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Time Well Spent

“Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the LORD; trust in him and he will do this: He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your… Continue Reading

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How do these signs suggest that Christ’s return is at hand?

When they read Matthew 24:7, Mark 13:8, or Luke 21:11, some men foolishly observe, “We’ve always had earthquakes. How can this be a sign?” The Lord made this prediction around A.D. 30. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, from 1890… Continue Reading

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Christmas: The Purpose of the Incarnation

The goal of this posting is to thoroughly cover the reason that the eternal God had a birth date into our world. An eternal plan Why did God come through the channel of a virgin’s womb? Why was it necessary for… Continue Reading

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Usury

Usury = Interest charged or paid on a loan. Prov. 28:8 (ESV) v.8 Whoever multiplies his wealth by interest and profit  gathers it for him who is generous to the poor. Footnotes: Proverbs 28:8 That is, profit that comes from charging interest to… Continue Reading

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Take It to the Lord

‘…so the power of God could be seen in him.‘ John 9:3 NLT When Jesus encountered a blind man, His disciples immediately began to discuss the man’s condition. They asked, ‘Was this man’s blindness the result of his own sins,… Continue Reading

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Ask God

‘…in Him we live, and move, and have our being.‘ Acts 17:28 NKJV George Washington Carver, an agricultural chemist who discovered 300 uses for peanuts, shared these observations about God: ‘As a very small boy exploring the almost virgin woods… Continue Reading

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It All Belongs to God (2)

‘When I fed them, they were satisfied; when they were satisfied, they became proud; then they forgot Me.‘ Hosea 13:6 NIV Paul writes: ‘Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust in… Continue Reading

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It All Belongs to God (1)

‘These all wait for You, that You may give them their food in due season.‘ Psalm 104:27 NKJV We fear losing our job, our health insurance and our retirement benefits, so we amass possessions, thinking the more we have the… Continue Reading

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Are You Afraid of Losing Someone?

You will be missed, because your seat will be empty.‘ 1 Samuel 20:18 NIV Who’s the one person whose death you dread most? Is it causing you anxiety? If so, begin to put these things into practice: (1) Ask God… Continue Reading

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On the Home Front

I will raise up a faithful priest who will serve Me…‘ 1 Samuel 2:35 NLT Being the high priest in Israel was a prestigious job, and Eli seemed suited to it. Yet he failed badly on the home front. ‘…His… Continue Reading

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HANDLING YOUR FAILURES (2)

Return…I will heal your backslidings…‘ Jeremiah 3:22 NKJV WHAT’S THE ROOT OF OUR FAILURES? Failure doesn’t lie in the strength of the enemy, or our own weakness, or God’s reluctance to help us overcome. Israel was defeated by a small… Continue Reading

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HANDLING YOUR FAILURES (1)

‘the hearts of the people melted, and became like water.‘ Joshua 7:5 NKJV Even the most seasoned believers experience failure and the big question at such times isn’t, ‘How could I have let that happen?’ but, ‘What’s the right way… Continue Reading

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“John the Baptist” Audio & Written Article

Below is a sample of what Peter Pollock has put together for Australia for use by: – Radio stations – Church & others websites/media Source: Trevor John Stiles / Mike Munro FGBA WA

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Understanding Your Temptations (3)

count it all joy when ye fall into…temptations.‘ James 1:2 KJV Satan knows that when you recognise him as the source of your temptation, he loses his advantage. He knows that when you understand he initiated the temptation, you’ll recoil… Continue Reading

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Understanding Your Temptations (2)

  Blessed is the man who endures temptation…‘ James 1:12 NKJV The second misperception is: temptation is sin. The devil wants you to blame yourself for the temptations you experience. Why? Because when you believe that you are the source… Continue Reading

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Understanding Your Temptations (1)

don’t let us yield to temptation…‘ Matthew 6:13 NLT Many of us suffer unnecessarily because of our misperceptions about temptation. The first one is: expecting your temptations to cease – or at least decrease. When the Israelites entered the Promised… Continue Reading

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Talking Net’

Day 108 of 365 [April 18, 2015] We all need to learn how to establish and maintain boundaries with our words. Proverbs 10:19 states, “When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise”… Continue Reading

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What Keeps us from Serving? (1)

