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Praying Jesus' Way (2)
'...before the throne of our merciful God... we will be treated with undeserved kindness, and we will find help.' Hebrews 4:16 CEV

When you pray, 'Our Father,' you define every other relationship in your life: (a) You define your relationship to the material world. Since God is your Father, you're not a stranger but

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Praying Jesus' Way (1)
'...Lord, teach us to pray...' Luke 11:1 NKJV

Overhearing Jesus pray moved one of His disciples to say, 'Lord, teach us to pray.' It's unlikely Jesus intended to teach them a rote prayer since He'd just said, 'When you pray, don't babble on and on as people of other religions do. They think their prayers are answered

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Thanks, Mum!
'...The most precious treasure a man can find.' Proverbs 31:10 CEV

Erma Bombeck wrote: 'When God was creating mothers, on His sixth day of overtime the angel said, "You're fiddling around a lot on this one." God replied, "Have you seen the specs on this order? She's to have 18,000 replaceable moving parts, run on

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What Are You Seeing?
'...We walk by faith, not by sight.' 2 Corinthians 5:7 NKJV

Your eyes can deceive you! Joseph's brothers sold him into slavery, dipped his coat in goat's blood and told their father he'd been torn to pieces by a wild beast. As a result, the old man said, '...I shall go down into the grave to my son in mourning.'

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What God Has Invested in You
'...His...riches...in the saints.' Ephesians 1:18 NKJV

Paul prayed for the believers at Ephesus that they might know what God called them to do and understand the 'riches' He had invested in them. Think about this: (1) God knows what He's invested in you. He doesn't redeem you one day and take you to Heaven the next.

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Gossip - Don't Indulge in It
'Keep your tongue from evil...' Psalm 34:13 NIV

Did you hear about the three women who decided to confess their weaknesses to each other? The first confessed to drinking too much. The second confessed to being jealous of a friend's good looks. The third said nothing, so the other two pressed her and asked, 'Ok, what's

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What Is Your Conscience Telling You?
'...We have a good conscience, in all things...' Hebrews 13:18 NKJV

Fire alarms have an internal switch, triggered by a beam of light. As long as the light is received unbroken by the photosensitive receiver, the detector is quiet. But if smoke, moisture, or an insect obstructs the beam for even a split second, the

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Don't Embarrass Jesus
'The high priest then asked Jesus about His disciples and His doctrine.' John 18:19 NKJV

If Jesus 'can be touched with the feelings of our infirmities,' (Hebrews 4:15 KJV) can He be embarrassed by our actions? How embarrassing when Mary and Joseph interrupted Him as a 12-year-old boy, sitting in the temple confounding

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