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October 2016 Archives

“Repeat these basic essentials over and over to God’s people. Warn them before God against pious nitpicking, which chips away at the faith. It just wears everyone out. Concentrate on doing your best for God, work you won’t be ashamed […]

“I will catch up with him while he is weary and discouraged. He and his troops will panic…” 2 Samuel 17:2 David’s enemies were confident that they would be able to conquer him while catching him when he was both […]

“Be serious and discipline yourselves for the sake of your prayers. Above all, maintain constant love for one another.” 1 Peter 4:7,8 Are you waiting for the answer to your prayers? Do lives depend on the answers to those prayers? […]

“Look beneath the surface so you can judge correctly.” John 7:24 “The Lord doesn’t see things the way you see them. People judge by outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7b Faith commits us to […]

Jesus answered, “My kingdom is not of this world.” (John 18:36) I am only a foreigner in this land. (Psalm 119:19) This political season has reminded us more than ever that the Kingdom of God and the kingdoms of this […]

Far better to take refuge in God than trust in people; Far better to take refuge in God than trust in celebrities. Psalm 118:8,9 The Message In a political election season it’s easy to get all wrapped up in the […]