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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)

Colossians 1:21-23

How big is God? Not really “How big is your god,” because (regardless of any misguided spirit of multiculturalism) there’s only one God and He revealed Himself to all humankind in Scripture. He’s not a white god or a Jewish … Continue reading

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Matthew 6:19-21

What’s your treasure, and where is it hidden? These days we don’t typically bury wealth or hide it in a mattress, but maybe yours is in a CD or a safety deposit box, a Roth IRA, or in stocks and … Continue reading

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James 1:19-21

Are you offended? Increasingly I am seeing article after article, in mainstream news sources and social media posts alike, in which people identify as being offended. The reasons vary widely and are generally an extension of who they are and … Continue reading

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Matthew 6:19-21

What are your goals? What are you hoping to accomplish in this New Year, 2021? I don’t make formal New Year’s resolutions, because studies show we tend to abandon them, but I do believe it’s important to regularly assess your … Continue reading

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2 Corinthians 5:7

Are you lonely? Most of us are, apart from God. Sure, we can fill our lives with all kinds of people and activities and things to distract us from that reality, but in the end—after everyone’s gone home and it’s … Continue reading

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Psalms 105:35-36

Are you just like everyone else who doesn’t believe in God? What do the people in your life see when they look at you? Is there any discernible difference between you and those who don’t have Christ; who don’t go … Continue reading

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Matthew 13:44

Merry Christmas! We get the buying and Santa and holiday meals and (at least pre-corona) family get-togethers, but some families still put up nativity scenes, and some wrapping papers and cards still say “Jesus is the reason for the season.” … Continue reading

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John 14:6

Are you blind, or can you correctly make out what you’re seeing? Most of us aren’t visually impaired—at least not to any significant degree—but if you’ve ever tried to get a drink of water at night without turning on the … Continue reading

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Revelation 19:11-16

Do you have plans? Are you going to do great things? Are you actually doing them now, or are you allowing life to sideline your ideas and putting them off for a later time that may or may not be … Continue reading

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Psalms‬ ‭93:2, 96:4-5‬

Who is God? What an incomprehensible endeavor! And while I am certain I cannot answer this fully and completely—because we only know about God that which He has revealed to us—I can tell you who He is not. “Your throne, … Continue reading

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