Surpassing Worth of Knowing Christ

Philippians 3:1-11 New International Version (NIV) No Confidence in the Flesh 3 Further, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord! It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you again, and it is a safeguard for you. 2 Watch out for those dogs, those evildoers, those mutilators of the flesh. […]

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Our Soul Needs a Future

Isaiah 40:6-8 New International Version (NIV) 6 A voice says, “Cry out.” And I said, “What shall I cry?” “All people are like grass, and all their faithfulness is like the flowers of the field. 7 The grass withers and the flowers fall, because the breath of the Lord blows on them. Surely the people […]

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Four Types of Soil/Soul

Mark 4:1-9 New International Version (NIV) The Parable of the Sower 4 Again Jesus began to teach by the lake. The crowd that gathered around him was so large that he got into a boat and sat in it out on the lake, while all the people were along the shore at the water’s edge. […]

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Repentance is the way to return to God

Nehemiah 9:1-12 New International Version (NIV) The Israelites Confess Their Sins 9 On the twenty-fourth day of the same month, the Israelites gathered together, fasting and wearing sackcloth and putting dust on their heads. 2 Those of Israelite descent had separated themselves from all foreigners. They stood in their places and confessed their sins and […]

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2 Trees

Jeremiah 17:5-10 New International Version (NIV) 5 This is what the Lord says: “Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who draws strength from mere flesh and whose heart turns away from the Lord. 6 That person will be like a bush in the wastelands; they will not see prosperity when it comes. They […]

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