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Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

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    The Preserver Friday, August 4, 2017 Jeremiah 31 declares that as long as there's the natural order of creation, God will preserve the Jewish people. The Shehecheyanu is a Hebrew prayer thanking God for preserving us and sustaining us. All of hell has sought to wipe out the Jewish people from bein...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionAugust 3, 2017 That if you confess with your mouth, "Jesus is Lord," and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.    Romans 10:9 A Time to ThinkEvery morning I spend fifteen minutes filling my mind full of God; and so there'...
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    The Timeless Time Code Thursday, August 3, 2017 I once sent an email to a staff worker who was only able to open it a week later. When she did, it showed that current day's date on the memo. She thought that by the power of God's Spirit, I foreknew the exact date she would open it. I explained to ...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionAugust 2, 2017 "But all who listen to me will live in peace, untroubled by fear of harm.” Proverbs 1:33 A Time to ThinkLet God's promises shine on your problems. –Corrie ten Boom, author A Time to ActWhen you pray, release your worry and rest in God. A Tim...
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    The Pausing Man Wednesday, August 2, 2017 Saul/Paul zealously persecuted believers until the light of God knocked him off his feet and life was changed. It seemed like he became a totally different person, but in truth, the moment he was struck by the Light was the moment he was born for. When the...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionAugust 1, 2017 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Colossians 3:15 A Time to ThinkBy being calm we show that we trust in God. –Author Unknown A Time to ActPractice calm. Deliberately...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 23, 2017 A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver. Proverbs 25:11 A Time to ThinkEvery happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message. –Malcolm Muggeridge, journalist A Tim...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 22, 2017 Lord, show us favor; we hope in you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in times of distress. Isaiah 33:2 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time to ThinkMany are so preoccupied with work that they allow little time for prayer. –Watchman Nee, Christi...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 21, 2017 All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. Psalm 139:16 NIV A Time to ThinkI don't think that we're meant to understand it all the time. I think that sometimes we just have to have faith. –Nicholas Sparks, a...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 20, 2017 Let’s come before him with thanks! Let’s shout songs of joy to him! Psalm 95:2 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time to ThinkSaying thank you is more than good manners. It is good spirituality. –William Painter, inventor A Time to ActApproach to...
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    Bearing The Bridegroom's Name Thursday, July 20, 2017 Traditionally, married women take the name of their husband. Even in cultures where they had no last names, the woman was still known by her husband's identity. As believers, we're Messiah's bride and the bride must take the name of her husband...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 19, 2017 Throw all your anxiety onto him, because he cares about you. 1 Peter 5:7 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time to ThinkNever be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God. –Corrie ten Boom, author A Time to ActRejoice, the future is full of promise. ...
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    Either God Or His Work Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Behind Eastern religion and the new age belief system is a foundation that says everything is god and this universe is just a dream of a sleeping god who forgot that he was god. The Bible declares that all creation is God's work. In Greek, the word i...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 18, 2017 And whenever you stand up to pray, if you have something against anyone, forgive so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your wrongdoings. Mark 11:25 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time to ThinkNot only do we not know God except through Jesus Christ; we do...
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    The Other Germs Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Germ warfare has been around for centuries. We're in a war against an enemy that sows a different type of germ or seed - seeds of thoughts, words, bitterness, envy, slander, fault finding, and accusations - to spread through the camp of God's army, which then...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 17, 2017 Whatever you do, whether in speech or action, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus and give thanks to God the Father through him. Colossians 3:17 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time to ThinkLet gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly ...
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    Ending The Vaccuum Monday, July 17, 2017 How do you remove air from a cup? The simple way is to fill it with water. You could get a vacuum machine and try to suck all the air out, but you could end up destroying the cup. How do you get sin out of your life? We try to stop doing it— and that'...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 16, 2017 But God made the earth by his might; he shaped the world by his wisdom, crafted the skies by his knowledge. Jeremiah 10:12 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time to ThinkPrayer is the exercise of drawing on the grace of God. –Oswald Chambers, author and evang...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 15, 2017 We have known and have believed the love that God has for us. God is love, and those who remain in love remain in God and God remains in them. 1 John 4:16 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time to ThinkYou can't have a better tomorrow if you're thinking about yeste...
