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First Thing in the Morning (2)

First Thing in the Morning (2)

Why does God say so often in Scripture that He will speak to us first thing in the morning? After all, He can speak to us any time He chooses. There are two reasons: 1) He wants to have first place in your life. He wants to be number one on your list of priorities for the ...

Bob Gass

October 13th, 2016

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First Thing in the Morning (1)

First Thing in the Morning (1)

Here’s a wonderful promise from God’s Word: ‘The…LORD has given me his words of wisdom…that I know how to comfort the weary. Morning by morning he wakens me and opens my understanding to his will. The…LORD has spoken to me, and I…listened. I have not rebelled or turned away’

Bob Gass

October 12th, 2016

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‘Deep Inside You’

How do you get God’s Word ‘deep inside you’? 1) By meditating on it each day. The psalmist said the way to succeed in life is by meditating on God’s Word ‘day and night’ (Psalm 1:2 NLT). But you must S L O W down in order to do it. Ever watch a cow chewing cud? The more it ...

Bob Gass

February 4th, 2016

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No Substitute!

When we’re stressed – and who isn’t nowadays? – often our first inclination is to consult the latest ‘how to’ book or youtube tutorial, or seek out the camaraderie of friends. Reimar Schultze observes: ‘At best we get a splash of what we’re looking for. Time ...

Bob Gass

February 1st, 2016

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‘Granny Brand’ (2)

‘Granny Brand’ (2)

Here’s the rest of Evelyn Brand’s story. At age seventy she received word from her home mission office that they weren’t going to give her another five-year term. But she had Caleb’s ‘we can certainly do it’ attitude. A party was held to celebrate her time in India, and ...

Bob Gass

April 8th, 2015

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‘Granny Brand’ (1)

‘Granny Brand’ (1)

Evelyn Brand felt called by God to go to India. For a single woman in 1909, a calling like that required a truck-load of faith. She married a young man named Jesse and together they began a ministry to the people in rural India, bringing education and medical supplies and ...

Bob Gass

April 7th, 2015

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