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Fall in Love with Jesus!

31 years ago, I attended a revival in a little Florida town called Niceville. Yeah, Niceville. The preacher was Danny Duvall, fresh out of college and fired up for Jesus. He not only preached, but he gathered up the young … Continue reading

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Daily Passage on Works: Days 44-50

Days 44-50: I’m trying to this a week at at time now rather than every day. 1 Thessalonians 3:5 We told you earlier that you would suffer troubles, just as it came to pass, as you know. For this reason, … Continue reading

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Daily Passage on Works: Days 37-43

I’m playing catch-up again. As I said last time, I don’t mind. I need to provide 8 passages today, but I think what I will do is just 7, then catch up again in a few days. I want to … Continue reading

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Daily Passage on Works: Days 32-36

I got behind again. I’m going to do that more. I will probably do this once per week and list seven verses rather than one per day. To catch up, we are doing five passages today. There are actually six … Continue reading

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Daily Passage on Works: Philippians 3:8-20

Day 31: Philippians 3:8-20: I count everything a loss for the superior purpose of the knowledge of King Jesus my Lord. For him I have suffered the loss of everything, and I count all of it refuse so that I … Continue reading

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Daily Passage on Works: Luke 9:23 & Luke 14:26-33

I’m going to add a disclaimer today. I also am going to do two passages because I missed yesterday. Day 29: Luke 9:23-24: [Jesus] said to them all, “If anyone wants to come after me, let him deny himself, take … Continue reading

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Daily Passage on Works: John 5:28-29

Day 28: John 5:28-29: Don’t marvel at this, for the hour comes, in which all that are in the tombs will hear his voice, and will come out; those who have done good, to the resurrection of life; and those … Continue reading

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Daily Passage on Works: Matthew 7:24-27

The following passage ends the Sermon on the Mount, and “these words of mine” refers to the words of Matthew 5-7. Day 27: Matthew 7:24-27: Everyone therefore who hears these words of mine, and does them, I will liken him … Continue reading

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Daily Passage on Works: Hebrews 10:26-31

Today’s passage is from the NASB because it is the translation that is the most careful with Greek verb tenses. In a passage like this, that is important. Greek verb tenses can indicate continuous action or just a snapshot. In … Continue reading

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Daily Passage on Works: Galatians 5:24

Day 25: Galatians 5:24: Those who are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with its lusts and desires. Purpose of This Exercise: “Works,” as a word, has become almost a cuss word in many Evangelical circles. Affirming constantly that we are … Continue reading

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