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Attitude in Adversity

              Attitude in Adversity TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: “In your relationships with one another, have the same mindset as Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 2:5, NIV) TODAY’S WORD: There’s an old saying, “attitude determines altitude.” In other words, a positive, faith-filled attitude will cause you to rise higher in life, but a negative, […]

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The 10 Best Personal Development Books?

The 10 Best Personal Development Books? By Robin Sharma Author of the #1 International Bestseller “The Leader Who Had No Title” Greetings from New York City. Just did a light run through Soho (exercising FIRST thing in the morning has been such a game-changer). You owe it to yourself to try it for 7 days. […]

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Jesus Christ: Your GPS for Life

Jesus Christ: Your GPS for Life   Jesus Christ: Your GPS for Life  “We must keep our eyes on Jesus, who leads us and makes our faith complete. ” (Hebrews 12:2 CEV) When I’m driving, I tend to get distracted easily. My wife constantly says, “Rick, keep your eyes on the road!” One time I […]

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Prayer: Ask God Specific Questions

Prayer: Ask God Specific Questions “I will stand at my watch and station myself on the ramparts; I will look to see what he will say to me.” (Habakkuk 2:1 NIV) While you’re waiting for God to speak to you, you need to be ready for God to give you a mental picture. Habakkuk 2:1 […]

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Embrace Your Season

Embrace Your Season TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: “The way of the righteous is like the first gleam of dawn, which shines ever brighter until the full light of day.” Proverbs 4:18, NLT TODAY’S WORD: God has ordained seasons in your life. It’s easy to get frustrated when our dreams aren’t coming to pass on our timetable. When […]

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God Has a Plan for 2015. Shouldn’t You?

God Has a Plan for 2015. Shouldn’t You? “[God] planned to bring all of history to its goal in Christ. Then Christ would be the head of everything in heaven and on earth.” Ephesians 1:10 (GWT) Goal setting isn’t just a good idea for productivity. It’s a spiritual discipline, like prayer, fasting, giving, and reading […]

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Trust God for a Second (or Third or Fourth) Chance

Trust God for a Second (or Third or Fourth) Chance “By faith we have been made acceptable to God. And now, because of our Lord Jesus Christ, we live at peace with God.” Romans 5:1 (CEV) If you’re like most of us, you could use a second chance to get healthy in 2014. A December […]

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Finding Rest in a Restless World

Finding Rest in a Restless World TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.” (Matthew 11:28, NIV) TODAY’S WORD In this day and age, our culture has become so accustomed to having constant activity going on — computers, cell phones, television, email, video games. And […]

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It’s All on the Inside

It’s All on the Inside TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “…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) TODAY’S WORD When you become a believer in Christ, He begins to work in and through you automatically. Inside, you […]

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Childlike Faith

Childlike Faith Whoever will humble himself therefore and become like this little child [trusting, lowly, loving, forgiving] is greatest in the kingdom of heaven. – Matthew 18:4 A child’s faith is simple. A child doesn’t try to figure everything out and make a detailed blueprint of exactly how he will get what he needs. He […]

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Seasons of Sowing

Seasons of Sowing TODAY’S SCRIPTURE “Those who sow in tears will reap with songs of joy.” (Psalm 126:5, NIV) TODAY’S WORD The Scripture talks about seasons of sowing and reaping in your life. In Psalms, it talks about sowing in tears and reaping in joy. That verse is saying that the sowing seasons are usually […]

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Nothing Wasted

Nothing Wasted TODAY’S SCRIPTURE: “After everyone was full, Jesus told his disciples, ‘Now gather the leftovers, so that nothing is wasted.’ ” John 6:12, NLT TODAY’S WORD: The Bible tells of a time when Jesus fed a crowd of five thousand with only five loaves. That day, everyone had more than enough to eat and […]

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Get God’s Power

Get God’s Power “For the kingdom of God is not just a lot of talk; it is living by God’s power.” (1 Corinthians 4:20 NLT) To live a fulfilled life, you have to live by God’s power. The Bible says in 1 Corinthians 4:20, “For the kingdom of God is not just a lot of […]

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