Wednesday, May 8, 2013

5-8-2013 .... Truth, Integrity, & Honesty

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April/May/June Devotional & Emphasis is on "Building Character .... Truth, Honesty, & Integrity."

Devotion Scripture .... Matthew 1:23

Topic Scripture ... I Peter 1:22

Love ... Obedience ..

Key Verse ... Seeing ye .. have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned ... love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently (I Peter 1:22).

unfeigned ... sincere, genuine

Man Redeemed; Duties & Graces Of The New Life; Love to Christian Brethren

have (Acts 15:9) .. Other Nations; The Conversion Of The Gentiles; St. Paul's First Missionary Tour 44-47 A.D.; The Council at Jerusalem 50 A.D., Deliberations

love (Romans 12:9.10) ... Man Redeemed; Duties & Graces Of The New Life; Love to Christian Brethren

Matthew 1:23 ... Behold, ... a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.

Jesus Christ; Christ's Divinity; He is Called God

Behold (Isaiah 7:14) .. Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.

Jesus Christ; Prophecies concerning Christ; Birth

Devotional Scripture ... Philippians 4:13

Philippians 4:13 ... I can do all things ... through Christ which strengtheneth me.

Jesus Christ; Christ's Divinity; Performs the Works of God, In Bestowing Spiritual Blessings

through (John 15:5) ... I am the vine, ye are the branches. He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit; for without me ye can do nothing.

Jesus Christ; Figurative Characters of Christ; A Vine

Gospel of Matthew is a brief history of the life of Christ. This Book was written by Apostle Matthew (Levi) in Hebrew in the first century, for Jewish converts, to show them in Jesus of Nazareth the Messiah of the Old Testament whom they expected.

Epistle to the Philippians was written by the apostle Paul on the beauty of Christian kindness.

I Peter was written to give various warnings and exhortations on the Christian life.

Scripture reference used/taken from: KJV Topical Reference Edition Bible