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Come on Now, Let’s Go! (May 13)

Are you a risk taker? God often calls his people to move beyond their comfort zones to a place of risky faith. This is the story of how God used a risk-taking leader and one loyal armor bearer. Continue reading

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We Should Not Give Up

Persistent prayer and persevering faith are missing elements in much of our prayer. Jesus reminds us in this parable how important it is not to give up in our praying. He also shows us that it is not only being persistent in prayer that is important, but also persevering in our faith when we pray. Continue reading

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Lessons of Faith (Mar 13)

He was a godly man; faithful and diligent in the service of the Lord. Yet even Zechariah wavered in doubt when confronted by the impossible thing God intended to do. Continue reading

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Faith that Refuses to Give Up

She continues to make her case. Her persistent cries for help—her persistent faith—have not gone unnoticed. Jesus is amazed to see such faith in a Canaanite woman, and is pleased to grant her prayer. “‘Woman, you have great faith! Your request is granted.’ And her daughter was healed that very hour.” Continue reading

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A Risk of Faith (Jan 13)

Scripture tells us that “Without faith it is impossible to please God” (Hebrews 11:6). Note how pleased Jesus was to find faith in each of these people. Also note the incredible things accomplished through that faith. Continue reading

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Faith That Passes the Test (Nov 13)

Your faith will be tested. For Abraham it was a test of “willingness.” Would he be willing to sacrifice his only son even though it made no earthly sense and seemed to contradict everything he knew about God and his promise? Continue reading

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Even When We Don’t Know Where We Are Going (Nov 12)

Often we find ourselves in the same place as Abraham who obeyed and went even though he didn’t know where he was going. Often faith requires us to “walk in the dark.” God gives us just enough to light to know the next step and then we must take it. Continue reading

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A Heart That Trusts

If you are looking for an example of faith, real faith, it’s hard to ignore Abraham. Continue reading

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Reckless Abandon (June 30)

Paul’s reckless abandon to serve God in taking the gospel to the Gentiles is a challenge to us all. Continue reading

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God’s Abundant Supply (June 22)

God sees your need. He is more than able to meet it. Walk in obedience to God’s leading step by step, expecting his provision. Continue reading

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