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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)

Psalms 90:12

“A little birdie told me.” We say that to indicate someone divulged to us a bit of information we were not meant to hear, but for today, a sparrow’s accident literally illustrates the brevity of our lives. “Teach us how … Continue reading

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Romans 1:19-20

Are you discerning? Do you see through situations down to their substance, or are you distracted and misled by appearances? Granted, some of these abilities are acquired with age, but even those who are younger can develop the skills that … Continue reading

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Matthew 13:41-43

What’s with the “weeping and gnashing of teeth” phrase mentioned in the four Gospels in almost all translations of the Bible? The terminology is so archaic–we rarely use the word “weep” in lieu of “crying” anymore, and we certainly never … Continue reading

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Romans 12:21

What do you do when you’re down? We may not want to think about it, but all of us do get upset at least occasionally, and we all react differently when we’re in a bad place emotionally. Some of us … Continue reading

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Proverbs 22:29

How good are you at what you do? Whatever it is you do, whether at school, on the job, at church or in your community–do you always do a great job? Moreover, do you keep working to perfect the skills … Continue reading

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2 Corinthians 5:16:21

Are you telling the people in your life about Jesus Christ and the acceptance we have with God through Him? Are you trying your best to impress on them that He is real, that the accounts in the Bible really … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 4:7-12

Are you a young adult? Are you married? If not–why? A lot of people these days are choosing to remain single longer, perhaps as a backlash against a “let’s-get-married-while-we’re-still-practically-children-ourselves” mentality. Yet while premature marriage is frequently unwise, in many cases … Continue reading

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