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Joyful Confidence

“The LORD will stand on the rock, and you will strike the rock…” – Exodus 17:6 “God is just and the justifier of the one has faith in Jesus.” – Romans 3:25 Believers’ hope is firmly rooted in the justice of God. Being justified by faith, we have peace with God. All sin past, present, and future has been laid on Christ…

Steadfast Love

“Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.” Psalm 136:1 In Psalm 136, the phrase “His steadfast love endures forever” is repeated twenty-six times. It is repeated in every single verse of the psalm. Why? Because it’s the reason that the psalmist is praising God! He lists a great characteristic of God or an incredible…

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A Real Prosperity Mindset

“Seek the peace and prosperity of the city to which I have carried you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, because if it prospers, you too will prosper.” Jeremiah 29:7 (NIV) It’s always so cool and refreshing to see how practical and relational God is. In this passage, we see God telling His people, who’ve been taken captive to not…

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Serve the City – Our Attitude

“Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ Jesus…” Philippians 2:5 (NASB) Last time we looked at the motive for service. Today we see the attitude that should mark our service. Paul gives two contrasting statements (“not this, but this”) to highlight the attitude of service. They are as follows: 1) We are to, “not merely look to our own…

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Follow the Leader

“I urge you to imitate me.” 1 Corinthians 4:16 (NLT) Copycat. Mimic. Impersonate. Mirror. Follow the Leader. We almost all played games growing up where we tried to act like another person (I know that some of us even did it to annoy our older sisters, but I’m sure it was provoked somehow, so you’re free). Those were simply games, or being…