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Service with a Smiling Heart

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“You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature, rather serve one another in love.” Galatians 5:13 NIV...

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Join the Party

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The older brother became angry and refused to go in. So his father went out and pleaded with him. But he answered his father, “Look! All these years I've been slaving for you and never disobeyed your orders. Yet you never gave me even a young goat so I could celebrate with my friends. But when this son of yours who has squandered your property with prostitutes comes home...

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Time to Shine

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"In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in Heaven." Matthew 5:16 (NIV) ...

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The Next Chapter

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"Let us acknowledge the Lord; let us press on to acknowledge Him. As surely as the sun rises, he will appear; he will come to us like the winter rains, like the spring rains that water the earth." Hosea 6:3 (NIV) ...

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Un-Masking Isn't Easy, But It's Good

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Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by every cunning and craftiness of men and their deceitful scheming. Ephesians 4:14 NIV...

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Thankful for What He's Done!

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I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds. Psalm 9:1...

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There's Always Time To Be Martha

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But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made. She came to Him and asked, Lord, don't you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself? Tell her to help me. Luke 10:40 NIV...

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I Like Change, but Only if Things Stay the Same

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I the Lord do not change. So you, O descendants of Jacob, are not destroyed. Malachi 3:6 NIV ...

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Courageous Because of The Lamb

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Then Peter got down out of the boat, walked on the water and came toward Jesus. But when he saw the wind, he was afraid and, beginning to sink, cried out, "Lord save me!" Matthew 14:29b-30 NIV...

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Healing for the Doctor

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. Proverbs 17:22...

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My Real Name

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… Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine. Since you are precious and honored in my sight and because I love you… Isaiah 43:1, 4 NIV...

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Change Is In The Air

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Also the Glory of Israel will not lie or change His mind; for He is not a man that He should change His mind. 1 Samuel 15:29 NASB...

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Applying the Right Stuff

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He said, If you listen carefully to the voice of the Lord your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord, who heals you. Exodus 15:26 NIV...

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Loving After Loss

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The Spirit of the Sovereign Lord is on me, because the Lord has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners. Isaiah 61:1 NIV ...

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Loving The Hard To Love

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A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. John 13: 34-35 NIV ...

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To Encourage Is To Bless

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Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another-and all the more as you see the day approaching. Hebrews 10:25 NIV ...

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All Things New, Again

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He who was seated on the throne said, "I am making everything new!" Then he said, "Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and true." Revelation 21:5 NIV...

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Better and Better

For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through endurance and the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope. Romans 15:4 NIV ...

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I Think I Prayed For This

Before they call I will answer; while they are still speaking I will hear. Isaiah 65:24 NIV ...

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Freedom in Forgiveness

Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Ephesians 4:31-32 NIV ...

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Committed to Commitment

Wives, likewise, be submissive to your own husbands, that even if some do not obey the word, they, without a word, may be won by the conduct of their wives. 1 Peter 3:1 NKJV ...

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Serving Through Teamwork

Greet Priscilla and Aquila, my co-workers in Christ Jesus. They risked their lives for me. Not only I but all the churches of the Gentiles are grateful to them. Greet also the church that meets at their house. Romans 16:3-5a NIV ...

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I Know That Love

O Lord you have searched me and you know me. You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways. Before a word is on my tongue you know it completely, O Lord. Psalm 139: 1-4 NIV...

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Kindness Doesn't Come Easy

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22 NIV...

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Healing Us to Wholeness

He said, "If you listen carefully to the voice of the Lord your God and do what is right in His eyes, if you pay attention to His commands and keep all His decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the Lord who heals you." Exodus 15:26 NIV ...

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Turning My Frown Upside Down

I have set the Lord always before me. Because he is at my right hand, I will not be shaken. Psalm 16:8 NIV ...

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Vain Brings Pain

You shall not misuse the name of the Lord your God, for the Lord will not hold anyone guiltless who misuses his name. Exodus 20:7 NIV ...

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The Judge's Robe Doesn't Fit Me

There is only one Lawgiver and Judge, the one who is able to save and destroy. But you-who are you to judge your neighbor? James 4:12 NIV ...

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Conflicting Feelings About Conflict

See to it that no one misses the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and to defile many. Hebrews 12:15 NIV...

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Eating the Right Fruit

But the fruit of the Sprit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 NIV ...

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His Banner, My Signal

Moses built an alter and called it “The Lord is my banner.” He said, "For hands were lifted to the throne of the Lord." Exodus 17:15-16a NIV ...

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My Gaze on Praise

Praise be to the Lord, to God our Savior, who daily bears our burdens. Psalm 68:19 NIV ...

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My Eyes Not On Me, But On The Most High

I cry out to God Most High, to God who will fulfill his purpose for me. Psalm 57:2 NLT ...

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He is the One He Says He Is

God is not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of man, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill? Numbers 23:19 NIV...

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No Broken Promises

The Lord has kept the promise he made: I have succeeded David my father and now I sit on the throne of Israel, just as the Lord promised, and I have built the temple for the Name of the Lord, the God of Israel. 1 Kings 8:20 NIV ...

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Holiday Hurry and My Earthly Worry

But I have stilled and quieted my soul… Psalm 131:2 NIV...

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Oh Lord, It's Hard to be Humble

He guides the humble in what is right and teaches them his way. Psalm 25:9 NIV ...

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Having a Jesus Heart When I Am Hurt

Then some Pharisees and teachers of the law came to Jesus from Jerusalem and asked, "Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? They don't wash their hands before they eat!" Matthew 15:1-2 NIV ...

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Smile Awhile

When I smiled at them, they scarcely believed it; the light of my face was precious to them. Job 29:24 NIV ...

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Humorous Humility

Our mouths were filled with laughter, our tongues with songs of joy. Psalm 126:2a NIV ...

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It's So Hard To Be Perfekt

But the LORD said to Samuel, "Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart." 1 Samuel 16:7 NIV ...

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Royally Unhappy

We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ. We write this to make our joy complete. 1 John 1:3-4 NIV...

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Am I the Joneses?

Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else, for each one should carry their own load. Galatians 6:4-5 NIV...

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Laughter on a Really Bad Hair Day

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. Proverbs 17:22 NIV...

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