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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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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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What Makes a Hero?

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 What Makes a Hero? Andrew went to find his brother, Simon, and told him, “We have found the Messiah” (which means “Christ”). Then Andrew brought Simon to meet Jesus.—John 1:41–42 We hear the word hero a lot in our culture, but do we really know what it means? We seem to have a lot of celebrities…

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Made Perfect in Weakness

Monday, August 7, 2017 Made Perfect in Weakness “That I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death.”—Philippians 3:10 Nick Vujicic was raised in a loving Christian home. But he was born without limbs, and the kids at school were very cruel to him. At times Nick despaired…

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