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Finding the Balanced Life

Self-confidence is an ideal balance of trusting our own abilities and judgement, and having humility and earnestly learning from others.  Consider the example of a finely tuned guitar.  Even if 5 strings are perfectly in tune and only one string … Continue reading

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Forgiveness: It’s More Than You Think

So, let’s say that you’ve been wronged…wronged by your spouse, child, close friend or co-worker.  You thought you could count on them.  You thought you could trust them.  They let you down.  It hurts.  The pain runs deep inside you. … Continue reading

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True Friendship: Breaking Down the Walls

John 15:12-15 (NIV) 12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. 14 You are my friends if you do what I command. 15 I no longer call … Continue reading

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How to Finish Well

2 Timothy 4:6-8 (NIV) 6 For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time for my departure is near. 7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 8 Now there is in store for … Continue reading

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Overcome Fear by Trusting God’s Promises

Isaiah 41:10 (NIV) 10 So do not fear, for I am with you;     do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you;     I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. In many ways, faith is the key … Continue reading

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Making Time for God

Mark 1:35 (NIV) 35 Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.   Godly people make a habit of spending time with God. … Continue reading

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Overcome Fear by Trusting God

Isaiah 41:10 (NIV) 10 So do not fear, for I am with you;     do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you;     I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. In many ways, faith is the key … Continue reading

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Making Time for God

Mark 1:35 (NIV) 35 Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.   Godly people make a habit of spending time with God. … Continue reading

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Real Success Comes From Dependence

Job 6:13 (NIV) 13 Do I have any power to help myself,     now that success has been driven from me?  Job 42:1-6 (NIV) 42 Then Job replied to the Lord: 2 “I know that you can do all things;     no purpose of yours can … Continue reading

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I Didn’t See That Coming

2 Corinthians 9:8 (NIV) 8 And God is able to bless you abundantly, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.   When the Israelites were in the desert, God fed … Continue reading

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