Ephesians 6:18

I READ THIS, THIS MORNING: and it sounds like good advice. How can anyone pray at all times? One way is to make quick, brief prayers your habitual response to every situation you meet throughout the day. Another way is to order your life around God’s desires and teachings so that your very life becomes […]

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You Can Hurt My Feelings But You Won’t Damage My Faith

I love recovery meetings! I love sharing at recovery meetings and I love listening to others share what God is doing in their lives at recovery meetings. The other night at a recovery meeting somebody commented on what I said which I didn’t pay too much attention to at the time. But on the way […]

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#2308 Daily Reflection

Proverbs 15:16 It is better to have respect for the Lord and have little than to be rich and have trouble. Once upon a time, it was all about having. The right job, the right car, the right house, the right girl. Once upon a time, I thought happiness was all about things. I thought […]

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successful habits

PRAYERDon’t fret or worry. Instead of worrying, pray. Let petitions and praises shape your worries into prayers, letting God know your concerns. Philippians 4:6 ACCEPTANCEReach out and welcome one another to God’s glory. Jesus did it; now you do it! Romans 15:7 CONFRONTING FEARGod’s powerful Word is sharp as a surgeon’s scalpel, cutting through everything, […]

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August 26, 2015

Prayer is essential in this ongoing warfare. Pray hard and long. Pray for your brothers and sisters. Keep your eyes open. Keep each other’s spirits up so that no one falls behind or drops out. Ephesians 6:18 ‘Prayer is not the conquering of God’s reluctance, bit taking hold of His willingness.’ What an encouraging quote! […]

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August 25, 2015

We’re able to stretch our hands out and receive what we asked for because we’re doing what he said, doing what pleases him. 1 John 3:22 We may confidently expect answers to our prayers. It is the reason we pray: to get answers. The answers may not always be what we want, God decides what […]

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August 24, 2015

“Continue to ask, and God will give to you. Continue to search, and you will find. Continue to knock, and the door will open for you.” Matthew 7:7 We need to learn to talk to God: Openly and honestly if we want to maintain a recovery process that is one of spiritual growth and enjoy […]

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2015–Day 100

Jesus tells us to find a quiet, secluded place. a place where we will not be tempted to role-play. A place where you can be yourself, drop your masks and open the door to God, away from the hustle and bustle of life. Psalm 91:2-6 Say this: “God, you’re my refuge. I trust in you […]

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Day 12 – January 12, 2014

Thought: “Lock the door.” Jesus said. Shut out the world and unlock the door to God by separating yourself from everything else. This is an invitation to intimate relationship with God. Psalm 91:1-6 describes something of the unique positioning of a believer who obeys God. It is the secret of right living, the avenue of […]

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