Being & Building Followers & Friends of Jesus
One of the ways I am processing the unexpected death of my brother is by remembering the fun times of our youth. The memory verse at one year’s Vacation Bible School was Ephesians 4:32, “Be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you (KJV),” and Bob had committed it to memory from the King James Version of the Bible – which is mostly what we had back then. There were a few other translations, but our Southern Baptist…
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A few thoughts from Chuck Proudfit with the Marketplace Minute™ . . .
“The people remained at a distance, while Moses approached the thick darkness where God was.” This scripture in Exodus 20:21 paints a powerful picture of the hunger Moses had to know God personally, even when it meant overcoming the fear of the unknown.
How many times have you held back from a divine encounter? It can seem unbelievable that God would want to spend time with each one of us,…Continue
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Do you really think you can stand against the kingdom of the Lord led by the descendants of David?
Your army is vast indeed, but with you are those gold calves Jeroboam made as your gods.
2 Chronicles 13:8…Continue
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When Rehoboam was firmly established and strong, he abandoned the law of the Lord.
2 Chronicles 12:1 NLT
Rehoboam’s reign mirrors your own life. In him, you see your attitudes and predispositions. How easy it…Continue
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“Love . . . does not boast; it is not arrogant. . . .” (1 Corinthians 13:4b ESV).
As we continue our journey of discovery into what matters most to God, there is a fourth quality that God seeks in the hearts of His followers. It is a quality that we all wish other people would show toward us, but that we sometimes only grudgingly show toward others:…Continue
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