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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

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Are You Becoming Ordinary?

In Florence, Italy, every day people from all over the world pay money and wait in line to see a 14-foot marble statue, shaped nearly 500…

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Appropriate Order

We live in a technological society in which we are on the constant lookout for a new app to marginally improve our lives. Most people think…

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A Paintbrush for Your Mind

Circumstance is a word that speaks of that which is happening around you. The word “circumstance” comes from the same root word as…

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A Compelling Call

In some small towns back in the day, the volunteer fire department’s telephone was answered by the policeman who was on duty. It was then…

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Accepted

Read ‘Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was…

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A Bias for Obedience

Read ‘After Jesus said this, he looked toward heaven and prayed: “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son, that your Son may…

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What Do You Believe About Your Future?

What do you feel when you face the unexpected, a moment of difficulty you really don’t want to go through? Remember that such a moment…

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Five Second Rule

Most people have heard of the “five second rule”—that if food spends just a few seconds on the floor, dirt and germs won’t have enough time…

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Kids of Briarwood: The Journey Begins- Chapter 7

Daniela and Bryan lumbered into class, late as usual. They sat in the back, laughing and talking. “Students…quiet down,” Mrs. Chavez…

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More Than Functional Feet

Read Romans 10:1-21 ‘For, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” How, then, can they call on the one…

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Your Days are Numbered

In Psalm 90, Moses contrasts the frailty of man, and the brevity of life, with the power and the eternity of God. All that leads to this…

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Who Put That There?

Have you ever seen something new in your house and thought to yourself, “Who put that there?” That’s what happened to a Wisconsin couple…

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Who Do I Want to Be Today?

I once heard a friend describe his golf game this way, “I know I can golf better than I do, I just never have.” We all seem to have this…

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Sarah’s Two Faces

‘Bye!” Sarah and Sandy said to each other as Sandy got in the car. Tears filled Sarah’s eyes, but Sandy just looked ahead as the…

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When Your Feet No Longer Touch Bottom (Part 1)

I can still remember feeling panic when as a young boy wading out into a river suddenly discovering there was no ground under my feet. I was…