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Contributed on Jun 24, 2021
What type words produce healing and life in us and in others?
Proverbs How do I … Use Words Well? June 27, 2021 Proverbs 18:21 NIV “The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” What type words produce healing and life in us and in others? 1. Wise words Proverbs 12:18 NIV “Reckless words pierce like a sword, but ...read more
Contributed on Jun 15, 2021
The Scriptures are not opposed to ambition that leads to growth and prosperity. When that ambition becomes selfish and self-centered, it is condemned.
Proverbs How do I … Live Generously June 20, 2021 Proverbs 11:24-25 NIV “One man gives freely, yet gains even more; another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty. 25 A generous man will prosper; he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.” We must learn to be generous. 1. Generous ...read more
Contributed on Jun 9, 2021
Greed happens when we stop worshipping the creator of things and start worshipping things created.
Proverbs How Do I … Avoid Greed June 13, 2021 Proverbs 1:10-19 NIV My son, if sinful men entice you, do not give in to them.11 If they say, “Come along with us; let’s lie in wait for innocent blood, let’s ambush some harmless soul; 12 let’s swallow them alive, like the grave, and whole, like those ...read more
Contributed on May 26, 2021
Most people aren’t good at expressing grief. Yet two-thirds of the Psalms are laments – grieving complaints against God. The Hebrew writers knew that the path of praise often went through the valley of mourning. So what happens when we grieve and mourn properly?
Good Grief May 30, 2021 John 11:32-35 NIV “When Mary reached the place where Jesus was and saw him, she fell at his feet and said, "Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died." 33 When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come along with her also weeping, he was ...read more
Contributed on May 20, 2021
This doxology was not found in earlier manuscripts but was most likely added later during the second century. Many people believe it came from David’s prayer in 1 Chronicles.
Praying with Jesus For yours is the kingdom, the power, and the glory. May 23, 2021 Matthew 6:9-13 NIV "This, then, is how you should pray: "'Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, 10 your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. 11 Give us today our daily ...read more