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Getting Ahead and Being Behind

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 73:1-5 Central Thought: We find our wealth and prosperity only in the Lord Did you ever wonder if God has a…

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No Time Off

Today’s Scripture: Luke 9:7-27 Central Thought: We should be as willing to help meet the needs of others as Jesus is to meet our needs…

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Grab Hold and Hang On

Today’s Scripture: Luke 8:40-48 Central Thought: Reaching out and touching Jesus is a key to healing Have you ever wondered how…

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Master of the Storm

Today’s Scripture: Luke 8:22-25 Central Thought: Jesus has power over storms Storms. Trials. Problems. I don’t like them; none…

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Are You Listening?

Today’s Scripture: Luke 8:4-15 Central Thought: Hearing God is an every day choice There is a commercial on television for cell phone…

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Keep it Real!

Today’s Scripture: Luke 7:36-50 Central Thought: True humility is the key to correct worship ‘Keep it real!” This is a popular…

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Rise and Live

Today’s Scripture: Luke 7:11-16 Central Thought: Jesus can raise up your dead spirit Have you ever felt like you just wanted to give…

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A Successful Pilgrimage

Today’s Scripture: Luke 7:1-10 Central Thought: God desires us to walk under and in His authority Faith, power, and authority are…

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Reaching the Nations

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 67: 1-7 Central Thought: God wants the message of His salvation to reach every nation In this short Psalm we…

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A Generous Heart

Today’s Scripture: Proverbs 11: 24-26. Central Thought: I need not be rich to have a large heart Jesus pointed out to His disciples…

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Barbs in Your Eyes

Today’s Scripture: Numbers 33:55,56 Central Thought: Old sinful habits that are brought into my new spiritual life will bring pain. I…

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A Jewel of Gold in a Swine’s Snout

Today’s Scripture: Proverbs 11:22 Central Thought: Verbal indiscretion is as foolish as placing a gold ring in a pig’s nose In…

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Thirst for God

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 63: 1 Central Thought: When I, like a deer, am harried in the hunt and become thirsty enough, I will come at…

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My Weakness, God’s Strength

Today’s Scripture: Psalm 62:1-12 Central Thought: My strength is found only in God Little boys like to show how strong they are by…

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Kindness Quotient

Today’s Scripture: Proverbs 11:16-17 Central Thought: ‘Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see”…

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Ten Concepts of a Healthy Marriage

You have just been introduced to all the Basic Concepts that I use whenever I try to save a marriage. If you apply them all to your…

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Joy – Fruit of the Spirit Series

“I have spoken these things to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full” (John 15:11, MEV). Loveless Christians are…

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Shards: Chapter 1

The light from the computer screen burned Elisabel’s eyes, leaving vague white imprints when she blinked. The words were starting to blur in…

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People, Tasks, and Goals: People Who Lead and Follow

People Who Lead and Follow “I am happy to announce that we have selected a youth leader,” said the pastor. “I want our work to be improved.…

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God has a Plan for Your Life

Sometimes we have to deal with challenges and suffering that seem to have no purpose. In these times it is easy to feel sorry for ourselves…

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Goodness – Fruit of the Spirit Series

“A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good things. And an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil…

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Nothing like a Baby

When I first told my husband I was pregnant he asked me to hold that thought until the conclusion of the basketball game he was viewing.…

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Pray for Your Church

The more I learn, know and understand about the local church – the more I think I don’t know. Prayer is the key that unlocks all…

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Never Too Early

“It is never too early to hand off the baton in the perpetual relay of truth.” This phrase is the definition that Bible teacher…

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More than a Bible Story: The Meaning of Passover

What is your child’s favorite Bible story? Is it David and Goliath? Daniel and the lion’s den? Or is it Peter walking on water?…

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Financial Security; God’s Plan for Your Finances: God’s Plan for Man

God’s Plan for Man Introduction In this search of the scriptures, there will be a consistent theme which begins in Genesis. We will…

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Matthew: The Exchange

Matthew didn’t even hear his stylus drop. He had been writing out one of the dozens of tax receipts he prepared each day when it…

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Christmas vs. The Emperor

In many circles, editorials and sermons on the true meaning of Christmas have become a routine, perhaps almost obligatory, protest against…

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A Tale of Two Kings

Part of our Christmas story is a tale of two kings: one powerful in the eyes of the world, and the other identifying with the lowliest of…

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Drop the Blanket

In 2015 the animated TV special, A Charlie Brown Christmas, aired for the 50th time. The story is memorable and possibly a tradition in some…

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Grace

I can admit that I am a difficult person to buy a Christmas gift for. Mostly, if I want something that is within reach, I save up for it and…