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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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As the Father Sent Me, I Send You

What dynamic empowered the earliest church for mission? When Jesus came to his disciples after his resurrection, they were hiding, afraid…

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All These Things Will Be Added to You

What does Matthew 6:33 mean when it says, “all these things shall be added to you” (NASB) or “all these things will be given to you” (NIV,…

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The Discouraged Prophet

Have you ever faced discouragement in doing God’s work? John the Baptist had reason to feel dejected (Matthew 11:2-3; see also Luke…

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The Spirit-Baptized Life

What does the Spirit-baptized life look like? Jesus is the model, and Mark presents him as such in his opening verses. The Gospel of Mark…

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Alene- Chapter 25

“Lady Adora,” a man bowed and smiled at the girl. “How are you faring today?” “I’m fine, Gavril.” Adora smiled. “I’m going into town to see…

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Selling Joseph into Slavery

Coming from a dysfunctional family does not mean that you will necessarily turn out badly. God used Joseph greatly, and there is no denying…

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Reconciliation

Joseph has finally revealed himself to his brothers (Genesis 45:1-4), because he has finally found them sufficiently trustworthy (44:33-34).…

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Rachel’s Death in Childbirth

I always hated scripts where somebody gets killed off and the writer gives you a petty reason to not feel too badly for their death. (I…

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Joseph Thrown into The Pit

How much time did Joseph’s brothers have to plot to throw him into the pit once they realized that he was approaching (Genesis 37:18-20)?…

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Buried in Faith

The story of Jacob’s burial, like the story of him blessing his sons regarding the future, is a story of faith. It was initially just…

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Alene- Chapter 24

The little girl followed behind the king’s son, her timidity coming out in droves. “Isa, why does the king want to see me?” “You will see,…

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Blessing Pharaoh

Although we often retell the stories in Genesis, sometimes we neglect an important detail. When the aged shepherd Jacob came into Pharaoh’s…

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Be Careful Whom You Trust

The narrator of Genesis tells the story of Jacob and the Shechemites for two reasons. Partly to remind Israel that they had a history…

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Understanding The Context of Judah’s Punishment in Genesis 38

Understanding the context of Biblical passages is key to understanding Scripture. In his attacks on Christianity, South African writer Ahmed…

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Joseph Meets His Brothers

God has turned the tables on Joseph’s brothers. Because they once harmed him to prevent the fulfillment of his God-sent dreams (Genesis…