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Just Because You’re Mine

Today’s Truth
“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith-and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God-not by works, so that no one can boast” (Ephesians 2:8-9 NIV).

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Anabel Gillham was a woman who loved God, but had trouble accepting that God could love her.   Read more…

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From Bitter to Better

Today’s Truth
“See to it that no one misses the grace of God and that no bitter root grows up to cause trouble and defile many”  (Hebrews 12:15 NIV).

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“She’s just a bitter old woman!”  Have you ever heard someone described in that way?  I have.  And amazingly, when someone uses the word “bitter,”  Read more…

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Anger to Aroma

Today’s Truth
“My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry, because our anger does not produce the righteousness that God desires” (James 1:19 TNIV).

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Anger – we all know what it looks and sounds like.  The kids track mud through the house again,  Read more…

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From Complaining to Contentment Part 1

Today’s Truth
“I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.  I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty.  I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want.  I can do everything through him who gives me strength”  Read more…

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From Complaining to Contentment part 2

Today’s Truth
“I have learned to be content whatever the circumstances.  I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty.  I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want.  I can do everything through him who gives me strength”  Read more…

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Changing the Way we Speak by Examining the Heart

 Today’s Truth
Jesus said, “What goes into a man’s mouth does not make him ‘unclean,’ but what comes out of his mouth, that is what makes him ‘unclean…But things that come out of the mouth come from the heart, and these make a man ‘unclean’” (Matthew 15:11,18 NIV).

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While it is the Holy Spirit that gives us the power to change the words we speak,  Read more…

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Using Our Words Wisely – Learning from the Best

Today’s Truth

“Freely you have received, freely give” (Matthew 10:8).

 

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This month, I’ve been examining the power of our words.  So today, let’s take a look at how Jesus used his words with his friends and let’s learn from the best.

Jesus was the Master of believing the best in others and encouraging them to reach beyond their own limited view of their abilities.  Read more…

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A Simple Choice

Today’s Truth
“Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as in fact you are doing” (I Thessalonians 5:11 NIV).

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We are shaped by words from those who love us or refuse to love us.  And we are shaped by the words of those who don’t even know our names.  Read more…

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A Powerful Force

 

Today’s Truth
“Life and death are in the power of the tongue” (Proverbs 18:21NIV). 

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I’ve always been amazed at the power restrained in a tiny atom too small to be seen by the naked eye.  Fission, (splitting the tiny nucleus of an atom), or fusion, (joining nuclei together), have the potential to generate enough power to provide energy for an entire city or enough destructive potential to level an entire town.   Read more…