To answer before listening – that is folly…‘ Proverbs 18:13 NIV To serve others effectively, you must be attuned to what they need. What keeps us from doing that? Assumption. A lady in an airport lounge bought a packet of… Continue Reading

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The Lord Is Your Strength

Day 105 of 365 We must realize that part of Satan’s plan for end-time believers is to make us weary. Daniel 7:25 gives a vivid description of a vision the prophet Daniel received regarding the last days: “And he ‘shall… Continue Reading

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Show Affection to One Another

Let the husband render to his wife the affection due her, and likewise also the wife to her husband.‘ 1 Corinthians 7:3 NKJV The Taj Mahal is one of the most beautiful and costly tombs ever built and there’s a… Continue Reading

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Make Jesus ‘Lord’ of Your Life

if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus…‘ Romans 10:9 NKJV There are two parts to being a Christian. First, you must accept Jesus as your Saviour. Second, and much more difficult, you must make Jesus your Lord –… Continue Reading

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The Rewards of Confrontation & it takes two to tango.

do not reject the Lord’s discipline…‘ Proverbs 3:11 NCV The Bible says, ‘Do not reject the Lord’s discipline, and don’t get angry when He corrects you. The Lord corrects those He loves, just as parents correct the child they delight… Continue Reading

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Stay on the Wheel

  He made it again into another vessel, as it seemed good to the potter…‘ Jeremiah 18:4 NKJV While you are on the Potter’s wheel, consider these two things: (1) The Potter’s plan and pleasure are what matter. He has… Continue Reading

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The Potter’s Plan

as the clay is in the potter’s hand, so are you in My hand…‘ Jeremiah 18:6 NKJV In the good times it’s easy to see that we’re making progress, but in the tough times we are prone to feel like… Continue Reading

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Love is according to 4 to 8 year old kids

What Love means to 4-8 year old kids …. Slow down for three minutes to read this. It is so worth it. Touching words from the mouth of babes.. A group of professional people posed this question to a group of 4 to 8 year-old’s , ‘What does love… Continue Reading

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The Word and the Spirit

we have the mind of Christ.’ 1 Corinthians 2:16 NLT When your mind is not open to the Holy Spirit, you cannot understand God’s Word. So if you find reading the Bible unrewarding, try this: before you open your Bible,… Continue Reading

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The Secret of Lasting Happiness

happy is the man who delights in doing His commands.‘ Psalm 112:1 TLB Lasting happiness isn’t found in money or career success. Does that mean these things are wrong? No. When you put God first He will actually give you… Continue Reading

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If You’re a Wife

Wives, submit to your own husbands…‘ Ephesians 5:22 NKJV Some people use this Scripture to treat women like a doormat and rob them of their voice and right to any leadership role. Read the Bible! Deborah led the nation of… Continue Reading

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If You’re a Husband

Husbands, love your wives…‘ Ephesians 5:25 NKJV Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her.’ Many men wrestle with the fear of intimacy. Masculine emotions have become the 21st Century version of… Continue Reading

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Ask God for a Mountain (1)

give me this mountain…’ Joshua 14:12 NJKV Why would someone ask God for a mountain? Because when you tackle something bigger than yourself: (1) you grow; (2) you learn to depend on God; (3) you get to celebrate big victories.… Continue Reading

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Your Responses

every good tree bringeth forth good fruit…‘ Matthew 7:17 (KJV) Take a moment to consider these two questions. Question one: How do you respond when you’re treated badly? A man stopped by a news-stand every morning to pick up a… Continue Reading

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What Stops You? Fear of Success! (4)

the Lord gave him success in everything he did.‘ Genesis 39:3 NIV In order to overcome your fear of success you must do these six things: (1) Give yourself ample time to complete critical tasks on which your success hinges.… Continue Reading

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What Stops You? Fear of Success! (3)

‘That I may cause those who love Me to inherit wealth, that I may fill their treasuries.‘ Proverbs 8:21 NKJV If you want to overcome the fear of success and position yourself to be a blessing to others: (1) Confront… Continue Reading

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What Stops You? Fear of Success! (2)

Let the Lord be magnified, who has pleasure in the prosperity of His servant.‘ Psalm 35:27 NKJV Fear of success is characterised by these six behaviours; see if you have any of them: (1) Procrastinating. (2) Under-performing. (3) Focusing on… Continue Reading

