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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)

Genesis 6:11-12

What is a world without God like? What do we individually look like–our most secret inner thoughts and feelings, our words and behaviors–without the redeeming influence of Jesus in our life? Are we just innocents corrupted by external factors, such … Continue reading

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Isaiah 41:8-10

Does God care about us, and about what’s going on in our lives? When life is hard, when we hurt, when no one else seems to care or understand, when bad things are happening, when we are alone? Are we … Continue reading

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James 1:14-15

What is sin? How does it happen that even Christians who know (or should know) better can end up sinning? Is the temptation to do wrong a completely random and unpredictable attack, or is there a process–a sequence of events–we … Continue reading

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John 8:24, 28, 58

Who is Jesus Christ? What has He done for us? What does He continue to do for us? And why is this so incredibly important? “Therefore I said to you that you will die in your sins; for unless you … Continue reading

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Psalm 144:3-4

What is life? What is it’s purpose–why do we even exist? On the surface, examining this may seem as esoteric as the equally abstract, “What is truth?” Yet it is critical that each of us wrestle with and determine the … Continue reading

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Psalm 34:9-10

Do you have everything you need? Can you honestly say you fear God–that you take His authority over your life to heart more than anyone else’s; that you seek Him–look to Him not just for things, but also to know … Continue reading

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Genesis 1:26-28

What is the human “animal?” That’s actually how we’re referred to scientifically; we’re categorized as mammals because we give birth to live young who nurse outside the womb. Specifically we are of the kingdom Animalia, phylum Chordata, class Mammalia, order … Continue reading

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