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Don't Let Rejection Stop You
'...His own received Him not.' John 1:11 KJV

Sometimes the word 'no' simply means 'not now, but ask again.' So don't let rejection stop you. Take a look at your past experiences. You encountered rejection in school and on the playground. Not everybody liked you, but you made it anyway, right? Jesus experienced more

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God Is Working It Out for You
'...God...calls those things which do not exist as though they did.' Romans 4:17 NKJV

You must believe what God says about you, over what everyone else says! Stop listening to those who claim you'll never amount to anything. You might've had a bad childhood, or a failed marriage or career. '...Forgetting those things

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God Will Help You to Succeed
'...All...were astonished at the catch of fish...' Luke 5:9 NIV

'...He said to Simon, "Put out into deep water, and let down the nets for a catch." Simon answered, "Master, we've worked hard all night and haven't caught anything. But because You say so, I will let down the nets." When they had done so, they caught such

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If You Rush, You Must Rest
'...Let's go off by ourselves to a quiet place and rest awhile...' Mark 6:31 NLT

Mark records, 'Jesus said, "Let's go off by ourselves to a quiet place and rest awhile." He said this because there were so many people coming and going that Jesus and His apostles didn't even have time to eat.' No one had a greater

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Thinking and Acting Like Jesus (4)
'...Take the yoke I give you. Put it on your shoulders and learn from Me...' Matthew 11:29 CEV

The relationship Jesus had with the Father is a prototype of the relationship He wants you to have with Him.

Jesus was so intimate with the Father that He could say, '...I am in the Father, and the Father is in Me...' (John

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Thinking and Acting like Jesus (3)
'...Leaving you an example, that you should follow in His steps.' 1 Peter 2:21 NIV

If you're serious about becoming like Jesus, examine your heart and then examine His:

(1) His heart was pure. He was cared for by women, yet never accused of lustful thoughts (Luke 8:1-3). Peter, who travelled with Him for three and a

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Thinking and Acting Like Jesus (2)
'Grace and peace be yours...through the knowledge of...Jesus our Lord.' 2 Peter 1:2 NIV

If you think God's love for you would be stronger if your faith was stronger, you are wrong. If you think His love would be deeper if your thoughts and actions were better, you are wrong again. Don't confuse God's love with people's

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Thinking and Acting like Jesus (1)
'Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus.' Philippians 2:5 NIV

Max Lucado writes: 'What would your life be like, even for one day, if you were to think and act like Jesus? If His priorities governed your actions, His passions drove your decisions and His love directed your behaviour? What would you be

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