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THE Book
by Delman Coates on May 10th, 2023
“For the Word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. Nothing in all creation is hidden from God’s sight. Everything is uncovered and laid bare before the eyes of Him to whom we must give account.” - Hebrews 4:12-13  “Success” is the category that sells mor...  Read More
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Better
by Ministry Support on April 2nd, 2023
“’For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.’” - Jeremiah 29:11  Did you know that the plans God has for your life are BETTER than anything you have planned for your life? That is right. Even if you have the highest dreams and hopes for yourself, they cannot compare to God’s plans for your life. Yesterd...  Read More
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PIP
by Ministry Support on April 1st, 2023
“The spiritual did not come first, but the natural, and after that the spiritual.” - 1 Corinthians 15:46  Years ago, I was out one day and overheard a conversation between a husband and wife that I found quite interesting. The wife said, “Honey, I know you’ve been busy with work, but there are a few things that I need you to address in our marriage. I’d like you to make more time for me and the ki...  Read More
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I’ll Start Tomorrow
by Ministry Support on September 22nd, 2022
“Lazy people want much but get little, but those who work hard will prosper.” - Proverbs 13:4   Yesterday, we looked at an old popular Latin phrase, “Carpe diem.” This phrase means “seize the day.” The basic idea behind the phrase is that you are not promised tomorrow, so live today to its fullest. We also looked yesterday at a verse in Matthew 6 that suggests the same idea.  The verse says, “So d...  Read More
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Are You That Friend?
by Ministry Support on May 31st, 2022
“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” - John 15:13Yesterday we talked about what a true friend is, and the value of having even one. A true friend will, as John says, “lay down his life for his friends.” As Proverbs 17 says, they are “born for adversity.” Then we see in Proverbs 18 that, “there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.”Finding the...  Read More
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For You and For His Glory
by Ministry Support on March 31st, 2022
“And we know that in all things God works for the god of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” - Romans 8:28We have spent the last few days talking about the help that is on its way. No matter where you find yourself in life, through the toughest of times and hardest of circumstances, if you are a believer, you can rejoice; help is on the way. This is a promise God gi...  Read More
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Discomfort and Confrontation
by Ministry Support on January 13th, 2021
As they were leaving Jericho, a large crowd followed him. There were two blind men sitting by the roadside. When they heard that Jesus was passing by, they shouted, “Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!” The crowd sternly ordered them to be quiet; but they shouted even more loudly, “Have mercy on us, Lord, Son of David!” (Matthew 20:29-31)  Confrontation isn’t always easy to handle. It can be awk...  Read More
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