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Change Your Definition of Prayer

May 7, 2015 Day 127 of 365 Have you ever heard the biblical phrase “pray without ceasing”? To many, that sounds daunting and impossible. How could anyone bow their head, kneel, and pray 24 hours a day? If that’s what… Continue Reading

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What Stops You? Fear of Success! (1)

They…limited the Holy One of Israel.‘ Psalm 78:41 NKJV Researchers conducted an experiment in which frogs were placed in separate glass jars covered with lids to prevent them from escaping. At first the frogs kept jumping, trying to escape, but… Continue Reading

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Receiving the Power of God Through Prayer

May 6, 2015 Day 126 of 365 Prayer is so powerful because it joins the hearts of people on earth with the heart of God in heaven. When we pray, we connect with God, and He affects our daily lives… Continue Reading

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Power of Forgiveness

Be kind…forgiving each other…‘ Ephesians 4:32 NIV Here are four things you need to know about forgiveness: (1) Forgiveness doesn’t make what happened to you right; it means you’ve made a decision not to let it control your life. By… Continue Reading

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When They’re Gossiping About You (2)

without gossips, conflict calms down.‘ Proverbs 26:20 CEB Do these three things: (1) When necessary, confront the gossiper. If the offender is a Christian, stand on this Scripture: ‘If your fellow believer sins against you, go and tell him in… Continue Reading

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When they’re Gossiping About You (1)

‘gossips alienate close friends.‘ Proverbs 16:28 CEB Tabloids, talk shows and tell-tales thrive on a diet of gossip.  Indeed, we’re each likely to spread our share of it and receive our share of it. And whether it’s based on truth,… Continue Reading

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Are You in a Storm? (2)

‘…Who can this be…?’ Matthew 8:27 NKJV Matthew records: ‘Then His disciples came to Him and awoke Him, saying, “Lord, save us! We are perishing!” But He said to them, “Why are you fearful, O you of little faith”? Then… Continue Reading

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True Love Must Give

Joyce Meyer: Promises for Your Everyday Life Everyone desires to be loved and accepted. But many of us try to find happiness the wrong way. We attempt to find it in getting, but it is found in giving. The love… Continue Reading

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Are You in a Storm? (1)

‘A great storm arose…‘ Matthew 8:24 NCV Matthew records, ‘Jesus got into a boat, and His [disciples] went with Him. A great storm arose…‘ (Matthew 8:23-24 NCV). In the Greek language the words ‘a great storm’ are one word –… Continue Reading

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The God of All Comfort (2)

‘As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you…‘ Isaiah 66:13 NKJV When you’re troubled, remember: (1) God’s comfort is real. Do you recall being sad or afraid as a child? And do you remember feeling the comfort… Continue Reading

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Practise Being Unselfish (5)

‘…I am not seeking my own good but the good of many…‘ 1 Corinthians 10:33 NIV Here are three questions people often ask themselves when you’re talking to them: (1) Do you really care about me? Dr. Calvin Miller put… Continue Reading

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The God of All Comfort (1)

‘He comforts us every time we have trouble…‘ 2 Corinthians 1:4 NCV Of all the names given to God in Scripture, none is more consoling than ‘…the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles…‘ (2 Corinthians… Continue Reading

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You Are Never Alone

Day 113 of 365 [April 23, 2015] The two often go together because many Christians and unbelievers grieve over being lonely. In my ministry, an increasing number of people request prayer for loneliness. God’s Word tells us plainly that we… Continue Reading

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Practise Being Unselfish (4)

‘…no one cares for my soul.‘ Psalm 142:4 NKJV The people you seek to influence in life always ask themselves: Think about the best experiences you’ve had with people in your own life. What do they all have in common?… Continue Reading

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God Is the Only Lasting Source

As human beings we are created by God to be happy and to feel good about ourselves. As a matter of fact, we must feel good about ourselves, or eventually we will develop some sort of unhealthy, uncontrolled behavior to… Continue Reading

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Practise Being Unselfish (3)

‘…take an interest in others, too.‘ Philippians 2:4 NLT John Craig says, ‘No matter how much work a man can do, no matter how engaging his personality may be, he will not advance far if he cannot work through others.’… Continue Reading

