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God Gives You a New Heart

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

18 Free Amish Recipes

  If you’re looking for some FREE Amish recipes for tasty homemade meals, look no further than the sample collection of Amish recipes from Simply Delicious Amish Cooking by Sherry Gore. This exciting FREE download is jam-packed with 18 traditional Amish recipes— from butter horns to key lime pie to finger-licking-good Fried Chicken. This sample collection

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The Surprising Benefits of Praying Alone

“After he had dismissed them, he went up on a mountainside by himself to pray.” -Matthew 14:23 (NIV) Some people load their days with activities, clutter their calendars with appointments and fill the air with music — anything to drown out the sounds of silence. Which is too bad, really. Because God often speaks in

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