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Are You Praying For An Unsaved Loved One?

‘He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish.’ 2 Peter 3:9 NIV If you’re praying for an unsaved loved one, here is a Bible promise you can stand on today: ‘He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.’ Remove the word ‘everyone’ and insert the …Read More

Reading The Bible Will Change Your Life

‘The entrance of Your words gives light.’ Psalm 119:130 NKJV In December 2005, Brian Hardin says God told him to podcast the Bible. Hardin writes: ‘On New Year’s Eve when I read my first podcast… I said, “I’m Brian… I have no broadcast experience. I really don’t know what I’m doing, but I plan to …Read More

God’s Recovery Plan For You

‘Pursue, for you shall surely overtake them and without fail recover all.’ 1 Samuel 30:8 NKJV God’s Word promises that whatever you are addicted to today, you can be set free from. And there’s more! You can get back what you’ve lost, or something even better. How? By doing what David did when the Amalekite …Read More

Depend Completely On God

‘Our competence comes from God. He has made us competent.’ 2 Corinthians 3:5–6 NIV Jesus told His disciples, ‘Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak.’ (Matthew 26:41 NKJV) What did He mean by that? He meant that without the empowering presence of the Holy …Read More

God Will Vindicate You

‘Vindication will come from Me.’ Isaiah 54:17 NLT Have you been falsely accused? So was Jesus. They called Him a glutton, a drunkard, and a friend of low-life sinners. They accused the apostle Paul of being a madman, a fool, and a babbler. Jesus called Satan the ‘father of lies.’ (John 8:44 NIV) When you’re …Read More

Are You Asking God For A Child?

‘For this child I prayed, and the Lord has granted me my petition.’ 1 Samuel 1:27 NKJV Hannah wanted to be a mother so badly that ‘she… prayed to the Lord and wept.’ (1 Samuel 1:10 NKJV) In fact, she made a vow to God, pledging that if He gave her a son, she would …Read More

How To Win Life’s Battles (6)

‘Jehoshaphat appointed men to sing to the Lord.’ 2 Chronicles 20:21 NIV Sixth, thank God in advance. Imagine standing on a mountaintop looking across a valley towards a mountain on the other side. A big battle is about to take place down below. On one mountain, three enemy nations are poised and waiting to devastate …Read More

How To Win Life’s Battles (5)

‘Stand firm and see the deliverance the Lord will give you.’ 2 Chronicles 20:17 NIV Fifth, stand firm. Notice what God told Jehoshaphat: ‘Stand firm.’ What does it mean to ‘stand firm’ when you’re in a crisis? It’s a mental attitude of quiet confidence that says, ‘I’m going to trust God. ’ Rick Warren writes: …Read More

How To Win Life’s Battles (4)

‘The battle is not yours, but God’s.’ 2 Chronicles 20:15 NIV Fourth, learn to relax in faith. Notice how God responded to Jehoshaphat’s prayer: ‘The battle is not yours, but God’s.’ Many of us wear ourselves out trying to fight God’s battles in our own strength. In the initial flush of becoming Christians, we’re eager …Read More

How To Win Life’s Battles (3)

‘Jehoshaphat feared, and set himself to seek the Lord.’ 2 Chronicles 20:3 NKJV Third, take your problems to the Lord. In the midst of his crisis, Jehoshaphat ‘set himself to seek the Lord, and proclaimed a fast.’ Prayer is often the last thing we think of. Why? Because we want to work our problems out …Read More

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