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Secret Petitions

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE  “Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He will give you the desires and secret petitions of your heart.” (Psalm 37:4, AMP) TODAY’S WORD In the Psalms, it talks about the secret petitions of our heart. These are the hidden dreams that you haven’t told anybody about. One way you know they’re from […]

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Peace Is Not Problem-free Living

“I am leaving you with a gift — peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.” (John 14:27 NLT) Everybody thinks they have the key to peace of mind — or at least they want you to think so, so […]

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Ask Big

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “…you do not have because you do not ask.” (James 4:2, NKJV) TODAY’S WORD I wonder today how many people have been disappointed simply because they didn’t pray and ask God for the big things in their hearts. You might say, “Well, Joel, God is God. If He wants to bless me, He […]

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Dare to Ask

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE  “Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think.” (Ephesians 3:20, NLT) TODAY’S WORD When was the last time you asked God to do something impossible, something out of the ordinary? I believe that one reason […]

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He’ll Make Up for Lost Time

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE  “I will repay you for the years the locusts have eaten…” (Joel 2:25, NIV) TODAY’S WORD Friend, God knows how to make up for years you’ve lost in your life. No, you can’t relive your childhood, but God can make the rest of your life so rewarding, so fulfilling that you don’t even […]

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Light Shines Through Cracked Pots

Light Shines Through Cracked Pots Let not those who wait and hope and look for You, O  Lord of hosts, be put to shame through me; let not those who seek and inquire  for and require You [as their vital necessity] be brought to confusion and dishonor through me, O God of Israel. —Psalm 69:6 […]

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Receive Double

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE  Receive Double “Instead of your shame you shall have double honor, and instead of confusion they shall rejoice in their portion. Therefore in their land they shall possess double; everlasting joy shall be theirs.” (Isaiah 61:7, NKJV) TODAY’S WORD In the Old Testament when this scripture was written, God’s people were going through […]

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Harvest is Coming

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE  “I will give you rain in due season, and the land shall yield her increase and the trees of the field yield their fruit.” (Leviticus 26:4, AMP) TODAY’S WORD God has set up seasons in our lives. It’s easy to get frustrated when our dreams aren’t coming to pass on our timetable, but […]

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The Blessing Follows Obedience

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “If you fully obey the LORD your God and carefully follow all his commands I give you today, the LORD your God will set you high above all the nations on earth. All these blessings will come on you and accompany you if you obey the LORD your God.” (Deuteronomy 28:1–2, NIV) TODAY’S […]

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Obey Quickly

Obey Quickly TODAY’S SCRIPTURE  “…To obey is better than sacrifice…” (1 Samuel 15:22, NIV) TODAY’S WORD One of the best things I’ve learned in life is to obey God quickly. When God asks you to do it, do it right then. When God told David to go face Goliath, the Bible says David ran to […]

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Little Things Mean a Lot

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE  “Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much…” (Luke 16:10, NIV) TODAY’S WORD In scripture, the prophet Elisha told a man named Naaman to go wash in the Jordan River and he would be cured of his leprosy. Naaman was the Captain of an army, a very influential […]

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Change Something, Change You

“Let us examine our ways and turn back to the Lord.” (Lamentations 3:40 MSG) You can’t change everything. But you can change you. When your life feels like it’s falling apart, knowing what you can change — and what you can’t change — can make all the difference. You can’t change your past. You can’t […]

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Let Go of the Wrong Relationships

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE  “Do not be misled: ‘Bad company corrupts good character.’ ” (1 Corinthians 15:33, NIV) TODAY’S WORD Do you ever get around a certain person and feel an uneasiness or an unrest? Something inside says, “Stay away. That’s trouble.” Those are not just bad vibes. That’s the Holy Spirit warning you. It may be […]

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Live what you love

Live what you love Live what you love, and love what you live. Anything less is a painful and frustrating waste of your precious time. Don’t just be an image or a concept or an imitation. Be real, be authentic, pushed forward by rich, driving desires, dreams and goals. … Put all of your heart […]

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Passing the Small Tests

TODAY’S SCRIPTURE  “If anyone, then, knows the good they ought to do and doesn’t do it, it is sin for them.”  (James 4:17, NIV) TODAY’S WORD Many people expect the voice of God to boom like a loudspeaker, but scripture tells us that He speaks in a still, small voice. To us, it seems like […]

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