YOU ARE NOT IN CONTROL

Our lives are under God’s control. When we give our lives to Christ, He rules and reigns over us. Our lives are in His hands. Far too many people believe they are in control of their destiny. It is God and God alone who has control of our lives. We plan, and then God rearranges…

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NO WEAPON USED AGAINST US WILL WORK

Every believer will be faced with battles. The enemy will come at us from every side. There is no need for us to worry or feel defeated, regardless of how enormous Satan might come after us. He can only go so far. We sometimes spend too much time living in despair and worrying about the…

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PAIN IS TEMPORARY

Yesterday I spoke of using pain for gain. Today, I am following up with Pain is Temporary. Whatever pain we suffer, it will not last. In other words, it shall pass. It will not be permanent. It will be for a brief period. We know that weeping may endure for a night but joy will…

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USE YOUR PAIN FOR GAIN

God’s Word lets us know that all things work together for the good of those who love the Lord. That includes troubles, sorrows, and pain. That is not to say that pain is good, but something good can come from it. Our pain can be used for gain. Many of us have discovered the power…

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THE GOOD LIFE

We hear much said about the good life. How does one define the good life? Is it measured by worldly pleasures? Is it measured by success and fame? What is your definition of the good life? I hear people say often, “I’m living a good life.” It is important that we know the meaning of…

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CHOOSE YOUR WORDS CAREFULLY

It is important that we pray and think before we speak. You notice I said pray first. Ask God to give you the right words to say. Think clearly about what you want to say. In other words, choose your words wisely. Many people have been hurt by words that were not first carefully prayed…

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EVERYONE NEEDS BLESSINGS

All of us stand in need of God’s blessings. We cannot live a day without God blessing us. Regardless of our intellect and wealth, or any other gift we may have, we still stand in need of God’s blessings. I have mentioned in previous daily devotions that I chuckle when people say, “If God doesn’t…

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HOW TO DEAL WITH THE DEVIL

On Saturday, the devotion was titled Watch out for temptation. Today I want to share how to deal with temptation and the devil. Make no mistake that the devil is at work and is no respecter of persons. He does not care how much you say you love the Lord, and he cares little about…

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THE PAIN OF LIVING IN THE PAST

I would ask that prior to reading this devotion, that you take a moment and ask yourself if you are living in the past or are you living in the present. Far too many people spend their lives living in the past and thinking about what used to be, the “good ole’ days.” Nothing is…

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