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November 18, 2015

“You therefore must be perfect (growing into complete maturity of godliness in mind and character, having reached the proper height of virtue and integrity), as your heavenly Father is perfect.” Matthew 5:48 Did you know that you’re perfect in Christ? We often see our faults, not His greatness. We often see our mistakes, not His […]

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November 11, 2015

“Sacrifice and offering You do not desire, nor have You delight in them; You have given me the capacity to hear and obey (Your law, a more valuable service than) burnt offerings and sin offerings (which) You do not require.” Psalm 40:6 God loves obedience. Just this week I was reading about how Samuel explained […]

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November 4, 2015

“I will bless those who bless you, and whoever curses you I will curse; and all peoples on earth will be blessed through you.” Genesis 12:3 God spoke this to Abraham a looooooooong time ago! He even made provision in 1948 for this people to become a nation. What’s fascinating to me is that the […]

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October 28, 2015

“But God shows and clearly proves His (own) love for us by the fact that while we were still sinners, Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One) died for us.” Romans 5:8 Most of us can’t believe this when we read it. Read the passage above again, out loud, slowly,to yourself. (Pause.) Wait. “While we were […]

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October 21, 2015

“But those who wait for the Lord shall change and renew their strength and power; they shall lift their wings and mount up (close to God) as eagles (mount up to the sun): they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint or become tired.” Isaiah 4:31 Whew! This is a […]

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October 14, 2015

“Up to this time you have not asked a (single) thing in My Name (as presenting all that I AM); but now ask and keep on asking and you will receive, so that your joy (gladness, delight) may be full and complete.” John 16:4, AMP Prayer is designed by God. Truly. Man didn’t make this […]

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October 7, 2015

“He wakens me morning by morning, He wakens my ear to hear as a disciple (as one who is taught..) Isaiah 50:4 He wakes us up to get to know Him, did you know? Ever had that experience when you awaken in the night (or really early in the morning) for no apparent reason? That’s […]

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September 23, 2015

“Set your minds and keep them set on what is above (the higher things), not on the things that are on the earth.” Colossians 3:2 Yikes. This is a challenge, as I’m sure you would agree. Set. Keep it set. Set it where? Our mind can be a worse enemy than the devil, quite frankly. […]

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Lie to Me Week 3

“Lie to Me” A lie believed as truth will affect you as if it were true. But Moses pleaded with the LORD, “O Lord, I’m not very good with words. I never have been, and I’m not now, even though you have spoken to me. I get tongue ­tied, and my words get tangled.” -Exodus […]

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September 16, 2015

“He who does not love has not become acquainted with God (does not and never did know Him,) for God is love. 1 John 4:8 There are levels to love. But the passage above makes it clear that if we don’t have love, we show we’ve never really known God. Ouch. I don’t want that […]

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September 9, 2015

“Although my father and my mother have forsaken me, yet the Lord will take me up (adopt me as His child..) Psalm 27:10 Did you know that in this world there are countless thousands upon thousands of people waiting to be adopted? Waiting for someone to care enough to do something about their plight? Did […]

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September 2, 2015

“Give and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together, and running over, shall men give into your bosom. For with the same measure that you mete withall it shall be measured to you again.” Luke 6:38, KJV “Don’t pick on people, jump on their failures, criticize their faults—unless, of […]

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August 26, 2015

“For He will give His angels charge over you, to keep you in all your ways.” Psalm 91:11 He can keep us! There’s truly no reason to live life full of regrets when we give Him our lives early in childhood. We can stay close to Him, and He will honor us! When we choose […]

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August 19, 2015

“Just as no branch can bear fruit of itself without abiding in (being vitally united to) the vine, neither can you bear fruit unless you abide in Me.” John 15:4,AMP Did you know Jesus wants us to bear fruit? Actually, He wants us to show forth His glory in the earth; give evidence to the […]

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August 12, 2015

“I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth.” Psalm 34:1 We can bless Him at all times! The Psalmist said praise would continually be in his mouth, pouring out to God. Try it! Put sticky notes around your work area, on your refrigerator, on your steering wheel, […]

