Then Mary said, “Behold the maidservant of the Lord! Let it be to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her. Luke 1:38 People’s reaction to news or circumstances varies depending on what is in the mix. I know in my own life, there were times that I may ask, “why now” or “what’s next?” That is …

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And be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven you. Ephesians 4:32 There are those days that being kind is really hard. Events and people get in the way of being a good person, and in some instances can create a bitter attitude within you. You take every action, every event …

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Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. Luke 2:10-11 During this season, we see the gifts, the parties and family time. …

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Then Joseph, being aroused from sleep, did as the angel of the Lord commanded him and took to him his wife, and did not know her till she had brought forth her firstborn Son. And he called His name Jesus. Matthew 1:24 – 25 A new slogan going around these days is “be kind, do what’s right.” On the surface, …

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Then Mary said, “Behold the maidservant of the Lord! Let it be to me according to your word.” And the angel departed from her. Luke 1:38 People’s reaction to news or circumstances varies depending on what is in the mix. I know in my own life, there were times that I may ask, “why now” or “what’s next?” That is …

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“But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name.” John 1:12 We all have baggage. Some of us just keep packing that suitcase with more and more issues. We never trust ourselves, let alone God, to put those items away for good. God is in control …

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But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name: John 1:12 John 1:12 says, we are to believe. If you take the “New Christian” (prosperity preaching) stance, you would just have to know that God is love. Jesus came to teach us lessons. Nothing about …

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And have put on the new man who is renewed in knowledge according to the image of Him who created him. Colossians 3:10 We have a friend that has lost so much weight it is amazing. She was and still is a good person and remains a joy to be around and wonderful friend. The transformation from the time she …

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I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. Philippians 4:12 There are many definitions of happiness today. Most of these terms for happiness revolve around money, possessions, and status. When thinking of the …

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Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead. Philippians 3:13 We are much different individuals than when we were kids. Maturity, knowledge and in most cases wisdom. We have all done things growing up that we are not proud …

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