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[27 Jan 2009 | No Comment | ]

“When the impossible meets God, I’m possible with God!” – Pastor Jeff Schreve
Then the word of the LORD came to him, saying, “Arise, go to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and dwell there. See, I have commanded a widow there to provide for you.” (1 Kings 17:9 )
Is your life so messed up, it seems there’s no possible way out?
Are you feeling hopeless about the future?
If so, then participate in one of today’s two webinars.
On June 27, 2008, I wrote a devotional titled “Attention Grabbers” [http://yourdailyblessing.com/attention-grabbers/] talking about times …

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[10 Nov 2008 | No Comment | ]

If God is all you have, God is all you need!
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able …

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[7 Nov 2008 | No Comment | ]

“Never leave your partner behind!!!” – Fireproof, the Movie
Now to the married I command, yet not I but the Lord: A wife is not to depart from her husband. But even if she does depart, let her remain unmarried or be reconciled to her husband. And a husband is not to divorce his wife. (1 Corinthians 7:10-11)
How do you “fireproof” your marriage?
When will you fireproof your marriage?
God truly works in mysterious ways. Today’s story is an amazing tangle of circumstances with God reaching out to bless marriages right here in …

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[13 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]

“The Bible is not something that leads to a connection with God; It is the connection with God.” – Henry Blackaby
Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path. (Psalm 119:105)
How can you empower your life story?
Will you commit to meet with Jesus daily?
When and where are you going to start?
How long are you going to meet with Jesus each day?
What resources do you need to meet with Jesus?
I’ve had a Wow! morning. God is so good! I’ll share part of the story this morning …

Commitment, Faithfulness, Fellowship, Friends »

[23 Sep 2008 | No Comment | ]

“Your very first friend should be God!” – Rev. Matt Gregory
Do not forsake your own friend (Proverbs 27:10)
What does it mean that your very first friend should be God?
What does it mean to be fully engaged with your friends?
How does that change your priorities?
Matt Gregory, my pastor, is currently preaching a series during September titled “Fully Engaged.” His message last Sunday was titled “Fully Engaged With My Friends.” That will be my topic for the remainder of this week. Next week’s topic will be “Fully Engaged With My Community.”
The key …

Commitment, Overcoming, Parenting, Stewardship »

[26 Mar 2008 | One Comment | ]

If there is a will, there is a way.
But You are He who took me out of the womb; You made Me trust while on my mother’s breasts. (Psalm 22:9)
When is the last time you changed a newborn’s diaper with one hand tied behind your back? How about tying both hands? Can’t be done? Keep reading!
I had plans to share a different message today, but I was so inspired by today’s Daily Gram [www.thecoachingpair.com] from Jerry Graham that I decided to bless you by sharing his message and video link.
As …

Commitment, LOVE, Peace, Priorities, Restoration »

[14 Feb 2008 | No Comment | ]

“Unless we put our love for Him (Jesus) in first place where it belongs, nothing else we do for Him really matters.” – Charles Stanley
“Nevertheless I have this against you, that you have left your first love. Remember therefore from where you have fallen; repent and do the first works” (Revelation 2:4-5)
Who is your first love?
How can others tell?
During the worship service at Soul Purpose Church on Sunday morning February 10, Mike Webb shared Jesus’ 3 R’s for Valentine’s Day. Those really hit home for me. Here they are:
1) Remember …

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[19 Oct 2007 | No Comment | ]

It is humbling, surprising, rewarding and right to give to others. – Nick Chaconas
“He comes alongside us when we go through hard times, and before you know it, he brings us alongside someone else who is going through hard times so that we can be there for that person just as God was there for us.” (2 Corinthians, 1:3-5, The Message)
Who has God brought into your life at key times to pay it forward to you?
Are you in a major slump in your life? If so, how can you get …

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[18 Oct 2007 | No Comment | ]

 “Love seems the swiftest, but it is the slowest of all growths. No man or woman really knows what perfect love is until they have been married a quarter of a century.” Mark Twain
Who can find a virtuous and capable wife? She is worth more than precious rubies. Her husband can trust her, and she will greatly enrich his life. She will not hinder him but help him all her life….When she speaks, her words are wise, and kindness is the rule when she gives instructions. She carefully watches all …

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[4 Jun 2007 | No Comment | ]

There is no perfect Christian. We’re all a work in progress!
For scarcely for a righteous man will one die; yet perhaps for a good man someone would even dare to die. But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:7-8)
How will you respond to God’s call?
On June 2, I went to bed at 9 p.m. Around 1 a.m., the Holy Spirit woke me up. I strongly sensed that God wanted to meet with me. So I immediately went …