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2017 Day 30: The High Cost of His Nearness

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Apr 3, 2017 Adult (English), Impact 2017

“…he is not far from any one of us. ‘For in him we live and move and have our being.’”(Acts 17:27-28) Most days, my prayer time looks more like sitting and waiting upon God than an extravagant spiritual encounter. I sit there and ponder, asking Him what He wants me to do, wondering who He [...]

2017 Day 29: Resisting Temptation

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Apr 2, 2017 Adult (English), Impact 2017

“Everything is permissible” — but not everything is beneficial. “Everything is permissible” — but not everything is constructive. (1 Corinthians 10:23) Television is full of alluring commercials! Whether they are about food we eat or possessions we use, basic necessities or luxury items, commercials target people of different genders and age groups. They are so [...]

2017 Day 28: Living the Words

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Apr 1, 2017 Adult (English), Impact 2017

I became a Christian thirty-some years ago through a painful, life-changing event: the loss of our first child. My wife and I were comforted and healed by His mercy and love. We attended church regularly and studied His words faithfully, but I felt something was missing in my spiritual life. One day, during my daily [...]

2017 Day 27: Forgiveness

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Mar 31, 2017 Adult (English), Impact 2017

Jesus said, “For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.”  Matt 6:14-15 We all have experiences of being avoided, rejected, criticized, misunderstood, and mistreated at some point in our [...]

2017 Day 26: What’s my purpose?

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Mar 30, 2017 Adult (English), Impact 2017

Career planning? Future direction? I knew I was going to attend college before I even entered high school; it was just a matter of which one. I knew I was going to have my medical degree by the time I was in my mid-twenties; it was just a matter of which specialty. You see, I [...]