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Obey God Even When You Do Not Like It

Obey God Even When You Do Not Like It

Do you obey God only when you agree with him? Or do you obey God without questioning? There’s a huge difference between these two attitudes. The other leads to trouble and the other leads to life. How do I know that? The Bible tells us so. You are called to obey God even when you do not like it. Then they said to Jeremiah, “May the Lord your God be a faithful witness against us if we refuse to obey whatever he…

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Peace and Joy Are Byproducts of Obedience and Faithfulness

Peace and Joy Are Byproducts of Obedience and Faithfulness

It seems everyone is seeking peace and joy for themselves. And they are good things. But they are byproducts of obedience and faithfulness and not something we can reach on our own. How then can we go about them then? Simply put, when we seek Christ and keep him in our lives center, we are blessed with peace and joy. Paul Tripp has said, “Putting yourself in the center and making life all about you never leads to peace and…

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Reasons to Guard Your Heart

Reasons to Guard Your Heart

There are valid reasons to guard your heart. You see, throughout Scripture, the heart refers to the very essence of one’s being. The heart includes your wishes, your desires; that on which your life centers. King Solomon said it clearly: “Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” (Proverbs 4:23, NIV). If our heart gets damaged, we are damaged. And that’s as far from ideal as possible. So what to do? How can we guard our hearts…

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Wanted: Ordinary People for Extraordinary Tasks!

Wanted: Ordinary People for Extraordinary Tasks!

God is calling ordinary people to do extraordinary tasks! Don’t worry! You are not supposed to do those extraordinary tasks by your own strength. God will empower you to do them. But you need to be faithful when God is urging you to step in faith. For example, let’s take two Hebrew midwifes long, long ago…  The king of Egypt had a talk with the two Hebrew midwives; one was named Shiphrah and the other Puah. He said, “When you…

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