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Firsthand Experience | Day 24

God, What Are You Doing? Today’s scripture to meditate on:  “ ‘I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’” (Jeremiah 29:11) The following is an excerpt from Firsthand: Ditching Secondhand Religion […]

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Firsthand Experience | Day 23

All In Today’s scripture to meditate on: This is what the Sovereign Lord, the Holy One of Israel, says: “In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength.” (Isaiah 30:15) The following is an excerpt from Firsthand: Ditching Secondhand Religion for a Faith of Your Own by […]

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Firsthand Experience | Day 22

Secondhand Statistics Scripture to meditate on: “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” (John 13:34-35, NIV) The following is an excerpt from Firsthand: Ditching […]

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Firsthand Experience | Day 21

Firsthand Disturbance Scripture to meditate on: “In all things I have shown you that by working hard in this way we must help the weak and remember the words of the Lord Jesus, how he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’” (Acts 20:35, ESV) The […]

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Firsthand Experience | Day 20

Church: The Hope of The World Scripture to meditate on: “You are Christ’s body—that’s who you are! You must never forget this. Only as you accept your part of that body does your ‘part’ mean anything” (1 Corinthians 12:27) The following is an excerpt from Firsthand: Ditching Secondhand Religion for a […]

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Firsthand Experience | Day 19

Divine Disturbance Scripture to meditate on: “These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.” (John 16:33) The following is an excerpt from Firsthand: Ditching Secondhand Religion for a Faith of Your […]

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Firsthand Experience | Day 18

Resting In His Presence Scripture to meditate on: “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you, and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart; and you shall find rest for your souls. For My yoke […]

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Firsthand Experience | Day 17

Take The Step Scripture to meditate on: “But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation.” (Psalm 13:5) The following is an excerpt from Firsthand: Ditching Secondhand Religion for a Faith of Your Own by Ryan and Josh Shook. We’ve found four practical choices that help us a […]

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Firsthand Experience | Day 16

God, What Are You Doing? Scripture to meditate on: “Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD and whose trust is the LORD. For he will be like a tree planted by the water, that extends its roots by a stream and will not fear when the heat comes; But […]

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Firsthand Experience | Day 15

Bout With Doubt Scripture to meditate on: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take.” (Proverbs 3:5-6) The following is an excerpt from Firsthand: Ditching Secondhand Religion for a Faith […]

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