Acts 16:1-10New International Version (NIV) Timothy Joins Paul and Silas 16 Paul came to Derbe and then to Lystra, where a disciple named Timothy lived, whose mother was Jewish and a believer but whose father was a Greek. 2 The believers at Lystra and Iconium spoke well of him. 3 Paul wanted to take him along on the […]

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Three words never to be forgotten

1 Peter 4:7-11New International Version (NIV) 7 The end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray. 8 Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 9 Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling. 10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have […]

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彼得前书 4:7-11Chinese Contemporary Bible (CCB) 恩典的好管家 7 万物的尽头快到了。因此,你们要谨慎自律,警醒祷告。 8 最重要的是要彼此真诚相爱,因为爱可以遮盖许多罪。 9 要互相接待,不发怨言, 10 按着自己所得的恩赐彼此服侍,做上帝各样恩典的好管家。 11 能讲道的,要按着上帝的话去讲;能服侍人的,要本着上帝所赐的力量去服侍。这样,上帝会借着耶稣基督在一切的事上得到荣耀。 愿荣耀和权能都归于祂,直到永永远远。阿们! 1 Peter 4:7-11New International Version (NIV) 7 The end of all things is near. Therefore be alert and of sober mind so that you may pray. 8 Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. 9 Offer hospitality to one […]

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World’s Worst Dad

Genesis 37:1-11New International Version (NIV) Joseph’s Dreams 37 Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan. 2 This is the account of Jacob’s family line. Joseph, a young man of seventeen, was tending the flocks with his brothers, the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives, and […]

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World’s Worst Dad – Bilingual

Genesis 37:1-11New International Version (NIV) Joseph’s Dreams 37 Jacob lived in the land where his father had stayed, the land of Canaan. 2 This is the account of Jacob’s family line. Joseph, a young man of seventeen, was tending the flocks with his brothers, the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives, and […]

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Just be a branch?

John 15:1-17New International Version (NIV) The Vine and the Branches 15 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. 2 He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, while every branch that does bear fruit he prunes[a] so that it will be even more fruitful. 3 You are already clean because of […]

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Just be a branch? – Bilingual

约翰福音 15:1-17Chinese Contemporary Bible (CCB) 真葡萄树 15 耶稣说:“我是真葡萄树,我父是栽培的人。 2 属于我的枝子如果不结果子,祂就把它剪掉;如果结果子,祂便修剪它,让它结更多的果子。 3 我对你们所讲的道已经使你们洁净了。 4 你们要常在我里面,我就常在你们里面。枝子若离开葡萄树,就不能结果子。同样,你们若不常在我里面,也不能结果子。 5 “我是葡萄树,你们是枝子。常在我里面的,我也常在他里面,他就会多结果子,因为你们离开了我什么都不能做。 6 不常在我里面的人就像丢在外面枯干的枝子,最后只有被人拾起来丢在火里烧掉。 7 如果你们常在我里面,我的话也常在你们里面,无论你们求什么,都会得到应允。 8 你们多结果子,证明自己是我的门徒,就会给我父带来荣耀。 9 父怎样爱我,我也怎样爱你们。你们要常在我的爱中。 10 你们若遵守我的命令,就必常在我的爱中,正如我遵守了父的命令,常在父的爱中一样。 11 “我把这些事告诉你们,是要叫你们心里有我的喜乐,让你们的喜乐满溢。 12 你们要彼此相爱,像我爱你们一样,这就是我的命令。 13 为朋友舍命可以说是人间最伟大的爱了。 14 你们如果照我的吩咐去做,就是我的朋友。 15 我不再称你们为奴仆,因为奴仆不知道主人的事。我称你们为朋友,因为我把从父那里听见的一切都告诉了你们。 16 不是你们拣选了我,而是我拣选了你们,并且派你们出去结永存的果子。这样,你们奉我的名无论向父求什么,祂都会赐给你们。 17 我把这些事吩咐你们,是要叫你们彼此相爱。 John 15:1-17New International Version (NIV) The Vine and the Branches 15 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener. 2 He cuts off every branch in me that bears no fruit, […]

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Why Did He Do It?

Ephesians 2:1-10New International Version (NIV) Made Alive in Christ 2 As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2 in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are […]

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Why Did He Do It? – Bilingual

Ephesians 2:1-10New International Version (NIV) Made Alive in Christ 2 As for you, you were dead in your transgressions and sins, 2 in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are […]

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Discovering who you really are . .

Ephesians 1:1-14New International Version (NIV) 1 Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To God’s holy people in Ephesus,[a] the faithful in Christ Jesus: 2 Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Praise for Spiritual Blessings in Christ 3 Praise be to the God and Father of […]

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