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Reward

Genesis 15:1 “After this, the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision: ‘Do not be afraid, Abram.  I am your shield, your very great reward.’” Hebrews 11:6b “…anyone who comes to [God] must believe that he exists … Continue reading

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Cords

Hosea 11:1-2a, 4a “When Israel was a child, I loved him, and out of Egypt I called my son.  But the more I called Israel, the further they went from me…I led them with cords of human kindness, with ties of love…” John 2:14-15 “In … Continue reading

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Fruit

Deuteronomy 8:7-9a “For the Lord your God is bringing you into a good land—a land with streams and pools of water, with springs flowing in the valleys and hills; a land with wheat and barley, vines and fig trees, pomegranates, … Continue reading

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Martyr

Matthew 5:43-44 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’  But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you…” Acts 7:59-8:1 “While they were stoning him, Stephen prayed, ‘Lord Jesus, … Continue reading

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Banner

Exodus 17:15-16a “Moses built an altar and called it The Lord is my Banner.  He said, ‘For hands were lifted up to the throne of the Lord.’” Isaiah 11:10 “In that day the Root of Jesse will stand as a … Continue reading

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Friend

1 Samuel 18:1, 3-4 “After David had finished talking with Saul, Jonathan became one in spirit with David, and he loved him as himself…And Jonathan made a covenant with David because he loved him as himself.  Jonathan took off the … Continue reading

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Sceptre

Esther 4:12-16, 5:1-2 “When Esther’s words were reported back to Mordecai, he sent back this answer:  ‘Do not think that because you are in the king’s house you alone of all the Jews will escape.  For if you remain silent … Continue reading

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