Psalm 63

Psalm 63 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Thirsting Soul Satisfied in God. A Psalm of David, [a]when he was in the wilderness of Judah. 63 O God, You are my God; I shall seek You [b]earnestly; My soul thirsts for You, my flesh [c]yearns for You, In a dry and weary land where there is […]

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The Prodigal Sons

Luke 15 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Lost Sheep 15 Now all the tax collectors and the [a]sinners were coming near Him to listen to Him. 2 Both the Pharisees and the scribes began to grumble, saying, “This man receives sinners and eats with them.” 3 So He told them this parable, saying, 4 “What man among you, […]

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Power of Pentecost

Acts 2:1-13 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Day of Pentecost 2 When the day of Pentecost [a]had come, they were all together in one place.2 And suddenly there came from heaven a noise like a violent rushing wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 And there appeared to them tongues as of […]

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Pentecost

Acts 2:1-13 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Day of Pentecost 2 When the day of Pentecost [a]had come, they were all together in one place.2 And suddenly there came from heaven a noise like a violent rushing wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 And there appeared to them tongues as of […]

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Mother’s Day Sermon

Matthew 20:20-28 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Preferment Asked 20 Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to [a]Jesus with her sons, bowing down and making a request of Him. 21 And He said to her, “What do you wish?”She *said to Him, “Command that in Your kingdom these two sons of mine may sit […]

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While I’m Waiting…

Acts 1:12-26 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Upper Room 12 Then they returned to Jerusalem from the [a]mount called [b]Olivet, which is near Jerusalem, a [c]Sabbath day’s journey away. 13 When they had entered the city, they went up to the upper room where they were staying; that is, Peter and John and [d]James and Andrew, […]

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Acts 1:9-11 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Ascension 9 And after He had said these things, He was lifted up while they were looking on, and a cloud received Him out of their sight. 10 And as they were gazing intently into [a]the sky while He was going, behold, two men in white clothing stood beside […]

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What is Christianity?

Acts 1:1-11 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Introduction 1 The first account I [a]composed, Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and teach, 2 until the day when He was taken up to heaven, after He had [b]by the Holy Spirit given orders to the apostles whom He had chosen. 3 To [c]these He also presented Himself […]

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Overview of a Church with Power

Acts 1 New International Version (NIV) Jesus Taken Up Into Heaven 1 In my former book, Theophilus, I wrote about all that Jesus began to do and to teach 2 until the day he was taken up to heaven, after giving instructions through the Holy Spirit to the apostles he had chosen. 3 After his suffering, he presented […]

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Remembering and Proclaiming the Cross

Luke 22:7-20 New International Version (NIV) The Last Supper 7 Then came the day of Unleavened Bread on which the Passover lamb had to be sacrificed. 8 Jesus sent Peter and John, saying, “Go and make preparations for us to eat the Passover.” 9 “Where do you want us to prepare for it?” they asked. 10 He replied, “As […]

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