Bible Breakfast to jumpstart your day

Bible Breakfast to jumpstart your day

Leviticus 27:30 “…all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land or of the fruit of the tree, belongs to the LORD. It is holy to the LORD.” David Jeremiah comments, “The easiest way to make sure we remain faithful to give the Lord His tithe is to build our personal or family budget around ninety percent of our income instead of one hundred percent.”

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2nd Corinthians 9:12 “For the administration of this service not only supplies the needs of the saints, but also is abounding through many thanksgivings to God.” The word “administration” translates the Greek word “oikonomia,” the root for the English word “economy” or “economics.” Dr. David Jeremiah said, “Human administrators are just small players in God’s great eternal economy. Our trust is in Him and His ‘administrative ability,’ not in man.”

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Genesis 1:27 “So God created human beings in His own image. In the image of God He created them; male and female He created them.” As Bible believers, let us accept, appreciate and celebrate the God-given gender differences between male and female; let us resist all attempts and pressures to erase those unique differences.”

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Isaiah 40:31 “…those who wait on the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles…” David Jeremiah points out, most jet planes fly between 28,000 and 35,000 feet above sea level. The Concorde jetliner could fly 60,000 feet high. Current versions of the U-2 spy plane soars up to 70,000 feet high. May we, like eagles, strive to rise and soar higher as God’s power lifts us. Johnson Oatman, Jr. sang, “Lord, lift me up and let me stand, By faith on heaven’s tableland, A higher plane than I have found, Lord, plant my feet on higher ground.”

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Colossians 3:23 “And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men.” Dr. David Jeremiah comments, “Give your best… Whatever you do today, do it as if you are working, cooking, driving, playing, or serving God Himself—for truly you are.” Someone said, “Live your best, act your best, and think your best each day, for there may be no tomorrows.”

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2 Chronicles 33:12-13, “…he…humbled himself greatly before the God of his fathers, and prayed to Him…. Then Manasseh knew that the LORD was God.” Franklin Graham called King Manasseh “the most wicked man in the Bible.” Dr. David Jeremiah comments, “Manasseh’s new beginning reminds us that no one is beyond God’s grace. If you’re praying for a loved one who seems far from God, don’t give up… Keep praying to the God who gives new beginnings.”

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Hebrews 4:12 “For the word of God is alive and energetic. It is sharper than a double-edge sword, penetrating between soul and spirit, joint and marrow, detecting the thoughts and intentions of the heart.” Elisabeth Elliot said, “We can’t really tell how crooked our thinking is until we line it up with the straight edge of Scripture.” The Bible is the only book that reads us as we read it. The more I read the Word, the better I know me.

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Galatians 1:10 “Obviously, I’m not trying to win the approval of people, but of God. If pleasing people were my goal, I would not be Christ’s servant.” Do you care too much about what people think or say about you — how you look, what you do, where you live, what you drive? You shouldn’t. Only be concerned about Jesus; His opinion of you is all that matters. Adolph Coors IV said, “We wouldn’t worry so much about what others think about us if we knew how seldom they do.”

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John 13:15 “For I have given you an example, that you should do as I have done to you.” 1st Peter 2:21 “For to this you were called, because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that you should follow His steps.” Jesus calls us to follow His example of serving and suffering. In The Imitation of Christ, Thomas à Kempis said, “Whoever wishes to understand fully the words of Christ must try to pattern his whole life on that of Christ.” Lord, help me model You as I serve and when I suffer.

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Revelation 1:1 “The Revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave Him to show His servants—things which must shortly take place. And He sent and signified it by His angel to His servant John.” The most attractive feature of the Book of Revelation is this: JESUS. This book shows us the implications of Christ’s redemptive ministry as the sacrificial lamb of God, His resurrection from the dead as the victorious one, His return as the hope of Earth, and His reign as King of kings and Lord of lords!

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Proverbs 16:9 “A man’s heart plans his way, but the LORD directs his steps.” Notice the divine-human teamwork: We make our future plans, then God guides our daily steps so that His WILL can influence our PLANS. The Lord needs your active partnership during your journey through time. May God help you make the plans, make the choices, and take the actions needed for you to experience a Happy New Year and a Fruitful New Decade!

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1 Peter 4:10-11 “God has given each of you a gift from His great variety of spiritual gifts. Use them well to serve one another. . . Then everything you do will bring glory to God through Jesus Christ…” Billy Graham says that none of us has every spiritual gift, but God has given every Christian at least one spiritual gift. What is your spiritual gift? Once you identify it, use it for one purpose: to glorify God by serving in ways that build up the church, which is the body of Christ.

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Matthew 2:2 “Where is He who has been born King of the Jews? For we have seen His star in the East and have come to worship Him.” The Magi were seekers after Christ; they found Him and experienced Christmas joy in His presence (Mat. 2:10-12). Rick Warren says seekers ask questions, study, watch what is happening around them, and do whatever it takes to find answers: “If you are genuinely serious about discovering the truth, you can’t miss it. God won’t let you.”

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Luke 2:11,14 “For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord.” Here and now, we experience the last Christmas of the decade. Let’s remember, “Jesus came to Earth to give us the gift of himself. Too many of us celebrate his birthday without accepting this free gift of salvation. It goes unwrapped year after year after year…,” said Rick Warren. “This Christmas, open up the most important present you’ve been given: a new relationship with God through Jesus.” Merry Christmas: family, church, friends, and all who love Messiah Jesus!

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Matthew 1:21 “…call His name Jesus, for He will save His people from their sins.” Luke 19:10 “the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost.” Rick Warren explains the salvation that Jesus was born to bring: “Jesus came to rescue us. We can’t solve all of our problems on our own… Jesus came to recover us. We all long to recover parts of our lives that have been lost… Jesus came to reconnect us… Jesus came to Earth on the first Christmas to reconcile us to God, to give us harmony with him again.”

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1 John 2:25 “This is the promise that He has promised us—ETERNAL LIFE.” 1 John 5:11 “This is the testimony: that God has given us ETERNAL LIFE, and this life is in His Son.” Eternal life is spiritual life, the highest quality of life, including the afterlife, that a person can receive from God only by faith in Jesus Christ. Peter Prosser explains, “Eternal life refers not only to duration of life but quality of life. It is a present life of grace and a future life of glory.”



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