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Heart-Pounding Terror
Theme of the Week: Let God's Word Rock Your World
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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Key Bible Verses: A voice from the cloud said, "This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased; listen to him." When the disciples heard this, they fell on their faces and were terrified. (Matthew 17:5-6, ESV)

Dig Deeper: Matthew 17:1-8

[Today's Dig Deeper] describes an incredible experience:

Jesus took with him Peter and James, and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain ...

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Prayer for the Week
Heavenly Father, may I read my Bible with great reverence and expectancy, knowing that I'm reading words that are inspired by you and able to convict me of sin, offer me guidance for daily living, and help me to know you in ever-deepening ways.

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Curt Schleicher

July 15, 2014  8:45am

The one thing that stands out for me in this passage is the 3 disciples immediate obedience when they heard God's voice---they were immediately humbled at the words He spoke and treated him with the honor & respect due Him. However, Jesus' response to this display of reverence was to "touch" them --- removing all distance between them---allowing them access to Him. Thanks for this reminder of what a loving, caring Lord we have in Jesus.

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Steve Pappas

July 15, 2014  6:28am

Matthew 17:1-8; Wow I don't remember reading this passage before. What it must have been like for Peter, James and John. It makes me think of who you are and what you gave up to come to earth.

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ANTHONY Swaggerty

July 15, 2014  6:18am

To realize just how much God loves us for He gave us His son to relate to. It is just amazing and all He wants us to do is Listen to Him, His teaching and have no fear of Him. Perfect words. Anthony

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