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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Revival: Session 4

John 14:21-24 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 21 He who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who loves Me; and he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and will disclose Myself to him.” 22 Judas (not Iscariot) *said to Him, “Lord, what then has happened that You are going to disclose […]

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Revival: Session 3

John 14:21-24 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 21 He who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who loves Me; and he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and will disclose Myself to him.” 22 Judas (not Iscariot) *said to Him, “Lord, what then has happened that You are going to disclose […]

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Revival: Session 2

Colossians 1:13-14 New American Standard Bible (NASB) The Incomparable Christ 13 [a]For He rescued us from the [b]domain of darkness, and transferred us to the kingdom of [c]His beloved Son, 14 in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins.

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Revival: Session 1

Luke 14:25-35 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Discipleship Tested 25 Now [a]large crowds were going along with Him; and He turned and said to them, 26 “If anyone comes to Me, and does not [b]hate his own father and mother and wife and children and brothers and sisters, yes, and even his own life, he cannot be My disciple. 27 Whoever does not carry […]

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The Church in Need of Revival

Revelation 3:14-22 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Message to Laodicea 14 “To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the [a]Beginning of the creation of God, says this: 15 ‘I know your deeds, that you are neither cold nor hot; I wish that you were cold or hot. 16 So because you are lukewarm, and neither hot […]

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