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Set an Example

Paul had mentored young Timothy and sent him out on a mission to Ephesus to stand up to some false teachers. There is some indication that he was timid by nature, so this may not have been an easy job for him. Nonetheless, he was Paul’s choice for the job. He tells him not to be intimidated by others, but instead to set an example for them. Continue reading

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Purity

But God has given us his word to guide us along the path. As we live according to its principles our way is kept pure. Continue reading

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Set an Example

Paul had mentored young Timothy and sent him out on a mission to Ephesus to stand up to some false teachers. There is some indication that he was timid by nature, so this may not have been an easy job for him. Nonetheless, he was Paul’s choice for the job. He tells him not to be intimidated by others, but instead to set an example for them. Continue reading

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Purity (Oct 23)

The Psalmist also speaks of the value of meditating on the word. “I have hidden your word in my heart.” (11). He verbally recounts the word with his lips (13). “He meditates on the Lord’s precepts and considers his ways” (15). As we repeat the word verbally, meditating on it, and memorizing it, we are helped greatly in our efforts to live pure lives. We not only are clear about the will of the Lord, but we also have the ammunition we need to fight temptation hidden in our hearts. We are formed by its truth. Continue reading

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Purity (Oct 23)

October 23 Purity Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 119:9-16 | Jeremiah 42:1-44:23 | 2 Timothy 2:1-21 | Proverbs 26:3-5 Today’s Scripture Focus: 2 Timothy 1:1-18 “How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word” (Psalm … Continue reading

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O Be Careful Little Eyes (Sept 6)

September 6 Oh Be Careful Little Eyes Today’s Scripture Reading: Psalms 101:1-8 | Song 1:1-4:16 | 2 Cor. 8:16-24 | Proverbs 22:22-23 Today’s Scripture Focus: Psalm 101:1-8 I will set before my eyes no vile (wicked, vain, evil, worthless) thing. … Continue reading

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Purity (Oct 23)

October 23 Purity Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 119:9-16 | Jeremiah 42:1-44:23 | 2 Timothy 2:1-21 | Proverbs 26:3-5 Today’s Scripture Focus: 2 Timothy 1:1-18 “How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word” (Psalm … Continue reading

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A Good Example (Oct 19)

October 19 A Good Example Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 118:1-4 | Jeremiah 33:1-34:22 | 1 Timothy 4:1-16 | Proverbs 25:23-24 Today’s Scripture Focus: 1 Timothy 4:1-16 “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an … Continue reading

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Purity (Oct 23)

October 23 Purity Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 119:9-16 | Jeremiah 42:1-44:23 | 2 Timothy 2:1-21 | Proverbs 26:3-5 Today’s Scripture Focus: 2 Timothy 1:1-18 “How can a young man keep his way pure? By living according to your word” (Psalm … Continue reading

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A Good Example (Oct 19)

October 19 A Good Example Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 118:1-4 | Jeremiah 33:1-34:22 | 1 Timothy 4:1-16 | Proverbs 25:23-24 Today’s Scripture Focus: 1 Timothy 4:1-16 “Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an … Continue reading

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