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Handling Temptation

Handling Temptation

‘Keep your heart with all diligence…’  Proverbs 4:23 NKJV We all have our battlegrounds; in some cases they’re things we surrendered to years ago that now lurk in our innermost thoughts: like the urge to go back to old destructive habits. That’s why the Scriptures warn, ...

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November 11th, 2013

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A Notable Woman or Man

A Notable Woman or Man

‘…Elisha went to Shunem, where there was a notable woman…’ 2 Kings 4:8 NKJV The Bible says:‘…Elisha went to Shunem, where there was a notable woman, and she persuaded him to eat some food. So it was, as often as he passed by, he would turn in there to eat some food. And she ...

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November 11th, 2013

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GIVE AWAY THE LITTLE (FOUR KINDS OF GIVING 2)

‘…“the jar of flour will not be used up…”’ 1 Kings 17:14 NIV   Devastating famine has swept out the land. Wiped out your livestock. Destroyed all you relied on. And then Elijah, this major prophet guy, turns up – God has sent him your way. Argh, I ...

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September 6th, 2013

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DON’T TITHE? (FOUR KINDS OF GIVING 1)

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click here. ‘Your wages disappear … in pockets filled with holes!’ Haggai 1:6 NLT   Haggai, a prophet in the Old Testament, lived at a time when the Israelites had become so obsessed with getting rich, they’d forgotten about ...

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September 5th, 2013

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TELL IT LIKE IT IS

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click here. ‘Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story…’  Psalms 107:2 NIV   If you’ve been a Christian for more than five minutes, the chances are that speaking out, being real, telling your friends what Jesus has done for you ...

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September 4th, 2013

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#PRAYFORTHEPHILS

#PRAYFORTHEPHILS

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click here. ‘If my people … will humble themselves and pray … I will hear’ 2 Chronicles 7:14 NLT   In 1984, US President Ronald Reagan spoke at a national prayer breakfast: ‘We poison our society when we remove its theological ...

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September 3rd, 2013

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POSITIVES

Do you want to read this in Taglish? Click here. ‘You are the salt of the earth…’ Matthew 5:13 NIV Positivity isn’t always funny. Not much in the world of entertainment comedy gets laughs from being relentlessly cheerful. Some humor tends to be sarcastic, with ...

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September 2nd, 2013

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Sticking it Out

‘Blessed is the man who perseveres…’           James 1:12 NIV   Perseverance. A real toughy. Where do you start? Well, we’ve all been through times where going through the thick of it is a hard choice, but the right one (and if you’re doing that now, good job!) ...

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September 2nd, 2013

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MY WORK HERE IS DONE

‘I have brought you glory on earth…’ John 17:4 NIV   At the end of His life Jesus was able to look back and know He was successful in bringing glory to the Father – He had finished well. Do we spend lots of time thinking about what ‘success’ is going to look like ...

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August 31st, 2013

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AN EXPANDING LIFE

‘The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?…’          Psalms 27:1 NKJV   How long have you been following God for? A week? Month? Ten years? Cool. Now, think about this: have you developed? It might be a good idea to take a minute to write down two

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August 30th, 2013

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