What’s Your Focus?

And He called the twelve together, and gave them power and authority over all the demons and to heal diseases.  And He sent them out to proclaim the kingdom of God and to perform healing. Luke 9:1-2 When Jesus sent out his disciples, his equipping of and instructions to them were amazingly simple. He gave […]

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Practical Gratitude

  Susie and I had the opportunity to team teach last weekend on gratitude. It’s a practical and helpful message that’s loaded with fun and a little chaos. Click the image to watch or listen.

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This Verse is Talking about Us!

As the host of heaven cannot be counted and the sand of the sea cannot be measured, so I will multiply the descendants of David My servant and the Levites who minister to Me. Jeremiah 33:22 Here’s something for you to think about today as you go about your routine: These words—these lofty promises—written over […]

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What You Bring to the Table

  For I determined to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ, and Him crucified. 1 Corinthians 2:2 What do you have to offer people that can really help them? Is it your charm, your wisdom, your work ethic, your experiences, your knowledge, your athletic ability, your great communication skills, your good looks? Each of […]

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The Rock

  The Rock! His work is perfect, for all His ways are just; a God of faithfulness and without injustice, righteous and upright is He. Deuteronomy 32:4 I love that one of the most common names for God in the Bible is “the Rock”. If you think about it, there is something very comforting and […]

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Only 6570 More Days

  How old are you? At the time of this writing, I’m fifty-two years old. I’ll be fifty-three in less than three months. By today’s standards, I’m middle-aged bordering on, well; let’s not go there. I’ll be seventy in only 6570 more days. How old are you? Our thinking about age is one of the […]

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Our Peace

  This One will be our peace. Micah 5:5a The Advent season includes many wishes and prayers for peace. Perhaps that’s because the promise of peace was part of the original Gospel message–Glory to God in the highest, And on earth peace among men with whom He is pleased, Luke 2:14. And yet, if you […]

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Meet Jesus

  But as for you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, Too little to be among the clans of Judah, From you One will go forth for Me to be ruler in Israel. His goings forth are from long ago, From the days of eternity. Micah 5:2 Meet Jesus—The One without beginning or end. We typically look at this […]

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Forecast: Wind and Rain

I’ve been praying for revival in America since 1985. I know that for many of you the concept of revival or spiritual awakening may be a bit foreign. If you haven’t personally lived through one, or if you don’t know someone who has lived through one, or if you haven’t studied the history of spiritual […]

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Pay Attention

  “For this reason we must pay much closer attention to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away from it.” Hebrews 2:1 Following Jesus is serious business. It isn’t a pastime, a hobby or a social engagement. It requires our best efforts and serious focus. This verse in Hebrews has always haunted […]

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