The Habit of Rising To The Occasion — Standing For God

by Oswald Chambers …that you may know what is the hope of His calling… —Ephesians 1:18 Remember that you have been saved so that the life of Jesus may be manifested in your body (see 2 Corinthians 4:10). Direct the total energy of your powers so that you may achieve everything your election as a […]

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Daily Devotional – 10/18/16 “Remove the mask!”

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Kisha's Daily Devotional

As the world prepares to celebrate Halloween, by dressing in costumes and masks, it makes me realize that a lot of us have been wearing masks, all year. Yea, if I shall tell the truth; there have been a lot of folk walking around under the disguise of a smile when you know good and well, you cry yourself to sleep every night. Some wear the mask of happiness, when in fact, you’re living in hell at home. Some wear a mask of sanity when you’re one cry away from depression. Some even have a mask of prestige when they know, if they miss one day of work, they won’t eat next week. There are folk who show up on Sunday with their shouting face on but one breakdown from suicide. Pastors who stand in front of congregations, Sunday after Sunday, with their mask on, only to be secretly tormented…

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” The Bus Stop Corner”

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" Jesus Christ He's Still In Control "


” An older gentleman setting at the corner waiting for his bus. It is wet, and rainy. He has no coat, hat nor umbrella. A young lady standing not to far beside him. Notice he had not a coat, hat, nor an umbrella. She watched him getting wet. He is a stranger, and she said to herself; (He is a stranger, and I don’t know him.) Her heart said within herself.  He would really like it if he had a coat, hat, and just something to cover him from all that rain. The man looks up at the young lady. And said to her; I’m wet, and cold. I know you don’t know me. But would it be ok if I could stand under your umbrella until the bus come. Suddenly the young lady thought about what he had asked. And she said sure!!  He respond back with a smile and…

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Guarding Your Mind And Emotions — Standing For God

by John MacArthur “Stand firm therefore . . . having put on the breastplate of righteousness” (Eph. 6:14). True righteousness begins with a right relationship with God. A Roman soldier would often engage his enemy in hand- to-hand combat. At such times, the weapon of choice was the short sword, with which he sought to […]

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Speaking the Truth in Love — Done with Religion

Why is it we seem to enjoy pointing out the mistakes of others? Have you noticed when you see someone doing something wrong or making a mistake that you want to make sure to let them know about it? I notice when driving if I see someone make an illegal turn or run a stop sign, […]

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A Life Of Becoming

Probably the greatest obstacle to understanding God’s purpose for brokenness is this: Most believers think of Christianity as something we do. We pray. We read the Bible. We go to church. We sing hymns. We tithe. We do and do—and assume that’s the Christian life. It’s not.

Authentic Christianity is about becoming rather than doing. The life of faith that God designed involves receiving Jesus into our heart and allowing Him to change our habits, mindsets, beliefs, interests, and concerns so we become more and more like Him.

This realization will change our perspective on the heartache we must endure. You see, when we recognize that the Christian life is about Jesus’ persistent work of “re-creation” in us, then the role of brokenness will make more sense. It’s the process the Lord uses to strip us of things that have become—or may one day become—an obstacle to our spiritual growth. He also uses this tool to address issues we may have declared “off limits” to Him, such as unhealthy behaviors or relationships that we rationalize.

God doesn’t want to be Lord of most of your life; He wants to be Lord of all of your life! So He zeroes in on areas of self-will and self-sufficiency to remove everything within us that relies on “self.” He uses brokenness to remove those inclinations so that we can live moment by moment, day by day, in full dependence on Him.

Open your heart, and ask God to reveal any selfish strongholds. Let Him break any unhealthy behavior patterns in your life. He will.

Bible in One Year: Matthew 11-12

What A Blessing! Enjoy

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