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  • Have You Ever Gone Thirsty to Benefit Someone Else?

    The Bible says that as Jesus hung on the cross, he “knew that everything had been done. So that the Scripture would come true, he said, ‘I am thirsty.’ There was a jar full of vinegar there, so the soldiers soaked a sponge in it, put the sponge on a branch of a hyssop plant, and lifted it to Jesus’ mouth” (John 19:28-29 NCV).

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  • Today Is the Day to Be Saved!

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    When the criminal hanging next to Jesus on the cross asked Jesus to remember him, Jesus replied, “I assure you, today you will be with me in paradise” (Luke 23:43 NLT, second edition). With his response, Jesus was also giving us four characteristics of salvation that we can trust and believe in.

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  • How Do I Know I’m Saved?

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    In Luke 23:42, one of the criminals hanging next to Jesus on the cross prayed, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom” (NIV).

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  • 03-06-17-7-Words-Forgiveness-Theres-A-Right-Way-And-A-Wrong-Way-To-Ask
    03-06-17-7-Words-Forgiveness-Theres-A-Right-Way-And-A-Wrong-Way-To-Ask

    When you confess your sin to God, he does not rub it in. He wipes it out! But, there’s a right way and a wrong way to ask for forgiveness. Let me tell you the wrong way.

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  • When We Confess, We Begin to Heal

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    The first step in forgiveness is admitting your guilt. Then, you have to accept responsibility for your sin.

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  • Time to Tell Yourself the Truth

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    The best way to get off a guilt trip is to first admit your guilt. Don’t bury it, don’t deny it, and don’t ignore it. Just own up to it!

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  • Can God Love You More Than He Does Now?

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    Human love wears out — that’s why we have so many divorces. I know a lot of people who are not divorced, but they don’t love their spouses anymore. There’s a limit to human love. It dries up!

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  • Life: a Lesson in Love

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    If you want your life to count, you have to focus it. You don’t have time for everything, and not everything is of equal value.

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  • Five Ways to Pray God’s Purposes for Your Children

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    Jesus reflected the father heart of God when he prayed for the disciples. As a father or mother, you can pray that your children will focus on the five purposes of God.

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  • You Need Spiritual Food for Spiritual Strength

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    02-28-17-40-Days-You-Need-Spiritual-Food-For-Spiritual-Strength

    Just like you need physical food for physical strength, you need spiritual food for spiritual strength. The Bible describes itself as spiritual food — the water, milk, bread, and meat of our spiritual lives. It’s everything you need for sustenance.

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