Monthly Archives: June 2013

Deception

“When an impure spirit comes out of a person, it goes through arid places seeking rest and does not find it. Then it says, ‘I will return to the house I left.’ When it arrives, it finds the house swept … Continue reading

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Take Me Down

“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do … Continue reading

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Entitlement

But by the grace of God I am what I am, and his grace toward me was not in vain. On the contrary, I worked harder than any of them, though it was not I, but the grace of God … Continue reading

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Desperation is a Gift

As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. – Psalm 42:1 (NIV) But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore … Continue reading

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Fake It Until You Become It

You were taught, with regard to your former way of life, to put off your old self, which is being corrupted by its deceitful desires; to be made new in the attitude of your minds; and to put on the … Continue reading

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In the Midst of Silence

On the eighth day, when it was time to circumcise the child, he was named Jesus, the name the angel had given him before he was conceived. When the time came for the purification rites required by the Law of … Continue reading

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Beautiful Things

Then the Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being. – Genesis 2:7 (NIV) What is the first thing that comes … Continue reading

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Proactive Parenting

Train up a child in the way he should go [and in keeping with his individual gift or bent], and when he is old he will not depart from it. – Proverbs 22:6 (Amplified Bible) With summer upon us most … Continue reading

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Blind Love

Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. – 1 Peter 4:8 (NIV) Have you ever heard someone say, “I don’t know how you can possibly be in a relationship with that person?” (In … Continue reading

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Danger Zone

So, because you are lukewarm—neither hot nor cold—I am about to spit you out of my mouth. – Revelation 3:16 (NIV) Many will say to me on that day, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name and in … Continue reading

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