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What Do I Do With This, God?

When we confess our belief in Jesus as the Holy One of God, we often assume our lives will become easier. It doesn’t help that many people with good intentions teach this as biblical truth.

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Will You Join Jesus in His Work?

When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers...

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The Cost of Discipleship

“Happy are those who are persecuted because they do what God requires; the Kingdom of heaven belongs to them!” (Matthew 5:10 TEV) We are called to bear the sins of others, just as Jesus...

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The Cost of Discipleship

“Happy are those who are persecuted because they do what God requires; the Kingdom of heaven belongs to them!” (Matthew 5:10 TEV) We are called to bear the sins of others, just as Jesus...

Turn your prayers into conversations

“Then he returned to his disciples and found them sleeping. ‘Couldn’t you men keep watch with me for one hour?’ he asked Peter.” (Matthew 26:40 NIV) Read this devotional as a prayer: Help me,...

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This week stop trying to win arguments

“I beg you in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ to stop arguing among yourselves. Let there be real harmony so that there won’t be splits in the church. I plead with you...

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Jesus Calls Us to Himself

“Not everyone who calls me ‘Lord, Lord’ will enter the Kingdom of heaven, but only those who do what my Father in heaven wants them to do.” Matthew 7:21 (TEV) Being a disciple of...