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    Every God Has Its Altar Friday, July 14, 2017 At the time of Israel's apostasy, the land was filled with altars for sacrifices to false gods. Even when the people were in rebellion to God and living in sin, they still offered sacrifices, because a god is that which you sacrifice for. In your life,...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 14, 2017 Seek the Lord when he can still be found; call him while he is yet near. Isaiah 55:6 A Time to ThinkIf you begin to live life looking for the God that is all around you, every moment becomes a prayer. –Frank Bianco, U.S. journalist and photographer ...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 13, 2017 Generous persons will prosper; those who refresh others will themselves be refreshed. Proverbs 11:25 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time to ThinkI used to ask God to help me. Then I asked if I might help Him. I ended up by asking God to do His work through me. &...
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    Why You've Probably Had A Jewish Doctor Thursday, July 13, 2017 Did you ever wonder why so many doctors are Jewish? The Jewish people were called to bring redemption to the world. That means healing. There’s a concept in Judaism called tikun olam, meaning bringing healing or redemption to th...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 12, 2017 Again I assure you that if two of you agree on earth about anything you ask, then my Father who is in heaven will do it for you. Matthew 18:19 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time to ThinkMake no mistake about it, responsibilities toward other human beings are th...
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    His Secret Agents Wednesday, July 12, 2017 We think of the word Christian as a religious term. The word comes from Christianos, which was given to believers in Antioch. It wasn't a religious term, but used to refer to Messiah's people, party, or partisans in the same way that they would speak of C...
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    The Huppah Children Tuesday, July 11, 2017 In the Gospels, we're called friends of the bridegroom. That Greek term means children of the bridal chamber, which is a translation of the Hebrew idiom Bnei HaChuppah, meaning children of the huppah. Huppah is the wedding canopy over the bride and groom....
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 11, 2017 Because, my Lord, you are good and forgiving, full of faithful love for all those who cry out to you. Psalm 86:5 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time to ThinkGod expects to hear from you, before you can expect to hear from Him. –William Gurnall, author and ...
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    The End-Time Olive Harvest Monday, July 10, 2017 When the autumn harvest of Israel draws to a close and reaches its final month of Elul, the harvest of the olive begins. The olive tree is a symbol of Israel. Romans 11 speaks of Israel as an olive tree, of the day when it’s going to blossom t...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 10, 2017 The Spirit alone gives eternal life. Human effort accomplishes nothing. And the very words I have spoken to you are spirit and life. John 6:63 A Time to ThinkTime is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, ...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 9, 2017 Peace I leave with you. My peace I give you. I give to you not as the world gives. Don’t be troubled or afraid. John 14:27 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time to ThinkSometimes the Lord rides out the storm with us and other times He calms the restless sea a...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 8, 2017 Whenever I’m afraid, I put my trust in you... Psalm 56:3 A Time to ThinkOften God has to shut a door in our face so that He can subsequently open the door through which He wants us to go. –Catherine Wood Marshall A Time to ActLearn to find comf...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 7, 2017 Therefore, don’t be afraid of those people because nothing is hidden that won’t be revealed, and nothing secret that won’t be brought out into the open. Matthew 10:26 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time to ThinkDarkness cannot put out the Light....
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    Moses’ Biggest Obstacle Friday, July 7, 2017 When God called Moses, the biggest obstacle in the calling of Moses was Moses. He said, ‘Oh, but I can’t, I’m too slow of speech’. God’s saying, ‘Forget about you, it’s not about you. It’s about Me&r...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 5, 2017 Come to me, all you who are struggling hard and carrying heavy loads, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time to ThinkWorship is a way of gladly reflecting back to God the radiance of His worth. –John Piper, preacher and ...
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    The Shalom Bride Wednesday, July 5, 2017 In the Hebrew marriage, when the woman accepts the offer of marriage from the groom, she becomes the bride. She’s not of her old house anymore. Her purpose is to prepare herself, say goodbye to her old life and home, and get ready for a better place. ...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 3, 2017 Those with sound thoughts you will keep in peace, in peace because they trust in you. Isaiah 26:3 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time to ThinkPrayer is not asking for what you think you want, but asking to be changed in ways you can't imagine. –Kathleen Nor...
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    What God, What Blessing And Which America? Monday, July 3, 2017 As we celebrate the Fourth of July, a few questions. Many in their celebration say “God bless America”, but which GOD, which America, and what Blessing? Is it the God of the Bible or the god of Islam? Is it the America fou...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJuly 2, 2017 Or don’t you know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you? Don’t you know that you have the Holy Spirit from God, and you don’t belong to yourselves? 1 Corinthians 6:19 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time to ThinkA man who is...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 29, 2017 Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1 A Time to ThinkThere is nothing anybody else can do that can stop God from using us. We can turn everything into a testimony. –Corrie ten Boom A Time to ActU...
