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Understand Your Vulnerability

When you're tempted, keep your vulnerability in mind and work out ways to protect yourself. God warns us to never to get cocky and overconfident about our ability to handle temptation; that's the recipe for disaster. In fact, the prophet Jeremiah said, "The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure." (Jeremiah 17:9 NIV)… Continue reading Understand Your Vulnerability

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God Smiles When We Obey

God smiles when we obey him wholeheartedly. That means doing whatever God asks without reservation or hesitation. You don't procrastinate and say, "I'll pray about it." You do it without delay. Every parent knows that delayed obedience is really disobedience. God doesn't owe you an explanation or reason for everything he asks you to do.… Continue reading God Smiles When We Obey

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Don’t Wait to Obey God

There is a refreshing immediacy to Joseph's relationship with God. When God said it, Joseph did it. If you believe God loves you, and you want to live a life of obedience in response to his love, then this is how you should respond: When God says it, then do it. I've had the opportunity… Continue reading Don’t Wait to Obey God

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Biblical Obedience: Love + Trust + Action

Today, the word obey has a negative connotation. We view obedience as a forced, unwilling decision to do something we don't want to do because we're afraid of punishment. But that's not the kind of obedience that's in God's Word. Obedience in the Bible means this: love + trust + action. It starts with love,… Continue reading Biblical Obedience: Love + Trust + Action

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Praying for Others

Jesus reflected the heart of God when he prayed his purposes for the disciples. You, too, should pray that the people in your life will focus on the five purposes of God. We can pray that those we care about will LIVE FOR CHRIST joyfully: "I pray these things while I'm still in the world… Continue reading Praying for Others

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God’s Unfailing Love

Like goodness, God's unfailing love follows us in life. King David says it pursues us! Picture a parent following a little child around picking up after them. When we're struggling with hurts, habits, and hang-ups, God is coming right alongside us, helping to pick up our messes and telling us that his unfailing love is… Continue reading God’s Unfailing Love