Trusting His Ways

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By Greg Laurie “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways My ways,” says the Lord. —Isaiah 55:8 Things will happen in life where you find yourself saying, “I don’t get this. Everything was tracking along just fine until now. I don’t get this at all.” You might even say, “God, why?” It’s okay to ask God why. Just don’t expect an answer. It is not because there is no answer. The reason …

The Medicine Cabinet

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By John Miltenberger 3/11/2017 He sent out his word and healed them, snatching them from the door of death. [Psalm 107:20; NLT] We humans like quick fixes. That’s just the way we are. That’s why there is so much money to be made with pharmaceuticals. The proliferation of diet pills in our day is mute testimony to our penchant for quick fixes, as opposed to processes. The problem, is that in God’s Kingdom, as we …

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You Are Holy

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Sometimes I think we forget or temporarily misplace this simple truth – God is holy, and therefore the answer to all of our problems. There is nothing He does not know, there is nothing He cannot deal with, there is nothing that catches God by surprise. Never will there come a time when God says, “I did not see that coming.” Just because we may not get the answer we want, or the answer to …

Choosing Faith over Fear

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Isaiah 41:8-13 These days, there are plenty of reasons to fear. Our world seems to be in a continuous state of war and crisis. The jobs market is dismal, natural disasters wreak havoc, and stories of crime dominate the headlines. As Christians, we know that fear should have no place in our lives, but how can we ignore what’s going on around us? Basically, there are two paths you can walk: faith or fear. It’s …

Go to the Ant

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January 17/18 Proverbs 6:6-8 God is a masterful Creator. He has integrated many of His principles into the fabric of nature so that we can see His handiwork and learn of Him (Ps. 19:1-6). If you desire to acquire wisdom, do not neglect to look outdoors for His lessons. Now, of course, the outdoors sometimes comes inside. If you’ve ever battled ants in your kitchen or pantry, wisdom probably isn’t the first trait you would …