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Controlling Your Tongue

Joyce Meyer: Promises for Your Everyday Life – a Daily Devotional A significant key to glorifying God is controlling our tongue. Psalm 50:23 says, “He who brings an offering of praise and thanksgiving honors and glorifies Me….” What would happen… Continue Reading

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Practise Being Unselfish (2)

‘Let no one seek his own, but each one the other’s well-being.‘ 1 Corinthians 10:24 NKJV Great leaders often have great egos, and therein lies great danger. In ‘The Empowered Communicator‘, Calvin Miller uses the form of a letter to… Continue Reading

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Practise Being Unselfish (1)

‘You must have the same attitude that Christ Jesus had.‘ Philippians 2:5 NLT ‘Don’t look out only for your own interests, but take an interest in others, too‘ (Philippians 2:4 NLT). Spiritual maturity is the ability to see and act… Continue Reading

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Generosity Pays Off

‘…The measure you use…will be measured to you.‘ Luke 6:38 NIV Dr William DeVries, the surgeon who pioneered the artificial heart, is the kind of doctor who shows up at the hospital on Sunday, just to cheer up discouraged patients.… Continue Reading

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Learn to Take Life As It Comes

Day 103 of 365 [April 13, 2015] Like most people, I resist things I don’t like that I can’t really do anything about. One day the Lord said to me, ‘Joyce, learn to take life as it comes.’ I believe… Continue Reading

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Why We Ask ‘Why?’

Day 102 of 365 [April 12, 2015] Do you ever find yourself in a tragic situation and asked God, ‘Why? Why is this happening to me?’ For one moment, let’s imagine that God actually answered that question. Would His explanation… Continue Reading

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Praying for the Men in Your Life

by Sharon Jaynes   Today’s Truth: “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms” (Ephesians 6:12… Continue Reading

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Why Some Believers Experience More Spiritual Warfare Than Others

There are some believers who falsely believe that if they have a lot of faith they will not undergo any suffering, severe tests or satanic attacks. Nothing could be further from the truth! Actually, the opposite is true. by Joseph… Continue Reading

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The Blessed Hope

‘Looking for the blessed hope…‘ Titus 2:13 NKJV The blessed hope of the resurrection isn’t like a lottery where only one person out of millions hits the jackpot. And it’s not a wishful sentiment offered at gravesides to comfort the… Continue Reading

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5 Ways to Stop Strife in an Instant

That familiar sick feeling sank in my stomach. Actually, it felt more like someone had just punched me in the stomach and then sent an elephant to sit on my chest. My shoulders sank under the weight that I had felt… Continue Reading

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Granny Brand (1)

‘…Do it with all your might…‘ Ecclesiastes 9:10 NIV Evelyn Brand felt called by God to go to India. For a single woman in 1909, a calling like that required a truck-load of faith. She married a young man named… Continue Reading

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Granny Brand (2)

‘…We can certainly do it.‘ Numbers 13:30 NIV Here’s the rest of Evelyn Brand’s story. ‘I’ll tell you a little secret,’ she announced, ‘I’m not going back home. I’m staying in India.’ Evelyn had a little shack built with some… Continue Reading

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It’s Time to Tell Someone

But I want you to know something. When you move beyond your fears to tell someone that Jesus loves them, it may be exactly what they need to hear that day even if they don’t know it yet. I want… Continue Reading

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Practicing Thankfulness

Day 98 of 365 [April 8, 2015] We all know that we should be grateful for our many blessings. God tells us in His Word to be thankful, and we know from our own experience that once we seriously start… Continue Reading

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God’s Perfect Plan for You

Day 97 of 365 [April 7, 2015] “God has perfect a plan for your life!” We’ve all heard that phrase, but I don’t think many of us really believe it. Maybe it’s the word “perfect” that troubles us. For most… Continue Reading

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Getting What You Don’t Deserve

Day 91 6th April of Promises for Your Everyday Life The vast majority of people allow God to help them only when they think they deserve it. At one time in my life I was that way. For years I… Continue Reading

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God’s Word

Eating the “Solid Food” of God’s Word I remember feeding my babies and as long as I was giving them bananas and peaches, everything was great. But when I’d slip in a spoonful of peas, they’d go “Phftt!” So I’d… Continue Reading

