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Giving to the God Who Has Everything

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How do you give something to the one who owns it all? First of all, we need to acknowledge that he owns everything. Second, we need to praise him for blessing us. Third, we need to be givers. Then, we’re faced with the ultimate question: what could I possibly give …

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Who Told You That? 

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Remember the old cliché from childhood: Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me? Not true. Words and names can do much more lasting damage. Cuts and bruises heal. Words and names create self-images that linger and poison for years. They can become prophecies we …

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Choosing What to Write

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Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he’s the one who will keep you on track. Proverbs 3:6 (MSG) As writers, we constantly have ideas for stories and articles. Sometimes there are so many, it feels like our heads will explode. This is part of makes …

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Abandoning God

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For the Lord loves justice, and he will never abandon the godly. He will keep them safe forever… (Psalm 37:28a NLT) I came upon this verse in my devotional time the other day. God never abandons the godly. He keeps us safe forever. A very comforting Scripture, one we can cling …

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Why Do We Have Money? 

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God wants to bless us. We all know this. He gives us resources such as money, time, and talent to manage for His glory. Several Scriptures speak of storing up lasting treasures in heaven. How do we do that? We can’t send a cash deposit to our heavenly account. We …

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Vision for the Future

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Proverbs 28:19 (NLT)  ‘When people do not accept divine guidance, they run wild. But whoever obeys the law is joyful.’ Another word for divine guidance is vision. The King James Version says, ‘Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, he is happy.’ For …

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Stewarding Our Time

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Over the last few months, I’ve been periodically sharing on stewardship. As you can tell by now, being a faithful steward over all God has given us is very important. Especially, when I consider that he owns it all and has given me everything I have to manage for him. …

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Living Beyond Blessed

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We’ve all experienced financial stress at least once. Some of us experience it every single day, like an unwanted guest at the dinner table or a cockroach (or three) skittering when we turn a light on. Many of us live paycheck to paycheck and find there’s more month than money …

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The Meaning of Christmas

This year, the meaning of Christmas is stirring in me at deeper levels. I’m seeing the season in a new perspective as I listen to our Pastor Robert Morris give new insights and I study books such as Because of Bethlehem by Max Lucado. I’ve long been jaded by the …

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