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Mighty to Save: Jesus, Our Only Hope

Mighty to Save: Jesus, Our Only Hope

The Lord your God is with you, he is mighty to save. He will take great delight in you, he will quiet you with his love, he will rejoice over you with singing. (Zephaniah 3:17 NIV) Motivating Monday! Societal confusion may not be new, as we reflect on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. A day to honor and remember, though much needed thought each day of the year. When thinking back, time does not seem long ago. Freedom is not free- The King family lost a loved one, our nation lost a strong voice for humanity. Humanity can be described […]

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Process: Trusting and Seeing Details Work

Process: Trusting and Seeing Details Work

But when he, the Spirit of Truth comes, he will guide you into all truth. He will not speak on his own, he will speak only what he hears, and he will tell you what is yet to come. He will bring glory to me by taking from what is mine and making it known to you. All that belongs to the Father is mine. That is why I said the Spirit will take from what is mine and make known to you. (John 16:13-15 NIV) Motivating Monday! Knowing it’s Monday, and I am thinking science. Remember the process of […]

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Instruction: Hold Tight/Guard…Lives Matter!

Instruction: Hold Tight/Guard...Lives Matter!

Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is life. Do not set foot on the path of the wicked or walk in the way of evil men. Avoid it, do not travel on it; turn from it and go on your way. For they cannot sleep till they make someone fall. (Proverbs 4:13-16 NIV) Forward Friday!  Proverbs may appear as do and do not’s, the commentary stated. I love how the commentary continued, “It’s coming from a Father who wants the very best for their child, developing the best things in life.” Who […]

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Above All…Guard Hearts, Take Serious

Above All...Guard Hearts, Take Serious

Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life. Put away perversity from your mouth; keep corrupt talk far from your lips. Let your eyes look straight ahead, fix your gaze directly before you. Make level paths for your feet and take only ways that are firm. Do not swerve to the right or the left, keep your foot from evil. (Proverbs 4:23-27 NIV) Motivating Monday!  Happy fasting for all who have began the 21 day fast, many churches are involved nation-wide. God honors honest fasting like no other, in my personal opinion. When God sees […]

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Life: God’s Light Shines- Avoid Darkness

Life: God

Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of men. The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it. (John 1:2,3 NIV) Forward Friday! Happy New Year! The year 2020 upon us, I turned 50 a few days ago, and life has never been more important. I am thrilled to be 50. My mother only lived 49 years and three+ months. Though life deals tough times, God remains Sovereign. John 1 is one of my favorite Bible chapters. It’s […]

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Teachings: His Way-God’s Word, Transforming

Teachings: His Way-God

When it was almost time for the Jewish Passover, Jesus went up to Jerusalem. In the temple courts he found men selling cattle, sheep, and doves, and others sitting at tables exchanging money. So he made a whip out of chords, and drove all from the temple area, both sheep and cattle; he scattered the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables, To those who sold doves he said, “Get these out of here! How dare you turn my Father’s house into a market!” His disciples remembered that it is written: “Zeal for your house will consume me.” […]

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Falsely Called Knowledge: Wandering…Faith?

Falsely Called Knowledge: Wandering...Faith?

Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to your care. Turn away from godless chatter and the opposing ideas of what is falsely called knowledge, which some have professed and in so doing have wandered from the faith. Grace be to you. (2 Timothy 6:20 NIV) Motivating Monday!  Paul’s letters to Timothy, were to encourage and challenge his successor. Paul was in prison, stating though he was in chains, God’s Word was not. (2 Timothy 2:9) Timothy was to guard was had been entrusted to his care. This lands across the board for us- what has God entrusted to our care? […]

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Narrow Roads, Focus Necessary- Eternal Life

Narrow Roads, Focus Necessary- Eternal Life

“Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it.” (Matthew 7:13, 14 NIV) Forward Friday! Thankful for red letter words, David Crowder picked a great song to record. Today’s Scripture is straight from Jesus. From ships to small john boats, we want a tight run vessel. Any fraction of a leak, can lead to the vessel sinking. This my friend, is what I do not want […]

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Word: Faith-Filled, We Must Believe- Not Doubt

Word: Faith-Filled, We Must Believe- Not Doubt

“Have faith in God,” Jesus answered. “I tell you the truth, if anyone says to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart but believes what he says will happen, it will be done for him. Therefore, I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours. And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in Heaven may forgive you your sins.” (Mark 11: 22-26 NIV) Motivating Monday! Unsure if The Holy Spirit is […]

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Cast Your Cares: The Lord Will Sustain

Cast Your Cares: The Lord Will Sustain

Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall. But you, O God, will bring down the wicked into the pit of corruption; bloodthirsty and deceitful men will not live out half their days. But as for me, I trust in you. (Psalm 55:22, 23 NIV) Forward Friday! If anyone knew more than President Trump about enemies chasing him, King David understood. President Trump is attacked from every angle…enemies trying to find a crack to destroy. Every time, He has overcome with truth. I always say, “He is not my preacher, […]

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