Month: January 2017

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Don’t Give the Devil a Foothold

“Don’t let the sun go down while you are still angry, for anger gives a foothold to the devil” (Ephesians 4:26b-27 NLT, second edition). When you give the Devil a foothold into your life, he takes a stronghold. What does that mean? If you give Satan control of one little part of your life, he […]

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Christian Sex Rules Part 2

Scripture is also clear about the evil of fornication—premarital sexual intercourse—which most of our culture accepts as normal and irresistible. We see many couples suffering from the consequences of their early promiscuity. The “sexual freedom” of our time isn’t free and usually carries some pretty heavy costs. The Bible also lists other practices that are […]

31 Jan 2017

Verse of the Day for Tuesday, January 31, 2017

For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless. — Psalm 84:11   Thoughts on Today’s Verse…. God doesn’t hold back on his goodness! In fact, the Father loves to give his children gifts. These gifts are […]

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Taking Care of Your Body Is Worship

“Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God — this is your true and proper worship” (Romans 12:1 NIV). For change to happen in any area of your life, whether it’s financial, vocational, educational, mental, or relational, you […]

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That’s Awesome!

Come and see the works of God; He is awesome in His doing toward the sons of men. —Psalm 66:5 The word awesome is tossed around a lot these days. Talk about cars, movies, songs, or food—and somebody will say, “That’s awesome!” But if we call earth-side stuff awesome and then call God awesome, we […]

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Christian Sex Rules Part 1

When it comes to sex, most married Christians just do what works for them. If they have been blessed enough to have discovered something that brings satisfaction, pleasure, closeness, and climax, they most likely will continue that practice. However, some are plagued with guilt because they wonder if what they’re doing is sinful. TCW receives […]

30 Jan 2017

Verse of the Day for Monday, January 30, 2017

Many are the plans in a man’s heart, but it is the LORD’s purpose that prevails. — Proverbs 19:21   Thoughts on Today’s Verse…. “What are your plans for today?” If you are like me, you prayerfully try to plan your day. You make appointments with people in the future so you can address their […]

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Be Careful What You Think

“Be careful what you think, because your thoughts run your life.” Proverbs 4:23 NCV This verse from Prov. 4:23 = so true. Our inner thoughts, our words, even what’s spoken to ourselves, it really matters. For it can hold the power to run our lives and dictate our choices. All the more reason to make […]

28 Jan 2017

Verse of the Day for Saturday, January 28, 2017

Not so the wicked! They are like chaff that the wind blows away. — Psalm 1:4   Thoughts on Today’s Verse…. No matter the temporary apparent benefits of wicked schemes and evil power, all these efforts end at the grave and are swept away leaving the wicked with nothing to show for their efforts as […]

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How Much is Enough?

Picture your enemy tied to a whipping post. How many lashes? How much justice is enough? As your foe slumps to the ground you walk away. Are you happy now? But soon another memory will surface, another lash will be needed. . .when does it all stop? It stops when you take seriously the words of Jesus: “For if […]

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