Don’t Just Distract Yourselves – 2

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I have asked one thing from the Lord; it is what I desire: to dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, gazing on the beauty of the Lord and seeking him in his temple. - Psalm 27:4 CSB Yesterday I encouraged you to be careful with your entertainment. Now let’s get...

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Don’t Just Distract Yourselves

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Finally brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable—if there is any moral excellence and if there is anything praiseworthy—dwell on these things. - Philippians 4:8...

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Whatever Happened to That Guy?

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Jesus did not let him but told him, “Go home to your own people, and report to them how much the Lord has done for you and how he has had mercy on you.” So he went out and began to proclaim in the Decapolis how much Jesus had done for him, and they were all amazed. - Mark...

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How Big Is Your God?

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Oh, magnify the LORD with me, and let us exalt his name together! - Psalm 34:3 ESV I’m feeling a bit overwhelmed today. I’ve got a lot I want and need to do but not nearly enough time to do it. This pandemic has been a bit of a shock to the system. As I was taking my concerns...

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Rejoice? Really?

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Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! - Philippians 4:4 CSB How are you feeling today? Like skipping, dancing, whooping and laughing? Well, maybe laughing, but not in the “I’m so happy” sense, more in the “life is nuts” sense. Paul told...

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The Amazing Love of the King

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I pray that you, being rooted and firmly established in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the length and width, height and depth of God’s love, and to know Christ’s love that surpasses knowledge, so that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. -...

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An Easter Thought: Judas versus Mary

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“She has done what she could; she has anointed my body in advance for burial. Truly I tell you, wherever the gospel is proclaimed in the whole world, what she has done will also be told in memory of her.” Then Judas Iscariot, one of the Twelve, went to the chief priests to betray...

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A Time to Love One Another – 2

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If my head were a flowing spring, my eyes a fountain of tears, I would weep day and night over the slain of my dear people. - Jeremiah 9:1 CSB I know from numerous Bible passages that I’m supposed to care for those around me. My problem is that I don’t always want to. But...

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A Time to Love One Another

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The second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself. - Matthew 22:39 CSB I don’t really love people very much. I’m an introvert with a critical attitude who can be sarcastic. I am not the life of the party. But I know from numerous Bible passages that I’m supposed to...

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Prayer Hacks

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Whatever you ask in my name, I will do it so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask me anything in my name, I will do it. - John 14:13-14 CSB But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. -...

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