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Unusual progress

Unusual Progress

Acts 9:22 (Message Bible) But their suspicions didn’t slow Saul down for even a minute. His momentum was up now and he plowed straight into the opposition, disarming the Damascus Jews and trying to show them that this Jesus was the Messiah. From the moment Saul was filled with the Holy Spirit, his life became…

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The place of honour

1 Samuel 9:22-24 Now Samuel took Saul and his servant and brought them into the hall, and had them sit in the place of honor among those who were invited; there were about thirty persons. And Samuel said to the cook, “Bring the portion which I gave you, of which I said to you, ‘Set…

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Forward ever

forward ever

Jeremiah 7:24 Yet they did not obey or incline their ear, but followed the counsels and the dictates of their evil hearts, and went backward and not forward. Your heart dictates the direction of your life. Forward or backwards, your heart is responsible. The Bible gives us a classic example of this truth in our…

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Be still!

Be still

Psalm 46:10 “Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth” Psalms 46:10 reveals God’s timeless insight on how to overcome confusing and challenging circumstances of life. From the first to the ninth verse of Psalm 46, the Psalmist extols the goodness…

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Persevere until the door opens

1 Kings 18:41-44 Then Elijah said to Ahab, “Go up, eat and drink; for there is the sound of abundance of rain.” So Ahab went up to eat and drink. And Elijah went up to the top of Carmel; then he bowed down on the ground, and put his face between his knees, and said…

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Avoid distractions

avoid distractions

Hebrews 12:2 (amplified Bible) Looking away [from all that will distract] to Jesus, Who is the Leader and the Source of our faith [giving the first incentive for our belief] and is also its Finisher [bringing it to maturity and perfection]. He, for the joy [of obtaining the prize] that was set before Him, endured…

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Genuine faith reacts

Genuine faith reacts

Mark 5:36-39 As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, He said to the ruler of the synagogue, “Do not be afraid; only believe.” And He permitted no one to follow Him except Peter, James, and John the brother of James. Then He came to the house of the ruler of the synagogue,…

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Do you know the value of the treasure?

Do you know the value of the treasure

2 Corinthians 4:7-10 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us. We are hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed— always carrying about in the…

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Worry is an unnecessary weight

Worry is an unnecessary weight

Matthew 11:28 (Easy to Read version) “Come to me all of you who are tired from the heavy burden you have been forced to carry. I will give you rest.” Jesus gave a very peculiar invitation to a group of people – those who have been forced to carry burdens in life. Their hearts has…

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Mordecai’s boldness

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Esther 3:4 (New Living Translation) They spoke to him day after day, but still he refused to comply with the order. So they spoke to Haman about this to see if he would tolerate Mordecai’s conduct, since Mordecai had told them he was a Jew. Mordecai was a Jew who defied the King’s order to…

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