April 13 – How Has God Gifted You?

  TODAY’S VERSES: 1 Peter 4:10 10 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. TODAY’S THOUGHT: God has entrusted us with the task of using this life to impact others. This task is accompanied by His gifting;...

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Break The Fast

Many people see fasting as the doorway to successful dieting or getting ripped.  The more spiritual types think it is the way to enlightenment, the key to magical powers, or even a way to manipulate God into doing what you want Him to do . . . for you.   But...

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April 12 – A Humble Heart Produces Authentic Love

TODAY’S VERSES: Matthew 6:16-18 16 “When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show others they are fasting. Truly I tell you, they have received their reward in full. 17 But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, 18 so that it will...

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April 11 – We Are All Commanded To Go

TODAY’S VERSES: Matthew 28:18-20 18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I...

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April 10 – Praying For Others

TODAY’S VERSES: Colossians 4:2-6 2 Devote yourselves to prayer, being watchful and thankful. 3 And pray for us, too, that God may open a door for our message, so that we may proclaim the mystery of Christ, for which I am in chains. 4 Pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as I should.5 Be wise in the way...

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April 9 – The Bible As A Way of Life

TODAY’S VERSES: Deuteronomy 6:4-9 4 Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 5 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. 6 These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. 7 Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and...

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April 7 & 8 – Finding Time To Rest

TODAY’S VERSES: Genesis 2:2 2 By the seventh day God had finished the work he had been doing; so on the seventh day he rested from all his work. Exodus 20:8-11 8 “Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. 9 Six days you shall labor and do all your work, 10 but the seventh day is a...

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April 6 – Worship Through Service

TODAY’S VERSE: Romans 12:1 1 Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. TODAY’S THOUGHT: What God did for us on the cross is incredible. The separation we once...

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What Is Fasting?

In Psalm 35:13 we read, “I humbled my soul with fasting.”  And in Acts 14:23, we read that “with prayer and fasting, the church committed their appointed leaders to the Lord.”  What is this thing called fasting and why is it used so much in the Bible. This English word...

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