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Posted on June 25, 2018 at 12:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Responding to Disappointment

Matthew 1:18-25

To find examples of wise, godly reactions to disappointment, you’re more likely to turn to Psalms than to Matthew. But thevery first chapter in the New Testament tells the story of an upright man’s r...

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Posted on June 22, 2018 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Our Gifts for His Kingdom

1 Corinthians 12:4-7

Many people hear the word "serve" and feel that they do not have the necessary qualities to make a difference in others' lives. This is true--apart from God. But He has gifted each of us in unique ways with a ...

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Posted on June 21, 2018 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

The Call to Serve

Galatians 5:13

Jesus commanded that we serve one another, but obeying this mandate in humility is not natural for us. Sure, there are times we like to help others. But service that involves self-sacrifice--especially for someone we deem u...

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Posted on June 20, 2018 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

The Power of God's Grace

Romans 5:1-5

Grace is one of God's most amazing gifts. It provides us with everything we need to live in perfect freedom: pardon for our sins, healing for our hearts, the companionship of God's indwelling Holy Spirit, and access to...

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Posted on June 19, 2018 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Following the Father’s Example

Ephesians 6:1-4

Do you have a strong relationship with your children? The way we first think about God has much to do with how we were parented--especially by our father. What image of the Lord are you portraying?

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Posted on June 18, 2018 at 11:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Standing Before God’s Open Door

1 Corinthians 16:8-9

The apostle Paul had passion and vision to reach the world with the good news about salvation. As he followed the Spirit’s leading, his determination proved effective. There’s no tellin...

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Posted on June 15, 2018 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The Secret of Contentment

Philippians 4:4-13

In today's reading, the apostle Paul says he has learned the secret of experiencing contentment in all circumstances, good or bad. Does it surprise you that he wrote this when he was in prison, unsure of his fut...

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Posted on June 14, 2018 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

The Requirements of Servanthood

Luke 19:1-9

When Jesus left His home in heaven, He didn't come to earth to be a superstar. He came to serve. As His disciples, we've been left here on earth to follow His example and serve a lost and hurting world. The stor...

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Posted on June 13, 2018 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Dying to Be a Servant: A Parable

John 12:23-26

Once upon a time there were two grains of wheat lying on the floor of a warm and cozy barn. But one day, the farmer came in and told them, "I want to take you out of this comfortable barn and plant you in the ...

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Posted on June 12, 2018 at 5:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Invest Your Time--Don’t Just Spend It

Ephesians 5:15-17

Time is a most valuable commodity. Since it’s irreversible and irreplaceable, we ought to give careful consideration to how we spend our days--and even our minutes. Time is a gift from God...

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