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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)

I Timothy 6:17

Are you arrogant? Do you think highly of yourself and find it hard to–or even believe you shouldn’t–accept those who don’t live up to your standards? You may be right–you might be an accomplished individual who has worked hard to … Continue reading

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2 Corinthians 4:17-18

Why do bad things happen? Why do people, for example, get attacked, or get cancer, or get into accidents? Why do little children die unexpectedly of something as absurd as influenza, or develop serious congenital issues before they’re even born? … Continue reading

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Romans 8:27

Why do I believe in Jesus? That’s a great question, and I’d love to answer it, but first let me ask you why you believe in the wind? You haven’t ever actually seen it, have you? Of course you see … Continue reading

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Psalm 42:1-2

Do you fellowship with God? “To fellowship” is one of those old religious terms we don’t typically use much outside of church anymore, but it simply means to spend meaningful time with. And while we certainly fellowship with other people … Continue reading

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Matthew 13:44

What does being a Christian involve? Is it merely some kind of initial “spiritual experience” and then not much else, or is there something I have to actually do–is there real work involved? Put another way, is being a Christian … Continue reading

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James 4:4-5

Are you an adulterer? I’m not asking if you’re unfaithful to your spouse; what I’m asking is if you’re unfaithful to your God. And as deleterious as adultery is to a marital relationship, adultery toward our relationship with God is … Continue reading

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Philippians 3:10

How much do you pray? Not how many words do you utter, but how much do you actually crave for and actively seek out fellowship with the Father and our Lord Jesus through His Spirit? More to the point, do … Continue reading

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