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Matthew 25:35-36 – For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me, I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you visited me, I was in prison and you came to me.

How To Treat Those Who Mistreat Us

NUMBERS 12:1–13 – Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of the Cushite woman whom he had married, for he had married a Cushite woman. And they said, “Has the Lord indeed spoken only through Moses? Has he not spoken through us also?” And the Lord heard it. Now the man Moses was very meek, more than all people who were on…

How’s Our Ministry to Other Believers Going?

HEBREWS 6:10 – For God is not unjust so as to overlook your work and the love that you have shown for his name in serving the saints, as you still do.” Before we move into today’s nugget, two things need to be clarified. First, we are in the ministry. The book of Hebrews is not a pastoral epistle or written to…

Nothing Comes Out of the Blue

PSALM 31:14-15 – But I trust in you, O Lord; I say, “You are my God.” My times are in your hand; rescue me from the hand of my enemies and from my persecutors.” I am sure we have heard these words from someone or about someone when a circumstance or situation comes out well, “I/he/she was lucky. That really turned out…

The Greatest Gift We Give to People

JOB 2:11-13: Now when Job’s three friends heard of all this evil that had come upon him, they came each from his own place, Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite. They made an appointment together to come to show him sympathy and comfort him. And when they saw him from a distance, they did not recognize him. And…

Shed Any Tears Lately?

LUKE 19:41-44: And when he drew near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, “Would that you, even you, had known on this day the things that make for peace! But now they are hidden from your eyes. For the days will come upon you, when your enemies will set up a barricade around you and surround you and hem…

Sometimes Silence is Best

MARK 15:1-7: And as soon as it was morning, the chief priests held a consultation with the elders and scribes and the whole council. And they bound Jesus and led him away and delivered him over to Pilate. And Pilate asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” And he answered him, “You have said so.” And the chief priests accused…