CLEAN ROOM

READ NUMBERS 8:5–13 Some products, such as pharmaceuticals and advanced electronics, are extremely sensitive to contamination and require specialized manufacturing facilities known as clean rooms. These spaces use intricate air purification and ventilation systems. Workers often must wear full-body protective gear—not for them, but to keep the delicate, expensive products from being damaged. Similarly, Israel’s

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CLEAN HANDS

READ EXODUS 30:17–21 God instructed Moses to make a bronze basin. Its purpose was to hold water for washing the hands and feet of Aaron, the high priest, and his sons. This ceremonial washing was required of all priests before they entered the tent of meeting or approached the altar to make an offering. “Make

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OBEDIENCE

READ GENESIS 7:1–10 What should Christians do when they know God’s will, but don’t completely understand it? When His plans for you look very different from what you had in mind, how should you respond? Not knowing what God has planned can be unsettling, but He asks you to trust Him and obey. And Noah

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FAMILY RESEMBLANCE

READ 1 PETER 1:13–21 But just as he who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do (1 Peter 1:15). God, your Father, is holy. In everything He does He is pure and perfectly righteous. God called you to be a member of His family. Because you are His child, you are

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SEAL OF FIRE

READ SONG OF SONGS 1:1 THROUGH 8:14 The Song of Songs is a lovely poetic portion of Scripture. The “he” and “she” speakers refer to a bridegroom and his bride. Besides the obvious connection with the passion of married love, the story holds a deeper truth about a divine Bridegroom and the Church. Place me

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ENOUGH AND FOREVER

READ HEBREWS 10:5–14 In the Old Testament, God ordained sacrifices to atone for the sins of His people. The priests offered the sacrifices repeatedly because the blood of animals was not enough to take away sin and make people whole. But God had a perfect plan. For by one sacrifice he has made perfect forever

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SUBTLE SINS

READ I THESSALONIANS 3:6–13 Tess lived what she considered a good Christian life. She taught children’s church and led a ladies’ Bible study. However, as she read the Scripture, she realized she needed to go deeper with God. So, she asked the Lord to show her any area that needed change. As Tess prayed, she

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SOUL REMODEL

READ EPHESIANS 5:1–11 When Peter and Gen decided to remodel their kitchen, an old wall separating it from the dinette had to be removed to make space for an island. The process was messy and difficult, but, in the end, the marble island sparkled, and the extra storage and workspace made the kitchen more efficient

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OVERCOMING SIN

READ EPHESIANS 4:17–24 Before Maria accepted Christ, she made poor choices regarding the men she dated and how she interacted with them. After she came to Jesus, she changed her lifestyle and was determined to live like a new person in Christ. You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put

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HOLY EXPECTATIONS

READ EPHESIANS 1:1–10 Every family has expectations. Sometimes they are unrealistic, and the children can’t fulfill them. Some parents demand perfection. Others expect a child to follow a specific profession or accomplish things the parents failed to do. But God’s expectations of us are reasonable. Not only that, He gives the strength to fulfill them.

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