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    The Paralytic's Greater Miracle Thursday, June 29, 2017 Messiah tells a crippled man his sins are forgiven and the religious leaders are outraged because only God can pardon sins. So Messiah says, "So that you know the Son of Man has the power to forgive sins... Arise and walk', and the man walks....
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 28, 2017 The right word at the right time—beautiful! Proverbs 15:23 (MSG) A Time to ThinkWe’re prone to want God to change our circumstances, but He wants to change our character. We think that peace comes from the outside in, but it comes from the insi...
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    The Passenger Beside You Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Believers travel on planes next to unbelievers for hours and don't say anything, then ask God for opportunities to serve Him. What a perfect opportunity- you have a captive audience. We're praying for the Lord to use us, to fulfill our callings, ou...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 27, 2017 Look at the birds of the air: they neither reap nor gather into bards, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? Matthew 6:26 A Time to ThinkGod says we don’t need to be anxious about anything; we just need to pray...
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    The Secret Of The Kiddushin Tuesday, June 27, 2017 There are many different ideas as to what holiness is: not going to the movies, going to church, not dancing, not being part of the world, etc. But the Hebrew word for holy is kadosh. From that same word comes the word kiddushin, the Hebrew betrot...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 24, 2017 Enter into His gates with thanksgiving and into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him. Psalm 100:4 A Time to ThinkLove others the way that God has loved you, with tenderness. –Mother Teresa A Time to ActOpen your heart to the kindness of others...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 23, 2017 I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. John 16:33 A Time to ThinkGrace means that God already loves us as much as an infinite God can possibly love. &n...
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    The Demoniac Roadblock Friday, June 23, 2017 The demoniac in the tombs of Gadara hindered anyone from passing by. That area was on a cliff where he could look down and come running out, terrorizing anyone trying to pass. The people just accepted that the road was blocked. Ultimately, it was the en...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 22, 2017 So be truly glad! There is wonderful joy ahead, even though the going is rough for a while down there. 1 Peter 1:6 A Time to ThinkJoy is really a road sign pointing us to God. Once we have found God...we no longer need to trouble ourselves so much about th...
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    Moses On The Couch Thursday, June 22, 2017 As end-time believers, we have to be careful because there are more distractions now than ever in human history- television, the internet, social media. It isn't all bad, but much of it is, and that's a good argument for staying away from it. We weren't p...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 21, 2017 But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Matthew 10:30 A Time to ThinkYou are a creation of God unequaled anywhere in the universe.... Thank Him for yourself and then for all the rest of His glorious handiwork. –Norman Vincent Peale, best-se...
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    Your Pilgrimage Life Wednesday, June 21, 2017 I visited my cousin who lives in Israel and he took me on a tour of the Holy Land. Then he came to New Jersey to see me. I figured I owed him a tour in return, so I took him on a tour of New Jersey. He saw factories, traffic jams, overcrowding...I aske...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 20, 2017 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Galatians 5:22-23 A Time to ThinkGod’s friendship is the unexpected joy we find when we reach His outstretched hand. –Jane...
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    Living Kosher Tuesday, June 20, 2017 In the vision Peter had on the rooftop, God said, "What I have cleansed do not call unclean" or "what I have made kosher do not call unkosher anymore". He's speaking of the gentiles from beyond Israel, from all the nations. God didn't just cleanse them, He clea...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 19, 2017 All the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be. Psalm 139:16 NIV A Time to ThinkWe do not understand the intricate pattern of the stars in their courses, but we know that He who created them does, and that just as sure...
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    Getting Into The Love Story Monday, June 19, 2017 Have you ever noticed how many stories or movies are based on the same theme: boy meets girl, boy gets girl, boy loses girl, boy gets girl back, boy kisses girl? There are some variations, but it's basically the same theme. God's story is a love st...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 18, 2017 But the Lord said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the Lord seeth not as man seeth; for man looketh on the outward appearance, but the Lord looketh on the heart. 1 Samuel 16:7 (KJV) ...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 17, 2017 My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest. Exodus 33:14 NIV A Time to ThinkLook deep within yourself and recognize what brings life and grace into your heart.... You are loved by God. –Christopher de Vinck, author A Time to ActRelax and...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 11, 2017 I have set the LORD always before me: because he is at my right hand, I shall not be moved. Psalm 16:8 A Time to ThinkGod's mercies are new every morning. Receive them. —Max Lucado, best-selling author and preacher A Time to ActTake comfort knowing ...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 10, 2017 Let’s come before him with thanks! Let’s shout songs of joy to him! Psalm 95:2 (The Daily Life Bible) A Time to ThinkAll the world is an utterance of the Almighty. Its countless beauties, its exquisite adaptations, all speak to you of Him. &nda...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 7, 2017 For the Lord taketh pleasure in His people: He will beautify the meek with salvation. Psalm 149:4 KJV A Time to ThinkGod delights to meet the faith of one who looks up to Him and says,“Lord, You know that I cannot do this—but I believe that You ...
