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October 16th-Are some of our very best efforts to shine our light perceived as ineffectual?

John 1: 5The Light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it. From the very beginning, darkness did not understand light. Is it any wonder then that some of our very best efforts to shine our light … Continue reading

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October 3rd-What would it be like if we could respond to God’s call like John did?

Luke 1: 76 “And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Most High; For you will go on BEFORE THE LORD TO PREPARE HIS WAYS; 77 To give to His people the knowledge of salvation By the forgiveness … Continue reading

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August 30th-The Lord repeats this first step throughout the Word, over and over.

Amos 5: 11 Therefore because you impose heavy rent on the poor And exact a tribute of grain from them, Though you have built houses of well-hewn stone, Yet you will not live in them; You have planted pleasant vineyards, … Continue reading

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August 14th-As critical a part as we could ever play in another person’s life, if we fail to connect them with the One who purchased their eternity, we have fallen short.

Ezekiel 36: 22“Therefore say to the house of Israel, ‘Thus says the Lord GOD, “It is not for your sake, O house of Israel, that I am about to act, but for My holy name, which you have profaned among … Continue reading

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July 28th-the most “qualified” person for a task is the one who will wholeheartedly pursue it

Jeremiah 52: 16But Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard left some of the poorest of the land to be vinedressers and plowmen. The poorest people are left to do this work. But “poorest” does not necessarily relate to whether or … Continue reading

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July 19th- The eternity of countless souls could be in the hands of any given pastor.

Jeremiah 23: 1“Woe to the shepherds who are destroying and scattering the sheep of My pasture!” declares the LORD. The responsibility of a pastor is emphasized here, and it is regarded highly by the Lord.  Tending to the Lord’s people … Continue reading

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July 10th- Are we treating our offerings the same way we treat our prayers?

Isaiah 61: 8 For I, the LORD, love justice, I hate robbery in the burnt offering; And I will faithfully give them their recompense And make an everlasting covenant with them. The Lord loves justice and, conversely, despises iniquity. So, … Continue reading

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