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About essentialdailyscriptures

Do you want to grow in your knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, but aren’t sure where to start? Essential Daily Scriptures is a ministry for people who want to study God’s Word, but don’t have a lot of time. Each day’s study covers one verse and takes approximately fifteen minutes, incorporating significant amounts of Scripture directly from the NKJV Bible, so you’re able to get right into God’s Word with a minimal time investment on a daily basis. May “the Father of glory…give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him.” (Ephesians 1:17b)

Ecclesiastes 3:11

Are you beautiful? We women especially tend to wonder about this at various times, but even men can be concerned about their appearances. Yet if we base the estimation of our value purely on that which is physical, we might … Continue reading

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John 16:1-4

Is Christianity good–or bad? There was a time in the not-too-distant past that such a question would have been absolutely ludicrous–everyone understood it is good to reverence God and trust in Jesus Christ! Yet today, with a sufficient passage of … Continue reading

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Isaiah 7:14

What is Christmas to you? This holiday, which originated as an effort by church leaders to redirect dissolute pagan midwinter celebrations toward Christ and a holy time of worship, has today widely denigrated back to a secular holiday characterized less … Continue reading

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I John 4:7

Does Jesus bother you? Is His message of sin, repentance, forgiveness and obedience offensive to you? Do you dislike the Bible as a whole–because, let’s be honest, whether it is specifically attributed to Jesus Christ or not, Christianity is a … Continue reading

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Romans 1:20

Who designed snowflakes? Modern photography has captured their endless variety–all symmetrically beautiful, yet amazingly different! What about fur, in which we see not only hairs of varying colors adjacent to each other but also a different color on each individual … Continue reading

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Matthew 13:12

Ok, I get it: it’s increasingly not cool to be Christian anymore. It’s not cool, as a matter of fact, to practice any religion anymore; to believe in–much less reverence or obey–Someone greater than myself, something beyond my own intellectual … Continue reading

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Luke 18:13

Oh my sins! Have you ever felt a sentiment like this? Such a consciousness of your inadequacy before God that not just the words out of your mouth, but even–at long last–the justifications coming out of it are stopped? I … Continue reading

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