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    The Broken Vessel Of God Wednesday, June 7, 2017 After 2000 years, on June 7, 1967, the Jewish people regained their holy city of Jerusalem. Compared to other cities, Jerusalem is hardly the most beautiful, sitting on the barren rocks of Judea. Yet, the Bible is filled with promises to rebuild it,...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 4, 2017 Seek the Lord when he can still be found; call him while he is yet near. Isaiah 55:6 A Time to ThinkGod takes life's pieces and gives us unbroken peace. –W. D. Gough, poet A Time to ActPray for God to help you keep your focus on Him and off your prob...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 3, 2017 I cried to him with my mouth, and high praise was on my tongue. Psalm 66:17 A Time to ThinkPrayer is the rope that pulls God and man together. But, it doesn't pull God down to us. It pulls us up to Him. –Billy Graham, evangelist and author A Time to ...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionJune 2, 2017 It was at this time that He went off to the mountain to pray, and He spent the whole night in prayer to God. Luke 6:12 A Time to ThinkThe highest form of thinking is prayer. –Norman Vincent Peale, best-selling author and minister A Time to ActBelieve...
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    The Torchbearer Friday, June 2, 2017 Olympic runners are charged to carry the flame from the place the last Olympics occurred to the place of the next Olympics. What a task. You and I are the real torchbearers. We carry the torch of the gospel, the Word of God, the Spirit of God, and the great com...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 31, 2017 Jesus answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me." John 14:6 A Time to ThinkLet God's promises shine on your problems. –Corrie ten Boom, author A Time to ActRecognize that your faith will lead you...
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    The Proof of Pentecost Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Pentecost is the Greek name of the Hebrew Feast of Weeks – Shavuot. Shavuot was the holy day that launched the reaping of the summer harvest. It was also the feast during which the Holy Spirit fell, the disciples spoke in tongues, and three thou...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 29, 2017 Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 A Time to ThinkCourage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. –Reverend Billy Graham, author and evangelist A ...
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    The Middle-Aged God Monday, May 29, 2017 In Greek Mythology, Zeus was married to the goddess Hera, and their marriage needed a lot of help. He continually cheated on her, even taking on animal forms to do it. According to the mythology, he became a swan, a bull, and a cuckoo bird. He had issues. T...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 28, 2017 Blessed is the man who trusts in the Lord and has made the Lord his hope and confidence. Jeremiah 17:7 A Time to ThinkI would rather walk with God in the dark than go alone in the light. –Mary Gardiner Brainard, poet A Time to ActPray for God to help...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 27, 2017 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith–and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God. Ephesians 2:8 A Time to ThinkTo be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything He has given us–and He has given us everythin...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 26, 2017 "But all who listen to me will live in peace, untroubled by fear of harm.” Proverbs 1:33 A Time to ThinkGod is the best listener. You don’t need to shout nor cry out loud because he hears even the very silent prayer of a sincere heart. –An...
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    Grasshoppers   Friday, May 26, 2017   One of the greatest lessons of faith is that of Joshua, Caleb, and the 10 spies. They went to the promised land to spy it out. Ten of the spies came back saying, "There were giants in the land… and we were like grasshoppers." What do we kn...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 24, 2017 I love those who love me, and those who seek me diligently find me. Proverbs 8:17 A Time to ThinkPrayer enlarges the heart until it is capable of containing God's gift of Himself. –Mother Teresa A Time to ActBe an instrument of God's love in this wor...
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    The Evil Witness Of God Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Atheists and skeptics argue, "If there's a God, how could there be all this evil in the world? If there's evil in the world, there can't be a loving God." The truth is exactly the opposite. Evil doesn't speak against God, it speaks against the world....
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 21, 2017 For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith–and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God. Ephesians 2:8 A Time to ThinkSometimes God redeems your story by surrounding you with people who need to hear your past so it doesn't become ...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 20, 2017 I remember you in my prayers night and day. 2 Timothy 1:3 A Time to ThinkPrayer is the pulse of life. –Andrew Murray, writer and pastor A Time to ActAsk God to stay with you in difficult situations and affirm that He is helping you now. A Time to Pr...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 19, 2017 The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18 A Time to ThinkKeep praying, but be thankful that God's answers are wiser than your prayers. –William Culbertson, pastor A Time to ActBe assured that God is...
