Too Proud to Remember

There have been times in my life where I have gone through severe trials. In those times I have cried out to God for relief. I have asked him to take away the pain, to release me from the ongoing struggles. It seems during those times I have drawn closer to God and my faith […]

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Standing Guard with Prayer

Word of a new believer in Christ is a joyful moment, particularly if you’ve been praying for their salvation for a long time. It is also a time to shift the focus of your prayer to their maturing faith. Paul gave us a good guide for such a prayer in Collosians 1:3-12 after he heard […]

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Leadership Void

It’s hard not to take criticism personally, but God reminds Samuel that just like they rejected Him all those years, don’t be surprised that they’re rejecting His servant…

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Active Faith

Faith in Jesus Christ is not a one-time statement, not a one-time commitment. It is an active effort to pursue a deeper relationship with Jesus; to draw closer to Him; to pursue a life in Christ and shed the sinful behavior that drags us down and draws us away from Jesus. In 1 Peter 1:5-8, […]

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Go!

How willing are you to leave the safety and security of your home or church or work to go where the Lord leads you? How inclined would you be to go if you were also told, “By the way, there’s this group of people waiting to devour you.” I’m not so sure I would be […]

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Finding True Joy

The Thessalonians found true joy in serving Christ despite hardships and trials. They did not do things grudgingly or because of guilt. People knew their faith was real, that they held eternal truths, not words based on idle human wisdom.

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