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Scripture at Sunrise 6.14.2018


“But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us.” -2 Corinthians 4:7

“Your weaknesses are not God’s mistakes, and they are not meaningless. They’re designed to lead you to Him.” -Desiring God via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 3.14.2018

“But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ…” -Philippians 3:12

It’s okay to feel out of place in this broken world. Jesus made you for a different world. -Desiring God via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 2.7.2018

“This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.” -Joshua 1:8

Glancing at the Bible for a few quick minutes a day is like sleeping for a few minutes a night. You won’t stay alert for long. -Desiring God via Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 1.10.2018

“So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.” -Romans 10:17

“Glancing at the Bible for a few quick minutes a day is like sleeping for a few minutes a night. You won’t stay alert for long.” (via DesiringGod’s Twitter)

Scripture at Sunrise 8.2.2012

“How much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, purify our conscience from dead works to serve the living God.” -Hebrews 9:14

“Christ has saved us from dead works to serve the living and true God with Olympic passion.” -John Piper via DesiringGod’s Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 6.7.2012

“…bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.” –Colossians 3:13-14

“‘Let the measure of God’s grace to you in the cross of Christ be the measure of your grace to your spouse.” -John Piper via Desiring God’s Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 1.26.2012

“My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better. But to remain in the flesh is more necessary on your account. Convinced of this, I know that I will remain and continue with you all, for your progress and joy in the faith.” -Philippians 1:23-25

“If you live gladly to make others glad in God, your life will be hard, your risks will be high, and your joy will be full.” -John Piper via Desiring God’s Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 9.8.2011

“…God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.” -Romans 5:5

“Love is the overflow of joy in God that meets the needs of others.” -John Piper, via DesiringGod’s Twitter

Scripture at Sunrise 7.7.2011

I do not nullify the grace of God, for if righteousness were through the law, then Christ died for no purpose.” -Galatians 2:21

Other religions are spelled “do”… Christianity is spelled “done.” -Bill Piper, via DesiringGod’s Twitter