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One of the Greatest Secrets of Life

We don’t enjoy life more and therefore enjoy God more. It’s the other way around. The more we learn to enjoy God and be enjoyed by God, the more we enjoy life. But we have to remember to learn to enjoy God in the “ordinary” moments of life. You already know what these ordinary moments of life...

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“I Feel Tingly”

“Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over will be put into your bosom. For with the same measure that you use, it will be measured back to you.” Recently I celebrated my 44th birthday and a police officer friend of mine gave me a $25...

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Distance to Empty

Driving down the road the other day I noticed that my gas gauge was getting close to the empty mark. On my car it will show you how many miles you have left until you run out of gas. It says, “Distance To Empty”. The Holy Spirit spoke to my heart that there are people who He is warning that...

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Give Me A Drink

Jesus said to her, “Give Me a drink.” We overcomplicate sharing Jesus with the world around us. Many Christians tend to think that evangelizing is reserved for the evangelist and nothing could be farther from the truth. EVERYONE is called to share the good news of Jesus. Everyone. Read the...

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Are You Being Wise Or Foolish?

Here’s what the Lord gave me for this hour. Are you being wise or foolish with your life? This is a challenge for all of us: Matthew 25: 1-2 “Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom. Now five of them were wise, and...

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Silence

“Be still, and know that I am God…” Psalm 46:10 I don’t know about you, but I love to hear the voice of God speaking to my heart. But sometimes when I need to hear Him the most, I seem to “hear silence”. There have been times where I have prayed in great desperation, hoping to hear just...

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Stay on the Path

Psalm 16:11, “You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore” STAY ON THE PATH Even though it twists and it turns, Stay on the path. Even though it has its ups and downs, Stay on the path. Even though it has rough...

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Knock, Knock

Song of Songs 2:8-9, “The voice of my Beloved! Behold, He comes leaping upon the mountains, skipping upon the hills¦ Behold, He stands behind our wall; He is looking through the windows, gazing through the lattice.” These Scriptures are a symbolic interpretation of Jesus, the One who has...

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Overruled!

“He brought me to the banqueting house, and His banner over me was love.” Song of Songs 2:4 Friends, you are abundantly loved by God. You need to hear that today! The banqueting house in this verse speaks of the invitation to experience the celebration of the good things that God has provided...

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The Apple Tree

“Like an apple tree among the trees of the woods, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down in his shade with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.” Song of Songs 2:3 As I studied this verse, the presence of God came in my room stronger than I have ever felt it before. My...

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