not worry

Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do … 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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I can do all this through him who gives me strength

Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.

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Easter Week – 26: Tuesday After Easter – The Light of Easter 2

I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, and so, somehow, to attain to the resurrection from the dead.

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The commandments … are summed up: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

Do not repay evil with evil or insult with insult. On the contrary, repay evil with blessing, because to this you were called so that you may inherit a blessing. … Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, … Continue reading

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Love … does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud

What comes out of a person is what defiles them. For it is from within, out of a person’s heart, that evil thoughts come—sexual immorality, theft, murder, adultery, greed, malice, deceit, lewdness, envy, slander, arrogance and folly. All these evils … Continue reading

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