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What Happens to Us as We Do God’s Will?

Colossians 1:9-14 (NIV) 9 For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, … 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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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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In His Hands

Jeremiah 18:1-6 (NIV) 18 This is the word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: 2 “Go down to the potter’s house, and there I will give you my message.” 3 So I went down to the potter’s house, and I saw him working at the … Continue reading

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Having a Healthy Fear of the Lord (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this blog, I asked you to read Haggai Chapter 1 and to spend some time reflecting on what it said.  If you would like to go back and read this chapter of the Bible, you can … Continue reading

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Keeping It Simple

The other day in one of my men’s groups a question came up that I have been thinking a lot about lately.  The question was, “Don’t you think being a Christian is really hard?”  Years ago, before I stepped over … Continue reading

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