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Learn to Wait

Day 93 of 365 [April 3, 2015] People often ask me, ‘How can I know for sure whether I’m hearing from God or just making things up?’ I believe the answer is to learn to wait. With big decisions, we often… Continue Reading

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Managing Your Emotions

Day 92 of 365 [April 2, 2015] Dealing with emotions is a fact of life. As long as we live, we will experience a variety of emotional feelings and reactions, and we must not deny their existence or feel guilty… Continue Reading

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Peaceful on Purpose

Day 86 of 365 [March 27, 2015] When Jesus left this earth, He said that He was leaving His peace with us. Now the decision we have to make is, are we going to choose to live in the peace… Continue Reading

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Guarding Your Heart

Proverbs 4:23 says to guard your heart “for it determines the course of your life” (NLT).Think about that. Whatever’s in your heart is eventually going to show up in your everyday life. Whatever’s inside will eventually find its way out,… Continue Reading

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Conviction Is Necessary

Day 80 of 365 [March 21, 2015] I never want to be out of fellowship with the Lord. I must have Him to get through every single day of my life. That’s why I’m so grateful for the conviction of… Continue Reading

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False Evidence Appearing Real

Day 79 of 365 [March 20, 2015] There is a debilitating fear that Satan tries to put on us every day. I call fear False Evidence Appearing Real. It is intended to keep us from having the power, love and… Continue Reading

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Prayer Must Be Your Top Priority (2)

‘I want men everywhere to lift up holy hands in prayer.‘ 1 Timothy 2:8 NIV In training Timothy for the ministry, Paul wanted him to understand how the church works. So he began with the important stuff like prayer. In… Continue Reading

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Take the Initiative

‘…It is more blessed to give than to receive.‘ Acts 20:35 NKJV While the priest and the Levite ‘passed by’ the wounded man, the Good Samaritan took the initiative and went out of his way to help him. Jesus ended… Continue Reading

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Taker or a Giver

Are you a taker or a giver? If you’re not sure how to answer that question, think about certain TV personalities. Even though they have genuine talent, their main motivations are ratings, image, approval and profits. Check their background. Chances… Continue Reading

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‘You, too, Brutus?’ (1)

‘…It was my closest friend, the one I trusted most.‘ Psalm 55:13 CEV Maybe you identify with David’s story of treachery. It’s the cry of a wounded heart, a desperate prayer for relief. He’s overwhelmed and shaken to the core.… Continue Reading

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When It’s OK To Say “No”

Joyce Meyer: Promises for Your Everyday Life – a Daily Devotional Day 11 of 365   In Numbers 11, Moses gives us an example of what we can do when we’re under stress. Talk about pressure, he was leading the… Continue Reading

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God Is at Work Within You (2)

‘…God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases Him.‘ Philippians 2:13 NLT The Bible says: ‘…It is God Who is all the while effectually at work in you [energising and creating in… Continue Reading

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God Is at Work Within You (1)

‘…God, who began the good work within you, will continue…until it is finally finished…‘ Philippians 1:6 NLT When Paul wrote to the Philippian believers, he told them God was at work in each of them. What an awesome truth! He… Continue Reading

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‘You, too, Brutus?’ (1)

‘…It was my closest friend, the one I trusted most.‘ Psalm 55:13 CEV No dagger strikes as deeply as the thrust of betrayal. Maybe you identify with David’s story of treachery. It’s the cry of a wounded heart, a desperate… Continue Reading

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Five Denominations & Two Ministries Explain Varied Stances on Alcoholism

How do some of the nation’s Christian denominations address alcoholism among their leaders? Here’s a sampling: 1. SOUTHERN BAPTISTS The Southern Baptist Convention has passed more than 50 resolutions about the “deleterious effects of consuming alcohol,” said Roger S. Oldham,… Continue Reading

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Searching for Significance (3)

‘The sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.‘ Romans 8:18 KJV When Viktor Frankl was sent to Auschwitz, he’d been researching a book on Finding Life’s Meaning.… Continue Reading

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God Knows What You’ve Done

‘…God will bring every work into judgment, including every secret thing, whether good or evil.‘ Ecclesiastes 12:14 NKJV One of the chief attributes of God is His omniscience. It’s a word comprising two parts. The first part, ‘omni’, means ‘all’,… Continue Reading

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Take Responsibility

‘Don’t try to disclaim responsibility.‘ Proverbs 24:11 TLB A woman went shopping one day and came home with a very expensive dress. Her budget-conscious husband was very upset and demanded to know what on earth possessed her. ‘The devil made… Continue Reading

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Words or Actions?

