How, Lord, are we to receive Your blessing?

How, Lord, are we to receive Your blessing? Are we to “do some great thing”? Are we to prove ourselves worthy of Your blessing? No! Your Word says this: “Wash and be clean” (2 Kings 5:13). Our salvation isn’t something that we’ve paid for. It isn’t something that we’ve earned. We don’t come to You, …

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Lord, You call us to be “soldiers of Christ” – to “fight the good fight of faith.”

Lord, You call us to be “soldiers of Christ” – to “fight the good fight of faith” (2 Timothy 2:3-4; 1 Timothy 6:12). When “the battle is fierce”, help us to remember that “the victory is secure. The victory is secure – What a great encouragement this is to us! It encourages us to keep …

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Will we be the new generation, ‘a new creation in Christ’?

Deuteronomy 1:1-2:37 With the exception of Caleb and Joshua, the older generation – including Moses – was not to enter the land (34-38). For the new generation, there was a challenge. There must be no more failures. One wasted generation was enough. This was the time for real commitment to the Lord. He loved them …

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Does God have a special purpose for you? Is He preparing you for something special?

"The boy Samuel continued to grow in stature and in favour with the Lord and with people" (1 Samuel 2:26). "The Lord was with Samuel as he grew up, and he let none of Samuel’s words fall to the ground" (1 Samuel 3:19). Samuel was only a boy - but the hand of the Lord …

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