The Righteous Man is Rescued

The righteous man perishes, and no man lays it to heart; and merciful men are taken away while no one understands, for the righteous man is taken away from the evil to come. He shall enter into peace; they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness.Isaiah 57:1–2 — Modern English Version …

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Sow to Yourselves Righteousness

Sow to yourselves righteousness, reap mercy, break up your fallow ground; for it is time to seek the Lord, until He comes and rains righteousness upon you.Hosea 10:12 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) Hidden gems abound in the writings of the prophets. This is one of my favorites. In …

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Freedom from Confinement

And we know that the law is not given for a righteous person, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for the unholy and the profane1 Timothy 1:9a — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) It follows a righteous person has no need for the law. …

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Deny Yourself

Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone will come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.Matthew 16:24 — Modern English Version (Thinline Edition.; Lake Mary, FL: Passio, 2014) I love how Jesus speaks plainly to His followers. Consider this in light of what was given in yesterday's …

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