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    The Missionaries Who Forgot Who They Were Friday, May 19, 2017 Imagine missionaries going to New Guinea . They’re there to love the cannibals. Things are tough and the native peoples are against them, but they keep rejoicing. One day, two tribesmen hit them with rocks and the missionaries fo...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 17, 2017 Your Father knows the things you have need of before you ask Him. Matthew 6:8 A Time to ThinkFaith will lead you where you cannot walk. Reason has never been a mountain climber. –E. W. Kenyon, pastor A Time to ActFace every situation with faith in yo...
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    The Fuel Of Love Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Messiah told the Pharisees, “He who is forgiven much, loves much. He who has been forgiven little, loves little”. We’re all separated, infinitely distant from God and we infinitely need His infinite forgiveness. It’s not a matter of ...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 14, 2017 Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know. Jeremiah 33:3 A Time to ThinkSometimes the Lord rides out the storm with us and other times He calms the restless sea around us. Most of all, He calms the storm ins...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 13, 2017 O Lord my God, I cried out to You, And You healed me. Psalm 30:2 A Time to ThinkFaith is the most powerful of all forces operating in humanity and when you have it in depth nothing can get you down. –Norman Vincent Peale, best-selling author and minis...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 12, 2017 Make every effort to live in peace with everyone and to be holy; without holiness no one will see the Lord. Hebrews 12:14 A Time to ThinkChoosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life. –...
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    The Tent Of The Moed Friday, May 12, 2017 The Tabernacle was the place of God's dwelling, where He met with His people and where Moses encountered God face to face. In Hebrew, it was called the Ohel - Tent of Moed, meaning The Meeting or The Fixed Time. If you want to meet with God, you have to ha...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 9, 2017 Fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter of faith . . . Hebrews 12:2 A Time to ThinkEvery person’s life is a fairy tale written by God’s fingers. –Hans Christian Andersen, author and poet A Time to ActSurrender your life to God a...
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    Smashed Altars And Reviv Tuesday, May 9, 2017 When Josiah became king of Judah, the kingdom had fallen into gross idolatry. The people had built altars to the Canaanite gods on top of the hills and mountains where they offered up their treasures, their offerings, and even their children. King Josi...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 7, 2017 But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, reasonable, full of mercy and good fruits, unwavering, without hypocrisy. James 3:17 A Time to ThinkBiblically, waiting is not just something we have to do until we get what we want. Waiting is...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 6, 2017 Let all you do be done with love. 1 Corinthians 16:14 A Time to ThinkOften a healing takes place in ourselves as we pray for the healing of others. –Michael E. DeBakey, surgeon A Time to ActConcentrate on helping others and grasp every opportunity to ...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 5, 2017 There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven… Ecclesiastes 3:1 A Time to ThinkGod never disappoints anyone who places his trust in Him. –Basilea Schlink A Time to ActDo not let fear stop you from reaching your go...
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    How To Camp Friday, May 5, 2017 I once went on a camping trip with a few people. There was one sister that brought a bed, cabinets, dressers, and a large mirror. She was living better in her tent than most of us did at home. Some people are really into camping. They're prepared for anything- with ...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 4, 2017 This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. 1 John 5:14 A Time to ThinkPrayer is a means of bringing you to a point where you will accept what God wants. –Norman Vincent Peale, best-sel...
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    A Case Of Cultural Leprosy Thursday, May 4, 2017 We have a culture and value system that increasingly seeks to avoid pain at any cost. It even affects Christian culture. We may not realize it, but this is a form of leprosy. The greatest danger of leprosy is that it destroys the nervous system so t...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionMay 2, 2017 Bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, if any man has a complaint against any; even as Christ forgave you, so you also do. Colossians 3:13 A Time to ThinkLife becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier....
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    Living Inside The Triunity Tuesday, May 2, 2017 God contains everything. God is one, and yet triune, the Father, the Son, and the Spirit. That means that God can even pray to God – and God can answer those prayers. God can call to God. God can seek God, and thank God, and praise God. So beca...
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    Daily Scripture & ReflectionApril 25, 2017 But make up your mind not to worry beforehand how you will defend yourselves. Luke 21:14 NIV A Time to ThinkWorrying is like praying for what you don't want. –Author Unknown A Time to ActFree your mind from self-centered worry. A Time to PrayTeach...
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    The Power Of The Fallow Tuesday, April 25, 2017 Believers talk about going back to the Book of Acts - God's Spirit pouring out miracles and power. Why was it so powerful? The Book of Acts was to 100% fallow ground-ground that hadn't been touched, to people and a world that had never before heard t...
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  • Daily Scripture & Reflection

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