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Daily Scripture Reading: Monday, April 8

Romans 14:13-15:2 13 Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in the way of a brother or sister. 14 I am convinced, being fully persuaded in the Lord Jesus, that nothing is unclean in itself. But if anyone regards something...

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Come to Jesus

Flood Family, Have you noticed that the phrase “come-to-Jesus moment” is beginning to show up everywhere? Even in our largely post-Christian culture, people who have no real interest in following Jesus use the phrase to describe having an epiphany or realizing an essential truth – or when they need to come clean and admit failure...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Saturday, April 6

Romans 14:1-12 1 Accept the one whose faith is weak, without quarreling over disputable matters. 2 One person’s faith allows them to eat anything, but another, whose faith is weak, eats only vegetables. 3 The one who eats everything must not treat with contempt the one who does not, and the one who does not...

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Friday Stories: From Malawi, With Love

Hey Flood Family! Emma Kalizang’oma here, formerly known as Emma Holmquist, before marrying Yamikani Kalizang’oma, my fantastic husband and the pastor of Flood Church Blantyre. Yami and I have both been members of Flood Church since 2008 — I in San Diego, he in Lilongwe. We are challenged and privileged to now minister in the...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Friday, April 5

Romans 13 1 Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God. 2 Consequently, whoever rebels against the authority is rebelling against what God has instituted, and those who do so will bring judgment on themselves....

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Daily Scripture Reading: Thursday, April 4

Romans 12:9-21 9 Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good. 10 Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. 11 Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord. 12 Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. 13...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Wednesday, April 3

Romans 11:33-12:8 33 Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out! 34 “Who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been his counselor?” 35 “Who has ever given to God, that God should repay them?” 36 For...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Tuesday, April 2

Romans 11:19-32 19 You will say then, “Branches were broken off so that I could be grafted in.” 20 Granted. But they were broken off because of unbelief, and you stand by faith. Do not be arrogant, but tremble. 21 For if God did not spare the natural branches, he will not spare you either....

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Daily Scripture Reading: Monday, April 1

Romans 11:7-18 7 What then? What the people of Israel sought so earnestly they did not obtain. The elect among them did, but the others were hardened, 8 as it is written: “God gave them a spirit of stupor, eyes that could not see and ears that could not hear, to this very day.” 9...

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Kim’s Story: Prayer Works

Hi! I’m Kim. My husband Joel and I will be married for 20 years this August, and we have two boys – Joshua is a freshman in college in Boston, and Zane is a seven-year-old who loves basketball and golf, even more than candy. My family and I joined some friends at Flood about 8...

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