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God Has Something Better for You

God Has Something Better for You

When God knows something is good for you He says ‘Yes’, and when it’s not He says ‘No’. Why would God say ‘no’ to you? Maybe the timing is wrong, or He has something better in mind. Gratitude comes when you realize what could have happened, but didn’t because God intervened.

Bob Gass

December 31st, 2014

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Accepting Others

Accepting Others

Oftentimes, people don’t make it easy to accept them. They can be bad tempered, selfish, critical, irritating, dismissive, aggressive, and pompous—-or worse! Sometimes you want to give them a piece of your mind; give them what they deserve—anything but acceptance. The ...

Bob Gass

December 30th, 2014

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God Can Lift You Up (2)

God Can Lift You Up (2)

In order to recharge your batteries, you have to go to the outlet and plug in to the source of power. That’s what happens when you pray in faith; you plug in to God’s power. Picture a boat trapped in mud and stuck on the bottom. If you can get it to the dock, you can repair ...

Bob Gass

December 29th, 2014

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God Can Lift You Up (1)

God Can Lift You Up (1)

The Bible says, ‘Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up.’ It works this way: when you try to exalt yourself, God brings you down, but when you humble yourself in His sight, He lifts you up. He does it because you’re His child and He loves you. ...

Bob Gass

December 28th, 2014

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Accepting Yourself

Accepting Yourself

Studies show that many of us don’t like ourselves. Does this strike a chord? A poll of college students confirmed that over 50 per cent suffered from low self-acceptance, with the majority citing their looks as the source of their unhappiness. ‘My nose is too short. My eyes ...

Bob Gass

December 27th, 2014

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Accepted by God!

Accepted by God!

There’s no pain worse than rejection and no pleasure greater than acceptance! Imagine the lengths some people go to in order to avoid rejection and earn acceptance… The good news is, with God you’re already accepted. J.B. Phillips translates Ephesians 1:6 like this: ...

Bob Gass

December 26th, 2014

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Seeking God (2)

Seeking God (2)

Notice two more things about the wise men: 1) How God guided them. ‘The star which they had seen in the East went before them, ‘til it came and stood over where the young Child was…And when they had come into the house, they saw the young Child with Mary His mother, and fell

Bob Gass

December 25th, 2014

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Seeking God (1)

Seeking God (1)

Notice two things about the wise men: 1) Who they were. Astrologers. Jews considered astrology to be a counterfeit to true prophecy. Be careful; there are people whose lifestyles you may disapprove of, who are honestly seeking God. So be gracious in your dealings with them. ...

Bob Gass

December 24th, 2014

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Brokenness

Brokenness

If your goal is to be used by God, don’t be surprised when He permits seasons of adversity and brokenness. Jesus experienced it, and He said, ‘A servant is not greater than his master’ (John 15:20 NKJV). One Bible teacher points out: ‘God’s intent isn’t to hurt us, but to ...

Bob Gass

December 23rd, 2014

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Stop Fighting in Your Own Strength

Stop Fighting in Your Own Strength

During World War II, Allied bombers carried machine guns in the nose, under the belly, on top, and in the rear. B-17s, better known as ‘flying fortresses’, carried thirteen .50 calibre machine guns. At one point scientists suggested the planes might actually be safer without

Bob Gass

December 22nd, 2014

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