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Mischief…Little Happenings…Self-Imposed Blindness…Amazing, Loving God…

God understands us though. He knows that to force us would mean an unrepentant, unchanged heart. He knows that eventual desperation will give us the best opportunity and desire to call out to Him. Continue reading

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Be the Light…Discover Purpose & Joy…

Remember, He put Adam and Eve in a garden… the most satisfying place for the soul of man. He walked and talked with them…laughed with them and marveled with them.

That is the life He intended for us…the life He wanted for us.
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CHOOSING TO STAY BLIND…

Jesus was asking them to truly open their eyes…to hear and then to humble themselves and turn away from their own stubbornness and pride. He was asking them to see.

For some…it was just too much. They were willing to do anything to hold on to their own self-serving view of life, including refusing sight.
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Now We Believe Because We Have (Finally) Heard it From Him…

It all can seem so impossible to us. Maybe the journey has been impossibly long.

But God…
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Do You Really Want to Be Well…Enough to do What God Has Already Told You to do…?

Maybe the prayer for more energy would be in following His wisdom each day about how you use your time. Maybe it is taking care of your body through good food and exercise and caring for your mind by seeking His face and His peace and wisdom consistently. Continue reading

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Jesus said, “My Nourishment Comes from Doing the Will of God…” So Does Yours…So Does Mine!

You don’t always have to preach a sermon with your words…but if you want to help finish the work that Jesus started…your life should truly preach it for you. The bonus is…not only will the ones you influence be nourished…but so will you…all the more. Continue reading

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Come Into His Presence With Thanksgiving…And it Blesses You and Me! Isn’t That Just Like God?!…

I believe the reason he says to come into His presence with thanksgiving is two-fold. He wants us to remember (in the midst of the painful parts of our life) how truly blessed we are and…He wants us to remember Who has blessed us. Continue reading

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