‘Let us not love with words…but…actions.‘ 1 John 3:18 NIV We must care about people’s spiritual and practical needs. It’s hard for someone to grasp the concept of God’s love when they don’t know where their next meal is coming… Continue Reading

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Spiritual Adventures

‘God faithfully keeps His promises.‘ 1 Corinthians 1:9 GWT Think being a Christian isn’t exciting? Check out these headlines: ‘Man in desert discovers burning bush that can’t be extinguished‘; ‘Sea opens and thousands walk through on dry land‘; ‘Giant who… Continue Reading

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Sign Post to Life

  Galatians 6:7-9 King James Version (KJV) 7 Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. 8 For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but… Continue Reading

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Evidence of God’s Grace

‘He…saw…evidence of the grace of God.‘ Acts 11:23 NIV Where there’s grace, there’s growth. And where there’s growth, there’s clear evidence of it. The church at Jerusalem sent Barnabas to the church at Antioch, and ‘when he arrived and saw…evidence… Continue Reading

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It’s Time to Move On

‘You will forget your trouble…as water gone by.‘ Job 11:16 NCV No matter how bad things look, always remember the words, ‘it came to pass’, not ‘to stay’. Life doesn’t stand still; there will always be challenges. Don’t let them… Continue Reading

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You’re Named in God’s Will (2)

‘The Word…which can…give you an inheritance.‘ Acts 20:32 NIV Someone’s last will and testament lets you know what you have inherited. In the Old Testament the benefits were rich, but the conditions proved too restrictive. So God gave us a… Continue Reading

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Christmas: The Lord Jesus Christ: Saviour of the World

Leviticus 17:11: It is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul. Acts 20:28: The church of God, which he hath purchased with his own blood. 1 Peter 1:18-19: Forasmuch as ye know that ye were not redeemed with corruptible things,… Continue Reading

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You’re Named in God’s Will (1)

‘The word…which can…give you an inheritance.‘ Acts 20:32 NIV Linda Knox was in her eighties when she died of malnutrition in her Chicago apartment. Apparently she’d lost her sight, and her mind had failed. Among her belongings they found the… Continue Reading

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Get to Know God

‘Let him…boast…that he understands and knows Me.‘ Jeremiah 9:24 NIV God says: ‘Let not the wise man boast of his wisdom or the strong man boast of his strength or the rich man boast of his riches, but let him… Continue Reading

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Stop Fighting in Your Own Strength

‘We do not wage war as the world does.‘ 2 Corinthians 10:3 NIV During World War II, Allied bombers carried machine guns in the nose, under the belly, on top and in the rear. B-17s, better known as ‘flying fortresses’,… Continue Reading

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God Can Lift You Up (2)

‘All things are possible to him who believes.‘ Mark 9:23 NKJV In order to access power, you have to go to the outlet and plug in to the source of it. That’s what happens when you pray in faith; you… Continue Reading

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God Can Lift You Up (1)

‘He will lift you up.‘ James 4:10 NKJV The Bible says, ‘Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up.’ It works this way: when you try to exalt yourself, God brings you down, but… Continue Reading

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Accepting Yourself

‘Predestined to be conformed to the image of His Son.‘ Romans 8:29 NIV Studies show that many of us don’t like ourselves. A poll of college students confirmed that over 50 per cent suffered from low self-acceptance, with the majority… Continue Reading

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Accepted by God!

‘He made us accepted in the Beloved.‘ Ephesians 1:6 NKJV There’s no pain worse than rejection and no pleasure greater than acceptance, which helps explain the length some people go to in order to avoid rejection and earn acceptance. But… Continue Reading

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Seeking God (2)

‘They saw the young Child…and worshipped Him.‘ Matthew 2:11 NKJV Notice two more things about the wise men: (1) How God guided them. ‘The star which they had seen in the East went before them, till it came and stood… Continue Reading

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