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Faith: Praising Without Receiving

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“David therefore besought God for the child; and David fasted, and went in, and lay all night upon the earth…the child died…Then David arose from the earth, and washed, and anointed himself, and changed his apparel, and came into the house of the Lord, and worshipped…” 2 Samuel 12:16, 18a, 20a David did all he could for God to spare his and Bathsheba’s first son, but the child died. After fasting, praying, and lying prostrate […]

Faith: Giving Without Having

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“And Elijah said unto her, Fear not; go and do as thou hast said: but make me thereof a little cake first, and bring it unto me, and make for thee and for thy son.” 1 Kings 17:13 In the midst of a famine, Elijah asked a widow in the land of Zarephath to make him a little cake to eat. She only had a handful of meal and a small cruse of oil, but […]

Faith: Obeying Without Understanding

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“And God said unto Noah…Make thee an ark of gopher wood…Thus did Noah, according to all that God commanded him, so did he.” Genesis 6:13, 14, 22 Very few people realize that before the Great Flood there had never been any rain on earth. The people understood dew but not rain, and this included Noah. Noah had to build an ark for rain that he had never seen but he believed God. Verse 9 of […]

Faith: Believing Without Seeing

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“For we walk by faith, not by sight” 2 Corinthians 5:7 Have you ever gotten up in the middle of the night and walked from your bedroom to another room in the house without turning on the lights? You didn’t stumble. You didn’t falter. You didn’t even have to feel for the wall. Why? You knew where you were going. You were in familiar territory. Eventually your eyes adjusted and you could see quite well […]

A Necessary Meeting

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Not too many of us like meetings. We find them arduous, long, intrusive, and unnecessary. However, they are necessary in order to examine progress, to develop new objectives, to propel a member into a new role, or to refresh those involved in various projects. What if these meetings were called encounters? Would your attitude toward them change? Would you eagerly attend? An encounter is defined as “a meeting with a person or thing, especially a […]

The Unseen Connection to Healing

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Healing is the divine right of God’s children. It is our inheritance and our privilege to enjoy. In Matthew 15:22-28, Jesus called healing the Children’s Bread. He expected healing to be common among God’s children, not sickness and disease. Not one person who came to Jesus for healing went away sick, for the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John say that Jesus healed them ALL. The work of the Cross, Christ’s broken body and […]