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Get Close to Jesus

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“Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene went to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb.” John 20:1 NKJV ...

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A Child of The King

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For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, “Abba, Father.” Romans 8:15 NKJV...

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I Can Do Nothing

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I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing. John 15:1-2 NKJV...

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Fear Will Steal Your Blessings

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For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 2 Timothy 1:7 NKJV...

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If Christians Were Like Surfers

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[Jesus said] 'And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.' This is the first commandment. Mark 12:30 NKJV...

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When A Momma Hurts

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“Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him for the help of His countenance.” Psalm 42:5 NKJV...

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Give It To Jesus

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Casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7 NKJV...

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Love That Overflows

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Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous… 1 Corinthians 13:4 NASB...

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Two Gardens - Eden and Gethsemane

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Then Jesus came with them to a place called Gethsemane…and He began to be sorrowful and deeply distressed. Matthew 26:36-37 NKJV...

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When Two Become One

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For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh. Ephesians 5:31 NKJV...

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The Faith of Sarah

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By faith Sarah herself also received strength to conceive seed, and she bore a child when she was past the age, because she judged Him faithful who had promised. Hebrews 11:11 NKJV...

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Seeing God’s Kindness in His Children

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“For the mountains shall depart and the hills be removed, but My kindness shall not depart from you, nor shall My covenant of peace be removed,” Says the Lord, who has mercy on you. Isaiah 54:10 NKJV...

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What Ought We to do in the Name of Love

By this we know love, because He laid down His life for us. And we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. 1 John 3:16 NKJV...

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Getting Back to God

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“And Jacob said to his household and to all who were with him, ‘Put away the foreign gods that are among you, purify yourselves, and change your garments. Then let us arise and go up to Bethel; and I will make an altar there to God, who answered me in the day of my distress and has been with me in the way which I have gone.’” Genesis 35:2-3 (NKJV)...

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Rescued and Redeemed, From Shame to Salvation

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…knowing that you were not redeemed with corruptible things, like silver or gold, from your aimless conduct… but with the precious blood of Christ… 1 Peter 1:18-19 NKJV...

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From Bitter to Sweet

“And the people complained against Moses, saying, “What shall we drink? “ So he cried out to the Lord, and the Lord showed him a tree. When he cast it into the waters, the waters were made sweet.” Exodus 15:24-25a (NKJV)...

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How Will God Use This for Good

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For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11 NKJV...

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Seeing Myself Through God’s Eyes

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Then she called the name of the Lord who spoke to her, You-Are-the-God-Who-Sees; for she said, “Have I also here seen Him who sees me?” Genesis 16:13 NKJV...

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Discover One Essential for Handling Trials

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If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him. James 1:5 NKJV...

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Sorrow With Hope

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But I do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who have fallen asleep, lest you sorrow as others who have no hope. 1 Thessalonians 4:13 NKJV...

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Getting Hugs From Abba

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And because you Are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of His Son into your hearts, crying out, “Abba, Father!” Galatians 4:6 NKJV...

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Spiritual Miracle-Gro

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But you, O man of God, flee these things and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, gentleness. 1 Timothy 6:11 NKJV...

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How to Control the Horror That Haunts Us

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…casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ. 2 Corinthians 10:5 NKJV...

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Walking on Water

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And when Peter had come down out of the boat, he walked on the water to go to Jesus. But when he saw that the wind was boisterous, he was afraid; And beginning to sink he cried out, saying, “Lord, save me!” Matthew 14:29b-30 NKJV...

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Remember Who Your Daddy Is

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Therefore you shall be perfect, just as your Father in heaven is perfect. Matthew 5:48 NKJV...

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Free From Sin, Jesus Broke the Chains

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But now having been set free from sin, and having become slaves of God, you have your fruit to holiness, and the end, everlasting life. Romans 6:22 NKJV...

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Waiting To Soar

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But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31 NKJV...

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Strength to Handle the Super-size Schedule

Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Ephesians 6:10 NKJV...

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An Oasis in the Desert

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Now an angel of the Lord spoke to Phillip, saying, Arise and go toward the south along the road which goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza. This is desert. Acts 8:26 NKJV...

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Should We Pray For Patience

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…knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. James 1:3-4 NKJV ...

