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Day 16: Make Me Diligent; Bless Me With Profit!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Vocational Lives! Day 16: Make Me Diligent; Bless Me With Profit! “The plans of the diligent certainly lead to profit, but anyone who is reckless certainly … Continue reading
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Day 15: Our Enemies Are to Be Loved By Us!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Social Lives! Day 15: Our Enemies Are to Be Loved By Us! “I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so … Continue reading
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Pastor, Join Us In Israel For a Ridiculously LOW Price!
Pastor, why should you go to Israel with us? • The Biblical Reason: Standing in garden where Jesus prayed, being baptized in the Jordan River, visiting the home of Peter’s mother, or even visiting the tomb where Jesus rose from … Continue reading
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Magnificent Marriage Monday – Treating Our Wives As Less Important!
“When he was about to enter Egypt, he said to his wife Sarai, “Look, I know what a beautiful woman you are. When the Egyptians see you, they will say, ‘This is his wife.’ They will kill me but … Continue reading
Posted in Magnificent Marriage Mondays, Marriage Tagged Abram, abuse, attack, biblical, choice, Christ, church, couple, culture, death, example, expose, gave, husband, Jesus, knight, love, marriage, me, misuse, model, ourselves, promise, protect, reasonable, rescue, sacrifice, Sarai, selfish, selflessness, shining armor, soul, wife, wives Leave a comment
Faith Filled Friday – When Our Faith Influences No One!
“Then the men said to Lot, “Have you anyone else here? Sons-in-law, sons, daughters, or anyone you have in the city, bring them out of the place. For we are about to destroy this place, because the outcry against … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Responding to God’s Warnings!
“For behold, I will bring a flood of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life under heaven. Everything that is on the earth shall die. But I will establish my covenant with … Continue reading
Posted in 2 - Turn-Around Tuesdays (trials and troubles), Suffering Tagged abundant, action, attention, Bible, biblical, catastrophe, caution, change, children, command, covenant, danger, death, decision, destruction, discipler, drown, example, explain, friend, God, guide, heart, Holy Spirit, ignore, inattention, kindness, lead, life, Lord, love, mentor, Noah, pastor, pay attention, prompt, protect, reality, Savior, security, signs, strategic, trouble, warning, weep Leave a comment
Train Them Thursday – Who’s Most Important?
“John testified about Him and cried out, saying, “This was He of whom I said, ‘He who comes after me has a higher rank than I, for He existed before me.’ ”” (John 1:15, NASB95) He … has a … Continue reading
Posted in Discipleship, Train Them Thursdays (discipleship) Tagged biblical, character, child, difference, disciple, discipleship, discipling, effectiveness, God, humility, importance, Jesus, John the Baptist, malevolent, mindset, mission, parent, perspective, rank, reputation, self-importance, testimony, thinking, trait, universe Leave a comment
Faith Filled Friday – Faith Watches God Act!
“They went into the ark with Noah, two and two of all flesh in which there was the breath of life. And those that entered, male and female of all flesh, went in as God had commanded him. And the … Continue reading
Create A Disciple-Making Culture
Editor’s Note: From our good friends at Man in the Mirror, this excellent article may help you with your discipleship efforts. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This month we bring you a special message from Man in the Mirror’s Founder and Co-CEO, Patrick Morley, … Continue reading
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