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Scripture at Sunrise 04.21.2021

“When my soul was embittered, when I was pricked in heart, I was brutish and ignorant; I was like a beast toward You. Nevertheless, I am continually with You; You hold my right hand.” -Psalm 73:21-23

Your hope is not ultimately based on your strength to hold on but on Christ’s strength holding you forever in the palm of His hand. Even when you feel like letting go, if you genuinely trust Him, He will never let you go. -Burk Parsons via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 12.19.2019

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“Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for He hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.” -Hebrews 13:5

When we follow Jesus, we won’t always know where He’s going to take us, but we know He will always be with us. -Burk Parsons via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 10.16.2019

“And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the Lord his God.” -1 Samuel 30:6

For many people, worship is something to attend and be done with as quickly as possible so that they can get on with life. For Christians, worship is life. -Burk Parsons via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 1.25.2018

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“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.” -Colossians 3:16
Gathered worship is our weekly celebration of victory that the war is won, that our enemy’s head is crushed, and that our future is secure in our returning and conquering king. -Burk Parsons via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 7.27.2017

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“The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; His mercies never come to an end…” -Lamentations 3:22
God’s new mercies every morning are not ultimately meant to draw our eyes to His mercies but to Him. -Burk Parsons via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 7.12.2017

But He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.  For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong. -2 Corinthians 12:9-10
No believer is too weak to be used mightily by God except those who are too dependent on their own strength. -Burk Parsons via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 1.19.2017

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“that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and of revelation in the knowledge of Him, having the eyes of your hearts enlightened, that you may know what is the hope to which He has called you, what are the riches of his glorious inheritance in the saints,and what is the immeasurable greatness of His power toward us who believe, according to the working of His great might…” -Ephesians 1:17-19

The deeper we go in our study of theology, the deeper we should go in our trust in God, awe of God, humility before God, and worship of God. -B. Parsons via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 6.2.2016

For God, who said, “Let light shine out of darkness,” has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. -2 Corinthians 4:6

“Jesus calls us out of darkness and into the light and then calls to go back into the darkness and shine.” -Burk Parsons via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 4.14.2016

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.” -Matthew 6:34

“We too often worry about tomorrow because our focus is on tomorrow and not on God who’s sovereign over tomorrow.” -Burk Parsons via Twitter