2 Corinthians Series; The Kingdom, The Power, and The Glory

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2 Corinthians 4:7-15 New American Standard Bible 7 But we have this treasure in [a]earthen containers, so that the extraordinary greatness of the power will be of God and not from ourselves; 8 we are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not despairing; 9 persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not […]

2 Corinthians Series: 2 Corinthians 4:1-6

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2 Corinthians 4:1-6 New American Standard Bible Paul’s Apostolic Ministry 4 Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we received mercy, we do not lose heart, 2 but we have renounced the things hidden because of shame, not walking in trickery nor distorting the word of God, but by the open proclamation of the truth […]

1 Samuel Series: What Makes You So Special

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1 Samuel 4 New American Standard Bible Philistines Take the Ark in Victory 4 So the word of Samuel came to all Israel. Now Israel went out to meet the Philistines in battle, and they camped beside Ebenezer, while the Philistines camped in Aphek. 2 Then the Philistines drew up in battle formation to meet […]

2 Corinthians Series: Unfading Glory

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2 Corinthians 3:7-18 New American Standard Bible 7 But if the ministry of death, engraved in letters on stones, came [a]with glory so that the sons of Israel could not look intently at the face of Moses because of the glory of his face, fading as it was, 8 how will the ministry of the […]

1 Samuel Series: Finding a Replacement

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1 Samuel 3   New American Standard Bible     The Prophetic Call to Samuel 3 Now the boy Samuel was attending to the service of the Lord before Eli. And word from the Lord was rare in those days; [b]poor and he could not see well), 3 and the lamp of God had not yet gone out, and Samuel was lying down in the temple of the Lord where the […]

2 Corinthians Series: 2 Corinthians 3:1-6

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2 Corinthians 3:1-6   New American Standard Bible   Ministers of a New Covenant 3 Are we beginning to commend ourselves again? Or do we need, as some, letters of commendation to you or from you? 2 You are our letter, written in our hearts, known and read by all people, 3 revealing yourselves, that you are a letter of Christ, [b]human hearts. […]

1 Samuel Series: The Importance of Discipline and Submission

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  1 Samuel 2:12-36 New American Standard Bible   The Sin of Eli’s Sons 12 Now the sons of Eli were [b]burned the fat, the priest’s servant would come and say to the man who was sacrificing, “Give the priest meat for roasting, as he will not take cooked meat from you, only raw.” 16 And if the man said to […]

2 Corinthians Series: 2 Corinthians 2:12-17

  2 Corinthians 2:12-17   New American Standard Bible     12 Now when I came to Troas for the gospel of Christ and when a door was opened for me in the Lord, 13 I had no rest for my spirit, not finding Titus my brother; but saying goodbye to them, I went on to Macedonia. 14 But thanks be to God, who always leads us […]

1 Samuel Series: 1 Samuel 2

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1 Samuel 2   New American Standard Bible     Hannah’s Song of Thanksgiving 2 Then Hannah prayed and said, “My heart rejoices in the Lord; My [b]speaks boldly against my enemies, Because I rejoice in Your salvation. 2 There is no one holy like the Lord, Indeed, there is no one besides You, Nor is there any rock like our God. 3 Do […]

2 Corinthians Series: 2 Corinthians 2:1-17

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  2 Corinthians 2   New American Standard Bible     Reaffirm Your Love 2 But I decided this [b]not to say too much—for all of you. 6 Sufficient for such a person is this punishment which was imposed by the majority, 7 so that on the other hand, you should rather forgive and comfort him, otherwise such a person might be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow. 8 Therefore […]