Mercy
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May 16 | Matthew 5:7 “Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.” (Matthew 5:7) Merciful people are often not seen as strong in the world. Many times in sports we see unhappy coaches when athletes show mercy to their opponents. And yet we all want the judge…

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Longing for Righteousness
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May 15 | Matthew 5:6 “Blessed are those who are hungering and are thirsting for righteousness, for they will be filled.” (Matthew 5:6) Some people in our world don’t care if the right thing is done. We have literature and movies that extol the villain instead of the hero. Some…

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Quiet Strength
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May 14 | Matthew 5:5 “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.” (Matthew 5:5) Our world can’t understand meek. They think any form of power that does not have control is weak. But they’re not the same thing. They think strength must be overwhelmingly observable. A man’s…

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Comforted

May 13 | Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” (Matthew 5:4) Funerals are awkward for me. I never know how to comfort the mourners even as a pastor. When they ask me questions like, “Why did God take him now?” I don’t know how…

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Poor in Spirit
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May 12 | Matthew 5:3 “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is God’s kingdom.” (Matthew 5:3) Bankruptcy seems to be becoming a regular practice in our country. While it’s meant to reset the person’s finances and give them an opportunity to start over, some people are unafraid to…

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Search Me, O God
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May 11 | Psalm 139:23-24 “Search me, Oh God, and know my heart. Test me and know my troubled thoughts, and see if an offensive way is in me, and leave me in the way everlasting.” (Psalm 139:23–24) There’s no one in this world who can do what God does.…

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The Greatest Thinker
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May 10 | Psalm 139:17-18; 1 Corinthians 2:10-11 “And how precious to me are your thoughts Oh God! How vast this some of them! If I would count them, they are more numerous than sand. I awake, and you are still with me.” (Psalm 139:17–18) “For God revealed these things…

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Deep Secret Knowledge
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May 9 | Psalm 139:13-16 “For you formed my inward parts, you knitted me together in the womb. I praise you, for I am awesomely and distinctively made! Wonderful are your works, and my soul knows it very well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was being…

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