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God Redeems Our Suffering

2 Corinthians 11:24-29 (NIV) 24 Five times I received from the Jews the forty lashes minus one. 25 Three times I was beaten with rods, once I was pelted with stones, three times I was shipwrecked, I spent a night and a day in the open sea, 26 I … Continue reading

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We Can All Get Preferential Treatment

Psalm 30:5 (NIV) 5 For his anger lasts only a moment,     but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night,     but rejoicing comes in the morning.   Most of the time, we think, “Oh, God’s got bigger things to deal … Continue reading

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Count Your Blessings

Have you ever really taken the time to really think about how God blesses us in our lives?  Everything that we face in life, even the hard stuff is all designed to make us into the human beings that God … Continue reading

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Signs from God

God showed many signs throughout the Bible.  In Genesis 24, we see an example of a person asking for a sign from God and God granting that request by showing a sign. Genesis 24:1-27 (NIV) 24 Abraham was now very old, … Continue reading

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Living a Life of Amazement: Step Outside of Your Tent

Recently in my prayers to God, I found myself asking Him, “Why don’t I have special, exciting things happen in my life anymore…like when I first got to know you?”  God spoke back to my heart and said, “Bill, I … Continue reading

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Is Faith Enough?

This semester at Men’s Basic, a men’s group that meets at 6 am on Thursday mornings at Cornerstone Church, we are going through the book of James.  This is a great book and I have learned alot about what it … Continue reading

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