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Spirit Bible translations


Golden Text| Gal 5:22,23 CEB - the Holy Spirit produces this kind of fruit in our lives: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,23 gentleness, and self-control. There is no law against these things!


Responsive Reading Isa 57:14,15,19 NLT - 14 Clear away the rocks and stones so my people can return from captivity.” 15 The high and lofty one who lives in eternity, the Holy One, says this: “I live in the high and holy place with those whose spirits are contrite and humble. I restore the crushed spirit of the humble and revive the courage of those with repentant hearts. bringing words of praise to their lips. May they have abundant peace, both near and far,” says the Lord, who heals them. Isa 61:1 NLT - The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is upon me, for the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor. He has sent me to comfort the brokenhearted and to proclaim that captives will be released and prisoners will be freed.


Eph 4:1-4, 31,32 PHIL Christians should be at one, as God is one 1 As the Lord’s prisoner, then, I beg you to live lives worthy of your high calling. 2 Accept life with humility and patience, generously making allowance for each other 3 because you love each other. Make it your aim to be at one in the Spirit, and you will be bound together in peace. 4 There is one Body and one Spirit, just as it was to one hope that you were called. 31,32 NLT - 31 Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior. 32 Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.


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1| Isa 45:5,6,8 NLT - 5 I am the Lord; there is no other God. I have equipped you for battle, though you don’t even know me, 6 so all the world from east to west will know there is no other God. I am the Lord, and there is no other. 8 “Open up, O heavens, and pour out your righteousness. Let the earth open wide so salvation and righteousness can sprout up together. I, the Lord, created them.


2| Isa 59:21 MSG - My Spirit that I’ve placed upon you and the words that I’ve given you to speak, they’re not going to leave your mouths nor the mouths of your children nor the mouths of your grandchildren. You will keep repeating these words and won’t ever stop.” God’s orders.


3| Rom 8:16 PHIL - 16 The Spirit himself endorses our inward conviction that we really are the children of God. Think what that means.


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4| Job 32:8 NLT – there is a Spirit within people, the breath of the Almighty within them, that makes them intelligent.

AMP - …..there is [a vital force] a spirit [of intelligence] in man, and the breath of the Almighty gives men understanding.


5| Ps 143:1,10 NLT - Hear my prayer, O Lord; listen to my plea! Answer me because you are faithful and righteous. 10 Teach me to do your will, for you are my God. May your gracious Spirit lead me forward on a firm footing. 6| I John 4:1,6,13 NLT - Dear friends, do not believe everyone who claims to speak by the Spirit. You must test them to see if the spirit they have comes from God. For there are many false prophets in the world 6 But we belong to God, and those who know God listen to us. If they do not belong to God, they do not listen to us. That is how we know if someone has the Spirit of truth or the spirit of deception. 13 And God has given us his Spirit as proof that we live in him and he in us.


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7| Deu 6:4,5 CEB -4 Israel, listen! Our God is the Lord! Only the Lord![a]5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your being, and all your strength.


8| II Sam 5:4,10 MSG - David was thirty years old when he became king, and ruled for forty years. David proceeded with a longer stride, a larger embrace since the God-of-the-Angel-Armies was with him.


9| I Chron 12:16-18 NRSV - 16 Some Benjaminites and Judahites came to the stronghold to David. 17 David went out to meet them and said to them, “If you have come to me in friendship, to help me, then my heart will be knit to you; but if you have come to betray me to my adversaries, though my hands have done no wrong, then may the God of our ancestors see and give judgment.” 18 Then the spirit came upon Amasai, chief of the Thirty, and he said, “We are yours, O David; and with you, O son of Jesse! Peace, peace to you, and peace to the one who helps you! For your God is the one who helps you.” Then David received them, and made them officers of his troops.


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10| I Cor 14:15 PHIL I am therefore determined to pray with my spirit and my mind, and if I sing I will sing with both spirit and mind.


11| John 6:63 PHIL It is the Spirit which gives life. The flesh will not help you.

NRSV - 63 It is the spirit that gives life; the flesh is useless...

AMP – It is the Spirit Who gives life [He is the Life-giver]; the flesh conveys no benefit whatever [there is no profit in it].

NLT - It is the Spirit who gives eternal life. Human effort accomplishes nothing.


