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Today's Verse – Galatians 4:6

Because you are sons, God sent the Spirit of his Son into our hearts, the Spirit who calls out, “Abba, Father.” —Galatians 4:6 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… The first vocalizations of many babies are the syllables “ab, ab, ba, ba.” Not surprisingly in Jesus’ day, that was the name babies…

Today's Verse – Colossians 4:5-6

Be wise in the way you act toward outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. —Colossians 4:5-6 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… Jesus warned us that we would have to answer…

Today's Verse – Galatians 4:4

But when the time had fully come, God sent his Son, born of a woman, born under law, to redeem those under law, that we might receive the full rights of sons. —Galatians 4:4 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… Wow! What a rich passage full of many wonderful thoughts. Let’s put…

Today's Verse – 1 Thessalonians 4:3

It is God’s will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality… —1 Thessalonians 4:3 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… Sanctified surely does sound “churchy,” doesn’t it? It means to be special, reserved for God’s use and glory, and not common. We are to be an uncommon people!…

Today's Verse – Ephesians 4:2-3

Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace. —Ephesians 4:2-3 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… Effort, sweat, and dedication seem to have become the profanity of western Christianity. To our age…

Today's Verse – Psalm 4:1

Answer me when I call to you, O my righteous God. Give me relief from my distress; be merciful to me and hear my prayer. —Psalm 4:1 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… At first, this cry for help seems very demanding. However, closer inspection shows that this is really the cry…

Today's Verse – Proverbs 3:31-32

Do not envy a violent man or choose any of his ways, for the LORD detests a perverse man but takes the upright into his confidence. —Proverbs 3:31-32 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… While many are seeking a cure for the rampaging violence that destroys lives, threatens schools, and makes our…

Today's Verse – John 3:30

He must become greater; I must become less. —John 3:30 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… For John the Baptist, this ultimate formula for greatness did not take many words. What’s your formula? Paul told the Galatians that a similar formula was needed for them (Galatians 4:19). He told the Colossians that…

Today's Verse – John 3:28-29

“I am not the Christ but am sent ahead of him. The bride belongs to the bridegroom. The friend who attends the bridegroom waits and listens for him, and is full of joy when he hears the bridegroom’s voice. That joy is mine, and it is now complete.” —John 3:28-29…

Today's Verse – Deuteronomy 3:27b-28

Look at the land with your own eyes, since you are not going to cross this Jordan. But commission Joshua, and encourage and strengthen him, for he will lead this people across and will cause them to inherit the land that you will see. —Deuteronomy 3:27b-28 Thoughts on Today’s Verse……

Today's Verse – Romans 3:27-28

Where, then, is boasting? It is excluded. On what principle? On that of observing the law? No, but on that of faith. For we maintain that a man is justified by faith apart from observing the law. —Romans 3:27-28 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… God’s salvation leaves us no room for…

Today's Verse – Galatians 3:26-27

You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. —Galatians 3:26-27 Thoughts on Today’s Verse… What are you wearing today? I hope you are clothed with Christ. Anything else is simply out of style…