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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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The Power of “As If”

There is a school of behavior therapy that encourages a client to act as if something is true, no matter how strange or impossible such a…

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The “Perfect” Wedding Day

A London-based luxury travel company is offering to guarantee that rain will not ruin your wedding day. Is this really possible? According…

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The Ordinary Extraordinary Life

When you read or hear the word “ordinary”, how do you respond? Does it inspire you to finally tackle things on your to-do list? This…

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The Missing Peace

Have you ever tried to put together a puzzle and realized a crucial piece was missing? With anticipation, you watch as the small pieces of…

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The Key to Life

Some time ago, the famous pianist Paderewski arrived early for a performance in a small Connecticut town. He decided to take a walk. He…

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The Empty Head

Billy told his mother he had a stomachache. His mother explained, “It’s almost dinner time and you haven’t eaten in a while. Your stomach…

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The Best Version of Your Life

Hayden planetarium in New York City ran an advertisement in New York newspapers inviting those who would like to make the first journey to…

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Straight Ahead

Have you noticed that there is always something between you and what you want? Always something between you and what you need? Between you…

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Selfishness or Self-Responsibility

When traveling by plane, I typically tune out the flight attendant with her safety talk. This time, it was different. I was seated in the…

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Run Well and Finish Strong

Read For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time for my departure is near. I have fought the good fight, I have…

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Perfectly Provided

A large Chicago company is one of the world’s largest magazine fulfillment firms. That means they handle subscription mailings by computer.…

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Pause

This morning I stopped at a local convenience store to get a coffee. A lot of people had the same idea. As we were all jumbled together…

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Partially Redeemed

Did you know 39.2 percent of shoppers will purchase a department store gift card for friends and family and 33.4 percent of shoppers opt for…

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Kids of Briarwood: The Journey Begins- Chapter 10

A police car sat in front of Caroline’s house, its blue lights flashing. Numerous neighbors stood in groups, discussing how to begin a…

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Overcoming Disappointment

There once lived a little girl who really liked dolls. In fact, one day, when she and her parents walked past a store she thought, “If only…