12| Rom 8:6,8,9 NLT - . 6 So letting your sinful nature control your mind leads to death. But letting the Spirit control your mind leads to life and peace. 8 That’s why those who are still under the control of their sinful nature can never please God. 9 But you are not controlled by your sinful nature. You are controlled by the Spirit if you have the Spirit of God living in you.


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13| Ps 139:1,7,9,10 NLT - O Lord, you have examined my heart and know everything about me. 7 I can never escape from your Spirit! I can never get away from your presence! 9 If I ride the wings of the morning, if I dwell by the farthest oceans, 10 even there your hand will guide me, and your strength will support me.


14| Mark 3:7 CEB - 7 Jesus left with his disciples and went to the lake.


15| Mark 4:37-39 NLT - 37 But soon a fierce storm came up. High waves were breaking into the boat, and it began to fill with water. 38 Jesus was sleeping at the back of the boat with his head on a cushion. The disciples woke him up, shouting, “Teacher, don’t you care that we’re going to drown?” 39 When Jesus woke up, he rebuked the wind and said to the waves,“Silence! Be still!” Suddenly the wind stopped, and there was a great calm.


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16| Haggai 2:4,5, NLT - for I am with you, says the Lord of Heaven’s Armies. 5 My Spirit remains among you,


17| Luke 4:14 NRSV - 14 Then Jesus, filled with the power of the Spirit, returned to Galilee, and a report about him spread through all the surrounding country.


18| Luke 8:27-35 NLT - 27 As Jesus was climbing out of the boat, a man who was possessed by demons came out to meet him. For a long time he had been homeless and naked, living in a cemetery outside the town. 28 As soon as he saw Jesus, he shrieked and fell down in front of him. Then he screamed, “Why are you interfering with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? Please, I beg you, don’t torture me!” 29 For Jesus had already commanded the evil[d] spirit to come out of him. This spirit had often taken control of the man. Even when he was placed under guard and put in chains and shackles, he simply broke them and rushed out into the wilderness, completely under the demon’s power. 30 Jesus demanded, “What is your name?” “Legion,” he replied, for he was filled with many demons. 31 The demons kept begging Jesus not to send them into the bottomless pit.[e] 32 There happened to be a large herd of pigs feeding on the hillside nearby, and the demons begged him to let them enter into the pigs. So Jesus gave them permission. 33 Then the demons came out of the man and entered the pigs, and the entire herd plunged down the steep hillside into the lake and drowned. 34 When the herdsmen saw it, they fled to the nearby town and the surrounding countryside, spreading the news as they ran. 35 People rushed out to see what had happened. A crowd soon gathered around Jesus, and they saw the man who had been freed from the demons. He was sitting at Jesus’ feet, fully clothed and perfectly sane,


19| II Tim 1:7 AMP – God did not give us a spirit of timidity (of cowardice, of craven and cringing and fawning fear), but [He has given us a spirit] of power and of love and of calm and well-balanced mind and discipline and self-control.

PHIL - God has not given us a spirit of fear, but a spirit of power and love and a sound mind.

NRSV - ---for God did not give us a spirit of cowardice, but rather a spirit of power and of love and of self-discipline.

NLT - God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.

CEB - God didn’t give us a spirit that is timid but one that is powerful, loving, and self-controlled.

MSG - God doesn’t want us to be shy with his gifts, but bold and loving and sensible.


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20| I Cor 2:12 PHIL - 12 We have now received not the spirit of the world but the Spirit of God himself, so that we can understand something of God’s generosity towards us.


21| Rev 7:9,10,12 NRSV 9 After this I looked, and there was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, from all tribes and peoples and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, robed in white, with palm branches in their hands. 10 They cried out in a loud voice, saying, “Salvation belongs to our God who is seated on the throne, and to the Lamb!” 12 singing, “Amen! Blessing and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to our God forever and ever! Amen.”



CEB – COMMON ENGLISH BIBLE

ESV – ENGLISH STANDARD VERSION

MSG – THE MESSAGE

NIV – NEW INTERNATIONAL VERSION

NLT – NEW LIVING TRANSLATION

NRSV - NEW REVISED STANDARD VERSION

PHIL - JB PHILLIPS, NEW TESTAMENT IN MODERN ENGLISH

VOICE – THE VOICE

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Updated: Jul 27

LOVE

Golden Text| Ps 48:9 NLT - 9 O God, we meditate on your unfailing love as we worship in your Temple.


