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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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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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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

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God Specializes in Impossible Dreams

When the pursuit of your dream deteriorates from difficult to impossible, congratulations! You're in good company. Even Paul went through dead ends: "At that time we were completely overwhelmed, the burden was more than we could bear, in fact we told ourselves that this was the end. Yet we believe now that we had this… Continue reading God Specializes in Impossible Dreams

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God Pushes You to Deeper Faith

In order to build your faith, God will give you a dream; then he'll urge you to make a decision; but then he'll allow a delay, because in the delay he matures you and prepares you for what is to come. The truth is you'll have difficulties as you're pursuing your God-given dream. This isn't… Continue reading God Pushes You to Deeper Faith

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When God Says Wait

Even as you make a decision to follow the dream God places in your heart, you can expect a delay. God will not fulfill your dream immediately because this is another step toward building your faith. In Habakkuk 2, God says, "These things I plan won't happen right away. Slowly, steadily, surely, the time approaches… Continue reading When God Says Wait

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Decision-Making Builds Faith

After God gives you a dream, you've always got a decision to make. Are you going to do something about the dream He has given you? Nothing is going to happen to that dream until you wake up and put it into action. James 1 teaches us that faith is a verb. It's active and… Continue reading Decision-Making Builds Faith

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Restoring Relationships: Listen First

The third biblical step toward restoring a relationship is to sympathize with the other person's feelings. If you're going to restore broken relations, you need to use your ears more than your mouth. Before attempting to solve any disagreement you must first listen to the other's feelings. Paul advised, "Look out for one another's interests,… Continue reading Restoring Relationships: Listen First