Category Archives: discipleship

encouraging our leaders

encouraging our leaders Joshua 1:16-18 (JDV) Joshua 1:16 They answered Joshua, “Everything you have commanded us we will do, and everywhere you send us we will go. Joshua 1:17 We will obey you, just like we obeyed Moses in everything. … Continue reading

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sources of strength and courage

sources of strength and courage Joshua 1:6-9 (JDV) Joshua 1:6 “Be strong and courageous, because you will distribute the land I swore to their fathers to give them as an inheritance. Joshua 1:7 Above all, be strong and very courageous … Continue reading

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the master’s purpose

the master’s purpose Colossians 4:2-6 (JDV) Colossians 4:2 Persist in prayer; stay alert in it with thanksgiving. Colossians 4:3 At the same time, pray also for us that God may open a door to us for the word, to speak … Continue reading

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a master in the sky

a master in the sky Colossians 3:18-4:1 (JDV) Colossians 3:18 Wives, submit yourselves to your husbands, as is suitable in the Lord. Colossians 3:19 Husbands, care about your wives and don’t be bitter toward them. Colossians 3:20 Children, obey your … Continue reading

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low things and high things

low things and high things Colossians 3:1-17 (JDV) Colossians 3:1 So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the high things, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Colossians 3:2 Set your minds on high things, … Continue reading

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what sharing Christ entails

what sharing Christ entails Colossians 1:24 -2:5 (JDV) Colossians 1:24 Now I celebrate while I suffer for you, and I am finishing in my flesh the balance of Christ’s afflictions for his body, that is, the congregation. Colossians 1:25 I … Continue reading

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sharing some common ground

sharing some common ground Colossians 1:1-2 (JDV) Colossians 1:1 Paul, a missionary¹ of Christ Jesus by God’s preference,² and Timothy our brother: Colossians 1:2 To the devotees³in Christ at Colossae, who are faithful brothers and sisters. Favor to you and … Continue reading

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his righteousness and rescue

his righteousness and rescue Psalm 71:14-16 (JDV) Psalm 71:14 But I will hope continually and will praise you more and more. Psalm 71:15 My mouth will tell about your righteousness and your rescue all day long, though I cannot sum … Continue reading

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thirsty for the presence of God

thirsty for the presence of God Psalm 63:1-2 (JDV) Psalm 63:1 God, you are my God; I eagerly seek you. I thirst for you; my body faints for you in a land that is dry, desolate, and without water. Psalm … Continue reading

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forgetting our past

forgetting our past Psalm 45:10-17 (JDV) Psalm 45:10 Listen, daughter, focus and consider: forget your people and your father’s house, Psalm 45:11 and the king will desire your beauty. Bow down to him, because he is your lord. Psalm 45:12 … Continue reading

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