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Seeing Discipline in a Different Way

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

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“Our fathers disciplined us for a short time as they thought best, but God disciplines us for our good, so that we may share in His holiness. No disc...

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Don’t Forget About Your Best Friend

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world means enmity against God? Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the w...

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Knowing Jesus for Ourselves

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Many of the Samaritans from that town believed in him because of the woman’s testimony, ‘He told me everything I ever did.’ So when the Samaritans c...

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You Are a Fixer-Upper and He Is at Work

by Caroline

by Caroline

38

“And he who was seated on the throne said, ‘Behold, I am making all things new.’ Also he said, ‘Write this down, for these words are trustworthy and ...

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What Are Christians Defined By?

by Rob

by Rob

38

“And he told this parable: “A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came seeking fruit on it and found none. And he said to the vinedres...

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Tracking Everything but My Heart

by Sarah

by Sarah

38

“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.” Matthew 6:33 One of my favorite things about m...

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The Heart of a Pharisee: Focusing on the Superficial

by Catherine

by Catherine

38

“Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You clean the outside of the cup and dish, but inside they are full of greed and self...

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The Powerful Love of God

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“I keep asking that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the glorious Father, may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation, so that you may know him...

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Missing the Big Picture

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Looking for a reason to accuse Jesus, [the Pharisees] asked him, ‘Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?’ [Jesus] said to them, ‘If any of you has a s...

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Living Water

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Jesus answered her, ‘If you knew the gift of God and who it is that asks you for a drink, you would have asked him and he would have given you livin...

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Growing in Your Sleep

by Catherine

by Catherine

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“And he said, “The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed on the ground. He sleeps and rises night and day, and the seed sprouts and grows...

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Growing in the Lord

by Abby

by Abby

38

“Therefore, dear friends, since you have been forewarned, be on your guard so that you may not be carried away by the error of the lawless and fall f...

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Growing in the Vine

by Catherine

by Catherine

38

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fru...

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Can You Be Here?

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“One thing I ask from the Lord, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the ...

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Re-seeing the Kingdom of God: Those Who Hunger & Thirst

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will be filled.” Matthew 5:6 As Jesus begins His public ministry, it becomes un...

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Re-seeing the Kingdom of God: The Pure in Heart

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.” Matthew 5:8 As Jesus begins His public ministry, it becomes undeniable that people want to l...

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The Power of Scripture

by Milly

by Milly

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“For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow,...

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God is a Gardener

by David

by David

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“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fru...

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Renewed in Christ!

by Anna Greene

by Anna Greene

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“Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Do not cast me from your presence or take your Holy Spirit from me. Rest...

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God Is Patient with You

by Heather Brown

by Heather Brown

38

“Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes.” Psal...

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Pain Before Gain

by Leland

by Leland

38

“Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let st...

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A Fresh Start

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.” Psalm 90:12 I love fresh starts and new beginnings. New Year’s Day, birthdays, sc...

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Constant Pursuit

by Virginia

by Virginia

38

“What man of you, having a hundred sheep, if he has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open country, and go after the one that i...

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Our Perfect Example

by Sarah

by Sarah

38

“So don’t lose a minute in building on what you’ve been given, complementing your basic faith with good character, spiritual understanding, alert dic...

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When No One is Watching

by Rob

by Rob

38

“Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in...

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Plug-In

by Heather Brown

by Heather Brown

38

“I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:13 Make a list of all the hard things going on in your life right now. Do ...

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Doers of the Word

by Sarah

by Sarah

38

“But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. For if anyone is a hearer of the word and not a doer, he is like a man who loo...

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Brave Like This Sweet Tree

by Mary Cate

by Mary Cate

38

“Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delig...

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Study the Bible

by Sarah

by Sarah

38

“The Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all ...

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The Most Patient of All

by Austen

by Austen

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“Then the King will say to those on his right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of t...

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