Money

Prime the pump

Many of you have heard the story about the traveler who was lost in the desert and out of water. He was literally dying of thirst. He knew that death was near unless he found water soon. In the distance, he saw a shack. When he got to the shack, he saw a water pump and a jar of clear,…

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When You’re Overwhelmed

Saturday, August 12, 2017 When You’re Overwhelmed “From the end of the earth I will cry to You, when my heart is overwhelmed; lead me to the rock that is higher than I.”—Psalm 61:2 Are you facing a personal crisis right now? Maybe it’s a lack of employment. Maybe it’s a foreclosure on your home or a loss in your…

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God’s Heart for Humanity

Friday, August 11, 2017 God’s Heart for Humanity The LORD has appeared of old to me, saying: “Yes, I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore with lovingkindness I have drawn you.”—Jeremiah 31:3 When my granddaughter Stella was a toddler, she wasn’t very good at playing hide and seek. She would hide in plain view and say, “Papa, find…

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Debt

The new car smell

When you buy a new car, you have that great new car smell. Unfortunately, it doesn’t last anywhere near the length of the car payments. Many of you decide within four years to get a new car. This is the current trend among car buyers. A few years back, people kept their cars for seven years. By 2021, it is…

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Will You Be a Barnabas?

Thursday, August 10, 2017 Will You Be a Barnabas? “Then Barnabas brought him to the apostles and told them how Saul had seen the Lord on the way to Damascus and how the Lord had spoken to Saul. He also told them that Saul had preached boldly in the name of Jesus in Damascus.”—Acts 9:27 When I gave my life…

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Daring to Obey

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 Daring to Obey So Ananias went and found Saul. He laid his hands on him and said, “Brother Saul, the Lord Jesus, who appeared to you on the road, has sent me so that you might regain your sight and be filled with the Holy Spirit.”—Acts 9:17 Saul of Tarsus . . . his very name…

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