Agents of Healing and Hope

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” – Matthew 5:16  In a world where so many people are struggling, a world in which so many people are trying to make their way, we need to be agents of hope for people, rather than…

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God is Getting Ready to Change Your Life

There can be no question that the day of Christ’s birth is a day that has changed human history ever since. We may not know the exact day or dated of his birth, but for the believer it is one of the most important days in church and human history. It is a celebration of…

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God The Giver of Hope

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.” – Romans 15:13 When God stands at the door knocking, He not only wants to give His help, but He also wants to give…

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An Invitation of Help, Hope, and Healing

“Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me. To the one who is victorious, I will give the right to sit with me on my throne, just as I was victorious…

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God’s Stimulus Plan

As you are probably well aware, the United States government has provided many Americans in need with stimulus checks at different times throughout the year. You likely have received these checks. But the government of the United States isn’t the only source of stimulus in times of need. In God’s kingdom economy, there is a…

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Takeaways

You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. (Genesis 50:20)  I’ve been thinking recently about this question: What are the lessons God wants us to learn after this pandemic is over? What tips, what takeaways, and what keys to advancing God’s will and mission are we to derive from this season…

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Hope For The Imperfect

Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven. And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it. (Matthew 16:17-18)  What stands out to me about…

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Just Keep Driving

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer. (Romans 12:12)  I once heard a story about a young man who was driving his grandfather someplace during a storm. As they were driving along the highway, the rain started to get heavier and heavier, to the point where the storm was making the…

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Blessing Others

The Lord had said to Abram, “Go from your country, your people and your father’s household to the land I will show you.I will make you into a great nation,and I will bless you;I will make your name great,and you will be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you,and whoever curses you I…

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Where Is Your Hope?

“But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you.” – Psalm 39:7  A pastor friend of mine once told me a story of him visiting one of his church members in the hospital. As he was on the elevator going to visit the member, he and a hospital worker started to…

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