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The Blood of Jesus

‘…The blood…makes atonement for the soul…’ Leviticus 17:11 NKJV Jeffrey Ebert says: ‘When I was five years old, before factory-installed seat belts and automobile airbags, my family was driving home at night on a two-lane country road. I was sitting on my mother’s lap when another car driven by a drunk driver swerved into our …Read More

Paul’s Thoughts on Temptation

‘Get rid of the old yeast…’ 1 Corinthians 5:7 NIV Paul gives us four thoughts to keep in mind when it comes to temptation: (1) Where we consider ourselves strongest, is where we’re least likely to prepare for attack. One man tells of getting involved in an affair. He recalls a conversation he had with …Read More

Don’t Strike Back!

‘…If someone slaps you on the right cheek, offer the other cheek also.’ Matthew 5:39 NLT Do you feel taken for granted? You thought they cared about you, but they were just ‘using’ you. That’s what happens when we put our lives into the hands of people. Men and women are not creators; they can’t …Read More

Strive for Excellence

‘…Daniel distinguished himself…because an excellent spirit was in him…’ Daniel 6:3 NKJV Daniel is remembered for three things: (1) Standing by divine principles even when it lands you in the lions’ den (2) Hearing God’s Word and recording it (3) Having an attitude that strives for excellence in all things. John Gardiner said, ‘The society …Read More

The Blood of Jesus

‘…The blood…makes atonement for the soul…’ Leviticus 17:11 NKJV Jeffrey Ebert says: ‘When I was five years old, before factory-installed seat belts and automobile airbags, my family was driving home at night on a two-lane country road. I was sitting on my mother’s lap when another car driven by a drunk driver swerved into our …Read More

‘Make Yourself at Home, Lord’ (3)

‘…Abide in My love…’ John 15:9 NKJV If ‘abiding’ is the key to ‘abounding’, why don’t we achieve it? Because: (1) We think abiding is based on our feelings. No, it’s about a relationship, not a sensation. That’ll probably come as a relief, especially if you think you must have an emotional rush when you …Read More

‘Make Yourself at Home, Lord’ (2)

‘…Abide in My love…’ John 15:9 NKJV To make yourself at home in God’s love you must: (1) Give Him the first part of your day. The Psalmist wrote, ‘…Early will I seek You…’ (Psalm 63:1 NKJV) If you don’t learn to give God the first part of your day you’re unlikely to break through …Read More

‘Make Yourself at Home, Lord’ (1)

‘…Abide in My love…’ John 15:9 NKJV If our need for a relationship with God is so deep and constant, why do we fail to pursue it? One reason is, we’re convinced He remembers all the bad we’ve done and is quick to judge us for how we’re doing now. That’s not so. Think of …Read More

When you feel anxious (3)

‘Do not be anxious about anything…’ Philippians 4:6 NIV Dr word4U2day is guessing you wimped out on taking yesterday’s advice in trying to kick the ‘worry bug’. As your unofficial, unqualified GP, Dr word4U2day would like to warn you once again that ‘worry’ can seriously damage your health. It’s medically proven that worry suppresses your …Read More

When you feel anxious (2)

‘Do not be anxious about anything…’ Philippians 4:6 NIV It’s so easy to get a dose of the ‘worry’ bug. Maybe, you’ve got it now; the symptoms are easy enough to spot: (a) your bowels seem to be employing more workers on the dayshift (b) your head seems to be inviting as many irrational thoughts …Read More

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