Our True Heart Laid Bare

Seeking a heart for God is not practicing a faith that expects earthly reward in exchange for righteousness. It is not being religious so as to gain approval or honor from other people. A heart for God drives a faith that has a deep love for God; a faith that operates from a yearning for […]

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Prayer Journey—Infinite Love

You dear God are in all things. Your greatness knows no bounds. Even the vastness of the heavens cannot contain you. You are all knowing, eternal, ever present. Next to you I am but a tiny grain of sand on an expansive beach. Yet you hold that grain of sand in the palm of your […]

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Friday Faith

Now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require from you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul, and to keep the LORD’S commandments and His statutes which I am […]

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Managing Complaints in Church

There is something about complaining that is contagious. It seems if one person complains, then soon there are more people complaining about the same thing. This can cause a community to slip into a lack of contentment, criticizing those in leadership and wishing to go back to “when things were so much better.” I have […]

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Friday Faith

Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good repute In the sight of God and man. – Proverbs 3:3-4 (NASB) Think about some strategies you can use to ensure kindness and truth remain present in […]

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Friday Faith

“But this is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel after those days,” declares the LORD, “I will put My law within them and on their heart I will write it; and I will be their God, and they shall be My people. – Jeremiah 31:33 (NASB)

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Sunday Praise

Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving;Sing praises to our God on the lyre,Who covers the heavens with clouds,Who provides rain for the earth,Who makes grass to grow on the mountains. – Psalm 147:7-8 (NASB)

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For All People

In 1 Kings 8 Solomon is dedicating the just completed temple to God. A great assembly is gathered “from the entrance of Hamath to the brook of Egypt, before the LORD our God (1 Kings 8:65).” The priests have “brought the ark of the covenant of the LORD to its place, into the inner sanctuary […]

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