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Daily Scripture Reading: Monday, December 19

Acts 5:12-16 12 The apostles performed many signs and wonders among the people. And all the believers used to meet together in Solomon’s Colonnade. 13 No one else dared join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people. 14 Nevertheless, more and more men and women believed in the Lord and were added...

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Matt’s Blog: The Lens of Peace

Flood family, Even after a cease fire agreement was reached by opposing sides in Syria this week, thousands of men, women, and children are trapped in the city of Aleppo, which has been the center of a six-year long civil war. Governments and NGO’s around the world are calling it a humanitarian disaster. Few of...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Saturday, December 17

Acts 5:1-11 1 Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property. 2 With his wife’s full knowledge he kept back part of the money for himself, but brought the rest and put it at the apostles’ feet. 3 Then Peter said, “Ananias, how is it that Satan...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Friday, December 16

Acts 4:23-37 23 On their release, Peter and John went back to their own people and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them. 24 When they heard this, they raised their voices together in prayer to God. “Sovereign Lord,” they said, “you made the heavens and the earth and...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Thursday, December 15

Acts 4:13-22 13 When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus. 14 But since they could see the man who had been healed standing there with them, there was nothing they could...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Wednesday, December 14

Acts 4:1-12 1 The priests and the captain of the temple guard and the Sadducees came up to Peter and John while they were speaking to the people. 2 They were greatly disturbed because the apostles were teaching the people, proclaiming in Jesus the resurrection of the dead. 3 They seized Peter and John and,...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Tuesday, December 13

Acts 3:11-26 11 While the man held on to Peter and John, all the people were astonished and came running to them in the place called Solomon’s Colonnade. 12 When Peter saw this, he said to them: “Fellow Israelites, why does this surprise you? Why do you stare at us as if by our own...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Monday, December 12

Acts 3:1-10 1 One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer—at three in the afternoon. 2 Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was put every day to beg from those going into the temple...

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Matt’s Blog: A Hope Filled Advent

Flood family, As long as I have been following Jesus, music has been a critical pathway for me experiencing God. The truth we experience through thoughtful arrangements and rich lyrics is particularly highlighted in the Christmas season, and one of the biggest reasons why I was once again blown away last Sunday at our annual...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Saturday, December 10

Acts 2:29-47 29 “Fellow Israelites, I can tell you confidently that the patriarch David died and was buried, and his tomb is here to this day. 30 But he was a prophet and knew that God had promised him on oath that he would place one of his descendants on his throne. 31 Seeing what...

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