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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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The Upside-Down God

The Lord never seems to do things the way we think that He will. We devise a plan as to how He should work in a particular situation, but…

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Dinner Party vs. Cleaning your House

You can’t host a dinner party and clean your house at the same time. I have tried it. And I can tell you, the outcome was so “un-pretty” (as…

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Perfection Through Suffering

To make…perfect through suffering (Hebrews 2:10). God could have saved them, or at least spared them the suffering and pain, —…

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Shards: Chapter 13

“She shook my hand.” Elisabel giggled uncontrollably as she stared into Gwen’s glowing eyes. “She actually shook my hand.” “She must’ve…

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Parenting Action Points

How often have you told your son to get ready for bed, and then had to say it again and again before he started to move Or have you told…

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Our Real Home

Ah! There is nothing like staying home for real comfort, Augusta Elton said to Emma. Most of us would agree. The idea of home is one of…

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Pain Beyond Words

Laurie sought me out at a youth retreat during an altar call.  Eyes brimming with tears, she rolled up her sleeves, exposing scores of tiny…

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Parenting is a Tough Job

Behold, children are a gift of the LORD; the fruit of the womb is a reward. (Psalm 12:73) It is an easy thing for most Christians to…

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Parents Do Matter!

Ideas, warned the philosopher Richard Weaver, have consequences. And perhaps no where is that more true than in the realm of the family. The…

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Prayer A Choice for the Next Generation

How do your children view their leaders? Whether at school or church, in the community or government, it is important for our children to…

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Praying For Prodigals

If you know people who have wandered off from God’s truth, don’t write them off. Go after them. Get them back and you will have…

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Computer Parenting

Be diligent to know the state of your flocks, and attend to your herds (Proverbs 27:23, NKJV). I purchased a new computer last week. The…

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Real Learning Happens at Home

Every Sunday evening, I meet with a small group of parents. There are about twelve of us, one of several such groups for parents of teens…

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Love – Fruit of the Spirit Series

“A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all men will…

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Future Hope

Are you backwards, going forward? The gospel writers give us a behind the scene look at what transpired between the dark shadows of the…