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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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May 27, 2015

“[For my determined purpose is] that I may know Him [that I may progressively become more deeply and intimately acquainted with Him, perceiving and recognizing and understanding the wonders of His Person more strongly and more clearly], and that I may in that same way come to know the power outflowing from His resurrection…” Philippians […]

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Chasing Light Week 2

“Greed”Then he told them a story: “A rich man had a fertile farm that produced fine crops. He said to himself, ‘What should I do? I don’t have room for all my crops.’ Then he said, ‘I know! I’ll tear down my barns and build bigger ones. Then I’ll have room enough to store all […]

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May 20, 2015

“A man’s mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps and makes them sure.” Proverbs 16:9 In our devotion Trusting God day by day, I love when Joyce says, “We can build without God as our foundation, but like any building without a strong foundation, we will eventually fall.” If you have driven […]

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Chasing Light Week 1

“Pride” Pride : A preoccupation with your own importance. But he gives us even more grace to stand against such evil desires. As the Scriptures say, “God opposes the proud but favors the humble.” -James 4:6 This is what the LORD says: “Don’t let the wise boast in their wisdom, or the powerful boast in […]

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May 13, 2015

“Little children, you are of God [you belong to Him] and have [already] defeated and overcome them [the agents of the antichrist], because He Who lives in you is greater (mightier) than he who is in the world.” 1 John 4:4 Have you ever watched a movie or TV show or read a book where […]

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Mom–Debbie Prom

“Mom”   A good woman is hard to find, and worth far more than diamonds. Her husband trusts her without reserve, and never has reason to regret it. Never spiteful, she treats him generously all her life long. She shops around for the best yarns and cottons, and enjoys knitting and sewing. She’s like a […]

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May 6, 2015

“For 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.” – 2 Timothy 1:7 Last year we did an object lesson in Kidz Church […]

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Puzzled Week 2

“Puzzled Week 2”   Now we see things imperfectly, like puzzling reflections in a mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity. All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely, just as God now knows me completely. -1 Corinthians 13:12 Immediately after this, Jesus insisted […]

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Puzzled

“Puzzled”   Now we see things imperfectly, like puzzling reflections in a mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity. All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely, just as God now knows me completely. -1 Corinthians 13:12 John the Baptist, who was in prison, […]

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April 22, 2015

Like a fluttering sparrow or a darting swallow, an undeserved curse does not come to rest. 3 A whip for the horse, a bridle for the donkey, and a rod for the backs of fools! 4 Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you yourself will be just like him. Proverbs 26:2-4 […]

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April 15, 2015

“And God saw everything that He had made, and behold, it was very good (suitable, pleasant) and He approved it completely.” Genesis 1:31 When God made the earth, He created man. He created us. The bible tells us in the book of Psalms that He put us together in our mothers’ wombs — “knit” is […]

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April 8, 2015

“Be strong and courageous, and firm; fear not not 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 Let’s face it. We are not strong in ourselves. Sometimes we think we are, only to realize when tough times […]

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April 1, 2015

“If anyone intends to come after Me, let him deny himself(forget, ignore, disown, and lose sight of himself and his own interests) take up his cross, and (joining Me as a disciple and siding with My party) follow with Me (continually, cleaving steadfastly to Me.” Mark 8:34 AMP Most want an easy gospel that requires nothing […]

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March 25, 2015

“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste (its strength, its quality), how can its saltiness be restored? It is not good for anything any longer to be thrown out and trodden underfoot by men.” -Matthew 5:13 God created us for a purpose and when we stop living for […]

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March 18, 2015

“Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.” James 1:22 In kids ministry a few years ago someone produced a CD for kids with this amazing verse put to music. “Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. I said do […]

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Project 431 Week 3

“Project 4:31” It is like a mustard seed planted in the ground. It is the smallest of all seed –Mark 4:31 Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior. –Ephesians 4:31 32 Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as […]

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March 11, 2015

“Bless them that curse you, and pray for them that despitefully use you.” Luke 6:28 To “bless” means to say good things about, and to. If I bless someone, I use my tongue to bring honor and goodwill to. Sometimes this is hard when we’re experiencing conflict with another person. When we feel we’ve been […]

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Project 431 Week 2

“Project 431” It is like a mustard seed planted in the ground. It is the smallest of all seeds Mark 4:31 I hear a cry, like that of a woman in labor, the groans of a woman giving birth to her first child. It is beautiful Jerusalem gasping for breath and crying out, “Help! I’m being […]

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March 4, 2015

“Let not let the sun go down on your wrath…” Ephesians 4:26 We all know what anger is, and most of us deal with it frequently. Anger stems from a feeling that we’ve not been done justly — that something isn’t fair. Some of us may manifest anger by developing a temper, by getting sick, […]

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