What’s in Your Name?

Day 14 “A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.” – Proverbs 22:1 When a friend, teacher, employer or coach is asked to describe who you are, what character traits do you think are associated with your name? How...

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Love is the Power Charge

Day 13 “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.” – John 15:12-13 Love. It is the first and foremost command Jesus gave us, yet all too many Christians neglect...

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Mad Love (Part 2)

Day 12 “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.” – Deuteronomy 6:5, Matthew 22:37, Luke 10:27, Mark 12:30 Jesus emphasized loving God as the most important commandment in the Bible, because that’s what God wants from us more...

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Mad Love (Part 1)

Day 11 “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.” – Deuteronomy 6:5, Matthew 22:37, Luke 10:27, Mark 12:30 It’s not very common for people to read the Word as if it were a romance novel, but if you...

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Set Your Sights

Day 10 “Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.” – Colossians 3:1-2   Set your sights… now when I say something like this...

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Don’t Be a Stick in the Mud

Day 09 “He drew me up out of a horrible pit [a pit of tumult and destruction], out of the miry clay (froth and slime), and set my feet upon a rock, steadying my steps and establishing my goings.” – Psalms 40:2 Imagine you are walking on a clear path...

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Even Jesus Had Haters

Day 08 “If you find the godless world is hating you, remember it got its start hating me. If you lived on the world’s terms, the world would love you as one of its own. But since I picked you to live on God’s terms and no longer on the...

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Poisoning Your Promise

Day 07 “But the human tongue can be tamed by no man.  It is restless (undisciplined, irreconcilable) evil, full of deadly poison.” – James 3:6 Many times when we think of the words we speak, we tend to think about how they affect others. But what about the things we...

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