Category Archives: 1 Peter

Take your stand against the devil’s schemes

God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and power, and how he went around doing good and healing all who were under the power of the devil, because God was with him.

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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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Their Redeemer is strong; the Lord Almighty is his name

I called on your name, Lord, from the depths of the pit. You heard my plea: “Do not close your ears to my cry for relief.” You came near when I called you, and you said, “Do not fear.” You, … Continue reading

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At the present time there is a remnant chosen by grace

To (the Lord’s people) God has chosen to make known among the Gentiles the glorious riches of this mystery, which is Christ in you, the hope of glory.

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Remind the people to be subject to rulers and authorities

Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority: whether to the emperor, as the supreme authority, or to governors, who are sent by him to punish those who do wrong and to commend those who do right.For it … Continue reading

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The proven genuineness of your faith—of greater worth than gold, which perishes

Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.”  Jesus … told them this parable: “The ground of a certain rich man yielded an abundant harvest. He thought to himself, ‘What shall I do? … Continue reading

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Each of you has your own gift from God

And God has placed in the church first of all apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healing, of helping, of guidance, and of different kinds of tongues. Are all apostles? Are all prophets? Are all teachers? … Continue reading

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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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Easter Week – 23: Monday After Easter – Resurrection 1

Christ Jesus, who died—more than that, who was raised to life—is at the right hand of God and is also interceding for us.

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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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