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Are You Making a Difference?

There are, and have been, many people who paint the face of history with their choices in life. Such a person is Felix Kersten. What is Your…

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Keep Praying? Why?

Read Luke 17:20–18:14 Think To listen to some believers, you’d get the impression that faith is knowing exactly what will happen…

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Heed God’s Warnings

Read 1 Samuel 8-10 Think Warnings are everywhere. Along roadsides, on medicines, and even on food packages. Some warnings seem to have…

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What is Your Influence?

Read Luke 17:1-19 Think Jesus’ followers should be known for helping to relieve others of their hurts and offenses by extending…

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Hearing The Voice of God

Read 1 Samuel 3-7 Think How many times have you thought, I wish God would just tell me what He wants me do? You may never hear God speaking…

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Are You Maximizing Your Resources?

Read Luke 16:1-31 Think Are you making the most of your resources and relationships? When you’re with Christians, are you taking full…

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Living Beneath Your Privileges!

What would you think of a person who lived in absolute poverty but also had a modest fortune available to them of over a quarter of a…

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This Present Suffering

Read 1 Samuel 1-2 Think How do you handle disappointment and discouragement? Do you cave in to outside pressures, collapse under the weight…

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Love Through Trouble

Read Ruth 1-4 Think Are you looking out for yourself and doing what’s best for you? Plenty of influential people will tell you to do…

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Seeking and Saving That Which Was Lost

Read Luke 15:11-32 Think Have you ever lost something really valuable or important? Perhaps it lost you–like a runaway pet. How did…

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What Are You Willing to Give to Follow?

Read Luke 14:25-15:10 Think While Jesus was on earth, a lot of people followed Him at one time or another. They followed Him from place to…

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What Are You Defending?

Read Judges 19-21 Think Who are you willing to defend? Your family? Your friends? Perhaps you would stand up for those who support a worthy…

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Who is Being Exalted?

Read Luke 14:1-24 Think What are you doing to get ahead? After all, that’s the way of the world isn’t it? It certainly is for a…

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God’s Ways Higher Than Our Ways

Read Judges 17-18 Think Do you like to do your own thing, be your own person? When you were younger, could you hardly wait until you could…

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Narrow is The Way

Read Luke 13:22-35 Think If you listen to most well-meaning, spiritually open individuals, it would seem that there are many ways to God.…

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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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Joseph Secures the People’s Land

Genesis 47:18-26 This passage tells us a lot about Joseph. Joseph worked on behalf of both Pharaoh, his boss, and the people, selling them…

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You Smile, I Smile…

There is just something about my grandson, Lukis, that is contagious. When he is happy, you can’t help but join him. No matter the event –…

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Wrong Target

It was a mistake that cost Matthew Emmons an Olympic gold medal in 2004. On the track for the gold in the fifty meter, three position rifle…

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Why Making Your Bed Matters

Every morning, as a kid, I made my bed. Why? My mom told me to, and I was living under her roof. I need to confess, however, that as an…

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A Multicultural Multitude

While there is some debate about the identity of the 144,000 in 7:1-8, everyone agrees that the innumerable multitude in the next vision…

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Where Are You?

It was the first time we split up on a hunt. Levi went to the east along the ridge, Matthew took to the west toward the logging road, and I…

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When Your Feet No Longer Touch Bottom (Part 2)

“David was greatly distressed… But David found strength in the Lord his God.” – 1 Samuel 30:6, New International…

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Kids of Briarwood: The Journey Begins- Chapter 12

John and Daniela were walking home from school. There were only a few more weeks left until the term was over, and summer would begin. There…

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When Things Go Wrong

When things go wrong, do you go with them? A group of us are reading Bob Goff’s humorous book Love Does. Through Bob’s stories, you…

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When Life Doesn’t Cooperate

Anyone who’s lived near train tracks knows the hassle and inconvenience a passing train can cause. You’re already running late, you’re…

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What’s In Your Hand?

While swimming in the ocean off the Massachusetts coast, a man and his daughter were caught in a rip tide. They credit an unlikely object as…

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What’s Holding You Back?

Shortly after returning home from World War II, a fellow named Earl decided to buy a television. He was impressed by the demonstration at…

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What is Supporting You?

Sandra Miller was at work when her daughter called from their home with alarming news. The concrete foundation was crumbling and, as a…

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Weak Spot

Have you ever been leaving the grocery store with a hefty sackful of groceries, praying it stays together just long enough for you to get to…

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Uncertainty

Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails. – Proverbs 19:21, New International Version Having…