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DAILY HOPE: APRIL 26

Change Requires Honest Community “Since you have heard about Jesus and have learned the truth that comes from him, throw off your old sinful nature and your former way of life, which is corrupted by lust and deception. Instead, let … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: MARCH 16

Do You Have a Safety Net? “Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble” (1 Peter 3:8 NIV). As a pastor, I see situations daily that nobody should ever have to go through … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 27

God Smiles When We Obey Wholeheartedly “Just tell me what to do and I will do it, Lord. As long as I live I’ll wholeheartedly obey” (Psalm 119:33-34 TLB). God smiles when we obey him wholeheartedly. That means doing whatever … Continue reading

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DAILY HOPE: JANUARY 1

Choose to Trust God in 2018 “It was by faith that Noah built a large boat to save his family from the flood. He obeyed God, who warned him about things that had never happened before” (Hebrews 11:7 NLT). Faith … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 18

Test of Faithfulness We know that all things work together for good to those who love God… —Romans 8:28 It is only a faithful person who truly believes that God sovereignly controls his circumstances. We take our circumstances for granted, … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: DECEMBER 14

The Great Life Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled… —John 14:27 Whenever we experience something difficult in our personal … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: NOVEMBER 11

The Supreme Climb He said, “Take now your son…” —Genesis 22:2 God’s command is, “Take now,” not later. It is incredible how we debate! We know something is right, but we try to find excuses for not doing it immediately. … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: OCTOBER 31

The Trial of Faith If you have faith as a mustard seed…nothing will be impossible for you. —Matthew 17:20 We have the idea that God rewards us for our faith, and it may be so in the initial stages. But … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 25

Sacrifice and Friendship I have called you friends… —John 15:15 We will never know the joy of self-sacrifice until we surrender in every detail of our lives. Yet self-surrender is the most difficult thing for us to do. We make … Continue reading

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MY UTMOST FOR HIS HIGHEST: AUGUST 18

Have You Ever Been Speechless with Sorrow? When he heard this, he became very sorrowful, for he was very rich. —Luke 18:23 The rich young ruler went away from Jesus speechless with sorrow, having nothing to say in response to … Continue reading

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