Thankful People Receive More

Category: Thankful
It is Thanksgiving here in the USA, a time our nation has set aside to remember what Jesus has done for us. At least that’s what we should be thinking about. So often, though, pressures and circumstances seek to rob us of our thankfulness. We cannot allow this because thankful people receive

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John 3:16 Will Never Be A Tedious Message

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How many times have you heard John 3:16? I’m sure quite a few. Maybe you’ve heard it all your life. Perhaps you’ve heard multiple sermons on the verse. I know I have. But I also know that each time I preach on it, I learn something. Do you?   Teaching a Tedious Message I heard […]

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The Importance Of Sitting Down

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A few years back, I went through an extremely rough year, dealing with all kinds of things. Around October, I experienced something rare, for me: I got sick. In my entire life, I’d never been sick for more than a few hours. Unfortunately, at the same time, a friend died. I was angry about the

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What To Do When People Aren’t Progressing

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In learning how to “restore such a one” (Galatians 6:1), you’ll get to a point when the person thinks he or she is ready and secure in the restoration, but you know they aren’t quite there. Shortcuts and premature timelines aren’t good for the person’s longevity. People need time to grow — it’s

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3 Things To Remember When You’re Restoring A Minister

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Restoring a minister — restoring anyone, really — isn’t always as easy as it seems in Galatians 6:10, when Paul writes, “Brethren, if a man is, overtaken in any trespass, you who are spiritual restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness, considering yourself lest you also be tempted.”  

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One Thing To Remember When You’re Restoring People

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People like to think that they’re unique individuals — that no one else in the world is just like them. In all honesty, though, we’re all the same. Nobody is perfect. Nobody does everything all right. — not even ministers.   Unfortunately, sometimes people have a hard time remembering

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The Lesson Mary Can Teach Mothers

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  Most of us have read or heard the verses in John 2:1-5, but many don’t always understand them. In this passage, Jesus, His disciples, and His mother were at a wedding in Cana. Three days in, they ran out of wine, so Mary turned to Jesus and told Him that the hosts didn’t have […]

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Why Living By Faith Is So Important

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  Faith, as we’ve talked about, is acting on your beliefs. It’s something we do in the natural world all the time but have a harder time doing when it comes to God and faith. Unfortunately, there are some sad repercussions for those who choose to live without faith.   In Hebrews 11:6,

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