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August 11 Comments

Love Your Church—Jesus Does! (1)

The church isn’t made up of people who are better than everybody else. It’s made up of people who want to be better than they are, and who know that by the grace of God they can be. Have church...

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Believe in Yourself—God Does!

Owning your dream means having your belief in yourself outweigh your fears. Acclaimed author Marianne Williamson wrote in her book ‘A return to love’ the inspiring verse: ‘Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is...

Aug.9 Comments

Living for the Right Reasons

It is said that in 1923, seven of the world’s most successful men met at a Chicago hotel: the president of the largest independent steel company, the president of the largest utility company, the greatest wheat speculator, the president of...

Aug.8 Comments

Don’t Quit

Paul writes: ‘Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me…All of us…who are mature should take such a view of things’ (vv....

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Lavish Grace

‘Peter asked, “How many times should I forgive someone who does…wrong to me? Is seven times enough?” Jesus answered: “Not…seven…but seventy-seven times!”’ (Matthew 18:21-22 CEV). Am I the only one who thinks it will be so difficult to keep track of...

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Don’t Be a Stirrer!

Try to picture these two scenes. First: Christ in heaven defending you and acting as your Advocate before God. ‘If anybody does sin, we have One who speaks to the Father in our defence—Jesus Christ’ (1 John 2:1 NIV). Second: You...

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Prepare! Challenges ahead!

The path to your God-given destiny will have different challenges, so you must expect them. Better yet, prepare yourself to face them. Solomon wrote, ‘A sensible man watches for problems ahead and prepares to meet them.’ Wouldn’t you rather look ahead...

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How Well Do You Know Jesus?

A fascinating encounter took place between Jesus and Philip. When ‘Philip said, “Lord, show us the Father”…Jesus answered: “Don’t you know Me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time?”’ (vv. 8-9 NIV). There’s a lesson here for...

Temptation Series 3_Aug 2014

Temptation (3)

You ask, ‘How long will this temptation last?’ Sometimes the enemy’s attack is short-term; other times it’s long-term. Paul had a ‘thorn’ in his flesh, one that wouldn’t go away. Why did he have it? Pride! ‘Lest I should be exalted above...

Temptation Series 2_Aug 2014

Temptation (2)

Ignorance of Scripture is one of the greatest weapons Satan has against you. Three times he tempted Jesus, and guess what? He used Scripture to do it! But he didn’t prevail because Jesus knew what God’s Word says—and doesn’t say. We’re vulnerable...