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'I'm Praying for You'
'I have prayed for you...' Luke 22:32 NKJV

When somebody says, 'I'm praying for you,' there is no greater expression of love! The tragedy of religion without power is that it leaves you ignorant of the incredible potential of prayer. Prayer moves God! And when God moves, people and situations change! Jesus told Peter,

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Stop Comparing Yourself with Others!
'...But they...comparing themselves...are not wise.' 2 Corinthians 10:12 KJV

Are you so busy analysing your vices that you don't have time to appreciate your virtues? Or so caught up in scrutinising others that you don't value what God has given you? God never intended you to compare yourself with anybody else. 'Since

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The Parable of the Prodigal Son (4)
'...Everything I have is yours.' Luke 15:31 NIV

The older brother couldn't rejoice about his younger brother's homecoming because he resented it. He said to his father, 'You threw a party for him, but you've never thrown one for me! I served you faithfully for years and you never once acknowledged my service or

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The Parable of the Prodigal Son (3)
'...He was lost and is found.' Luke 15:32 NIV

The Prodigal Son didn't really know who his father was or how his father felt about him until he left home. Looking back, he thought, 'I left the best thing I ever had.' After ending up in a hog pen he 'came to himself' (Luke 15:17). Looking around, he thought, 'This is not

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The Parable of the Prodigal Son (2)
'He came to his senses...' Luke 15:17 NIV

Sometimes you have to reach your lowest point to understand who God is and what He can do for you. When the younger son ended up in a hog pen, 'He came to his senses.' But his next decision was crucial: 'I will...go back to my father and say..."I have sinned"...' (Luke 15:18

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The Parable of the Prodigal Son (1)
'...There was a man who had two sons.' Luke 15:11 NIV

The real star in the Parable of the Prodigal Son is the father. He had two boys. One was rebellious, the other was religious. But he loved each of them. And because they were his family he refused to give up on them. While the younger brother was away wallowing in

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Ransomed, Redeemed, Restored!
'He provided redemption for His people.' Psalm 111:9 NIV

Ever been to a pawnshop? The idea is simple; if you need money, you take a valuable item like jewellery or a musical instrument to the shop where the pawnbroker appraises it and gives you cash. But if you don't return within the specified time to redeem the item,

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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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