Thoughts from Scripture

Confess Jesus as Lord and believe He was raised from the dead.

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9if you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved. (New American Standard Version: Romans 10:9) 9If you use your mouth to say, "Jesus is Lord," and if you believe in your heart that God raised Jesus from death, then you will be saved. (Easy-to-Read Version: Romans 10:9)  

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Day 78 of 365 - New Testament in a Year: Mark 15:1-20

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15:1 And as soon as it was morning, the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole Council. And they bound Jesus and led him away and delivered him over to Pilate. 2And Pilate asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” And he answered him, “You have said so.”3And the chief priests accused him of many things. 4And Pilate again asked him, “Have you no answer to make? See how many charges they bring against you.” 5But Jesus made no further answer, so that Pilate was amazed. 6Now at the feast he used to release for them one...

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Day 78 of 365 - Lord, show me the things I should do.

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8Lord, show me your true love this morning. I trust you.  Show me the things I should do. I put my life in your hands! (Easy-to-Read Version: Psalm 143:8)              8Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee. (King James Version: Psalm 143:8)

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We can be reconciled by Jesus' death and saved by His life.

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10we were reconciled to God through the death of His Son; we shall be saved by His life. (New American Standard Version: Romans 5:10) 10God made friends with us through the death of his Son; God will save us through his Son's life.

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Day 77 of 365 - New Testament in a Year: Mark 14:53-72

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53And they led Jesus to the high priest. And all the chief priests and the elders and the scribes came together. 54And Peter had followed him at a distance, right into the courtyard of the high priest. And he was sitting with the guards and warming himself at the fire. 55Now the chief priests and the whole Council were seeking testimony against Jesus to put him to death, but they found none. 56For many bore false witness against him, but their testimony did not agree. 57And some stood up and bore false witness against him, saying, 58“We heard him say, ‘I will destroy this temple that...

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