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You Already Have It

Do you ever think about the lengths we go to receive man’s approval and acceptance? For many folks, this is a serious stronghold. Belonging to something or someone is everything to them, and they believe that their identity is based on those very associations.  Watch out for the false sense of belonging entrapment. Nothing or no […]

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Jesus never said, “Try harder;” He said, “Abide in Me.” But we often make life more difficult than necessary. We try to work everything out according to our own understanding and forget to factor in God’s heart. Emmanuel, God With Us, reminds us that He is here and able to bring clarity to anything causing […]

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presence, power, purpose

Don’t you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in Me? The words I say to you are not just My own. Rather, it is the Father, living in Me, who is doing His work. Believe in Me when I say that I am in the Father and the Father […]

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the Bible

Do you value the privilege you have in owning a Bible and knowing how to read it? It is said that our wealth in comparison to much of the world’s economic status can be measured by these two indicators. That is an alarming fact! We have always thought that wealth was defined by a home, […]

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fighting

It’s this word; my eye keeps going to it every time I see it in print. People are fighting. Fighting for, fighting against. The only problem is, I don’t think they have targeted the right opponent. I’m going to get really biblical on you here, but I can’t help it. It’s who I am. There […]

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self-reflection

Some questions were asked of Jesus followers in the days after His resurrection that I think we should still ask ourselves today.  1. Why do you look for the living among the dead (Luke 24:5)? Hmm… I can think of some choices we Christians make that lead us to this same question! 2. What are […]

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the garden

The garden is a picture of life. In the beginning, the Garden of Eden is where the Lord God placed man whom He created. He told Adam and Eve to work it and take care of it. The beginning of everything that our lives produce is the heart. Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the […]

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