Responsive Reading| Matt 22:37-40 NLT - “‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.’[e] 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 A second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[f] 40 The entire law and all the demands of the prophets are based on these two commandments.”


Matt 5:14-16, 43-45 MSG14-16 “Here’s another way to put it: You’re here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world. God is not a secret to be kept. We’re going public with this, as public as a city on a hill. If I make you light-bearers, you don’t think I’m going to hide you under a bucket, do you? I’m putting You on a light stand. Now that I’ve put you there on a hilltop, on a light stand—shine! Keep open house; be generous with your lives. By opening up to others, you’ll prompt people to open up with God, this generous Father in heaven. 43-45 “You’re familiar with the old written law, ‘Love your friend,’ and its unwritten companion, ‘Hate your enemy.’ I’m challenging that. I’m telling you to love your enemies. Let them bring out the best in you, not the worst.


II Cor 13:11 PHIL ---cheer up! Aim at perfection and accept my encouragement, agree with one another and live at peace. So shall the God of love and peace be ever with you.

NLT - Rejoice. Change your ways. Encourage each other. Live in harmony and peace. Then the God of love and peace will be with you.

MSG - Be cheerful. Keep things in good repair. Keep your spirits up. Think in harmony. Be agreeable. Do all that, and the God of love and peace will be with you for sure.

CEB - Put things in order, respond to my encouragement, be in harmony with each other, and live in peace—and the God of love and peace will be with you.


II Cor 13:12 – KJV- Greet others with an holy kiss.


II Cor 13:14 - MSG The amazing grace of the Master, Jesus Christ, the extravagant love of God, the intimate friendship of the Holy Spirit, be with all of you.


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1| Zeph 3:17 NLT - 17 For the Lord your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He will rejoice over you with joyful songs.”


2| I John 4:16 NLT - 16 We know how much God loves us, and we have put our trust in his love. God is love, and all who live in love live in God, and God lives in them.


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3| Rev 2:17,19 MSG - 17 Are your ears awake? Listen. Listen to the Wind Words, the Spirit blowing through the churches. I see everything you’re doing for me. Impressive! The love and the faith, the service and persistence.


4| Heb 6:10 PHIL - God is not unfair: he will not lose sight of all that you have done nor of the loving labour which you have shown for his sake in looking after fellow-Christians (as you are still doing).


5| I John 4:8,11 NLT - God is love 11 Dear friends, since God loved us that much, we surely ought to love each other.


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6| Ps 40:11,16 NLT - 11 Lord, don’t hold back your tender mercies from me. Let your unfailing love and faithfulness always protect me. may all who search for you be filled with joy and gladness in you. May those who love your salvation repeatedly shout, “The Lord is great!” 7| II Kings 4:8-10 MSG - 8 One day Elisha passed through Shunem. A leading lady of the town talked him into stopping for a meal. And then it became his custom: Whenever he passed through, he stopped by for a meal. 9-10 “I’m certain,” said the woman to her husband, “that this man who stops by with us all the time is a holy man of God. Why don’t we add on a small room upstairs and furnish it with a bed and desk, chair and lamp, so that when he comes by he can stay with us?”


8| Acts 20:35 CEB - remember the Lord Jesus’ words: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”


9| Matt 25:34 35 NLT - Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the creation of the world. 35 For I was hungry, and you fed me. I was thirsty, and you gave me a drink. I was a stranger, and you invited me into your home.


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10| Ps 40:9,10, NLT - 9 I have encouraged Your people with the message of righteousness, in Your great assembly (look and see), haven’t kept quiet about these things; You know this, I haven’t been shy to talk about Your love, nor have I been afraid to tell Your truth before the great assembly of Your people.


11| Mark 6:34 NLT - 34 Jesus saw the huge crowd as he stepped from the boat, and he had compassion on them because they were like sheep without a shepherd. So he began teaching them many things.


