Monthly Archives: May 2014

Return to Your First Love

“But I have this complaint against you. You don’t love me or each other as you did at first! Look how far you have fallen! Turn back to me and do the works you did at first. If you don’t … Continue reading

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True Success is a Journey of Obedience, Not a Destination

But Samuel replied: “Does the Lord delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the Lord? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams. – 1 Samuel 15:22 (NIV) … Continue reading

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A Helping Hand

One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the time of prayer—at three in the afternoon. Now a man who was lame from birth was being carried to the temple gate called Beautiful, where he was … Continue reading

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Problems Give Purpose

For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. – Ephesians 2:10 (NIV) How do you respond to problems that come your way? Perhaps your first response … Continue reading

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Strongholds Can’t Withstand Divine Purpose

Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails. – Proverbs 19:21 (NIV) Has God called you to carry out a very specific task on behalf of His kingdom? As a matter of … Continue reading

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Don’t Despise Small Beginnings

Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin… – Zechariah 4:10 (NLT) Have you recently embarked on a new endeavor? Do you feel like you are hanging on tightly to the Lord’s hand … Continue reading

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Swaddling

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your … Continue reading

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