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Foul or Fair

Have you ever had to make a tough decision about something when you didn’t have all the facts? We meet people and face confusing or awkward situations daily and it’s not always easy to know how to respond, especially since people can have questionable motives. The blessing is, we don’t have to rely on our...

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What Spirit?

Faith is not just an abstract theological concept. It is a powerful gift and the constant connection between us and God. At times, God gives us supernatural faith that goes beyond the simple decision to trust in Him…the kind of faith that can move mountains or stop the sun in its tracks ––The Gift of...

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Making the Best of Everything

Let’s talk about complaining. The Bible tells us, in life, we’re going to face trouble…there’s no way around it. But, it’s our response to that trouble that determines our outcome. How we handle the difficult times – when everything seems to be going against us or when nothing seems to be going right – is...

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Despite Her Worst

Every day, we are surrounded by advertisements, reality shows, TV commercials, and even self-help guides that are dedicated to telling us who we should be. Consequently, the value that we place on ourselves is largely based on what others think of us! Here’s the reality: you were made in God’s image and His opinion is...

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My Father, My Father

Our assignments from God are not always easy, but it’s through the tougher parts of life that He can shape us and refine us to become who He intends us to be. As the prophet Elijah was preparing Elisha to carry on his legacy, he was tough on him, but that is exactly what Elisha...

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The Joseph Code

For many, this year has seemed crazy, difficult, busy, and impossible to survive. We have all felt the pressure to reach our goals and cross the finish line before December 31. What we often forget, though, is that this time of year isn’t just important because it’s our last opportunity to make this year amazing...

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Through the Fire

Life is full of trials and we all experience them…whether it’s relationship troubles, rebellious children, workplace drama, or financial issues, we all face them. During challenging times, it’s easy to just take a knee and accept defeat. But, what you must remember is that the Lord is always on your side, and it’s your faith...

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Leave the Water Pot Behind

Do you ever find yourself seeking satisfaction from material items, instead of God, only to end up just as empty and unfulfilled as before? In today’s world, it’s easy to focus on the immediate results that we get when we fill ourselves with food, money, success, or other people’s approval and affection. Yet, the need...

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Zero

Chapter 11 of 2 Samuel opens with the phrase “it happened.” Well, we have all had “it happened” moments –Those moments we wish hadn’t happened and probably prefer not to talk about or even think about. This chapter describes this type of moment for King David…one that would affect him for the rest of his...

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A Little Rest, A Little Company, and Some Good Food

Sometimes, all we need to do in order to feel better is get a little rest, a little company, and some good food. In 1 Kings, Elijah receives a threatening message from Jezebel, wife of King Ahab, after Ahab recounts to her Elijah’s prophesies and miracles. She threatened to kill him and he ran away...