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God Promises Good Plans For Your Life

God Promises Good Plans For Your Life

“For 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, and I will listen to you.” — Jeremiah 29:11-12 These powerful words are part of

Thank You, Lord

When you pray, how much of your prayer is spent praising and thanking God, and how much is spent making requests? What’s wrong with having too little gratitude in your prayers? Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. — Philippians 4:6 We should

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God Gives You a New Heart

 I will plant a new heart and new spirit inside of you. I will take out your stubborn, stony heart and give you a willing, tender heart of flesh. And I will put My Spirit inside of you and inspire you to live by My statutes and follow My laws. — Ezekiel 36:26-27 When we’re born, our parents take care of us,

Faith That Moves Mountains

[Jesus] replied, “Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.” — Matthew 17:20 (NKJV) In this verse Jesus wasn’t pointing to a measurement

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The Pastor’s Family – Free Sampler

Featuring insights from the perspective of both a pastor and his wife, The Pastor’s Family: Shepherding Your Family through the Challenges of Pastoral Ministry, identifies the complicated burdens and expectations ministry brings to the life of a family. Brian Croft, founder of Practical Shepherding, and his wife Cara Croft identify the unique challenges that pastors face

Go and Make Disciples

So go and make followers of all people in the world. Baptize them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit — Matthew 28:19–20 (NCV) His Commanding Presence That day up there on the mountain, Jesus assured them of His remarkable power when He said, “All authority in heaven and on

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When You Are Tempted

No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; He will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, He will also provide a way out so that you can endure it. — 1 Corinthians 10:13 The premise of the 1983 hit

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