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How do YOU do? “But Jesus answered and said, “Permit even this.” And He touched his ear and healed him.” - Luke 22:51

What a sermon! “And beginning at Moses and all the Prophets, He expounded to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning Himself.” - Luke 24:27

That’s all it takes. “From that time many of His disciples went back and walked with Him no more.” - John 6:66

Don’t walk away… “From that time many of His disciples went back and walked with Him no more.” - John 6:66

Religion is fine, but… “After these things Jesus walked in Galilee; for He did not want to walk in Judea, because the Jews sought to kill Him.” - John 7:1

“He had his arm around her!” “Do not judge according to appearance, but judge with righteous judgment.” - John 7:24

Don't be cold. “Then the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered a council and said, 'What shall we do? For this Man works many signs.'” - John 11:47

There’s only one opinion that matters. “Nevertheless even among the rulers many believed in Him, but because of the Pharisees they did not confess Him, lest they should be put out of the synagogue..." - John 12:42-43

He was guilty. “He who has My commandments and keeps them, it is he who loves Me.” - John 14:21

But who likes that? “Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit He prunes, that it may bear more fruit.” - John 15:2

You can’t always know. “Surely I will send a spirit upon him, and he shall hear a rumor and return to his own land; and I will cause him to fall by the sword in his own land..." - Isaiah 37:7,8

You can. “Who among you fears the Lord? Who obeys the voice of His Servant? Who walks in darkness and has no light? Let him trust in the name of the Lord, and rely upon his God.” - Isaiah 50:10

Have the best day possible! “Oh, that you had heeded My commandments! Then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.” - Isaiah 48:18

What would you do? "And they said, 'The Lord has need of him.'" That was all, and that was enough. "The Lord has need of him." The owners’ reply isn’t recorded, but they must have said something like, "Okay, go ahead..." - Luke 19:34

What would He think today? “And when He was come near, He beheld the city, and wept over it.” - Luke 19:41

Today will go a lot better if... “So they watched Him, and sent spies who pretended to be righteous, that they might seize on His words, in order to deliver Him to the power and the authority of the governor.” - Luke 20:20

Like a burrito without a tortilla! “But they which shall be accounted worthy to obtain that world, and the resurrection from the dead, neither marry, nor are given in marriage.” - Luke 20:35

It will build you up! “And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified.” - Acts 20:32

Don’t lose your cool. “But before all these, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and into prisons, being brought before kings and rulers for my name’s sake..." - Luke 21:12-13

From despair to hope. “So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death is swallowed up in victory.” - 1 Corinthians 15:54

Connecting meets disconnecting. “Seek the Lord while He may be found, call upon Him while He is near.” - Isaiah 55:6

Fake followers! “Jesus answered them, Have not I chosen you twelve, and one of you is a devil?” - John 6:70

Worse than you can imagine… “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” - Romans 10:17

The God of the living “Now that the dead are raised, even Moses shewed at the bush, when he calleth the Lord the God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob. For He is not a God of the dead..." - Luke 20:37-38

There is Hope. "Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand." - Isaiah 41:10.

Plug in! “Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.” - 2 Timothy 3:5

Ever had a day where…? “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.” - John 15:5

Don’t live in fear! “My little children, these things I write to you, so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.” - 1 John 2:1

One third of all people... “I have more understanding than all my teachers: for thy testimonies are my meditation.” - Psalm 119:99

For the camels, too! “I will draw water for your camels also, until they have finished drinking.” - Genesis 24:19