Category Archives: preparation

adjustable Apollos

adjustable Apollos Acts 18:24-28 (JDV) Acts 18:24 Now a Jew named Apollos, a native Alexandrian, a rhetorically skilled man who was competent in the use of the Scriptures, arrived in Ephesus. Acts 18:25 He had been instructed in the way … Continue reading

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pre-work

pre-work Acts 10:1-8 (JDV) Acts 10:1 There was a man in Caesarea named Cornelius, a centurion of what was called the Italian Regiment. Acts 10:2 He was a devout man and feared God along with his whole household. He did … Continue reading

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from murder to mission

from murder to mission Acts 9:1-18 (JDV) Acts 9:1 Now Saul was still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord. He went to the high priest Acts 9:2 and requested letters from him to the synagogues in … Continue reading

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from locusts to lions

Joel 1:5-6 (JDV) Joel 1:5 Wake up, you drunkards, and weep; yell,1 all you wine drinkers, over the sweet wine, because it has been cut off from your mouth. Joel 1:6 You see, a nation has invaded my land, powerful … Continue reading

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ready to go

devotional post # 2296 Numbers 10:11-28 Num 10:11 Then in the second year, in the second month, on the twentieth day of the month, this happened: the cloud lifted from over the tabernacle of the testimony, Num 10:12 and the … Continue reading

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paradigm change in evangelism

devotional post # 2068 Luke 22:35-38 Luk 22:35 And he said to them, “When I sent you out without moneybag or backpack or sandals, did you come up short of anything?” They said, “Nothing.” Luk 22:36 He said to them, … Continue reading

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working britches

devotional post # 1,983 Luke 12:35-36 Luk 12:35 “Get dressed for service and keep your lamps burning; Luk 12:36 be like people waiting for their master to come back from the wedding celebration, so that when he comes and knocks … Continue reading

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strong spirit, weak flesh

ARE YOU READY FOR WHAT’S COMING? Mark 14:37-42 37 He came and found them sleeping; and he said to Peter, “Simon, are you asleep? Could you not stay awake one hour? 38 Stay awake and pray that you may not … Continue reading

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called away from context

Mark 1:16-20 16 And while passing by Lake Galilee, Jesus saw Simon, and Andrew, the brother of Simon, casting a fishnet into the lake, because they were fishermen. 17 And Jesus said to them, Come after me, and I will … Continue reading

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barbers and bushes

Isaiah 7:18-25 18 And this will happen: On that day, Yahveh will whistle for the fly at the end of the stream of Egypt and the bee in the land of Assyria. 19 And all of them will come and … Continue reading

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