Next Year Get Out Of Your Rut!

‘The Lord said to me, ‘You have been travelling around this mountain country long enough. Turn northward.”’ Deuteronomy 2:2–3 ESV A biologist experimented with what he called ‘processional caterpillars’. He lined up caterpillars on the rim of a pot that held a plant so that the lead caterpillar was head-to-tail with the last caterpillar, with ...Read More

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Paul’s Thorn And Yours (3)

‘My power works best in weakness.’ 2 Corinthians 12:9 NLT Paul writes: ‘Three different times I begged the Lord to take it away. Each time he said, “My grace is all you need. My power works best in weakness.” So now I am glad to boast about my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ ...Read More

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Today’s Soulfood Readings

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Paul’s Thorn And Yours (2)

‘To keep me from becoming proud.’ 2 Corinthians 12:7 NLT The Bible doesn’t tell us what Paul’s thorn in the flesh was, but Paul tells us why God permitted it: ‘To keep me from becoming proud.’ Increased achievement and success can lead to increased pride and independence from God. Have you noticed that when life ...Read More

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Today’s Soulfood Readings

1 Corinthians 15 3:1 In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, 2 “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.” 3 For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah when he said,   “The voice of one crying in the wilderness:  ‘Prepare the way of the Lord;    make his paths ...Read More

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Paul’s Thorn And Yours (1)

‘I was given a thorn in my flesh.’ 2 Corinthians 12:7 NLT Bible scholars disagree as to what Paul’s ‘thorn’ was. Some think it may have been poor eyesight, others a speech impediment, and others a physical challenge. Why doesn’t the Bible tell us? Well, if his problem was poor eyesight, then we would say, ...Read More

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Developing Patient Endurance

‘Suffering produces endurance.’ Romans 5:3 ESV Isn’t it interesting how as we get older, we tend to become more patient, even though we have less time left? Why is that? Perspective! Our problems haven’t changed that much, but our perspective has. Things that once upset us don’t anymore, because we’ve lived long enough to know ...Read More

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Trust God’s Timing (2)

‘What I have said, that I will bring about.’ Isaiah 46:11 NIV God has a plan for your life that requires certain things to happen at a particular time. And since He sees the big picture and you’re working with limited information, it’s wise to trust Him—even when you don’t see how it will all ...Read More

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Trust God’s Timing (1)

‘When the right time came, God sent His Son.’ Galatians 4:4 NLT God doesn’t consult us to make sure His plans line up with our timetable. God sets the schedule. Sometimes we have to run to keep up, and other times we have to slow down in order to get in step with Him. Mary ...Read More

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