Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk47/2022) – 1 Samuel 3

The Prophetic Call to Samuel 1 Now the boy Samuel was attending to the service of the Lord [1]under the supervision of Eli. The word of the Lord was rare and precious in those days; visions [that is, new revelations of divine truth] were not widespread. 2 Yet it happened at that time, as EliContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk47/2022) – 1 Samuel 3”

Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk44/2022) – Psalm 43

Prayer of Rescue 1 Judge and vindicate me, O God; plead my case against an ungodly nation. O rescue me from the deceitful and unjust man! 2 For You are the God of my strength [my stronghold—in whom I take refuge]; why have You rejected me? Why do I go mourning because of the oppressionContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk44/2022) – Psalm 43”

Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Romans 6

Believers Are Dead to Sin, Alive to God 1 What shall we say [to all this]? Should we continue in sin and practice sin as a habit so that [God’s gift of] [1]grace may increase and overflow? 2 Certainly not! How can we, the very ones who died to sin, continue to live in itContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Romans 6”

Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Colossians 3:1-11

Put On the New Self 1 Therefore if you have been raised with Christ [to a new life, sharing in His resurrection from the dead], keep seeking the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. 2 Set your mind and keep focused habitually on the things above [theContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk43/2022) – Colossians 3:1-11”

Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk42/2022) – Psalm 35

Prayer for Rescue from Enemies A Psalm of David 1 Contend, O Lord, with those who contend with me; fight against those who fight against me. 2 Take hold of shield and buckler ([1]small shield), and stand up for my help. 3 Draw also the spear and javelin to meet those who pursue me.Say toContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk42/2022) – Psalm 35”

Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk42/2022) – 1 Peter 3

Godly Living 1 In the same way, you wives, be [1]submissive to your own husbands [subordinate, not as inferior, but out of respect for the responsibilities entrusted to husbands and their accountability to God, and so partnering with them] so that even if some do not obey the word [of God], they may be wonContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk42/2022) – 1 Peter 3”

Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk42/2022) – Isaiah 55

The Free Offer of Mercy 1 “Everyone who thirsts, come to the waters; and you who have no money come, buy grain and eat. Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost [simply accept it as a gift from God]. 2 “Why do you spend money for that which is not bread, andContinue reading “Tuesday Morning Scripture (Wk42/2022) – Isaiah 55”

Thursday Morning Scripture (WK41/2022) – 1 Corinthians 1

Appeal to Unity 1 Paul, called as an apostle (special messenger, personally chosen representative) of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and our brother [1]Sosthenes, 2 To the church of God in Corinth, to those sanctified (set apart, made holy) in Christ Jesus, who are selected and called as saints (God’s people), together withContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture (WK41/2022) – 1 Corinthians 1”

Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk41/2022) – Hebrews 1

God’s Final Word in His Son 1 God, having spoken to the fathers long ago in [the voices and writings of] the prophets in many separate revelations [each of which set forth a portion of the truth], and in many ways, 2 has in these last days spoken [with finality] to us in [the personContinue reading “Thursday Morning Scripture (Wk41/2022) – Hebrews 1”

Friday Morning Scripture (Wk39/2022) – Romans 8:1-25

Escape from Bondage Therefore there is now no condemnation [no guilty verdict, no punishment] for those who are in Christ Jesus [who believe in Him as personal Lord and Savior]. 2 For the law of the Spirit of life [which is] in Christ Jesus [the law of our new being] has set you free fromContinue reading “Friday Morning Scripture (Wk39/2022) – Romans 8:1-25”