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the ministry cycle

Ephesians 4:11-13 (JDV) Ephesians 4:11 And he himself gave some missionaries, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, Ephesians 4:12 so the devotees could be equipped for achieving ministry, to build up the body of Christ, Ephesians 4:13 until … Continue reading

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bearing with one another

Ephesians 4:1-3 (JDV) Ephesians 4:1 Then1 I, the prisoner in the Lord, urge you to live worthy of the invitation to which you were invited,2 Ephesians 4:2 with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in care, … Continue reading

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being fit together

Ephesians 2:21-22 (JDV) Ephesians 2:21 every building, being fit together1 to him, increases into a temple devoted to the Lord. Ephesians 2:22 You are also being built together in him for God’s dwelling in the Breath. being fit together Even … Continue reading

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his body and fullness

Ephesians 1:22-23 (JDV) Ephesians 1:22 And he subjected everything under his feet and appointed him as head above everything for the congregation,1 Ephesians 1:23 which is his body, the fullness of the one who fills all things in every way. … Continue reading

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the One Cared About

Ephesians 1:3-6 (JDV) Ephesians 1:3 The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ is to be applauded,1 who has endorsed2 us with every spiritual endorsement3 in the sky realms4 in Christ Ephesians 1:4 when5 he chose us in him, … Continue reading

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inclusion for a purpose

Joel 2:15-17 (JDV) Joel 2:15 Blow a ram’s horn bugle in Zion! Commit to sacred fast; proclaim an assembly. Joel 2:16 Gather the people; commit the congregation; assemble the aged; gather the infants, even babies nursing at the breast. The … Continue reading

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you together

Galatians 3:27-29 (JDV) Galatians 3:27 You see, however many of you who were baptized into Christ have been clothed with Christ. Galatians 3:28 There is no Jew or Greek, there is no slave or free person, there is not male … Continue reading

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the great assembly

  Psalm 40:9-10 Psalm 40:9 I proclaim righteousness in the great assembly; see, I do not keep my mouth closed – as you know, Yahveh. Psalm 40:10 I did not hide your righteousness in my heart; I spoke about your … Continue reading

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in the great assembly

Psalm 22:22-25 Psalm 22:22 I will proclaim your name to my brothers and sisters; I will praise you in the assembly. Psalm 22:23 You who fear Yahveh, praise him! All you descendants of Jacob, honor him! All you descendants of … Continue reading

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a Holy Spirit sandwich

John 20:21-23 John 20:21 Jesus said to them again, “Peace to you. As the Father has sent me, I also send you.” John 20:22 After saying this, he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit. John 20:23 If … Continue reading

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