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Daily Scripture Reading: Tuesday, July 30

Colossians 2:11-23 11 In him you were also circumcised with a circumcision not performed by human hands. Your whole self ruled by the flesh was put off when you were circumcised by Christ, 12 having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through your faith in the working...

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Desert Island

Flood Family, If you were marooned on a desert island and could only have one object with you, what would it be? This classic ice breaker question is touted by organizations as a great way to get to know a little about coworkers on a team. The idea is that the object each person chooses...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Saturday, July 27

Colossians 1:15-27 15 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. 16 For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him. 17 He is...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Friday, July 26

Colossians 1:1-14 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, 2 To God’s holy people in Colossae, the faithful brothers and sisters in Christ: Grace and peace to you from God our Father. 3 We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Thursday, July 25

Philippians 4:14-23 14 Yet it was good of you to share in my troubles. 15 Moreover, as you Philippians know, in the early days of your acquaintance with the gospel, when I set out from Macedonia, not one church shared with me in the matter of giving and receiving, except you only; 16 for even...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Wednesday, July 24

Philippians 4:2-13 2 I plead with Euodia and I plead with Syntyche to be of the same mind in the Lord. 3 Yes, and I ask you, my true companion, help these women since they have contended at my side in the cause of the gospel, along with Clement and the rest of my co-workers,...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Tuesday, July 23

Philippians 3:12-4:1 12 Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. 13 Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Monday, July 22

Philippians 3:1-11 1 Further, my brothers and sisters, rejoice in the Lord! It is no trouble for me to write the same things to you again, and it is a safeguard for you. 2 Watch out for those dogs, those evildoers, those mutilators of the flesh. 3 For it is we who are the circumcision,...

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Take Backsies

Flood Family, There are few critical simple and finite rules to the social structure of elementary school, but perhaps none is as sacred as “no take backsies.” When this inviolable phrase is invoked, it must be respected. Whatever promise has been made (like trading treats at lunchtime or swapping markers for an art project) “no...

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Daily Scripture Reading: Saturday, July 20

Philippians 2:19-30 19 I hope in the Lord Jesus to send Timothy to you soon, that I also may be cheered when I receive news about you. 20 I have no one else like him, who will show genuine concern for your welfare. 21 For everyone looks out for their own interests, not those of...

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