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“20 Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” Jesus in Matthew 28:20 NLT When life gets hard. Where is your hope? I have family and friends that I KNOW I can count on. BUT… I have recently figured …

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“11 Make it your goal to live a quiet life, minding your own business and working with your hands, just as we instructed you before. 12 Then people who are not believers will respect the way you live, and you will not need to depend on others.” 1 Thessalonians 4:11-12 This past weekend, I went to visit family in North Georgia. We …

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“Since you (LORD) are my Rock and my Fortress for the sake of your name lead and guide me.” Psalm 31:3 I feel like I say this often, but dang it, it’s the truth. Life is hard sometimes! Being a Christian does not give you a “get out of trouble FREE” card. That’s just not how this world works. Being …

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“After Job had prayed for his friends, the Lord made him prosperous again and gave him twice as much as he had before.” Job 42:10 The book of Job can be a hard one to read. It’s all about how Satan asked God if he could test Job, and God allowed it. Life is hard enough without a full on …

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“Peter and John went to the Temple one afternoon to take part in the three o’clock prayer service. 2 As they approached the Temple, a man lame from birth was being carried in. Each day he was put beside the Temple gate, the one called the Beautiful Gate, so he could beg from the people going into the Temple. 3 When he …

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“I can do all things through Him who strengthens me.” Philippians 4:13 So, over the weekend last weekend, I paid two men to help me,my son, and a new friend move furniture, and then rip out 17 year old carpet. It was SO gross! 17 years of dirt, children, and pets where under that carpet. I did not invite people …

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Ephesians 1:10-11 (NLT) “10 And this is the plan: At the right time He will bring everything together under the authority of Christ—everything in heaven and on earth.11 Furthermore, because we are united with Christ, we have received an inheritance from God,for He chose us in advance, and He makes everything work out according to his plan.” Why do we search through the …

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“Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.” Jeremiah 33:3 ESV “My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me.” John 10:27 ESV When we give our lives to God, the Holy Spirit moves in to dwell with us. He is there to …

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“Jesus said to them, “My Father is always at His work to this very day, and I too, am working.” John 5:17 Life can really drag us down sometimes. Sickness, money problems, marriage problems, children who won’t obey and so many more issues I can’t list, can really make you think the worst about life and God. Sometimes, we wonder …

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“10 In the same way all seven of Jesse’s sons were presented to Samuel. But Samuel said to Jesse, “The Lord has not chosen any of these.” 11 Then Samuel asked, “Are these all the sons you have?” “There is still the youngest,” Jesse replied. “But he’s out in the fields watching the sheep and goats.” “Send for him at once,” Samuel said. …

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