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August 5, 2015

“Peace I leave with you; my own peace I leave with you, not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your hearts be troubled; neither let them be afraid. (Stop allowing yourselves to be agitated and disturbed; and do not permit yourselves to be fearful and intimidated and cowardly and […]

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Hiding Behind The Mask Week 2

“Hiding Behind The Mask 2” In their blind conceit, they cannot see how wicked they really are. -Psalm 36:2 (NLT) In their own eyes they flatter themselves too much to detect or hate their sin. -Psalm 36:2 (NIV) Everything they say is crooked and deceitful. They refuse to act wisely or do good. -Psalm 36:3 […]

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July 22, 2015

“Be strong and courageous, and firm; fear not nor be in terror before them, for it is the Lord your God Who goes with you; He will not fail you or forsake you.” Deuteronomy 31:6 The passage above is the message God gave Joshua after the death of Moses, when the reigns of leadership were […]

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Hiding Behind the Mask Week 1

“Hiding Behind The Mask ” This explains why a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one. Now the man and his wife were both naked, but they felt no shame. -Genesis 2:24-25 At that moment their eyes were opened, and they suddenly felt […]

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July 15, 2015

“Fear not, for I am with you; do not look around you in terror and be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen and harden you to difficulties.” Isaiah 41:10 Don’t fear! Don’t be afraid! He’s got you. Stop looking around at the craziness in our world, taking your eyes off Jesus. That’s […]

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Time of Your Life Part 4

“Time of Your Life 4” These are the words of the Teacher, King David’s son, who ruled in Jerusalem. 2 “Everything is meaningless,” says the Teacher, “completely meaningless!” -Ecclesiastes 1:1-2 What do people get for all their hard work under the sun? -Ecclesiastes 1:3 Generations come and generations go, but the earth never changes. -Ecclesiastes […]

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July 8, 2015

“If your brother wrongs you, go and show him his fault, between you and him privately. If he listens to you, you have won back your brother.” Matthew 18:15 AMP I think it’s safe to say that most of us don’t enjoy confrontation. But there are those on the planet whose prophetic personality types (or […]

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No More Dragons- Patrick Falcon

“No More Dragons” Jesus looked at them intently and said, “Humanly speaking, it is impossible. But with God everything is possible.” -Matthew 19:26 The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. -John 10:10 He took Peter and Zebedee’s two sons, James and […]

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July 1, 2015

“For the thing which I greatly fear comes upon me, and that of which I am afraid befalls me.” Job 3:25 I like what Joyce has to say about this passage (p.217-218 in “Trusting God Day by Day”): “I don’t think this scripture means that every time you have a fearful thought in your mind, […]

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Time Of Your Life Part 3

“Time of Your Life 3” Be very careful, then, how you live­­not as unwise but as wise, 16 making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is. -Ephesians 5:15-17

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June 17, 2015

“Get rid of all bitterness, rage, and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice.” Ephesians 4:31 NIV The bible says it rains on the just and the unjust. Bad things do happen to people… people we think are good. Forgiveness, however, comes when we release God and the people around us for […]

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Time of Your Life Part 2

“Time of Your Life 2” For who is God except the LORD? Who but our God is a solid Rock? -Psalm 18:31 O God, you are my God, earnestly I seek you; -Psalm 63:1 I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands. -Psalm 119:10 Evildoers do not understand […]

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June 10, 2015

“Behold it was for my peace that I had intense bitterness; but You have loved back my life from the pit of corruption and nothingness, for You have cast my sins behind Your back.” Isaiah 38:17 Love this ancient passage! Isaiah the prophet, 700 years before the Messiah was even born, declared “You have loved […]

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June 3, 2015

“A man reaps what he sows. The one who sows to please his sinful nature, from that nature will reap destruction; the one who sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.” Galatians 6:7-8 NIV 1984 Sowing and reaping is a biblical principle most Americans don’t easily identify with because we’re […]

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Are you living the life you want to be remembered for?

“Are you living the life you want to be remembered for?” For the director of music. A psalm of David. When the prophet Nathan came to him after David had committed adultery with Bathsheba. Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions. Wash […]

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