Monthly Archives: June 2011

It’s Time to Flip the Script

The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit. –Proverbs 18:21 (NIV) Like me, do you find yourself caught up at times reacting to life circumstances? The script usually goes something … Continue reading

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Fix Your Eyes on Jesus

We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, the champion who initiates and perfects our faith. Because of the joy awaiting him, he endured the cross, disregarding its shame. Now he is seated in the place of honor beside … Continue reading

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Consider the Ants

Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’ ” –Matthew 4:4 (NIV) Yesterday I was intrigued as I watched a group of ants march across … Continue reading

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The Monster Within

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a huge crowd of witnesses to the life of faith, let us strip off every weight that slows us down, especially the sin that so easily trips us up. And let us run … Continue reading

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Being Processed

So all of us who have had that veil removed can see and reflect the glory of the Lord. And the Lord—who is the Spirit—makes us more and more like him as we are changed into his glorious image. –2 … Continue reading

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Beware of False Starts

Then the LORD replied: “Write down the revelation and make it plain on tablets so that a herald may run with it.  For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks of the end and will not prove false. Though … Continue reading

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Feast on the Word

He humbled you, causing you to hunger and then feeding you with manna, which neither you nor your fathers had known, to teach you that man does not live on bread alone but on every word that comes from the … Continue reading

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Attention to Detail

“Then have them make a sanctuary for me, and I will dwell among them. Make this tabernacle and all its furnishings exactly like the pattern I will show you. “Have them make a chest of acacia wood—two and a half … Continue reading

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Suffering for Doing What is Right

But how is it to your credit if you receive a beating for doing wrong and endure it? But if you suffer for doing good and you endure it, this is commendable before God. –1 Peter 2:20 (NIV) Do you … Continue reading

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You Were Made for It

I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. My frame was not hidden from you when I was made in the secret place. When I was woven together in … Continue reading

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