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“Jesus 1st,” says it all!

Before my desires, Before my feelings, Before my opinions, Before my ego, Before my career, Before my bank account, Before my possessions, Before my church, Before my nation, Before my family. First means first.

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The invisible Jesus empowers me like a windmill

Invisible doesn’t mean imaginary. Like the wind, the unseen Jesus continually flows thru my heart. I’m often in awe about the way that what the invisible Jesus says and does within me matches outer reality. Jesus is invisible, but far … Continue reading

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Many people have never given Jesus a chance.

Give Jesus a chance to speak to you. Notice His thoughts in your head. Give Jesus a chance to lead you. Do what He tells you to. Give Jesus a chance to make the Bible come alive. Read it daily … Continue reading

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Sermon fatigue . . . can go on and on

A religiously informed mind without a transformed heart is counterfeit Christianity. Christians need more than a Sunday talk. We need to meet together, all listen to the risen Jesus, and then say and do what He tells us. Many Christians … Continue reading

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High on hope

Hope canRenew yourBelief inThe future. Train your brain to hop out of hopelessness by replacing destructive thoughts with constructive ones. Poor thought selection and neglected emotion management frequently lead to hopelessness. Hope and compassion are twins. Hopeless people don’t care. … Continue reading

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Takin’ the brakes off of church

Church is like driving with the emergency brake on. I want to pour my heart out in worship, but protocol and procedure hold me back. Let’s take the brake off! Anyone who has experienced glimpses of Heaven has yearnings that … Continue reading

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Inspired by a flying, Titans pajama guy

When my wife and I were flying home from Sarasota, Florida last night, there was a guy across the aisle from us who was wearing what looked like light blue pajamas covered with the Tennessee Titan’s name and logo. He … Continue reading

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What a beautiful view can do in you

Close your eyesAnd rememberWhat a beautiful viewCan do insideOf you. Search yourInner panoramaFor peace,Not drama. The purer your heart, the better your view of life will be. When you open your mind to become a room with a view, you … Continue reading

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From bucket list to bucket ministry

What is your bucket ministry? What are the ways you want God to use you before you die? Crossing items off of your bucket list should never replace humbling yourself at the Cross. The most important item to cross off … Continue reading

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Swimming on the beach

Standing on the beach,I swim in the vastnessOf the seaAnd its watersRefresh me. Close your eyesAnd rememberWhat a beautiful viewCan do insideOf you.

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