Promise 66: Jude – 65

Jude Jude the Apostle speaks eloquently in his letter of the keeping power of God that holds you secure in every difficulty: Jude 1:24-25 (KJV) 24 Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present [you] faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, 25 To the only […]

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Promise 66: 3 John – 64

3 John One of the greatest desires of any believer is to demonstrate the love and character of God to the world around them. In John’s third letter to the elect lady he makes a very simple statement in this regard: [3Jo 1:11 KJV] 11 Beloved, follow not that which is evil, but that which […]

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Promise 66: 2 John – 63

2 John In the second letter of the Apostle John, the writer addresses himself to the “elect lady.” This woman and her family were a devout, faithful group of believers open to the unfolding truth of Jesus Christ and the blessings that attend those who look to Him for salvation: [2Jo 1:3 KJV] 3 Grace […]

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Promise 66: 1 John – 62

1 John John the Beloved perhaps understood Jesus more than any of His close followers during the time of Jesus’ earthwork. After the resurrection, John carried an innate understanding of the scope of redemption: [1Jo 1:9 KJV] 9 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us [our] sins, and to […]

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Promise 66: 2 Peter – 61

2 Peter In Peter’s second letter, he emphasizes that God’s will is that we aspire and prosper in natural things as well as spiritual things: 2 Peter 1:3 According as his divine power has given unto us all things that pertain [not only to] godliness but to life [in general] as well. Again as in […]

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Promise 66: 1 Peter – 60

1 Peter The Apostle Peter was charged with the leadership and burden of the church in its infancy. He understood something about the concern, the needs of hurting people, and life’s challenges. In his first letter, he writes a simple admonition and encouragement: 1 Peter 5:7 Cast all your care upon God, for He cares […]

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Promise 66: James – 59

James The letter of James makes a powerful case for the practical application of divine truth in our lives. For James, who Jesus is to us is not merely mystical truth but a life-transforming reality in life’s challenging “here and now.” James 1:4 Let patience have her perfect work, that you may be perfect and […]

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Promise 66: Hebrews – 58

Hebrews The book of Hebrews is believed to have been written by a woman named Priscilla, who with her husband traveled with Paul in his missionary work. Priscilla’s name means “eagle’s wings,” and she certainly had a soaring estimation of the power and love of God when she wrote: Hebrews 13:8 Jesus Christ is the […]

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Promise 66: Philemon – 57

Philemon The letter to Philemon was Paul’s effort to intercede for a runaway slave with his Christian master. In this letter, Paul reminds the offended former master of Philemon the slave that God’s grace and peace is a gift freely given: Philemon 1:3 Grace to you and peace, from God our Father and the Lord […]

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