Plan to Live Purposefully

For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them. Ephesians  2:10 God created you and me for good works, which He planned for us before we were born. He wants us to do the good works that he prepared for us. We can only know His plans …

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A New Year…New Beginnings…To Purposeful Living

I love new beginnings. Old things are passed away; all things are being made new. I’m reminded of the new beginning that I first had when I accepted Christ as my Lord and Savior. A new life in Jesus Christ; the sin of unbelief is replaced with belief; even today I’m being transformed to become more like Christ. Old things …

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The Piercing Question

By Oswald Chambers Scripture for Today John 21:17 Thoughts  for Today Peter’s response to this piercing question is considerably different from the bold defiance he exhibited only a few days before when he declared, “Even if I have to die with You, I will not deny You!” (Matthew 26:35; also see verses 33–34). Our natural individuality, or our natural self, …

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Leave Room for God

My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers As servants of God, we must learn to make room for Him—to give God “elbow room.” We plan and figure and predict that this or that will happen, but we forget to make room for God to come in as He chooses. Would we be surprised if God came into our meeting …

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The Call of The Natural Life

The Call Of The Natural Life by Oswald Chambers Scripture for Today Galatians 1: 15-16 Meditate on This The call of God is not a call to serve Him in any particular way. My contact with the nature of God will shape my understanding of His call and will help me realize what I truly desire to do for Him. …

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Take the Next Step

For we walk by faith, not by sight; 2 Corinthians 5:7. It’s time to take the step to live purposefully! It’s time to make your goals for 2015. Plan to experience God in a new way. Commit to totally trusting Him in every area of your life.

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A Life Lived on Purpose

When you really admire someone for the life he/she lived for Christ, it is a little hard to embrace their early transition from this life to life eternal. Dr. Myles Munroe was such an inspirational man to me because he got it. He thoroughly understood what it means to live purposefully and worked hard to get the message to other …

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God Will Direct Your Journey

Scripture for Today Psalm 37:23 The Lord makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; Words for Today The Christian life can be likened to a journey. The Holy Spirit is our guide, He leads us daily. And He is always guiding us to what is best for our life. The key to a successful and enjoyable …

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Got Plans?

During my life’s journey, I made choices that were not the best for me. I had made some plans, but otherwise I lived an aimless life. I didn’t seek God to find out His purpose for my life. Consequently, the majority of my plans were shattered. I’m so happy that God turned my ashes to beauty. Thus, I’m intentional to …

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Taking The Next Step

Thoughts to Live By When you have no vision from God, no enthusiasm left in your life, and no one watching and encouraging you, it requires the grace of Almighty God to take the next step in your devotion to Him, in the reading and studying of His Word, in your family life, or in your duty to Him. It …

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