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He Loves You

Jesus prayed that we would know just how much our heavenly Father loves us. He loves us just as He loves Jesus! —Romans 5:8, The Message

Recognize the "Bruised Reed"

A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out, till he leads justice to victory. —Matthew 12:20

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After he had said this, Jesus was troubled in spirit and testified, "I tell you the truth, one of you is going to betray me." His disciples stared at one another, at a loss to know which of them he meant. One of them, the disciple whom Jesus loved, was reclining next to him. Simon Peter motioned to this disciple and said, "Ask him which one he means." Leaning back against Jesus, he asked him, "Lord, who is it?" —John 13:21-25

Doing Righteous Deeds but Disobeying God

And all our righteous deeds are like a filthy garment. ... For Thou hast hidden Thy face from us ... But now, O Lord, Thou art our Father, we are the clay, and Thou our potter; and all of us are the work of Thy hand. —Isaiah 64:6-8, NAS

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Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings from the wicked who assail me, from my mortal enemies who surround me. —Psalm 17:8-9

Do You Know?

The spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God. —Romans 8:16

Remedy for an Unhappy Marriage

Each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband. —Ephesians 5:33

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Though he slay me, yet will I hope in him; I will surely defend my ways to his face. Indeed, this will turn out for my deliverance, for no godless man would dare come before him! —Job 13:15-16

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Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God. —Psalm 43:5

Your Authority

Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. —Romans 13:1

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Your love, O Lord, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies. Your righteousness is like the mighty mountains, your justice like the great deep. —Psalm 36:5-6

Our Perfect Treasure

For God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us. —2 Corinthians 4:6-7

Little Things Matter

"Aren't the rivers of Damascus, the Abana and the Pharpar, better than any of the rivers of Israel? Why shouldn't I wash in them and be healed?" So Naaman turned and went away in a rage. But his officers tried to reason with him and said, "Sir, if the prophet had told you to do something very difficult, wouldn't you have done it? So you should certainly obey him when he says simply, 'Go and wash and be cured!'"

2 Kings 5:12-13

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When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon son of John, do you truly love me more than these?" "Yes, Lord," he said, "you know that I love you." Jesus said, "Feed my lambs." Again Jesus said, "Simon son of John, do you truly love me?" He answered, "Yes, Lord, you know that I love you." Jesus said, "Take care of my sheep." The third time he said to him, "Simon son of John, do you love me?" Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, "Do you love me?" He said, "Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you." Jesus said, "Feed my sheep." —John 21:15-18

Arise

[Jesus] entered into Simon's house. And Simon's wife's mother was taken with a great fever; and they besought him for her. And He stood over her, and rebuked the fever; and it left her; and immediately she arose and ministered unto them. —Luke 4:38-39

Be Faithful in Season or Out

Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction. —2 Timothy 4:2

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