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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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Day 10: Honor Your Parents!
21 Days of Prayer and Fasting 2021 – Our Year of Growth In Our Family! Day 10: Honor Your Parents! “Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with a promise, so that it may go well with … Continue reading
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21 Days! January 22 – Our Faith in Action Over Our Intellectual Lives!
Week 3: A Week of Faith in Action! January 22 Our Faith in Action Over Our Intellectual Lives! We Are Acting On What God Says! Read: Philippians 4:4-9 Believe: Whatever we think about will grow into our lives. In other … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Being Slow to Anger!
Anger. Just a word evokes a multitude of different emotions in different people. If one of the first people we think of when we hear the word anger is our father, we can be sure that our lives have been … Continue reading
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Hope For Today – Being Compassionate and Gracious!
What is the first thing you remember about your dad? Is it his laugh, his smile, his anger, his grumpiness? First remembrances are often the most powerful ones … and they have the tendency to shape our life memories. I’m … Continue reading
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Turn-Around Tuesday – Choosing to Be a Believer
“When Abram was ninety-nine years old the Lord appeared to Abram and said to him, “I am God Almighty; walk before me, and be blameless, that I may make my covenant between me and you, and may multiply you greatly.” … Continue reading
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Faith Filled Friday – Sins of the Father
“So Isaac settled in Gerar. When the men of the place asked him about his wife, he said, “She is my sister,” for he feared to say, “My wife,” thinking, “lest the men of the place should kill me because … Continue reading
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