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  • Devotionals,  Uncategorized

    A Man With a Measuring Line

    “And I myself will be a wall of fire around it,’ declares the Lord, ‘and I will be its glory within.” – Zechariah 2:5 It is said that the ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. – Dr Martin Luther King Jr If you wait until the perfect circumstances come along in life to do anything great, you will be waiting forever and a day, and you will never get anything done. (Ecclesiastes 11:4) I’ve learned time and time again not to trust in my circumstances, but to trust in God.…

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    Humility

    “Before his downfall a man’s heart is proud, but humility comes before honor.” – Proverbs 18:12 Pride is focused on self, but humility is focused on God.  You cannot do anything effectively for God, when you are focused solely on self.  “The Purpose Driven Life,” is a great book.  Its first line says, “It’s not about you.” Anything you do for God will be about helping,”people.”  You must love people.  That is easier said than done sometimes.  We were all placed on this earth with a purpose and a dream.  A dream for our lives of course, but our lives are made up of us, and the people around us.…

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    What Do You Need?

    “The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing.  He makes me lie down in green pastures, He leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul.” – Psalm 23 Have you ever sat in a hospital waiting room, and thought, do they not see I’m in serious need?  Why make me wait so long in this condition? I have often times sat in some of the most desperate situations, praying to God, waiting, and feeling like a decade has past before anything resembling an answer appears.  I often think, “Does He not see I’m in desperate need?”  But the answer always comes at just the right time.  Sometimes we need to learn patience…