“Pretty But Bad”

“Do not desire her beauty in your heart, nor let her capture you with her eyelids” (Proverbs 6:25). “Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature” (Colossians 3:5). “Let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles” (Hebrews 12:1).

Message summary: May God open our eyes today to all that is pretty but bad and give us a resolve to destroy the bugs before they destroy us!

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“I Am My Brother’s Keeper”

“Am I my brother’s keeper?” (Genesis 4:9). “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others” (Philippians 2:3,4).

Message summary: If the hundreds of millions of people who call themselves “followers of Christ” would seek to be their brother’s keeper we would sure see a difference in our world! How can you be your brother’s or sister’s keeper today?

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“The Peril Of Spiritual Sclerosis”

“Do not harden your hearts as you did at Meribah, as you did that day at Massah in the wilderness” (Psalm 95:8). “But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called Today, so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness. We have come to share in Christ, if indeed we hold our original conviction firmly to the very end. As has just been said: “Today, if you hear His voice, do not harden your hearts as you did in the rebellion” (Hebrews 3:13-15). “Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for He who promised is faithful. And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching” (Hebrews 10:23-25).

Message summary: Today we consider the vital importance of encouragement as a preventative of a hard heart!

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“Highly Exalted”

“For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee will bow, of those who are in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and that every tongue will confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father” (Philippians 2:9-11).

Message summary: Whatever happens may you have a deep awareness of this vital truth; Christ is highly exalted.

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“Love God”

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment” (Matthew 22:37). “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength” (Deuteronomy 6:5).

Message summary: Today we will consider what Jesus called the first and greatest commandment.

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“Be Still, My Soul” – “When Faith Is Tested”

“Be still and know that I am God (Psalm 46:10). “Therefore, among God’s churches we boast about your perseverance and faith in all the persecutions and trials you are enduring” (2 Thessalonians 1:4).

Message summary: May your faith arise so that you experience the present and future reward of remaining faithful in the midst of difficulty!

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“A Lesson From Historic Route 66”

“Watch the path of your feet and all your ways will be established. Do not turn to the right nor to the left; turn your foot from evil” (Proverbs 4:26-27). “Show me Your ways, O Lord; teach me Your paths. Lead me in Your truth and teach me, for You are the God of my salvation; on You I wait all the day” (Psalm 25:4,5). “Thus says the Lord, ‘Stand by the ways and see and ask for the ancient paths, where the good way is, and walk in it; and you will find rest for your souls’. But they said, ‘We will not walk in it’” (Jeremiah 6:16).

Message summary: Today, let us make a fresh resolve to stay on old Route 66 in staying true to the teachings in all 66 books in the Bible.

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“Fearfully and Wonderfully Made”

“For the life of a creature is in the blood” (Leviticus 17:11). “For you created my inmost being; You knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise You because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Your works are wonderful, I know that full well” (Psalm 139:13,14 NIV).

Message summary: Today, let us marvel at the wonder of life; our conception, prenatal development, birth and the blessing of being alive!

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“A Pantry For God’s Commands”

“The wise store up choice food and olive oil” (Proverbs 21:20). “My son, keep my words and store up my commands within you” (Proverbs 7:1). “Thy word have I hid in my heart, that I might not sin against Thee” (Psalm 119:11).

Message summary: Today let us consider the value of storing up the wise commands of a loving God. “Store them up” in your soul’s Scriptural pantry so that your spirit overflows with fruitful produce year round!

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“A Good Minister”

“Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brothers, you did it to me” (Matthew 25:40). “If you point these things out to the brothers, you will be a good minister of Christ Jesus, brought up in the truths of the faith and of the good teaching that you have followed” (1 Timothy 4:6). “Preach the Word” (2 Timothy 4:2).

Message summary: Today we examine a Scripture that describes a fundamental characteristic of a good minister.

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