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Be Careful What You Watch

Be Careful What You Watch

Hundreds of pornography sites are being introduced to the Internet. The idea is to have you accidentally exposed to them through clever marketing. This helps explain how children as young as eight become addicted to pornography and to the websites that feed it in the middle ...

Bob Gass

October 31st, 2016

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The Bible Formula for Happiness

The Bible Formula for Happiness

Are you the kind of person who needs clear answers to everything and can’t tolerate shades of grey? Well, the truth is we don’t have answers for much of what happens in the world. God stamps many of the issues we struggle with: ‘Will explain later!’ Modern science would have

Bob Gass

October 30th, 2016

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A Joyful Outlook

A Joyful Outlook

You get to choose your outlook each day, so choose wisely and well. Observe: 1) A joyful outlook gives you the winning edge. When world heavyweight champion Joe Louis got knocked down by Tony ‘Two Ton’ Galento in Yankee Stadium, he immediately jumped up and went after his ...

Bob Gass

October 29th, 2016

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Try to Make Amends

Try to Make Amends

Zacchaeus had a bad reputation; as a tax collector he got rich by cheating people. And the fact that Jesus spent the night at his house shocked the religious community. We’re not privy to what Jesus told Zacchaeus that night, but it caused him to respond, ‘Lord! Here and now

Bob Gass

October 28th, 2016

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According to God’s Will

According to God’s Will

Since we sometimes pray outside of God’s will, part of the Holy Spirit’s job is to change our minds – not convince God to give us what we want. That’s why the Spirit ‘searches our hearts’ in prayer. Sometimes words are inadequate; you don’t always know what someone’s ...

Bob Gass

October 27th, 2016

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Let it Go

Let it Go

Jesus, ‘the Great Physician’, never covers up an infected sore. He insists it be lanced, drained, cleansed, and given time to heal. Maybe you’ve been in a destructive relationship, given birth to a child outside of marriage, or had an abortion, or been in prison, or walked ...

Bob Gass

October 26th, 2016

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Take the Risk!

Take the Risk!

Remember the three stewards who were each given a sum of money to invest? The first two doubled theirs; the third buried his in the ground. The first two were promoted; the third was fired. ‘Get rid of this “play-it-safe” who won’t go out on a limb’ (v. 28-30 MSG). Could ...

Bob Gass

October 25th, 2016

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Personal Growth (3)

Personal Growth (3)

When you stop growing, you stop enjoying your co-workers and associates. In most cases it’s another symptom of lack of growth, and it’s directly linked to your lack of influence. When you’re the ‘go-to’ person, everyone seeks you out. They want your advice and expertise on a

Bob Gass

October 24th, 2016

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Personal Growth (2)

Personal Growth (2)

Another indicator of your need for personal growth is – losing interest in your career. Many people think this comes from staying in one job too long, or experiencing a midlife crisis. The truth is, most of us lose interest in our job because we lose interest in ...

Bob Gass

October 23rd, 2016

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Personal Growth (1)

Personal Growth (1)

Personal growth leads to promotion. Stop and look at the people in your church, your company, or your circle of friends. Management consultant W. Edwards Deming said, ‘Learning isn’t compulsory…neither is survival.’ In corporate culture, the higher your position, the less ...

Bob Gass

October 22nd, 2016

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