Category Archives: Communication

Be a Person God Can Use

Acts 2:14-36 (NIV) 14 Then Peter stood up with the Eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd: “Fellow Jews and all of you who live in Jerusalem, let me explain this to you; listen carefully to what I say. 15 These people … Continue reading

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Avoid Being a Distant Leader

2 Samuel 11:1-5 (NIV) 11 In the spring, at the time when kings go off to war, David sent Joabout with the king’s men and the whole Israelite army. They destroyed the Ammonites and besieged Rabbah. But David remained in Jerusalem. 2 One evening David … Continue reading

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How to React to Difficult Times

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me.  You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” … Continue reading

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Forgiveness: Tough but Necessary

Genesis 50:19-21 (NIV) 19 But Joseph said to them, “Don’t be afraid. Am I in the place of God?20 You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. 21 So then, don’t be … Continue reading

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Obstacles to Effective Prayer (Part 2)

In Part 1, we discussed several reasons why a prayer may seem to go unanswered.  The reasons discussed were wavering faith, wrong motives, conflict in relationships, lack of generosity, and indifference.   Psalm 17:1-6 (NIV) A prayer of David. 1 Hear … Continue reading

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Obstacles to Effective Prayer (Part 1)

James 1:5-8 (NIV) 5 If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. 6 But when you ask, you must believe and not doubt, because the one who doubts … Continue reading

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How to React to Difficult Times

“All the adversity I’ve had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me.  You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.” … Continue reading

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