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one of my favorite quotes

“Some day you will read in the papers that D.L. Moody, of East Northfield, is dead. Don’t you believe a word of it! At that moment I shall be more alive than I am now. I shall have gone up … Continue reading

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the best thing

If you could ask God for one thing… One thing have I asked of the LORD,  that will I seek after:  that I may dwell in the house of the LORD  all the days of my life,  to gaze upon … Continue reading

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Great American Eclipse: Is it a warning?

Here’s why I don’t think the eclipse is a warning from God: 1. God ordained that men would be warned by His Word (see Psalm 19:7-11). 2. God ordained that men would be warned by the lives and testimony of … Continue reading

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I stand amazed

Lord God, You are too much for my mind to comprehend; You are beyond my understanding. Thoughts of You, at times, overwhelm me, and I wonder–How can this be? I pray that You would not allow me to become doubtful, … Continue reading

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what to wear

Shout for joy, give thanks, and sing! Praise the Lord– it suits you. Praise befits the upright.  Psalm 33:1b ESV Also: Psalm 33:1-5

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real beauty

May God grant us grace to see hidden beauty as most desirable. …but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart  with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit,  which in God’s sight is very precious.  … Continue reading

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avoid vs. trust

Plunging headfirst into a situation we’d rather avoid is an act of faith; it’s trusting God to work, in spite of our fears. By faith, we depend on God’s ability, rather than our own. Therefore I will boast all the … Continue reading

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something good

There is a longing in the heart of every man for something good. Something that will give meaning to his mundane ordinary existence. But let all who take refuge in you rejoice;  let them ever sing for joy,  and spread … Continue reading

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let there be courage

Wait for the LORD; be strong,  and let your heart take courage;  wait for the LORD!  Psalm 27:14 ESV It’s good to remember, there is never a situation where God is not in control. God gave us the Psalms to get … Continue reading

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joy joy

Let there be joy. Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love,  that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.  Psalm 90:14 NIV

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Christian Living Quick Tip #16

Act deliberately. For this very reason, make every effort  to supplement your faith with virtue. 2 Peter 1:5a ESV for further study: 2 Peter 1:3-11

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Christian Living Quick Tip #15

Forgive forgetfully. “For I will be merciful toward their iniquities,  and I will remember their sins no more.”  Hebrews 8:12 ESV Also: Matthew 18:21-35

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Christian Living Quick Tip #14

Forgive forcefully. He will again have compassion on us; he will tread our iniquities underfoot. You will cast all our sins into the depths of the sea. Micah 7:19 ESV Also: Matthew 6:14-15

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Christian Living Quick Tip #13

Depend daily. “Give us this day our daily bread.” Matthew 6:11 ESV See: Exodus 16:4

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Christian Living Quick Tip #12

Eat joyfully. Go, eat your bread with joy. Ecclesiastes 9:7 ESV Also: Ecclesiastes 3:12-13, 5:18-20

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Christian Living Quick Tip #11

Work wholeheartedly. Whatever you do, work heartily,  as for the Lord and not for men.  Colossians 3:23 ESV Also: Colossians 3:17, 1 Corinthians 10:31

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Christian Living Quick Tip #10

Honor extravagantly. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor. Romans 12:10 ESV

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Christian Living Quick Tip #9

Listen carefully. Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak, slow to anger.  James 1:19 ESV

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Christian Living Quick Tip #8

Worship humbly. Oh come, let us worship and bow down;  let us kneel before the Lord, our Maker!  Psalm 95:6 ESV Also: 1 Peter 5:6

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Christian Living Quick Tip #7

Hope obviously. But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy,  always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you.  1 Peter 3:15 ESV

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