Tag Archives: persecution

For the Sake of the Name (June 7)

As persecution came, the disciples prayed and became even bolder. When opposition came, they became even more determined to teach and preach the good news. When suffering came, they rejoiced because they considered it an honor to be counted worthy to suffer for the Name of Christ. Continue reading

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When God Asks the Questions (Sept 1)

September 1 When God Asks the Questions Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 97:1-6 | Job 40:1 – 42:27 | 2 Corinthians 5:11-21 | Proverbs 22:14 Today’s Scripture Focus: Job 40-42 Job has asked his questions. He has finally said all that … Continue reading

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In Trouble (June 6)

June 6 In Trouble Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 127:3-5 | 1 Kings 1:1-53 | Acts 4:1-37 | Proverbs 16:24 Today’s Scripture Focus: Acts 4 “And now, O Lord, hear their threats, and give your servants great boldness in their preaching. … Continue reading

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Hard Times (Aug 21)

Aug 21 Hard Times Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 90:11-17
 | Job 1:1 – 3:26 | 1 Corinthians 14:1-17 | Proverbs 21:25-26 Today’s Scripture Focus: 
Job 1-3 Bad things do happen to good people. Job is a perfect case in point. … Continue reading

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Bumps in the Road (June 21)

June 21 Bumps in the Road Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 136:10-22 | 2 Kings 1:1-2:25 | Acts 13:42-14:7 | Proverbs 17:19-21 Today’s Scripture Focus: Acts 13:42-14:7 “Some of the Jews convinced the most respected women and leading men of the … Continue reading

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Scattered on Purpose (June 11)

June 11 Scattered On Purpose Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 131:1-3 | 1 Kings 8:1-66 | Acts 7:51-8:13 | Proverbs 17:1-33 Today’s Scripture Focus: Acts 7:51-8:13 “On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all … Continue reading

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In Trouble (June 6)

June 6 In Trouble Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 127:3-5 | 1 Kings 1:1-53 | Acts 4:1-37 | Proverbs 16:24 Today’s Scripture Focus: Acts 4 “And now, O Lord, hear their threats, and give your servants great boldness in their preaching. … Continue reading

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Unjust Suffering (Nov 24)

November 24 Unjust Suffering Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 129:1-8 | Ezekiel 47:1 – 48:35 | 1 Peter 2:11-3:17 | Proverbs 28:12-13 Today’s Scripture Focus: 1 Peter 2:11 – 3:17 “But if when you do good and suffer for it you … Continue reading

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Living Hope, Unspeakable Joy (Nov 22)

November 22 Living Hope, Unspeakable Joy Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 127:1-5 | Ezekiel 44:1-45:12 | 1 Pet 1:1-12 | Proverbs 28:8-10 Today’s Scripture Focus: 1 Peter 1:1-12 “He has given us new birth into a living hope through the Resurrection … Continue reading

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Eternal Glory (Aug 31)

August 31 Eternal Glory Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalm 96:7-13 | Job 37:1 – 39:30 | 2 Corinthians 4:13 – 5:10 | Proverbs 22:13 Today’s Scripture Focus: 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:10 “For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an … Continue reading

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