12| Luke 4:16-21,33-35,40,44 NLT - 16 When he came to the village of Nazareth, his boyhood home, he went as usual to the synagogue on the Sabbath and stood up to read the Scriptures. 17 The scroll of Isaiah the prophet was handed to him. He unrolled the scroll and found the place where this was written: 18 “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, for he has anointed me to bring Good News to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim that captives will be released, that the blind will see, that the oppressed will be set free, 19 and that the time of the Lord’s favor has come.[f]”20 He rolled up the scroll, handed it back to the attendant, and sat down. All eyes in the synagogue looked at him intently. 21 Then he began to speak to them. “The Scripture you’ve just heard has been fulfilled this very day!” 33 Once when he was in the synagogue, a man possessed by a demon—an evil[g] spirit—began shouting at Jesus, 34 “Go away! Why are you interfering with us, Jesus of Nazareth? Have you come to destroy us? I know who you are—the Holy One of God!” 35 Jesus cut him short. “Be quiet! Come out of the man,” he ordered. At that, the demon threw the man to the floor as the crowd watched; then it came out of him without hurting him further. 40 As the sun went down that evening, people throughout the village brought sick family members to Jesus. No matter what their diseases were, the touch of his hand healed every one. 44 So he continued to travel around, preaching in synagogues throughout Judea.[h]


13| Rom 10:8,13,15 NLT - “The message is very close at hand; it is on your lips and in your heart.” 13 For “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” 15 And how will anyone go and tell them without being sent? That is why the Scriptures say, “How beautiful are the feet of messengers who bring good news!”[

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14| Ps 68:11 VOICE - 11 The Lord gives the word; there are very many women ready to tell the good news: 15| Ps 107:20,21 CEB - 20 God gave the order and healed them; he rescued them from their pit. 21 Let them thank the Lord for his faithful love and his wondrous works for all people.


16| Ps 138:1,2 VOICE - 1 To You, Lord, I give my whole heart, a heart filled with praise, for I am grateful; 2 I bow before You, looking to Your holy temple, and praise Your name, for Your unfailing love and Your truth; for You have placed Your name and Your word over all things and all times. 17| Mark 13:10 NLT - 10 For the Good News must first be preached to all nations.[


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18| II Tim 3:16 NLT - 16 All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right.


19| Luke 6:27-29 NLT - 27 “But to you who are willing to listen, I say, love your enemies! Do good to those who hate you. 28 Bless those who curse you. Pray for those who hurt you. 29 If someone slaps you on one cheek, offer the other cheek also.


20| Prov 15:1,23 CEB - A sensitive answer turns back wrath, but an offensive word stirs up anger. 23 To give an appropriate answer is a joy; how good is a word at the right time! 7.

21| Prov 9:9 NLT - 9 Teach the wise, and they will be wiser. Teach the righteous, and they will learn more.


22| Matt 4:23 MSG - From there he went all over Galilee. He used synagogues for meeting places and taught people the truth of God. God’s kingdom was his theme—that beginning right now they were under God’s government, a good government! He also healed people of their diseases and of the bad effects of their bad lives.


23| Matt 5:1,2,6,8 MSG - -2 When Jesus saw his ministry drawing huge crowds, he climbed a hillside. Those who were apprenticed to him, the committed, climbed with him. Arriving at a quiet place, he sat down and taught his climbing companions. This is what he said: 6 “You’re blessed when you’ve worked up a good appetite for God. He’s food and drink in the best meal you’ll ever eat. 8 “You’re blessed when you get your inside world—your mind and heart—put right. Then you can see God in the outside world.


24| Isa 54:13 NLT - 13 I will teach all your children, and they will enjoy great peace. 8.

25| Acts 3:1,2,6-8 CEB - Peter and John were going up to the temple at three o’clock in the afternoon, the established prayer time. 2 Meanwhile, a man crippled since birth was being carried in. Every day, people would place him at the temple gate known as the Beautiful Gate so he could ask for money from those entering the temple. 6 Peter said, “I don’t have any money, but I will give you what I do have. In the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene, rise up and walk!” 7 Then he grasped the man’s right hand and raised him up. At once his feet and ankles became strong. 8 Jumping up, he began to walk around. He entered the temple with them, walking, leaping, and praising God.


26| James 5:13-15, 16 MSG 13-15 Are you hurting? Pray. Do you feel great? Sing. Are you sick? Call the church leaders together to pray and anoint you with oil in the name of the Master. Believing-prayer will heal you, and Jesus will put you on your feet. pray for each other so that you can live together whole and healed. The prayer of a person living right with God is something powerful to be reckoned with.

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