The Lukewarm Soldier

Text: John 15:5 “I am the vine; ye are the branches. He that abideth in Me and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit; for without me ye can do nothing.” The Story Begins… It’s a very Sunny Day. As the heat persists, so does your thirst. You

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Use Your Time Wisely

Text: John 17:4 ” I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do.” Commenting on the undisciplined life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ( he was a fabulous writer) William Barclay writes; ‘never did a great mind produce so little. He left

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Resisting The Devil

Text: James 4:7 ” Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.” (KJV) To resist is to keep at bay or to fend off its influence or advance, withstand the force of something. Thus to resist involves a combination of the two earlier techniques however, the

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First Love

Text:  Jeremiah 1:5, Roman 5:8, Isaiah 50: 1-2, john 3:16 Love Defined Like We Know It There is no greater gift better than the gift of love, he that is loved lacks nothing basic with humans as long as it’s affordable. When the heart of love for someone hits another,

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Dealing With Distractions

Text: Matthew 6:31-33 31 Therefore take no thought, saying, what shall we eat?  Or, what shall we drink?  Or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed?  32 For after all these things do the Gentiles seek: for your heavenly Father knoweth that ye have need of all these things.   33 But seek ye

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Is God Mad At Me?

Text: John 8: 3-11.  3 And the scribes and Pharisees brought unto him a woman taken in adultery;  and when they had set her in the midst, 4 They say unto him, Master, this woman was taken in adultery, in the very act.   5 Now Moses in the law commanded us, that

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Living Above Debt

Text: Philippians 4:12, Proverbs 22:7   Live within your means “…I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want” “The rich rules over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender”  An

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The Mercy Seat

Text: Psalm 103:8-17 From every stormy wind that blows, from every swelling tide of woes, there is a calm, a sure retreat. It is found beneath the Mercy Seat. A Little Biblical History… According to the Old Testament, the Mercy Seat  was the gold lid with two cherubim beaten out of

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Own Your Weakness

Text :And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. (2 Corinthians 12:9) The Bible often talks in counter-intuitive statements. Different than the normal flow. An unexpected rub against the grain. If you want to gain, you must give up.

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ANTITHESIS

“The world does not understand theology or dogma, but it understands love and sympathy.” – Dwight L. Moody A friend once said to me that if Christ’s second coming happened during the week, he might not make Heaven. He said this because lying ( which often are in form of

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