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Let God Mold You

Henry Poppen, one of China’s first missionaries, spent forty years telling its people about the love of Jesus and how He died to take away their sin. One day, after he had finished speaking, a man approached him and said, ‘We know this Jesus! He’s been here.’ Dr Poppen ...

Bob Gass

October 31st, 2015

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Acknowledge Your Mistakes

Acknowledge Your Mistakes

In spite of his faults, flaws and failures, God called David ‘…a man after [my] own heart…’ (Acts 13:22). And one of the qualities that made David great was his willingness to acknowledge his mistakes. Here were two instances of it: 1) When fleeing the wrath of King Saul, he

Bob Gass

October 30th, 2015

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God’s Forgiveness, Mercy and Grace (2)

God’s Forgiveness, Mercy and Grace (2)

Regardless of how badly you have failed or how often you have failed—God won’t give up on you. So don’t give up on yourself! Nothing you’ve done is beyond the scope of His grace. Others may give up on you, but not God. King David fell as low as a person can get. He was ...

Bob Gass

October 29th, 2015

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God’s Forgiveness, Mercy, and Grace (1)

God’s Forgiveness, Mercy, and Grace (1)

God cares about you too much to leave you in any doubt about His love. The Bible says His ‘perfect love expels all fear’. If God loved us with an imperfect love, we’d have cause to worry. Human love is flawed; it keeps a checklist of our sins and shortcomings—and it consults

Bob Gass

October 28th, 2015

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Always Keep a Good Attitude

Always Keep a Good Attitude

When you’re going through bad times, your goal should be to keep a good attitude. And with God’s help you can. Dr Viktor Frankl, a Nazi Holocaust camp survivor, said: ‘If a prisoner felt that he could no longer endure the realities of camp life, he found a way out in his ...

Bob Gass

October 27th, 2015

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Find People Who Believe in You

Find People Who Believe in You

Mark Twain said, ‘Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.’ Why does the Bible say, ‘Carry each other’s burdens’? Because one person can only carry a burden so ...

Bob Gass

October 26th, 2015

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Give God His Tithe (4)

Give God His Tithe (4)

There are three kinds of givers: the flint, the sponge, and the honeycomb. To get even a spark from a flint you have to hammer it. To get anything out of a sponge you have to squeeze it. But a honeycomb just overflows with sweetness. So which kind of giver are you? The ...

Bob Gass

October 25th, 2015

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Give God His Tithe (3)

Give God His Tithe (3)

When you honor the Lord in your business, He will bless your business. Imagine the advantage you’d have in the marketplace with God as your partner! Many famous Christian business people throughout history were faithful tithers, including Henry John Heinz of Heinz 57 ...

Bob Gass

October 24th, 2015

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Give God His Tithe (2)

Give God His Tithe (2)

Jacob wasn’t a giver by nature. Quite the opposite, in fact! He cheated his brother Esau out of his birthright, which entitled him to twice as much of their father’s inheritance. And when he worked for his father-in-law Laban, he took advantage of Laban too. But one night ...

Bob Gass

October 23rd, 2015

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Give God His Tithe (1)

Give God His Tithe (1)

Instead of saying, ‘I’m giving God my tithe,’ you should say, ‘I’m giving God His tithe.’ But you say, ‘I earned it, so I own it.’ No. The Bible says, ‘The earth is the Lord’s, and everything in it; the world, and all who live in it’ (Psalms 24:1 NIV). God owns every square ...

Bob Gass

October 22nd, 2015

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