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When You’re Facing The Impossible

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I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 NKJV ...

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Paid in Red

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Likewise He also took the cup after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in My blood, which is shed for you.” Luke 22:20 NKJV...

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Be Still and Listen

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Then He said, “Go out, and stand on the mountain before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind tore into the mountains and broke the rocks in pieces before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind; and after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake; and after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire...

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Anger Without Sin

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“Be angry, and do not sin”: do not let the sun go down on your wrath, Ephesians 4:26 NKJV ...

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The Carpenter for the Brokenhearted

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The Spirit of the LORD is upon Me, because He has anointed Me to preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed; Luke 4:18 NKJV ...

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It Starts With One

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And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart. Galatians 6:9 NKJV ...

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When I Need Encouragement

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Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 NKJV ...

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You’re Gonna Make It

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And Joses, who was also named Barnabas by the apostles (which is translated Son of Encouragement), a Levite of the country of Cyprus. Acts 4:36 NKJV ...

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Power in Prayer

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Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that works in us. Ephesians 3:20 NKJV ...

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God’s Perfect Process

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And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God. Romans 12:2 NKJV ...

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"Believe" Is My Word

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Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them. Mark 11:24 NKJV...

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Feasting on God’s Word

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But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen. 2 Peter 3:18 NKJV ...

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Mary Did Know

"Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel," which is translated, “God with us.” Matthew 1:23 NKJV ...

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Unlocking the Door to Peace

Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 NKJV...

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No Member Is Too Weak

No, much rather, those members of the body which seem to be weaker are necessary. And those members of the body which we think to be less honorable, on these we bestow greater honor… 1 Corinthians 12:22-23 NKJV ...

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Remembering This Journey Called Life

And the angel of the LORD came back the second time, and touched him, and said, “Arise and eat, because the journey is too great for you.” 1 Kings 19:7 NKJV...

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Overwhelmed

Hear my cry, O God; Attend to my prayer. From the end of the earth I will cry to You, when my heart is overwhelmed; lead me to the rock that is higher than I. Psalm 61:1-2 NKJV...

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Joseph, The Bible's Financial Advisor

Then Pharaoh said to Joseph, "Inasmuch as God has shown you all this, there is no one as discerning and wise as you." Genesis 41:39 NKJV ...

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Don’t Hit Replay

Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy ...

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Words That Wound

He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. Psalm 147:3 NKJV ...

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Deny Self and Gain Control

For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men, teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age Titus 2:11-12 NKJV ...

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Beauty For Ashes

…He has no form or comeliness; And when we see Him, there is no beauty that we should desire Him. Isaiah 53:2 NKJV ...

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Can Christians Be Depressed

Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him for the help of His countenance. Psalm 42:5 NKJV...

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Meek, Not Weak

With all lowliness and gentleness, with longsuffering, bearing with one another in love. Ephesians 4:2 NKJV ...

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The Fluttering of Wings

Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth! Psalm 46:10 NKJV ...

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Blessing Our Persecutors

Not returning evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary blessing, knowing that you were called to this, that you may inherit a blessing. For “He who would love life and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips from speaking deceit.” 1 Peter 3:9-10 NKJV ...

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Mustard Seed Faith

So Jesus said to them, “Because of your unbelief; for assuredly, I say to you, if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.” Matthew 17:20 NKJV...

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God’s Grace at Work in Me

And He said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my strength is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. 2 Corinthians 12:9 NKJV ...

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Glory in Tribulations

… but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; and perseverance, character; and character, hope. Romans 5:3-4 NKJV...

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God Chooses To Forget

I, even I, am He who blots out your transgressions for My own sake; and I will not remember your sins. Isaiah 43:25 NKJV...

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Rushing or Resting

He makes me to lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside the still waters. Psalm 23:2 NKJV...

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Are You a Good Person

They have all turned aside; they have together become unprofitable; there is none who does good, no, not one. Romans 3:12 NKJV...

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Do We Pass the Test

And Abraham called the name of the place, The-Lord-Will-Provide; as it is said to this day, “In the mount of the Lord it shall be provided.” Genesis 22:14 NKJV ...

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What If We Didn’t Worry