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What To Do While Waiting

September 21, 2021 |

“Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, Wait patiently for the Lord.” – Psalms 27:14 Author and speaker Joyce Meyer once said, “Patience is not simply the ability to wait – it’s how we behave while we’re waiting.” There is a process that you must endure; but if you remember that there is purpose…

Waiting on God

September 20, 2021 |

“Wait patiently for the Lord. Be brave and courageous. Yes, wait patiently for the Lord.” – Psalms 27:14  Few things are more frustrating in life than waiting. For the impatient, waiting can be torture. When you are a child, you must wait twelve years to graduate from high school and hopefully leave your parents’ house. When you are applying to college, you must wait…

OCD: Obsessive Comparison Disorder

September 19, 2021 |

“Am I now trying to win the approval of human beings, or of God? Or am I trying to please people? If I were still trying to please people, I would not be a servant of Christ.” – Galatians 1:10  If you truly want to set yourself free and claim the freedom Christ offers, you must resist the urge to compare…

God Wants Your Commitment

September 18, 2021 |

“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” – Romans 3:23  You don’t have to be perfect. You just have to be committed. God is big enough, God is good enough, and God is great enough to handle your imperfections.  God used Abraham even though he lied about Sarah. God used Noah even though he got drunk. God used David…

Reject Perfectionism

September 17, 2021 |

“It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.” Galatians 5:1  Perfectionism is a very rigid view of life that assumes that one’s worth and acceptance is contingent upon doing everything perfectly with no flaws; however, it’s this pursuit of flawlessness that leads us on a…

Claiming Your Freedom

September 16, 2021 |

“Jesus replied, ‘Very true I tell you, everyone who sins is a slave to sin. Now a slave has no permanent place in the family, but a son belongs to it forever. So if the son sets you free, you will be free indeed.’” – John 8:36  The abundant life for which Jesus came and died was…

Don’t Go Back

September 15, 2021 |

“Then Jesus said to him, ‘Get up! Pick up your mat and walk.’” – John 5:8  Continuing our discussion from yesterday regarding the paralyzed man at a healing pool who was healed by Jesus, this was not the last time that Jesus encountered this man. In John 5:14, it reads, “Later Jesus found him at the temple…

Get Up and Walk

September 14, 2021 |

“Then Jesus said to him, ‘Get up! Pick up your mat and walk.’” – John 5:8  In John 5, a paralyzed man sat at a healing pool for 38 years. Jesus was in Jerusalem for the feast of the Jews, and he decided to visit this pool, where the diseased and disabled frequented. Jesus, on the Sabbath, chose a man amongst the multitude. He asked him, “Do you want to get well?”   Why…

Choose Freedom

September 13, 2021 |

“It is for freedom that Christ as set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.” – Galatians 5:1  The apostle Paul knew a lot about what it was like to be in prison. During his second missionary journey, he was arrested and imprisoned in Philippi.…

Don’t Let Sin Be Your Master

September 12, 2021 |

“For if you live according to the flesh you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.” – Romans 13:10  When you sin, you are not the only one who suffers the consequences. Those around you suffer as well. I once heard a preacher ask his…