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As for you, the anointing you received from him remains in you, and you do not need anyone to teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about all things and as that anointing is real, not counterfeit—just as it has taught you, remain in him. —1 John 2:27

The Mercy of God

And God saw their works, that they turned from their evil way; and God repented [changed His mind] of the evil, that he had said that he would do unto them; and he did it not. —Jonah 3:10

There Is No Fear in Love

There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. —1 John 4:18

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For whether we be beside ourselves, it is to God: or whether we be sober, it is for your cause. For the love of Christ constraineth us; because we thus judge, that if one died for all, then were all dead: And that he died for all, that they which live should not henceforth live unto themselves, but unto him which died for them, and rose again. —2 Corinthians 5:13-15, KJV

Your Future Is in Your Seed

Jesus said unto him, If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth. —Mark 9:23

The Absence of Bitterness

See to it that no one misses the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many. —Hebrews 12:15


"He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside still waters."
—Psalm 23:2, MEV
June 1 Prov. 19-21; Rom. 13
June 2 Prov. 22-24; Rom. 14
June 3 Prov. 25-27; Rom. 15
June 4 Prov. 28-29; Ps. 60; Rom. 16
June 5 Prov. 30-31; Ps. 33; Eph. 1
June 6 Eccl. 1-3; Ps. 45; Eph. 2
June 7 Eccl. 4-6; Ps. 18; Eph. 3
June 8 Eccl. 7-9; Eph. 4
June 9 Eccl. 10-12; Ps. 94; Eph. 5
June 10 Song 1-4; Eph. 6
June 11 Song 5-8; Phil. 1
June 12 1 Kin. 12; 2 Chr. 10-11; Phil. 2
June 13 1 Kin. 13-14; 2 Chr. 12; Phil. 3
June 14 1 Kin. 15; 2 Chr. 13-14; Phil. 4
June 15 1 Kin. 16; 2 Chr. 15-16; Col. 1
June 16 1 Kin. 17-19; Col. 2
June 17 1 Kin. 20-21; 2 Chr. 17; Col. 3
June 18 1 Kin. 22; 2 Chr. 18-19; Col. 4
June 19 2 Kin. 1-3; Ps. 82; 1 Tim. 1
June 20 2 Kin. 4-5; Ps. 83; 1 Tim. 2
June 21 2 Kin. 6-7; 2 Chr. 20; 1 Tim. 3
June 22 2 Kin. 8-9; 2 Chr. 21; 1 Tim. 4
June 23 2 Kin. 10; 2 Chr. 22-23; 1 Tim. 5
June 24 2 Kin. 11-12; 2 Chr. 24; 1 Tim. 6
June 25 Joel 1-3; 2 Tim. 1
June 26 Jon. 1-4; 2 Tim. 2
June 27 2 Kin. 13-14; 2 Chr. 25; 2 Tim. 3
June 28 Amos 1-3; Ps. 80; 2 Tim. 4
June 29 Amos 4-6; Ps. 86; Titus 1
June 30 Amos 7-9; Ps. 104; Titus 2

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But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. —Psalm 59:16

The Ultimate Proof of Total Forgiveness

That God was reconciling the world to himself in Christ, not counting men's sins against them. And he has committed to us the message of reconciliation. —2 Corinthians 5:19

George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin

Sounding Off: How Should We Respond?

Following the Trayvon Martin shooting, church leaders took to their pulpits—and the Internet—to voice their part in the increasing conversation involving race. Here’s a sampling of the church’s response to racism.

{ Day 151 }

I love you, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold. I call to the Lord, who is worthy of praise, and I am saved from my enemies. —Psalm 18:1-3

Is There Not a Cause?

And David said, What have I now done? Is there not a cause? —1 Samuel 17:29

{ Day 150 }

Therefore, my dear brothers, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. —1 Corinthians 15:58

His Perfect Will

Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing. —James 1:2-4, NAS

Father, Forgive Them

Jesus said, "Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing." —Luke 23:34

{ Day 149 }

Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long. Your commands make me wiser than my enemies, for they are ever with me. I have more insight than all my teachers, for I meditate on your statutes. I have more understanding than the elders, for I obey your precepts. —Psalm 119:97-100

Anointed for Action

The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and-.-.-.-to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord. —Luke 4:18-19

Peace Is Better Than Bitterness

Make every effort to live in peace with all men and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord. —Hebrews 12:14

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Now it happened as they went that He entered a certain village; and a certain woman named Martha welcomed Him into her house. And she had a sister called Mary, who also sat at Jesus' feet and heard His word. But Martha was distracted with much serving, and she approached Him and said, "Lord, do You not care that my sister has left me to serve alone? Therefore tell her to help me." And Jesus answered and said to her, "Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things. But one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her." —Luke 10:38-42, NKJV

The Narrow Way

Not every one that saith unto me, Lord, Lord, shall enter into the kingdom of heaven; but he that doeth the will of my Father. —Matthew 7:21

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