God Forgives and Exposes

Jonah 1:17-4:11 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 17 [a]And the Lord appointed a great fish to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was in the stomach of the fish three days and three nights. Jonah’s Prayer 2 [b]Then Jonah prayed to the Lord his God from the stomach of the fish, 2 and he said, “I called out of my distress to the Lord, And He answered me. I cried […]

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God Pursues

Jonah 1:1-16 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Jonah’s Disobedience 1 The word of the Lord came to Jonah the son of Amittai saying, 2 “Arise, go to Nineveh the great city and cry against it, for their wickedness has come up before Me.” 3 But Jonah rose up to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. So he went down to Joppa, found a ship which was going to […]

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Christ Proclaimed = Joy Unspeakable pt. 2

Philippians 1:14-18 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 14 and that most of the [a]brethren, trusting in the Lord because of my [b]imprisonment, have far more courage to speak the word of God without fear.15 Some, to be sure, are preaching Christ even [c]from envy and strife, but some also [d]from good will; 16 the latter do it out of love, knowing that I am appointed for the […]

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Christ Proclaimed = Joy Unspeakable pt. 1

Philippians 1:12-13 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Gospel Is Preached 12 Now I want you to know, brethren, that my circumstances have turned out for the greater progress of the gospel, 13 so that my [a]imprisonment in the cause ofChrist has become well known throughout the whole [b]praetorian guard and to everyone else,

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The Foundation of Joy pt. 2

Philippians 1:7-11 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 7 [a]For it is only right for me to feel this way about you all, because I have you in my heart, since both in my [b]imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers of grace with me. 8 For God is my witness, how I long for you all with the [c]affection […]

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The Pursuit of Joy

Philippians 1:1-5 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Thanksgiving 1 Paul and Timothy, bond-servants of Christ Jesus, To all the [a]saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, [b]including the overseers and deacons: 2 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 3 I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, 4 always offering prayer with joy in my every prayer for you all, 5 in view […]

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Suffering, A Prelude to Joy

Acts 16:22-40New American Standard Bible (NASB) Paul and Silas Imprisoned 22 The crowd rose up together against them, and the chief magistrates tore their [a]robes off them and proceeded to order [b]them to be beaten with rods. 23 When they had struck them with many blows, they threw them into prison, commanding the jailer to guard them securely; 24 [c]and he, having received such a […]

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If We are the Body

1 Corinthians 12:12-27 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 12 For even as the body is one and yet has many members, and all the members of the body, though they are many, are one body, so also is Christ. 13 For [a]by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body, whether Jews or Greeks, whether slaves or free, and we were all made to drink […]

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Revival: Session 5

Luke 17:1-19 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Instructions 17 He said to His disciples, “It is inevitable that [a]stumbling blocks come, but woe to him through whom they come! 2 It [b]would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were thrown into the sea, than that he would cause one of these little ones to […]

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