Monthly Archives: April 2011

Priority of Prayer in the Hectic

 Day 37 “Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.” —Mark 1:35 NIV This morning in the life of Jesus came after … Continue reading

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Get in the Game

  Day 36 “Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.¨ – 1 Thessalonians 5:1-18 NIV Losing your joy is not an acceptable position in which to live; … Continue reading

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Living Freely and Lightly

  Day 35 “Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch … Continue reading

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Prayer for Freedom: Who Sets Your Boundaries?

 Day 34 “I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” —Jeremiah 29:11 NIV I walked into a funeral home office, … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Garden

  Day 33 He went on a little farther and fell face down on the ground, praying, “Father! If it is possible, let this cup of suffering be taken away from Me. Yet I want Your will, not Mine.”  -Matthew … Continue reading

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Timing Is Everything

Day 32 They said to him, “John’s disciples often fast and pray, and so do the disciples of the Pharisees, but yours go on eating and drinking.¨ Jesus answered, “Can you make the friends of the bridegroom fast while he … Continue reading

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Hangin’-Out-around-the-Campfire Moments with God!

  Day 31 Come near to God and he will come near to you… —James 4:8 NIV What comes to your mind if I mention a hangin’-out-around-the-campfire moment? I remember fondly the evening my young grandson Allen and I were … Continue reading

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Not too Close

Day 30 When the people saw the thunder and lightning and heard the trumpet and saw the mountain in smoke, they trembled with fear. They stayed at a distance and said to Moses, “Speak to us yourself and we will … Continue reading

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A Prayer to Fulfill Every Good Purpose of Mine

Day 29 We constantly pray for you, that our God may count you worthy of his calling, and that by his power he may fulfill every good purpose of yours and every act prompted by your faith. We pray this … Continue reading

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Fasting to Disappear

  Day 28 “‘Why have we fasted,’ they say, ‘and you have not seen it? Why have we humbled ourselves, and you have not noticed?’…Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice … Continue reading

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