Monthly Archives: February 2013

Going Up! Day 15

“I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.”—Philippians 1:20 NIV THE BATTLE … Continue reading

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It Began with a Prayer Request Day 14

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” —John 13:34 NIV VERONICA is a successful business lady in our congregation who continually shares the extravagant love of Christ … Continue reading

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A Lifetime of “Yes, Lord!” Day 13

“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. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, … Continue reading

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Loving God Becomes Your Story Day 12

“Hear O Israel, The LORD our God, the LORD is one. Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.” —Deuteronomy 6:4–5 NIV The command to love God is as … Continue reading

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Trusting in Extreme Love

…Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly…   -The Message, 1 Corinthians 13:13 In ancient times, the “gods” were believed to regularly inflict mischief and misery on mankind. Greek and Roman deities were thought to slip in and out of … Continue reading

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To Love God Is to Love Others Day 11

“What is written in the Law?” [Jesus] replied. “How do you read it?” He answered: “ ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; … Continue reading

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Love in the Gloom Day 10

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God… —Acts 16:25a NIV “Do you trust me? Do you love me? Jump!” Those were words I said to my two-year-old daughter after putting her on the hat rack … Continue reading

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Showing God’s Love in China Day 9

This is real love—not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as a sacrifice to us to take away our sins. Dear friends, since God loved us that much, we surely ought to love … Continue reading

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Love that Overflows Day 8

And may the Lord make your love for one another and for all people grow and overflow, just as our love for you overflows.” — 1 Thessalonians 3:12 NLT IN THIS CHAPTER of his letter to the Thessalonians, Paul is … Continue reading

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Showing Love on the Way Day 7

How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray? And if so … Continue reading

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