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Unconditional Love

Deuteronomy 4:9 “However, take care and be earnestly on your guard not to forget the things which your own eyes have seen, nor let them slip from your memory as long as you live, but teach them to your children … Continue reading

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Let Go and Live

Mark 10:29-30 Jesus said, “Amen, I say to you, there is no one who has given up house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands for my sake and for the sake of the gospel … Continue reading

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True Freedom

Mark 10:21 Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said to him, “You are lacking in one thing. Go, sell what you have, and give to the poor and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me.” This … Continue reading

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All Belong

James 2:1 My brothers and sisters, show no partiality as you adhere to the faith in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ. Today’s lesson is that God views all of us as equal. All people deserve to be treated as God’s … Continue reading

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Spiritual Longing

Luke 1:53 The hungry he has filled with good things; the rich he has sent away empty. Those who are hungry or empty many times turn to God for help. They have no other options. They are open to God’s … Continue reading

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Designed by God

Luke 17:33 “Whoever seeks to preserve his life will lose it, but whoever loses it will save it.” Statements like this one from Jesus really make us think. What things in our lives do we hold on to and become … Continue reading

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Free to Be

Psalm 22:31-32 And I will live for the LORD; my descendants will serve you. The generation to come will be told of the Lord, that they may proclaim to a people yet unborn the deliverance you have brought. From generation … Continue reading

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You Have a Calling

Listen to Bill’s song “Listen to Your Heart” before or after reading this reflection. See how below. Luke 5:10-11 Jesus said to Simon, “Do not be afraid; from now on you will be catching men.” When they brought their boats … Continue reading

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Attachments

Matthew 19:20-22 The young man said to him, “All of these (the Ten Commandments) I have observed. What do I still lack?” Jesus said to him, “If you wish to be perfect, go, sell what you have and give to … Continue reading

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Childlike Trust

Matthew 18:1-4 At that time the disciples approached Jesus and said, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” He called a child over, placed it in their midst, and said, “Amen, I say to you, unless you turn … Continue reading

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