Posts with the tag “sacrifice”

Learning To Endure
by Ministry Support on September 26th, 2022
“A woman in the crowd had suffered for twelve years with constant bleeding. She had suffered a great deal from many doctors, and over the years she had spent everything she had to pay them, but she had gotten no better.” - Mark 5:25-26   Mark 5:25-34 tells the story of a woman who had suffered for 12 years. Here was a woman who had suffered from constant bleeding; and although she had seen many do...  Read More
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He Is The Provider
by Ministry Support on August 5th, 2022
“Then the angel of the Lord called you again to Abraham from heaven. ‘This is what the Lord says: Because you have obeyed me and have not withheld even your son, your only son, I swear by my own name that I will certainly bless you. I will multiply your descendants beyond number, like the stars in the sky and the sand on the seashore.” - Genesis 22:15-17   We have looked the last couple of days at...  Read More
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What Is Your Achilles Heel?
by Ministry Support on July 26th, 2022
“Each time he said, ‘My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.’ So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ can work through me.” - 2 Corinthians 12:9The Achilles tendon is perhaps one of the strongest tendons in the entire body. It is named after one of the great heroes of Greek mythology, the warrior Achilles, who according to Greek legend was extr...  Read More
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A Test of Sacrifice
by Ministry Support on February 14th, 2022
“Then God said, ’Take your son, your only son, whom you love—Isaac—and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt offering on a mountain I will show you.” - Genesis 22:2  One of the most difficult tests God gives, the ultimate test, is one that requires sacrifice—when we have to sacrifice something we value, something we hold in high esteem, or even something we love. In Abraham’s ...  Read More
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Push The Car
by Ministry Support on November 23rd, 2021
“Make vows to the Lord your God and fulfill them; let all the neighboring lands bring gifts to the One to be feared.” - Psalm 76:11    As believers in God, we should pray and believe like it’s all up to God, but work, serve, and sacrifice like it is all up to us. Something happens in the heart of God when we offer a sacrifice to Him by faith.   Not long ago, I was in my hotel in Atlanta. While I w...  Read More
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Faith Demands Sacrifice
by Ministry Support on November 22nd, 2021
“And without faith it is impossible to please God, for whoever would approach him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.” - Hebrews 11:6  In Joshua 6, God sent Joshua to the city of Jericho for what, at the time, seemed like an impossible task—to bring down the walls of Jericho and gain access to the city (mind you the embankment retaining wall was 12-15 feet high, and...  Read More
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Given, Not Earned
by Ministry Support on June 12th, 2021
”He does not deal with us according to our sins, nor repays us according to our iniquities. For as high as the heavens are above the earth so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him. For he knows our frame; he remembers that we are dust.” - Psalm 103:10-14   I want to spend one final day remindin...  Read More
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Lift Jesus Higher
by Ministry Support on August 14th, 2020
So they brought the colt to Jesus and threw their garments over it for him to ride on. As he rode along, the crowds spread out their garments on the road ahead of him. When he reached the place where the road started down the Mount of Olives, all of his followers began to shout and sing as they walked along, praising God for all the wonderful miracles they had seen. (Luke 19: 35-37)  The donkey th...  Read More
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