Do you even lift, bro?

Matthew 11:28-30 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.  Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” In today’s...

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“You shouldn’t do that…”

Proverbs 27:5 Better is open rebuke than hidden love. Today’s passage comes out of a book that looks very different from other books of the bible. These short, sweet, and wise phrases do not necessarily provide context or application, two critical components of bible...

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Why does God rebut the planner?

Proverbs 16:9 The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps. Today’s passage lends us some insight concerning human nature. It seems that the heart of man is a planner. Although, we certainly know people who do not seem like planners; people who...

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Let’s chase down a glimpse of our unseen God.

1 John 4:12 No one has ever seen God. But if we love each other, God lives in us, and his love is brought to full expression in us.  Today’s passage sits in the middle of a chapter riddled with the word love. Reading this chapter and trying to keep track of all the...

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…do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus…

Colossians 3:17  And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him. Today’s passage has a very interesting challenge within it. The challenge is that whatever you do – do [it] in the name of...

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Replace sorrow with delight…

Ephesians 4:30 And do not bring sorrow to God’s Holy Spirit by the way you live. Remember, he has identified you as his own, guaranteeing that you will be saved on the day of redemption Today’s passage serves us with some conviction, hopefully. We see a different...

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Humility, seeking, and turning…

2 Chronicles 7:14  Then if my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sins and restore their land. Today’s passages are words directly from God...

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…tempted as we are, yet without sin.

Hebrews 4:15 For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. Today’s passage serves as one of the most unique qualities that set Christianity apart from other...

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“as though He needed anything…”

Acts 17:24-25 The God who made the world and everything in it, being Lord of heaven and earth, does not live in temples made by man, nor is he served by human hands, as though he needed anything, since he himself gives to all mankind life and breath and everything....

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