Up on the mountaintop, down in the valley …

Sometimes, we're up on the mountaintop. Sometimes, we're down in the valley. Sometimes, we're really rejoicing in the Lord - on fire for the Lord. Sometimes, our heads go down - and we've lost the joy of the Lord. What are we to make of the turmoil of confused and confusing emotions that we experience …

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They devoted themselves …

"They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers" (Acts 2:42). "They devoted themselves ... " This is what they did. This is what we are called to do. Let's think about something else - not about what they did, not about what we are called to do. Let's …

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The Lord bless you and keep you …

"Blessed is the one whose transgression is forgiven" (Psalm 32:1). The forgiveness of sins - this is such a great blessing. The forgiveness of sins - it's just the beginning of so much great blessing which will continue throughout our life on earth and for all eternity. "Create in me a clean heart, O God,    and renew a right spirit …

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God works through those who give faithful testimony to the Gospel of His grace.

2 Kings 1:1-2:25; Acts 20:1-38; Psalm 78:40-55 "Where now is the Lord, the God of Elijah?" (2 Kings 2:14). With each succeeding generation, God is looking for those who will commit themselves to the task of testifying to the Gospel of God's grace" (Acts 20:24). "He brought His people out like a flock; He led …

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