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The Consistent Helping Hand

Jeremiah 8:4When men fall down, do they not get up?When a man turns away, does he not return? Thoughts:This passage is within the setting of God’s people just before their destruction and captivity by Babylon. God created within us the will, drive and determination to “get up”, to succeed when we have failed, to turn

Listen Carefully

Isaiah 1:4Ah, sinful Nation, a people loaded with guilt,a brood of evildoers, children given to corruption! Isaiah 1:11-14“The multitude of sacrifices — what are they to me?” says the Lord.“I have more than enough of brunt offering, of rams and the fat of fattened animals;I have no pleasure in the blood of the bulls and

What is God’s?

Luke 20:23-25He saw through their duplicity and said to them, “Show me a denarius. Whose portrait and inscription are on it?”“Caesar’s, ” they replied.He said to them, “Then give to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and to God what is God’s” Thoughts:What’s is God’s? This specific Scripture mentions money and I would say that for the

7 Steps for a Radical Transformation

Luke 18:35-42As Jesus approached Jericho, a blind man was sitting by the road side begging. When he heard the crowd going by, he asked what was happening. They told him “Jesus of Nazareth is passing by.”He called out “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!”Those who led by the way rebuked him and told

Faith on Earth

Luke 18:6-8And the Lord said “Listen to what the unjust judge says. And will not God bring about justice to his chosen ones, who cry out to Him day and night? I tell you, he will see that they get justice, and quickly. However, when the Son of Man comes, will He see faith on

Faith for a 20 Foot Tree

Luke 17:5-6The apostles said to the Lord, “increase our faith!”He replied, “If you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘be uprooted and planned in the sea,’ and it will obey you.” Hebrews 11:1Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what

Man-Made Heaven on Earth

Luke 16:27-29He answered, “Then I beg you, father, send Lazarus to my father’s house, for I have five brothers. Let him warn them, so that they do not also come to this place of torment.” Abraham replied. “They have Moses and the Prophets; let them listen to them.”“‘No, father Abraham,’ he said, ‘but if someone

Within the Moment

Luke 12:6-7Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God. Indeed, the very hairs on your head are numbered. Don’t be afraid: you are worth more than many sparrows. Luke 12:11When you are brought before synagogues, rulers and authorities, do not worry about how you will defend

How Clean do we Keep our Cup?

Luke 11:37-41When Jesus had finished speaking, a Pharisee invited Him to eat with him; so He went and reclined at the table. But the Pharisee, noticing that Jesus did not first wash before the meal, was surprised. Then the Lord said to him, “Now then, you Pharisees clean the outside of the cup and dish,

What Entangles Me?

Hebrews 12:1Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Thoughts:What entangles me? When I think of being entangled I think of being caught deep in