What I Hate About Memorizing Scripture
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Every Jesus-follower knows that memorizing scripture is super important to spiritual growth. Paul the apostle said “the word of God is alive and active” (Hebrews 4:12). As such, when we memorize the words of this book we are memorizing living words. These living words have many benefits – such as power over temptation (Psalm 119:9, 11), … [Click to read more …]

Tuesday: Be Who You Are
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A teenage boy holding his bible with sunset behind him

After giving us the list of what we should diligently seek for as Christians, Peter then declares what the result will be. Read 2 Peter 1:8-11. What is the link between what has already been done for a Christian and how a Christian should be living? Peter urges his readers to live according to the … [Click to read more …]

Sabbath: Be Who You Are
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Read for This Week’s Study: 2 Pet. 1:1-15, Eph. 2:8, Rom. 5:3-5, Heb. 10:38, Rom. 6:11, 1 Cor. 15:12-57. Memory Text: “For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge; and to knowledge, self-control; and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance, godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection; … [Click to read more …]

Wednesday: Jesus as the Messiah
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Come unto Me

As we saw earlier, one of the crucial turning points in Jesus’ earthly ministry was when, in response to a question about who He was, Peter answered: “‘You are the Christ, the Son of the living God’” (Matt. 16:16, NKJV). The word Christ (christos in Greek) means the “anointed,” the “Messiah”; in Hebrew it is … [Click to read more …]