Make Your Requests Known

Luke 12:32 – “…it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.” A father once confessed, “As a father, there’s no one I’d rather bless than my own children. There’s no one I’d rather see increase and rise higher in life.” It’s the same way with our heavenly...
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For the Sake of His Name

1 Samuel 12:22 – For the Lord will not forsake his people for his great name’s sake: because it hath pleased the Lord to make you his people. The ancient Israelites gathered at Gilgal for the coronation of Saul as their first king (1 Sam. 11:15). The Lord was not...
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God’s Method of Helping

Psalm 116:6 – The Lord preserveth the simple: I was brought low, and he helped me. Thousands of times has this experience of the psalmist been repeated. It is the Divine method. Bring low and then help. Cast down and then lift up. There are some diseases of the human system...
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Yes and Amen

2 Corinthians 1:19-20 – For the Son of God, Jesus Christ, who was preached among you by us, even by me and Silvanus and Timotheus, was not yea and nay, but in him was yea. For all the promises of God in him are yea, and in him Amen, unto the glory of God by us. Have you...
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It’s Only Temporary

2 Corinthians 4:17 – “For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all” Aren’t you glad that your troubles and trials are only temporary? In fact, today’s verse tells us they are momentary. Compared with eternity, our...
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Have Unwavering Hope

Hebrews 10:23 – “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful.” Hope is such a beautiful word. It helps us look ahead to fresh beginnings and brighter days, better circumstances and lesser pain. It’s easy to hope...
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Lips that Praise

Psalm 63:3 – “Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you.” The dictionary defines praise as, “an expression of respect and gratitude”. When we praise someone who’s done something exceptionally well, we always use our words. We acknowledge their...
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Blessings of the Righteous

Proverbs 15:6 – “In the house of the righteous is much treasure.” The book of Proverbs is filled with a list of blessings that await those who live righteous lives. When we think of righteousness, we always think of being perfect and sinless in our words, thoughts and...
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Accept Discipline

Revelation 3:19 – “As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten.” Discipline is never pleasant. Kids don’t like to be punished for bad behaviour, neither do we adults enjoy being chided for mistakes we’ve made. To err is human, they say. And yes, nobody is perfect....
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Rest Awhile

Matthew 11:28 – “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” Rest is not a habit our generation is quite familiar with. We’re actually more acquainted with its opposite – stress! We work hard from sun up to sun down, and then...
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