All Scripture references are quoted from the New International Version of the Bible (unless otherwise noted).

May 18, 2016

“For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.” – Ephesians 6:12 It is no secret that we all fight battles each and every day....

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May 11, 2016

“I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.” – Psalm 4:8 I don’t know about you, but I often experience days where I am not at peace. We are easily susceptible to worries, fears, discontentment, anger, and a whole host...

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May 4, 2016

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not rely on your own understanding; think about Him in all your ways, and He will guide you on the right paths. Don’t consider yourself to be wise; fear the LORD and turn away from evil. This will be healing...

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April 27, 2016

“Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.”   2 Corinthians 3:17 This verse has been used and misused to preach a lot of different kinds of “freedom.” However, when we look at it in context, we see that it is...

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April 20, 2016

“Do you not know? Have you not heard? The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom.” – Isaiah 40:28 All of us struggle with a lack of faith at times....

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April 13, 2016

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” – Galatians 5:22-23 Galatians chapter 5 explains in detail the contrast between living in our sinful nature and living in the Spirit of God. Essentially, it...

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April 6, 2016

“One thing I ask of the LORD, this is what I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple.” – Psalm 27:4 If you could make...

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March 30, 2016

“You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love.” – Galatians 5:13 It is true that life is often unfair. Bad things happen to good people, and many Godly men and women suffer unjustly....

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March 23, 2016

“Whoever wants to be first among you must be your slave; just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life– a ransom for many” – Matthew 20:27-28 In God’s system, the greatest person is the one with the biggest...

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March 16, 2016

“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom.” – James 3:13 The idea of wisdom contains action. Wisdom is not simply knowledge about something or the ability to understand. Wisdom is not truly...

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March 9, 2016

“A thief comes only to steal and to kill and to destroy. I have come that they may have life and have it in abundance.” – John 10:10 People are often hesitant about giving their life to Christ because they worry that He will take away so much of what...

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March 2, 2016

“The apostles gathered around Jesus and reported to him all they had done and taught. Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, ‘Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some...

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February 24, 2016

“Whoever does God’s will is my brother and sister and mother.” – Mark 3:35 Dr. Martyn Lloyd-Jones once said, “The most powerful thing of all is not that my sins have been forgiven, nor that I may enjoy certain experiences and blessings as a Christian. The thing that should astonish...

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February 17, 2016

“In the same way the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders mocked him. ‘He saved others,’ they said, ‘but he can’t save himself!’” – Matthew 27:41-42 If we take a moment and consider the words of the Jewish elders in this passage, we see that their...

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February 10, 2016

“For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died. And he died for all, that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for him who died for them and was raised again.” – 2 Corinthians 5:14-15 There are...

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February 3, 2016

“For You are not a God who delights in wickedness; evil cannot lodge with You. The boastful cannot stand in Your presence; You hate all evildoers. You destroy those who tell lies; the LORD abhors a man of bloodshed and treachery. But I enter Your house by the abundance of...

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January 27, 2016

“I have set the LORD always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken. Therefore my heart is glad and my tongue rejoices; my body also will rest secure, because you will not abandon me to the grave, nor will you let your Holy...

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January 20, 2016

“And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.” – 2 Corinthians 9:8 I am not aware of any place in the Bible where God promises to give...

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January 13, 2016

“Give your entire attention to what God is doing right now, and don’t get worked up about what may or may not happen tomorrow. God will help you deal with whatever hard things come up when the time comes.” – Matthew 6:34 (The Message) One of the most effective tactics...

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January 6, 2016

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging. Selah. There is a river whose...

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