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Back fire

So they impaled Haman on the pole he had set up for Mordecai, and the king’s anger subsided. Esther 7:10 (New Living Translation, NLT) God is just. Every man or woman has a choice about how to walk towards others. Those who choose wickedness often go the way of Haman- being trapped by their own …

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Love is life

We know that we have passed from death to life, because we love our brothers. Anyone who does not love remains in death.1 John 3:14 (NIV) Our love for one another is the fruit, not the root of our relationship with God. John, the disciple whom Jesus loved, taught that our love for others flows …

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When You Don’t Feel Like It“

Forever, O LORD, Your word is settled in heaven.  Your faithfulness continues throughout all generations; You established the earth, and it stands. They stand this day according to Your ordinances… Psalm 119:89-90 We all struggle with spiritual discouragement and lethargy. Some days our circumstances threaten to overwhelm us, and we struggle just to pray. Many times …

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patiently wait!

Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompense of reward. For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise. Hebrews 10:35-36 In a generation that everything is instant, the concept of waiting seem alien and a hard bone to crack. the text …

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The way

Jesus said to him, “ I am the [only] Way [to God] and the [real] Truth and the [real] Life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.John 14:6 AMP Looking at biblical History from the fall at Eden right before the coming of Christ, it is almost like a book series, God always …

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God is Able

Being fully convinced that what He had promised He was also able to perform.” Romans 4:21 NKJV Many of us have come across well intended friends and family who have promised us things without having the corresponding capacity to carry out their promise. The reason we don’t turn to God more often is because at …

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no secret service

They went out and spread the news about Him throughout all that land. (Matthew 9:31) No doubt you have heard of the Department of Secret Service. Do you know how it got its name? The agency is a holdover from the Civil War days, when the organization’s primary purpose was to work as “undercover” agents …

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Law Vs Grace-

And when the Pharisee saw it, he marvelled that he had not first washed before dinner. Luke 11:38 – A sure sign of the error of legalism is misplaced priorities, as we see here with these Pharisees. It is not recorded in Scripture that the Pharisees marveled at the wonderful works of Jesus. They were …

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Pass It On.

“So no inheritance will be transferred from one tribe to another tribe, for the tribes of the sons of Israel shall each retain possession of its own inheritance.” Numbers 36:9 NASB The book of Numbers ends with what Israel had hoped for when the Lord brought them out of Egypt: gaining an inheritance. The daughters …

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Mustard Seeds

He told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field.” Matthew 13:31 Many people tend not to like things that are small. In many ways, we think “bigger is always better.” The person with the big house and big bank account is …

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It Is Finished

Jesus said, “It is finished.” John 19:30 As Jesus prepares to give up his spirit, he utters one final phrase from the cross: “It is finished.” This was not a statement of surrender, but a declaration of victory. Through Jesus’ death and resurrection, God has made redemption possible for every person who believes in his …

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Pay Attention

“If you do not obey the Lord your God … [He] will send on you curses, confusion and rebuke in everything you put your hand to.” Deuteronomy 28:15 NIV God promised enormous blessings for His people when they entered the Promised Land. He promised “prosperity” and financial abundance. He promised to bless “everything” they did. …

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Perspectives-Looking At Others Through Jesus’ Eyes

Jesus ate dinner at Matthew’s house. Many tax collectors and others with bad reputations came and ate with him and his followers. The Pharisees saw that Jesus was eating with these people. They asked his followers, “Why does your teacher eat with tax collectors and other sinners?” Jesus heard them say this. So he said …

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Choices.

The Lord says, “I will make you wise and show you where to go.    I will guide you and watch over you. Psalm 32:8 (NCV) We have been born into a world not of our own making. It is a world full of choices, and many conflicts that demands our time and attention; specific circumstances influence our lives …

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