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It’s All Good

Today’s Scripture: Genesis 1:31-“God saw all that He had made, and behold, it was very good.”

I like to have a clean vehicle. However, that does not happen without being attentive. Birds, dust, birds, dirty rain, road grime and birds get in the way of a clean car. But the bed of my truck has numerous dings that detract from its appearance, even when it is clean.

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God’s First Creation

Bible Verse for Today: “I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, before the earth was made” (Proverbs 8:23).

If someone were to ask you what God created first, you would probably look at Genesis Chapter 1 and say “light.” However, there is something that God created long before He created the earth. In Proverbs we see Wisdom personified, and he says, “When there were no depths, I was brought forth, when there were no fountains abounding with water. Before the mountains were settled, before the hills was I brought forth; while as yet he had not made the earth, nor the fields, nor the beginning of the dust of the world. When he established the heavens, I was there” (Proverbs 8:24-27).


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Our Price Part 2

Ponder: “From that time Jesus began to show His disciples that He must go to Jerusalem, and suffer many
things from the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be killed, and be raised up on the third day”

(Matthew 16:21).

Jesus was paraded through Jerusalem to the place of execution outside the city. At Calvary the cross
would have been laid flat. Jesus then was stripped naked. His arms stretched out and spikes hammered
through His palms. His feet would have been placed one over the other and a spike driven through them
with His knees slightly bent. The cross would have been roughly lifted up and dropped into a hole.


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