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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)

John 3:18

Can a gay person be Christian? How about a transgender, or anyone else drawn to or identifying with a non traditional gender? Questions like these are some of today’s lightning rod issues, frequently alienating younger generations who see rigid interpretations … Continue reading

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Colossians 3:16

Are you a thankful person, or do you hate yourself—but I’ll get to that. Do you live with a heart full of gratitude for what God, and the people in your life who care for you, have and continue to … Continue reading

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I John 1:8-9

Have you messed up? Have you done something—big or little, a lifelong habit or a one-time occurrence—of which you are ashamed? We all do typically, at some point in our life, but how you handle it has long term implications … Continue reading

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I Chronicles 22:5

Do you love your children? If so, are you setting them up for success, whether they are little children or already adults? “Now David said, ‘Solomon my son is young and inexperienced, and the house to be built for the … Continue reading

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Job 12:7-10

Do you have a ferret? Do you want one? You know—those long furry creatures that look like God decided to stretch him out longer than the others? Our daughter’s had one for about four years and he’s adorable, but what … Continue reading

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2 Kings 6:15-17

Does God protect us supernaturally? Are there instances where things we cannot see are going on behind the scenes; where God is actually paving the way, looking out for us, and actively protecting us—to which we may be oblivious? Those … Continue reading

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What’s going on? The riots, the protests, the looting and stealing and burning in cities across our nation? Murder is never justified—not this poor man’s or anyone else’s—and peaceful protest has been used to accomplish great things, but what happened … Continue reading

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Romans 15:4

Why do we have the Old Testament of the Bible? Is it, as some mistakenly believe, merely a remnant reminder of ancient Judaism? It certainly is rich, replete with accounts of not only creation and the flood, and amazing miracles … Continue reading

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John 15:4

At whose altar do you worship? Many in the Asian world still bow at tangible shrines, but for us in the West this may sound like a very strange question because few actually worship at any physical altar anymore. Yet … Continue reading

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Revelations 16:11

I never understood how anyone could not love—much less like—God, because He is so good and does nothing but good to us. Because of that I have always been convinced that if people could just somehow be exposed to who … Continue reading

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